Your Dental Benefits: Use Them or Lose Them

This article is shared from   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?

Missing teeth replacement options 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 … 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

I have diabetes – can I still have dental implants?

Diabetic Patients: Are You a Candidate for Dental Implants? Dental implants are a great treatment option for people who need a permanent tooth replacement as long as they are in good overall health. Certain risks are always involved with the implantation process, but patients with diabetes may have increased risks, so dental implants are not … Continued

Dentist near me in Kyle, Buda, San Marcos

Looking for “dentist near me in Kyle TX” ? Call Kyle Dentists office 512-256-0105.   Patients who received personalized, understanding dental care are more likely to maintain good oral health. Dentists who use treatments and technologies designed to help the patient relax help create an environment of trust. At Kyle Parkway Dentistry, we have conducted … Continued

Hack: How to Order Healthy Coffee Shop Drinks

How to Order Healthy Coffee Shop Drinks Between mountains of whipped cream and caramel drizzles, it can be hard to stay away from sugar at coffee shops. But balance can be found at our favorite coffee chain. Here’s how to order healthy coffee shop drinks:   Choose a smaller size The larger your drink, the … Continued