Dentists refer to orofacial pain when they are speaking about any pain that is happening in the mouth, upper or lower jaw, and the face. Orofacial pain is quite common and while there are many causes, most cases are the result of dental problems. If you or a loved one is experiencing this kind of pain, then schedule a same-day appointment with Dr. Montgomery, your Plano dentist.
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January 31, 2018
January 26, 2018
Millions of Americans—especially teenage and young women—suffer from health and even life threatening eating disorders. Although the physical affects to the body may be seem obvious, a dentist is often the first person to correctly spot the signs of one of these disorders. Both bulimia nervosa, which is characterized by self-induced vomiting, and anorexia nervosa—self-starvation—can have dramatic effects in the mouth. Fortunately, there are steps your dentist in Plano can take to help preserve dental and oral health during treatment for these troubling concerns.
November 19, 2017
The holidays are just around the corner, which means you’ll soon be busy with gift shopping, party planning and meal prep. Now is certainly not the time to run into a dental problem. To avoid having to make an unscheduled visit to the dentist this holiday season, read on find out what you can do to ensure bright smiles.
November 10, 2017
Baseball is a national pastime whether the game is little league or professional. The sport can be traced back to the mid-18th century and has had a tremendous influence on the culture. From common phrases such as “out of the park” and “hit or miss” to fashion—is there anyone who doesn’t own a baseball cap?—baseball’s influence has been significant. However, not everything baseball has given the culture is admirable. Here are some baseball behaviors to avoid for the sake of your health and your smile.
October 21, 2017
Whether you’ve recently lost a tooth or have been dealing with tooth loss for some time, you know that the ramifications can impact your appearance as well as your ability to chew a variety of foods. In addition, just one missing tooth can cause your remaining teeth to shift, which can lead to temporomandibular joint disorder. There is also an increased risk for gum disease and tooth decay.
Therefore, tooth replacement is imperative. A dental bridge is an excellent option. This is a fixed prosthesis that combines two dental crowns for anchoring and one, two or three false teeth.
October 11, 2017
Perhaps you’ve seen water flossers sold in the store or maybe you know someone who uses one. Are you still wondering if you should have one, too? For some people, a water flosser can be very helpful. Read on to learn more about what a water flosser is and what it does.
September 25, 2017
You may know what a dental crown is, but do you know how many dental problems a crown can correct? This is one dental trick that spans the gamut of restorative and cosmetic treatments. Read on to learn more about dental crowns and the many ways they can restore and enhance your smile.
September 15, 2017
What did that title just say? Invisalign is better! An orthodontic treatment system that straightens teeth discreetly has been improved? Yes! Now, the clear aligners are changed out every week instead of every other week so treatment time is up to 50 percent faster!
August 18, 2017
Seems like it was just yesterday when school let out and the whole summer loomed large ahead of you. Now, the summer has almost ended and the start of school is days away. Your dentist in Plano, Dr. Jason Montgomery, wants to make sure your kids start the school year off right with smiles that are healthy and bright. Read on to learn about what you can do.
August 8, 2017
Having a straight smile is an invaluable commodity, but investing in orthodontics is never inexpensive. Dr. Montgomery and his team understand this and, therefore, have come up with a way to help patients afford the cost of Invisalign, the orthodontic system that uses clear plastic aligners to move your teeth. Compassionate Finance will work with you to create a personal payment plan with flexible payment terms and fixed interest rates so you can afford braces. With approval of Compassionate Finance, you may be able to receive Invisalign from your dentist in Plano for a little as $99 per month!