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Dr. Max Olen Kerr, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Max Kerr is a Dentist practicing in Cedar Park, TX. Dr. Kerr specializes in preventing, diagnosing, and treating diseases and conditions associated with the mouth and overall dental health. Dentists are trained to carry out such treatment as professional cleaning, restorative, prosthodontic, and endodontic procedures, and performing examinations, among many others.
Dr. Max Olen Kerr, DDS
  • Cedar Park, TX
  • Accepting new patients

Can a missing tooth cause problems in my mouth?

Yes, traditionally a missing tooth will cause the others near the missing tooth to breakdown much quicker causing more tooth loss.

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How often should my daughter get her braces tightened?

Depends on the orthodontist, but it’s usually every 2 months.

I grind my teeth while I sleep. Should I get a mouth guard?

Yes, it is important to protect your teeth if you happen to grind. Tooth damage caused by grinding can require significant restorative dental treatment. Tooth grinding can also READ MORE
Yes, it is important to protect your teeth if you happen to grind. Tooth damage caused by grinding can require significant restorative dental treatment. Tooth grinding can also be a symptom of a systemic disease like sleep apnea. If you grind your teeth, it is important to be evaluated by a dental professional who is knowledgeable about sleep disorders. Visit the AADSM website to find a qualified dentist near you.

I never grew out of my buck teeth. What should I do?

You sure can. You will, more than likely, need to visit an orthodontist.

Does a wisdom tooth need to be removed?

It depends on where it is in your jaw. If positioned poorly, it could lead to bone or tooth loss. It is best to have it radiographicly evaluated by a dental professional.

What is the treatment for dry mouth?

Dry mouth is usually caused by systemic issues. It could be caused by dehydration or even an autoimmune disease. It is important that you get evaluated by a medical or dental READ MORE
Dry mouth is usually caused by systemic issues. It could be caused by dehydration or even an autoimmune disease. It is important that you get evaluated by a medical or dental professional. There is little that can be done to treat dry mouth.

Why are my gums swollen?

There could be multiple reasons for swollen gums ranging from localized trauma to gum or tooth infection. It’s best that you contact a dental professional to get an accurate diagnosis READ MORE
There could be multiple reasons for swollen gums ranging from localized trauma to gum or tooth infection. It’s best that you contact a dental professional to get an accurate diagnosis and treatment for the specific cause.

Dr. K

What could be the reason behind the burning sensation in my gums?

There could be multiple reasons for burning sensations within your gums. These reasons range from irritations & trauma to fungal infections. It is important that you see your dental READ MORE
There could be multiple reasons for burning sensations within your gums. These reasons range from irritations & trauma to fungal infections. It is important that you see your dental professional for an accurate diagnosis and treatment.

Dr. K