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How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

July 13th, 2017

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Cedar Park smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Kerr, Dr. Hedgecock & Dr. Patel and the expert hygienists at Vista Ridge Family Dentistry. […]

Hill Country News: Voted Best of the Best Dentist!

July 10th, 2017

Thank you for voting for us! We’d like to thank all of the patients we’ve had the pleasure of meeting and treating for voting Vista Ridge Family Dentistry as Hill Country News Best of the Best in the dentist category. Dr. Max Kerr, Dr. Brandon Hedgecock, and Dr. Supriya Patel are grateful for your support! […]

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

June 27th, 2017

One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Kerr, Dr. Hedgecock & Dr. Patel would like everyone in Cedar Park to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums- should any part of your body start to […]

Bacteria: The Good, The Bad & The Neutral

June 13th, 2017

Living in a land of antibacterial gels, soaps, plastics, and even fabrics, it might surprise you to hear that tons of bacteria live in your mouth every day, and they aren’t all bad! In fact, some play an important role in keeping up your overall health. Some oral bacteria, however, can cause serious problems and […]

Introducing Dr. Edmonds!

June 13th, 2017

Vista Ridge Family Dentistry is happy to welcome Dr. Edmonds to our dental family. Dr. Edmonds will be here part-time to help us serve our practice’s growing patient base. The addition of Dr. Edmonds to our team helps us avoid delays when scheduling your appointments, and we’re excited to add the service of in-house implant […]

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 […]

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