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The Types of Oral Surgery We Offer

Dental Surgery in Round Rock TX

At our Round Rock, TX general dentistry practice, we offer oral surgery right here, and in most cases, we can complete your treatment without the need for a referral to an oral surgeon. Our dentists have the experience, training, and knowledge to effectively extract diseased or damaged teeth and to place dental implants to replace missing teeth.

When an Extraction Becomes Necessary

At Old Settlers Dental, we do our best to save your natural teeth and protect your oral health. Sometimes, however, removing a tooth may become necessary due to decay, infection, or trauma from an accident. When that happens, we are here for you and will make the process of ...

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Post-Dental Implant Care

Post Dental Implant Care in Round Rock TX, Old Settlers Dental

Are you in the Round Rock area and considering dental implants? Old Settlers Dental is here to help!

Having a dental implant is a great way to restore your smile after the loss of your tooth. Most dentists will tell you that it is one of the most long-lasting and convenient ways to replace a missing tooth and will recommend dental implants to you, just as they would to their own friends and family because they know the many benefits.

As with all dentistry, caring properly for your dental implant is essential to ensure its longevity and success. The good news is that dental implants are convenient and pretty easy to ...

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Preparing for Oral Surgery

Oral Surgery in Round Rock, TX, Old Settlers Dentals

Will you be receiving oral surgery at our Round Rock, TX dental office soon?

You might be feeling concerned about your upcoming procedure, but there’s no need to worry. We’ve got you covered. Drs. Lewcock and Zavala will take care to make sure you are ready and provide you with specifics so you have a successful appointment.

There are a few simple steps you can take to feel ready and confident about your procedure, including:

 

1. If you have any questions or concerns about your procedure, let us know.

We want to make sure that all your worries are addressed and all your questions are answered. If something is on your mind, please ...

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How Your Dental Implant Blends in with Your Other Teeth

Dental Implants in Round Rock TX, Old Settlers Dental

When patients come to us with missing teeth, they often want a solution that benefits their health as well as complements their appearance.

If you are in Round Rock, TX and are considering dental implants, one of your concerns may be how it will look. You might also wonder how well your dental implant will blend with the rest of your teeth.

How Dental Implant Shades are Matched

We take great pride in matching your dental implant with your smile. We create each dental implant to fit great and to look great, as well. Single dental implants are very natural looking and convenient. When you speak and smile, no one will notice you ...

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Healthy Teeth, Healthy Heart

Healthy Smile, Healthy Heart, Round Rock TX, Old Settlers Dental

If you want a gleaming, healthy smile, the first and most obvious step is to pay close attention to your dental hygiene and health. More than that, though, keeping your mouth healthy can have an even bigger impact on your body. Heart disease is the number one killer of men and women in the U.S., claiming over 600,000 lives per year. Over time, researchers have shown a link, if not direct causation, between dental health and heart disease. While direct causation has yet to be determined, gum disease and heart disease share some of the same risk factors- smoking, poor nutrition, diabetes, and overall lack of self-care.

One hypothesis for the ...

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You Are What You Eat, Pt. 2

Girl Eating Watermelon, Round Rock TX, Old Settlers Dental

In our last segment, we covered several foods that are great for your dental health. Part two of "You Are What You Eat" will focus on just the opposite- foods that are bad for your dental health! Of course, we'll "never say never" when it comes to most foods, but it would certainly be in your best interest to partake in them sparingly!

Dried Fruits

Admittedly, dried fruits are much better for you than processed fruit snacks, but you should still brush and floss after eating them. While their healthier counterparts- fresh fruit- stimulate saliva production, dried fruits are sticky and sugary, a double-whammy for your oral health. Not only do they ...

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Finding the Right Cosmetic Procedure for Your Smile

Cosmetic Dentistry in Round Rock TX, Old Settlers Dental

Is there a particular issue that’s troubling you about your smile?

Maybe it’s dull or discolored. Or maybe you have broken or missing teeth. Maybe it’s a number of things and you are in need of a complete smile makeover.

Whatever your specific concern is, you’ll be happy to know that that Drs. John Zavala and Fred Lewcock at Old Settlers Dental, your cosmetic dentists in Round Rock, TX, have the right solution for you!

We’ll take the time to carefully assess your situation and learn more about your goals and your needs so that we can create a personalized treatment plan to help you have the smile you’ve always wanted.

Your personalized care ...

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