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My Teeth Moved After Braces – Do I Need Braces Again?

July 8, 2018

Happy dental patient in the dental chairIf you receive adequate orthodontic alignment and maintain appropriate retainer use, you shouldn’t need to worry about a need for orthodontic retreatment. Unfortunately, many patients struggle to keep up with their retainers and end up with smiles that shift back out of alignment following orthodontic treatment. There are a number of reasons this may occur and a few simple steps you can take to avoid shifting teeth. In this post, we’ll discuss causes of dental shifting and how you can prevent the need for orthodontic retreatment.

Importance of Oral Cancer Screenings

April 27, 2018

Smiling woman in dental chair talking to dentistOral cancer is one of the most deadly forms of cancer. It can affect patients of all ages, and contrary to popular belief, it is not limited to impacting the health of tobacco users. When a disease claims at least one life every hour and has a 50% mortality rate five years after diagnosis, it’s important that patients and doctors alike do their part to limit the impact of this disease. That’s why April has been dedicated oral cancer awareness month. We encourage patients to receive a screening for this deadly disease at least twice a year during dental checkups, and April is a good time to educate patients about the need for regular oral cancer assessments.

Dentist in Highland Village Says What to Do in an Emergency

August 24, 2016

emergency dentist highland villageYour emergency dentist in Highland Village should be available for advice and treatment when a dental accident occurs. You knock out a tooth, lose a dental crown, or get hit in the mouth. Your emergency dentist in Highland Village is a great resource for expedient and correct action. (more…)

Questions to Ask when Choosing a New Dentist in Flower Mound

March 8, 2016

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dentist in Flower MoundWhen it comes time to find a new dentist, we know there are a lot of options out there, making it difficult to determine who is the best choice. At Highland Village Family Dentistry, we strive to provide honest and excellent dental care, which is why we want to help you find the best dentist in Flower Mound. If you’re searching for a new dentist, there are 5 key questions you need to ask to ensure you find the right dentist to fit your needs.