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These Foods Could Damage Your Porcelain Veneers in Plano

July 18, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_montgomery @ 3:49 am
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Porcelain veneers allow patients to enjoy a new and improved smile, but after the process is completed, you want to make sure that your new fixtures will last as long as possible. To do so, there are certain foods that you should avoid. Then, by being mindful of and implementing some key strategies, your new look can last longer. As you read on, discover what you can do to protect your porcelain veneers in Plano and maintain a gorgeous smile for years to come!


Will My Porcelain Veneers in Plano Create a Natural-Looking Smile?

July 6, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_montgomery @ 4:00 am
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Do you have some nagging flaws like stains, chips or gaps, that have left you feeling less confident and hesitant to show your teeth? If so, the placement of porcelain veneers in Plano provides a convenient, unique and effective solution. Does this process create a natural-looking smile, though? As you continue reading, learn more about the porcelain veneers procedure, and discover how it can revamp your smile and take your self-esteem to new heights!


How to Keep Your Porcelain Veneers in Plano Stain-Free

June 26, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 2:36 am
porcelain veneer smile

Porcelain veneers are coverings for your teeth that conceal the smile you have and give you the smile you want. Veneers are made of fine dental porcelain that not only accurately replicates the appearance of natural teeth, but also strengthens your smile, as well. Dental porcelain is extremely hard and durable. With proper dental hygiene and a little extra care—stop biting your nails, chewing ice and gnawing on pens—your new smile can last for 10 years or more before a veneer needs replacing. And while porcelain veneers in Plano do resist staining, they are not impervious to discoloration. Read on for information on to keep your smile white and shiny.


June is Men’s Health Month in Plano

June 16, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_montgomery @ 2:31 am
man flossing teeth

To all the men out there, this blog is for you! June is Men’s Health Month, and the week before Father’s Day is Men’s Health Week. Unfortunately, some of you men are notorious for not taking care of your health, and that includes your oral health. But as long as it’s men’s health month in Plano, now seems like a good time to talk about a few oral health concerns that you should not ignore. 


Here’s the Connection Between Stroke and Gum Disease in Plano

May 23, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 3:28 am
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Who would imagine that there is connection between the incidence of stroke and gum disease? Your dentist, that’s who. Research shows the vascular inflammation associated with strokes is not dissimilar to the inflammation of gum disease in Plano. In fact, one study shows that patients who have had an acute cerebrovascular ischemia were more likely to also have an oral infection when compared to a control group. Continue reading to learn more about the link between these two conditions and what you can do to have a healthy mouth and body.


Enamel Erosion in Plano Could Be Damaging Your Smile

May 13, 2019

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_montgomery @ 3:25 am
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Dictionary.com defines erosion as the process by which the surface of an object is worn away. Enamel is the outer and protective layer that surrounds the crown of each tooth. Therefore, enamel erosion can’t be a good thing for your smile. Here are the facts about enamel erosion in Plano and how you can avoid this destructive process. 


The Benefits of Dental Crowns in Plano

March 29, 2019

Filed under: Restorative Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 3:45 am

dental crownsIf you have a tooth that is deeply cracked or otherwise damaged, then a dentist may recommend a dental crown. This trustworthy restoration can be used to return form and function to your tooth or as part of a system called a bridge, which is used to stand in for one or more missing teeth. Sometimes a dental crown is called a cap. That is because a crown is just like a cap that covers the entire portion of a tooth that is above the gum line. Read on to learn about some of the benefits of dental crowns in Plano.


Your Thyroid and Sleep Apnea Issues in Plano

March 22, 2019

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 3:38 am

illustration of thyroidHormones control a significant number of bodily functions, not the least of which is sleep. Your thyroid gland is particularly important to the quality of your sleep each night. Thyroid dysfunctions, including conditions such as hypothyroidism and hyperthyroidism, can cause sleep problems, including sleep apnea. Read on to learn about the link between your thyroid and sleep apnea issues in Plano.


A Toothache in Plano Needs Immediate Attention

February 28, 2019

Filed under: Emergency Dentistry,General Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 11:41 pm

Man with a toothache holding a cold compress“My tooth is killing me!” Most of the time when someone says that, it’s a figure of speech to indicate how painful his or her toothache is. But actually, a toothache can be deadly—and that’s not hyperbole. If you have a toothache in Plano, seeing a dentist for emergency care as soon as possible may not only save the tooth, but your life, too.


New Research Links Gum Disease in Plano to Alzheimer’s

February 27, 2019

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 11:32 pm

Alzheimer's imageDentists, physicians and scientists have known for some time about the connection between gum disease and other health issues such as heart disease, diabetes, respiratory infection and osteoporosis. This bacterial infection is also associated with dementia and now there is a study showing that periodontal bacteria supports the development of plaques that lead to Alzheimer’s disease. Read on for more information about the connection between the neuropathology found in Alzheimer’s and gum disease in Plano.


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