General Dentistry

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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All about tooth extraction

Why Do Some Teeth Need To Be Extracted Instead of Filled?

There are some cases where a tooth extraction is the only way to restore your oral health. When you see us here at River Walk Dental, sometimes we recommend a filling, sometimes a crown, sometimes a root canal and crown, and sometimes a tooth extraction. Why exactly is this? At what point will your dentist…

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What should your dental crown be made out of

What’s the Best Material for a Dental Crown?

Choosing the Best Dental Crown Material for You When it comes to making a major decision, most of us prefer to have at least a few options to choose from. Knowing we have a true choice is freeing and empowering, especially when it comes to our health! Even when a decision is difficult or requires…

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Does your child need a space maintainer

5 Reasons Why Your Child Needs a Space Maintainer

Filling the Gap After Losing a Baby Tooth with a Space Maintainer Baby teeth are meant to fall out, but losing a baby tooth too early can actually be problematic for your child’s smile. The natural shedding cycle of your child’s primary teeth coincides with the arrival of their secondary teeth. This means that by…

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Know how to handle dental trauma

Dental Trauma Emergency Kit to the Rescue

How to Be Prepared for a Dental Emergency Most homes have an emergency kit stocked with bandaids, gauze, wound ointment, or a full first-aid kit at the ready, but what if the injury isn’t a cut finger? Oral injuries are fairly common, yet many first-aid kids don’t contain the necessary products to treat a dental…

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Baby's first dental visit tips

10 Tips for Taking Your Baby to the Dentist for Their First Time

Introducing Your Baby to Their Pediatric Dentist The arrival of your baby’s first shiny white tooth is an exciting time for parents. This milestone is a reminder that your baby’s gummy smile will soon be full of pearly white teeth that will need special care to prevent pesky tooth decay and other potential dental problems….

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Best dental care in Flower Mound

10 Ways We Treat Our Patients to State-of-the-Art Dental Care

Caring for your smile is our privilege. The dentist you choose for yourself or your family has an incredible impact on your oral health. Picking a dentist who is highly educated and experienced in modern dental care is only half the battle. You also want to find a dentist and a dental care team that…

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