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The Story of Caries Prevention

Posted July 13th, 2018

If we told you that your mouth is the site of a constant battle between teeth and bacteria, would you believe us? Alright, maybe it’s not that dramatic, but the fact that Pflugerville teeth are always at risk of developing

HPV & Oral Cancer: What You Need to Know

Posted June 27th, 2018

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about your health, and as dental professionals feel it our duty to educate you

The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

Posted June 13th, 2018

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as much fun losing teeth as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental

Updating Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

Posted May 27th, 2018

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you

Fluoride: Good or Bad?

Posted May 13th, 2018

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, the fluoridation of drinking water is ranked among the ten greatest public health achievements of 20th century America. However, a quick search of the internet tells us that fluoride can actually

To Be or Not to Be Sugar-Free: The Facts About Artificial Sweeteners

Posted April 27th, 2018

Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in Pflugerville in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Polansky wants you to know which of these

I’d Rather Have a Root Canal

Posted April 13th, 2018

Have you ever heard someone say, “I would rather have a root canal”? Most of us in Pflugerville are used to hearing root canals compared to some genuinely unpleasant circumstances, but Dr. Polansky would like to set the record straight

Can You Treat a Toothache at Home?

Posted March 27th, 2018

When you’re suddenly struck with a toothache, floating ideas of home remedies may quickly come to mind. Whether you heard it from your great-aunt or saw it on Pinterest, at-home treatments are everywhere. Pflugerville dentist, Dr. Howard Polansky can explain more

Breastfeeding & Dental Work

Posted March 13th, 2018

If you’re a new mom or about to be one, you’re likely already used to putting your needs second to the needs of this beautiful new little person in your life – but maintaining good oral hygiene is still important

The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

Posted February 27th, 2018

Fresh breath sets the tone for every moment of your day: first thing in the morning, before an important meeting, after working out, or just before bed. Whether you prefer cool mint, invigorating cinnamon, or herbal anise, it’s your favorite

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