Dental fluoride and sealants can save your teeth

How Dental Fluoride and Sealants Prevent Tooth Decay

Protect your family’s teeth with dental fluoride and sealants. Preventive dentistry plays a vital role in supporting the ongoing and long-term dental health of both children and adults. Children, in particular, benefit from preventive treatments, as they can help supplement their often less-than-perfect oral hygiene routines.  Dental fluoride and sealants are two of the most…

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All about wisdom tooth removal

When Should I Have My Wisdom Teeth Removed?

Everything You Need to Know About Wisdom Teeth Wisdom tooth removal is something many patients must go through during their adolescence or early adulthood. It’s a common procedure but is often among the most invasive dental procedures a patient will have in their lifetime.  It’s natural to have some questions about wisdom tooth removal. Read…

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There are so many Invisalign advantages

9 Reasons Our Patients Say They Love Invisalign

Invisalign: Your Path to a Straighter Smile Without the Braces Both teens and adults are using Invisalign to achieve straighter smiles on their own terms. Read on to learn about the nine benefits they commonly cite as their main reasons for choosing Invisalign. 1. The Look One of the big Invisalign advantages is that it…

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What are the causes of toothaches

10 Common Causes of Toothaches Could Be Behind Your Tooth Pain

Discover the cause of your toothache. A toothache can severely impact your quality of life, and anyone dealing with one should schedule a visit with their dentist to find out what’s causing it.  There are many common causes of toothaches that can vary in their severity. It could be a relatively simple fix or a…

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Get ready for summer break fun

8 Places To Go and Things To Do Over Summer Break

Summer Fun Around Flower Mound, Texas You don’t need to leave our local region to make the most of your family’s summer break from school and the office. Whether you’re pining for memorable outdoor adventures or dreaming of a summer vacation focused on relaxation, there’s something for everyone in Flower Mound, TX, and our neighboring…

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Dentures vs. dental implants

Dentures vs. Dental Implants: What’s the Difference?

Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Find your perfect smile restoration solution. Experiencing tooth loss can feel overwhelming, especially if you’ve lost or will be losing most or all of your natural teeth. Extensive damage or decay and tissue trauma from periodontitis are common reasons why natural teeth have to be removed. Although a dentist can only…

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There are treatments for periodontal disease

Treating Advanced Periodontal Disease

Gum disease: It’s one of the leading causes of tooth loss. Gum (or periodontal) disease is common, but it’s serious. Periodontal disease starts by eating away at the soft tissues in your mouth, and after a while it goes on to destroy surrounding bone, causing irreversible damage.  The key is to detect periodontal disease in…

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Steps on how to cure gingivitis

How to Stop Gingivitis Before it Progresses to Gum Disease

Gingivitis can be cured, if it has not progressed too far. Act early.  If you’ve heard us here at River Walk Dental use this term before, you might be wondering what it means. It’s just a fancy term that’s used for the first stage of gum disease. Broken down, the word means, “inflammation of the…

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Restorative dentistry can save your teeth

Restorative Dentistry: The Sooner the Better

When it comes to your health, getting restorative dentistry treatment sooner is always best. In general, problem-solving works best when it’s done right away. Waiting to resolve a problem only gives it time to worsen, but doing it right away can yield better results than you expected initially. This is true in all areas of…

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Should you get Invisalign or braces

Invisalign vs. Braces: Which Is Best for You?

Choose the right treatment option for you. Your smile is a vital part of how you communicate with the world and—more importantly—how you view yourself. As a result, when you’re looking into getting orthodontic care, it’s natural to want the best option out there. Invisalign has become incredibly popular lately, with many people singing its…

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