Pflugerville Family Dentistry Blog

Dry socket after tooth extraction
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How To Avoid Dry Socket After Tooth Removal

Dry socket is a painful condition that can interfere with your healing after a tooth extraction in Pflugerville, and you should take every possible step to avoid it. But what is it, why is it bad, and how can you avoid it? Great questions! Read on to get the answers from Pflugerville Family Dentistry.  What

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Do Braces Change The Shape Of Your Face?

Interested in braces in Pflugerville? You may have questions about how they work and what they do. For example, can they really change the shape of your face? The answer is “yes!” Braces often change and improve the shape of your face. So, not only will you enjoy a healthier and straighter smile, but your

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Broken and chipped teeth
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What Should I Do If I Chip or Break a Tooth?

Nobody wants to chip or break a tooth. But whether you broke your tooth on a popcorn kernel, got hit in the face while playing a contact sport, or tripped or had another accident that resulted in tooth damage, it’s important to know what to do when this dental emergency happens to you. So in

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Teeth whitening in Pflugerville
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Does Teeth Whitening Cause Sensitivity?

If you know someone who has had their teeth whitened in Pflugerville, you may have heard that teeth whitening causes sensitivity, especially to hot and cold foods. But is this true, and does that mean that teeth whitening is bad for your oral health? Read on, and find out what you need to know in

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How Can I Maximize My Dental Insurance Benefits Every Year?

If you have a dental plan in Pflugerville, you may be wondering how to maximize your benefits. In this blog from Pflugerville Family Dentistry, we’ll look at a few steps you should take, as well as your options for care if you don’t have insurance. Choose An In-Network Dentist Most dental plans are PPOs, which

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The Dental Implant Timeline – Explaining Every Step Of The Process

Getting a single-tooth dental implant usually takes at least 6-8 months. Wondering why the process is so long, and what’s involved with getting a dental implant in Pflugerville? In this blog, the team at Pflugerville Family Dentistry will discuss how the process works and what you can expect from the dental implant timeline. Initial Consultation

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Are Dental Implants Right For Me?

Whether you’re in Pflugerville, Round Rock, Hutto, or anywhere else in North Austin, you may be wondering if dental implants are right for you. Read on, and in this article from Pflugerville Family Dentistry, we’ll discuss 4 facts you should know about implants before you make your decision!  Implants Last 30+ Years With Proper Care

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How Healthy Teeth Can Help You Resist COVID-19, The Flu, Colds & More

A healthy mouth that’s free of cavities and gum disease can help improve your overall health, and minimize your risk of health problems like heart disease and stroke. But did you know that a healthy mouth also may be able to boost your immune system and resist COVID-19 and other infectious viruses? Read on, and

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Does My Dentist Know I Smoke Weed?

As more and more states legalize marijuana for recreational use, more Americans – about 1 in 8 – are smoking regularly. While recreational use is illegal in Texas, recent medical marijuana laws now allow those suffering from a multitude of ailments to use marijuana. However, marijuana remains illegal on a federal level, which makes some

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