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Improved Self-Esteem and 3 Other Reasons to Give Thanks for Dental Implants

November 17, 2020

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The holiday season at the end of the year serves as a reminder for all of the things that we’re grateful for. And if you had dental implants placed this year, then you have even more blessings to count! All forms of tooth replacement give you reason to smile, but dental implants in Plano can significantly enhance your life after tooth loss thanks to the presence of new artificial roots. Here are just 3 blessings that dental implants give you to count around the holidays.


4 Questions About Dental Implant Placement Recovery, Answered

October 30, 2020

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a person taking care of their dental implants by brushing their teeth

It’s no secret that restoring your smile with dental implants can be quite the investment of your money and time. However, patients and professionals alike will agree that the results are well worth it! To make sure that your new grin lasts for decades to come and that you don’t put yourself at risk for dental implant failure, it’s important to make a speedy and problem-free recovery. Read on to get all of your dental implant aftercare questions answered so you can enjoy your beautiful new grin.


4 Benefits of Combining Dentures with Dental Implants

October 15, 2020

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a model of implant-retained dentures

Many patients wonder what exactly makes implant-retained dentures in Plano different from traditional dentures. There’s a reason why this treatment comes so highly recommended by patients and professionals alike, and it’s because dental implants offer a variety of unique, smile-restoring advantages that differentiate them from traditional restorative treatments. Read on to learn four benefits of combining implants with dentures that make this treatment stand out among all the rest.


What’s The Best Dental Crown Material?

September 30, 2020

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a metal and porcelain dental crown sitting next to eachother

Do you need to get a dental crown to repair and rejuvenate a damaged or decayed tooth? These restorations are incredibly common, and it’s estimated that the average dental practice places at least 13 crowns per month. So, there’s no reason to be disappointed if your dentist broke the news to you that dental crowns in Plano are a treatment you require. During the process, you’ll need to pick out the type of material that your restoration will be crafted from. Many patients aren’t sure of the benefits and downsides of each, which is are important details to iron out before it’s placed in your mouth. Read on to learn what types of materials crowns are made from and which one is right for you.


Your Dentist Is Open, But Is It Safe To Go?

July 4, 2020

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dentist in Plano wearing PPE

Your dentist in Plano has re-opened their door to all patients, but many people are wondering whether it’s safe to go. If you’re worried about risking your health for dental care, you’re not alone. These uncertain times have caused dentists to step back and put countless additional safety precautions in place to ensure their patient’s safety. Read on to learn more about whether visiting your dentist during the COVID crisis is safe.


Follow These Oral Hygiene Tips While Sheltering in Place

April 11, 2020

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Under normal conditions, you should visit your dentist every six months for checkups and cleanings. These appointments are vital for removing built-up plaque and tartar that could otherwise lead to advanced tooth and gum decay. With dentists temporarily only providing emergency care due to the COVID-19 virus, preventive care visits have temporarily been placed on hold. This makes keeping up with dental hygiene through quarantine of the utmost importance. Read on to find out what steps you can take.


Tips for Keeping Your Invisalign Aligners Clean and Functional

April 5, 2020

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If you’ve been fitted with custom designed Invisalign aligners, then you’re well on your way to achieving an attractive, fully functional and healthy smile. To ensure that you don’t have any unnecessary interruptions in your treatment process, like advanced tooth decay or Invisalign damage, you need to know how to take care of your aligner when you aren’t going to the dentist. Therefore, even while the COVID-19 crisis persists, you can stay on track with achieving your orthodontic goals.


What Effects Can the Keto Diet Have on Your Oral Health?

March 27, 2020

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It could be said that the keto diet is taking the world by storm, as millions of people are now incorporating it into their lives. The plan has become popular because of the rapid results that people are experiencing. What’s the relationship between keto and dental health, though? Continue reading to get some valuable information from your local dentist.


What’s Considered a Dental Emergency During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

March 20, 2020

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No matter where you are in America, you’ve been affected, in some way, by the COVID-19 pandemic. President Trump and his team of experts have issued strong recommendations for all Americans to practice social distancing, to refrain from any gatherings of 10 or more people and avoid participating in any non-essential activities. When it comes to receiving dental care, this leaves some grey areas that need some clarification. For starters, you need to know, what constitutes a dental emergency? Read on to get the answers so that you can still get the help you need during these trying times for our country.


How to Prevent Diabetes from Ruining Your Oral Health

November 15, 2019

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With nearly 30 million Americans living with some form of diabetes, medical professionals have set aside the month of November to raise awareness about the disease. The ultimate goals are to aid in prevention and to help people diagnosed with diabetes to live healthier lives. Dentists are especially invested in this issue, as they constantly expand their knowledge of how diabetes affects your oral health in Plano, TX. As you continue reading, learn about the connection between diabetes and periodontal (gum) disease, and why National Diabetes Month is an important time of the year.

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