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I’m Missing One Tooth in Plano. Do I Need an Implant?

December 13, 2018

Filed under: Dental Implants — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 9:39 pm

implanted post in smileA dental implant is the most natural tooth replacement you can choose to fill that gap in your smile. When you fill the space, you not only restore your smile, but you also boost your confidence and broaden your diet. But if no one can see that you’re missing one tooth in Plano, then is it really necessary to have a dental implant? Yes it is. Read on to find out why.


Dental Implants Failing in Plano? Here’s What Can Be Done

November 26, 2018

Filed under: Dental Implants — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 2:36 am

swollen gum tissueA dental implant is one of the most reliable tooth replacements available. In fact, implants enjoy a success rate that is above 95 percent. Of course, that doesn’t mean they are impervious to problems. If you suspect your dental implants are failing in Plano, you should contact a dentist immediately. The sooner you seek treatment, the better the chance that the implant can be saved and your smile will remain strong and beautiful.


Porcelain Veneers in Plano–$6,999 All-Inclusive!

November 20, 2018

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 7:24 pm

Smiling young couple“I’m dreaming of a white smile, just like the one I used to know.” Okay, so those aren’t exactly the words, but if you have been dreaming about a white smile in time for Christmas, then stop dreaming and start doing! Porcelain veneers in Plano are available for $6,999 all-inclusive. That’s a deal you can’t pass up. Read on to learn more about what’s included in this special and how porcelain veneers can enhance your smile and your quality of life.


How Does Drug Abuse Affect Oral Health in Plano?

October 15, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 1:42 am

alcoholicMost people know that drug or alcohol abuse can have harmful or even deadly consequences. Intoxicating substances, whether alcohol, marijuana, cocaine or opioids, can damage your lungs, heart, stomach and brain. But did you know there can also be terrible oral health consequences? People with addiction commonly ignore their oral hygiene often because they no longer care about their teeth or they can’t afford to see a dentist. Let’s look at how drug abuse affects oral health in Plano.


Plano Dentist Explains Link between Gastrointestinal Disorders and Teeth

October 5, 2018

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 1:22 am

woman taking a biteAccording to the American Nutrition Association, 70 million people have digestive troubles. These range from acid reflux to constipation and irritable bowel syndrome (IBS). Obviously, your mouth and stomach are connected. But did you know that the condition of your teeth and gums can lead to gastrointestinal disorders and that those can affect your oral health? Talk about a vicious cycle! Read on to learn what a Plano dentist has to say on the subject.


Back to School Tips for Athletes in Plano

September 21, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 8:39 pm

mouthguard and helmetThe kids are in school and life is back to a routine. That’s not a bad thing. The day is now filled with classes, friends, homework and organized school athletics. Oral hygiene and care should be part of that routine, too. You can keep your children’s smiles healthy with these back to school tips for athletes in Plano.


Healthy Gums Make Dental Implants in Plano Look Better

July 26, 2018

Filed under: Dental Implants — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 10:01 pm

Couple seated at an outdoor cafeAmong all of the tooth replacement options available, dental implants have truly become the treatment of choice. They closely mimic the natural construction of a tooth, they preserve the strength and shape of your jawbone and they have no impact on healthy adjacent teeth. However, if minimal bone width is present, then dental implants in Plano can be a challenge that may result in recession and dehiscence (opening) of tissue around the implant. This may subsequently lead to gingival recession. To correct this, a dentist may recommend soft tissue grafting for implant esthetics.


What is Full-Mouth Reconstruction in Plano?

June 19, 2018

Filed under: Restorative Dentistry — Tags: , — dr_montgomery @ 7:42 pm

Smiling manIf your smile is noticeably compromised by several dental and oral health problems—missing and broken teeth, periodontal disease, crooked teeth or an uneven bite—the solution can be full-mouth reconstruction. During this step-by-step procedure, the dentist combines the necessary general, restorative and cosmetic dentistry treatments to restore and rebuild your smile. With full-mouth reconstruction in Plano, you’ll once again have a smile that is both healthy and beautiful.


Men’s Oral Health Tips from a Dentist in Plano

June 14, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: — dr_montgomery @ 2:20 am

Smiling manA man may receive accolades for accomplishments at work, in his community or among his family. However, men generally are not known for their commitment to oral health. In fact, many men’s visits to the dentist are episodic, i.e. when they have a problem such as a toothache or a cracked tooth. But since June is Men’s Health Month, this seems like a great time to get a few tips for men on better oral health care from a dentist in Plano.


Having a Dental Cleaning in Plano? Here’s What to Ask the Dental Hygienist

May 21, 2018

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , — dr_montgomery @ 4:12 pm

group of dental assistantsDuring your regularly scheduled six-month dental checkup, you’ll likely see a dental hygienist before you see the dentist. After making a bit of small talk, we suggest asking the hygienist some important questions. These members of a dental team are educated, skilled and experienced at helping patients enjoy better oral health. They can often answer questions, and they may be able to quickly troubleshoot a problem. Here are some topics to discuss with the hygienist during your next visit.


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