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Your Options for Teeth Straightening

May 27th, 2017

Maybe Mona Lisa would have cracked a real smile if she had been more confident in her teeth! All jokes aside, you don’t have to live every day in embarrassment of your own smile. Orthodontic treatments today are much more desirable than those of yesteryear. There are a lot of good reasons to straighten your […]

The Oral-Systemic Link: Risk Factors for Tooth Decay

May 13th, 2017

Did you know the same plaque that decays your teeth can cause major heart problems? What if you could fight plaque and heart failure both by improving your oral health? Dr. Kerr, Dr. Hedgecock & Dr. Patel in Cedar Park are here to tell you more! Someone dies from a heart attack every minute, according to the […]

Dentists Are Doctors, Too!

April 13th, 2017

There are many kinds of doctors – Doctors of English, Doctors of Philosophy, Doctors of Medicine, Dr. Pepper… (wink). Of course, when we use the term doctor, we most often mean a physician or doctor of medicine. But did you know that dentists are doctors, too? Every doctor has a specialty, and a dentist’s specialty […]

Sugar: Teeth’s Worst Nightmare

March 27th, 2017

People in the United States eat more sugar than any other country in the world! (It’s a good thing we also have some of the best dentists in the world.) You hear it all the time: “sugar rots your teeth.” But is it true? What exactly does sugar do to your teeth and why is […]

Oral Anatomy 101

March 13th, 2017

Welcome to your mouth! You might be surprised at how many different parts work together to make your mouth work for you. A healthy mouth is necessary for a healthy life. Read more below from Dr. Kerr, Dr. Hedgecock & Dr. Patel in Cedar Park to get an in-depth look at the human mouth and […]

Hill Country News: Best of the Best

March 9th, 2017

Do you love your Cedar Park dentist? Are you a patient of Vista Ridge Family Dentistry? Would you recommend us to your friends, family and neighbors? Do you think Dr. Max Kerr, Dr. Brandon Hedgecock, and Dr. Supriya Patel are some of the best dentists in Cedar Park? WE WOULD LOVE YOUR VOTE Let your […]

Don’t Eat That: A Healthy Diet for a Healthy Mouth

February 27th, 2017

Some foods will help you grow healthy teeth and keep them forever. Some foods will prevent you from growing healthy teeth, or will harm the ones you already have. You can grow and maintain strong, healthy teeth by eating a diet your mouth (and your body) will truly love. Diet is Everything The word diet […]

An Orthodontics Overview

February 13th, 2017

The root word “ortho” means “straight or upright.” And orthodontics, you guessed it, makes your teeth straight! But oh, how it can do so much more! A lovely smile with straight teeth and an even bite is equal parts functional and beautiful. And thanks to scientific progress, all this can be yours. Orthodontics is an […]

Cold Sores: The Monster Lurking on Your Lips

January 27th, 2017

If you have ever had a cold sore, you know how embarrassing they can be and how isolated they can make you feel. It should make you feel better to know that you are not alone: cold sores affect a whopping 8 out of 10 people. This may seem high, but even if you don’t […]

A Guide to Cavity Prevention

January 13th, 2017

Imagine this- you have come to see Dr. Kerr, Dr. Hedgecock & Dr. Patel for a cleaning and routine check-up. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. Kerr, Dr. Hedgecock & Dr. Patel tell you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you fear that something must […]

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