Author Archives for Vista Ridge Family Dentistry

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Why Are Painkillers Not Helping My Toothache?

November 14, 2022 8:27 pm Published by

Understandably, you may want to remedy a toothache on your own. However, there is only so much you can do before your toothache can’t even be managed with over-the-counter painkillers. Read our blog post for a look at some of the reasons painkillers won't help a toothache.

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Will Invisalign® Correct an Overbite?

November 7, 2022 7:38 pm Published by

Invisalign® has become a popular alternative to other orthodontic treatments for good reasons. However, that doesn’t mean clear aligner therapy is the right treatment for every bite problem. Take a look at our blog post to learn more about clear aligner therapy and the issues it can correct.

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What Teeth Grinding Can Cause

October 11, 2022 5:46 pm Published by

Tooth-grinding, which is also known as bruxism, has physical, genetic, and emotional causes. Many people grind their teeth in response to stress, but they may not even know they’re doing it. Check out our blog post for a look at the issues teeth grinding can cause.

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Which Invisible Aligners Are Best?

October 4, 2022 5:27 pm Published by

Do you wish you had straighter teeth? For many years, you could only get straighter teeth using metal braces, but thanks to advances in dentistry, many people are eligible for clear aligner therapy. Read our blog post to learn about clear aligners and which might work best for you.

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What Not to Do If You Have TMJ

September 28, 2022 8:18 pm Published by

When your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) dysfunctions, the pain, and discomfort can appear gradually or quickly. If you have experienced TMJ symptoms, you may already know how inconvenient TMJ is. Read our blog post for some tips on what not to do if you have TMJ!

Dr. Kerr, Vista Ridge Family Dentistry

Meet Your Cedar Park Dentist: Dr. Max Kerr

September 21, 2022 7:55 pm Published by

While we hope our patients maintain a healthy smile after they leave our office, sometimes dental visits for teeth whitening or younger family members are set. We’re always happy when this happens— your trust in our dental care is what keeps us going! Read our blog post to meet your Cedar Park Dentist, Dr. Kerr!