Pflugerville Family Dentistry Blog

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How Dental Implants Support Jaw Bone Health

People seldom think about the health of their jawbone, until they have no other choice. This part of your body plays an essential role in your life by offering your teeth and facial muscles the support they need. However, tooth loss can make a huge impact on your jawbones, which is why dental implants can

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Can Wisdom Teeth Cause Headaches?

The wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that usually come in at around 17-24 years old. These teeth are notorious for becoming impacted, causing oral health problems, and causing pain in the jaw, neck, or head, such as headaches. This is why the best solution is usually to have the wisdom teeth extracted. 

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How to Keep Braces Clean

It can be difficult to learn how to operate with your new metal braces. In the beginning, navigating what to eat, how to properly brush and floss your teeth, and how often you need to do it can be difficult. However, it’s worth it to achieve that straight smile you’ve always hoped for. By avoiding

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Can You Get Invisalign With Missing Teeth? 

If you want a straighter smile but oral health problems or injuries have caused you to lose one or more of your teeth, you might be wondering if you can get Invisalign to straighten your smile. Is it possible to get treatment when you’ve lost a tooth? The answer is “yes!” And in this blog

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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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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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