Author Archives for Vista Ridge Family Dentistry


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What Is Fluoride & Do You Need It?

May 24, 2022 8:31 pm Published by

At our office, we’re proud to provide preventative dentistry, restorative dentistry, cosmetic dentistry, and more. Preventative dentistry includes services like cleanings, exams, and fluoride treatments. Read our blog post to find out what fluoride is and whether or not everyone needs it.

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How Do I Know If My Tooth Pain Is Serious?

May 17, 2022 8:00 pm Published by

Tooth pain is one of the most unpleasant experiences you can have. It includes sensitivity to hot and cold temperatures, dull aching, and agonizing, throbbing pain. Check out our blog post to find out how to know if your tooth pain is serious and needs treatment.

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Does Bonding Damage Teeth?

May 10, 2022 7:01 pm Published by

Dental bonding (also known as tooth bonding or composite bonding) is a cosmetic procedure that uses composite resin material. It addresses imperfections like cracks or chips, discoloration, misshapen teeth, and tooth gaps. Read our blog post to learn about bonding and find out if it will damage your teeth.

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How Long Does a Tooth Implant Last?

May 3, 2022 6:30 pm Published by

Many adults experience tooth loss. Luckily, there are great replacement options. Dental implants are popular because they look, feel, and function like natural teeth! They also preserve your jawbone density. Read our blog post to find out how long dental implants are expected to last.

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What Foods Cause Tooth Staining?

April 26, 2022 7:41 pm Published by

Are you trying to keep your teeth bright and white? There are many factors that can contribute to tooth staining, such as aging, medications, and the most common, foods. Check out our blog post to learn more about which foods can stain your teeth and how you can still enjoy these certain foods and drinks without them affecting the color of your teeth!

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What Are the Advantages of Clear Aligners?

April 19, 2022 7:16 pm Published by

Are you ready to start your smile straightening journey but are overwhelmed with the number of orthodontic options out there? Clear aligner therapy is an advanced, state-of-the-art orthodontic method that can help you transform your smile discreetly. Read our blog post for what you need to know about clear aligners and why they may be the perfect option for your smile!

young woman holds her jaw in pain from emerging wisdom teeth

Signs You Need Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

April 12, 2022 6:58 pm Published by

Wisdom teeth are the final molars that erupt between the ages of 12 to 24. These teeth are known to cause a variety of problems and are often removed. Read our blog post for what you need to know about wisdom teeth and whether or not you should have yours extracted!

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How Often Should I Replace My Toothbrush?

April 5, 2022 6:28 pm Published by

Just like any item you use daily; it will be subject to natural wear and tear. You use your toothbrush at least twice a day, every day, so you will need to replace it! Check out our blog post for what you need to know about how often to replace your toothbrush, and which style of toothbrush best suits you!

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Best of the Best Award Winner

March 25, 2022 6:24 pm Published by

Dental visits may not be your favorite thing. But if you've had a visit with us at Vista Ridge Family Dentistry, you know how much our team strives to provide our patients a comfortable and welcoming environment. Read our blog post for a look at other reasons our practice achieved a 2021 Best of the Best award and recognition by Hill Country News for dentistry.