Soda-And-Teeth

Most people know that pop isn’t great for our teeth. What lots of us don’t know, however, is exactly how damaging it can be. According to one recent study, drinking large quantities of soda may be as detrimental to human teeth as using crack cocaine or methamphetamine.  Let that sink in for a moment. So, why … Continued

Tooth infection treatment

Tooth infections treatment Kyle San Marcos TX A tooth abscess is a pocket of pus that’s caused by a bacterial infection. The abscess can occur at different regions of the tooth for different reasons.    A periapical tooth abscess usually occurs as a result of an untreated dental cavity, an injury or prior dental work. … Continued

Frequently asked questions

Frequently asked questions (FAQ):   I have to get a new bridge and for some reason I feel I need a 2nd option or may need to go with someone else. Do you see patients for that? I know you will have to take xrays. Sure. Give us a call and we will be more … Continued

Your Dental Benefits: Use Them or Lose Them

This article is shared from Mouthhealthy.org   When it comes to dental benefit plans, millions of people each year are ringing in the New Year leaving money on the table. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, only 2.8% of people with PPO dental plan participants reached or exceeded their plans annual maximum. Many … Continued

Dental Insurance: Usual and Customary Rates. Kyle Dentist office

Dental Insurance: Usual and Customary Rates. Kyle Dentist office   You call your insurance company to ask about your dental benefits. The representative at XYZ Insurance Company tells you that your insurance pays at 100% of usual and customary rates for preventive services. “Great,” you think to yourself, and happily schedule an examination and cleaning … Continued

3D Dental xrays for dental implant placement

    3D Dental xrays for dental implant placement 3D dental x-ray (CBCT) technology takes pictures that show a 3D version of the patient’s mouth. Naturally, this level of detail helps us improve our diagnostic accuracy. As our patient, that means you receive the best possible dental care!     Not all dentist offices are … Continued

New Year, New You!

To celebrate 2019, we created an infographic explaining the health benefits of smiling. And since it’s the start of a new year, why don’t you make a resolution to smile more often? Did you know: 80% of us would be more likely to talk to somebody we didn’t know if they smiled at us. When … Continued

Keep Your Toothbrush Clean | Tips and Tricks for a Healthy Mouth

  It’s hard to tell exactly which is the germiest room in the house. The bathroom? The kitchen? An independent health organization called NSF International conducted a study on this. They noted where they thought the most germs in a household were hiding, and where they actually were.     They looked for these bacteria: Coliform … Continued

Should I have a bridge or an implant?

If you’ve recently lost a tooth due to periodontal disease, an accident, or other dental trauma, you may be weighing your replacement options. You have a few choices: fixed bridges, full or partial dentures, or dental implants. But which do you choose? When people lost teeth in the past, only bridges and dentures were available. … Continued

I am a smoker — can I still have dental implants?

Can You Get Dental Implants if You Smoke? Yes. Yes, you can get dental implants if you smoke. But not everyone who smokes can get dental implants. At your initial consultation, we will decide if you are a candidate for implants. With an exam and X-rays, our doctors will determine the health of your gums … Continued