Signs You May Have a Cavity

You probably know that there are several things you’ll need to do to keep your pearly whites healthy and strong. For example, you may understand that brushing and flossing are important. You probably also know that you should schedule two appointments with us every year. These appointments will give our team a chance to identify… Read more »

How to Prevent Oral Emergencies and Problems While You’re Traveling the World

Whether you’re traveling for work or pleasure, the last thing you want to worry about is a dental issue or emergency. However, even though this is true, these situations and problems can still occur. Luckily, there are things you can do to reduce the chances of these things happening. To help you know more about… Read more »

The Severity of the Stains in Your Smile Will Determine the Safest Whitening Method

Stains that develop on the surfaces of your teeth or that have been allowed to penetrate your tooth enamel can leave you with a stained, yellow, or otherwise discolored smile. Rather than living with an unappealing smile, you should consider calling 512-930-7645 to schedule a whitening consultation . Dr. Mark Kupec has the extensive training… Read more »

A Tooth Suffering with a Distressed Filling Might Need a Crown

Fillings are typically made from materials like gold, porcelain, amalgam, or composite resin to repair a small cavity or chip in a tooth. While the filling material itself cannot be affected by tooth decay, the surrounding tooth enamel could one day be threatened by the natural bacteria living in your mouth. As time goes by,… Read more »

The Many Benefits of Flossing Your Smile

Your teeth need to be cleaned on a regular basis, which is why it’s important to keep up on oral hygiene regularly. As you may already know, one of the most important tasks in your oral hygiene routine is flossing your teeth. If you floss your smile with a product of your choice at least… Read more »

Is Your Smile Ready for an Upgrade?

Is your smile ready for an upgrade? Have you done everything you can to ensure the oral health of your teeth and gums is at its best and are ready to enhance your appearance as well? If so, Mark Kupec D.D.S. P.C. can offer you suitable treatments with cosmetic dentistry that can be fully customizable… Read more »

The Basics on Jaw Pain and Your Oral Health

Our team at Mark Kupec D.D.S. P.C. cares for you and your oral health, which is why we encourage you to call our office and schedule an appointment with our dentist if you experience any jaw pain. If you have a TMJ disorder, or if you grind and clench your teeth, Dr. Mark Kupec may provide you… Read more »

Fluoride Essentials

At Mark Kupec D.D.S. P.C., Dr. Mark Kupec and our experienced team are pleased to help our patients in Georgetown, Texas achieve and maintain excellent oral health and help you preserve the smile you work to create all year round. Today we want to discuss how fluoride works as another important tool in your smile… Read more »

Amalgam (Silver fillings)

Do they have mercury? Yes. Is the mercury causing you immune problems? My opinion is no. The danger of mercury is in the vapor. The room temperature state is very volatile, so vapor is given off easily. That’s why you can’t buy mercury thermometers anymore. Mercury is used in some industrial applications, commercial blood pressure… Read more »

Sealants

Sealants came on strong in the late 1980’s. There were touted as the best decay prevention since fluoride. Some even believed that they were a cure for cavities. Time has proven that they can be good restorations, but they have limitations just like everything else we put in a person’s mouth. The positives: In decay… Read more »