Oral Cancer- Not Just for “Old People”

Oral cancer is changing. Once it was a disease for older men, typically with a history of tobacco use. Today, oral cancer patients are younger, and many do not regularly smoke. More females are getting oral cancers than ever before. Oral cancer is no longer a “disease for old men” and is something we should… Read More »

The Benefits of Metal-Free Dental Implants

The Benefits of Metal-Free Dental Implants Hill Country Oral Surgery is proud to offer metal-free dental implants to our patients in Austin, TX. These strong and durable implants provide our patients with another option for tooth replacement and restoration. We want to help you get your smile back. Come in for a consultation to learn… Read More »

Recovering from Root Surgery (Apicoectomy)


Infection and disease can affect any part of the tooth. When infected tissues are located below the gumline and root canal treatment has failed, your dentist or oral surgeon may recommend an apicoectomy, also known as root-end surgery. A skillfully executed root-end procedure may be able to save your tooth. Do you need an apicoectomy… Read More »