June 19, 2018
If 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.
Comments Off on What is Full-Mouth Reconstruction in Plano?
June 14, 2018
A 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.
Comments Off on Men’s Oral Health Tips from a Dentist in Plano
May 21, 2018
During 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.
Comments Off on Having a Dental Cleaning in Plano? Here’s What to Ask the Dental Hygienist
May 11, 2018
Most people who have hypertension—high blood pressure—do not experience any symptoms. Only when blood pressure is dangerously high with sustained readings of 200/140 or higher do people begin to have symptoms including severe headaches, dizziness and nausea. Because you see the dentist in Plano twice each year for dental checkups, it just makes sense to have your blood pressure read at these regular appointments. Read on to learn more about blood pressure and what it means to your general and oral health.
Comments Off on Why Does a General Dentist in Plano Take Your Blood Pressure?
April 28, 2018
When you have a medical emergency, call 911 or head for the nearest emergency room. But what should you do when you have a dental emergency? More often than not the doctors and nurses in the ER are not prepared to care for a dental emergency. When this happens you need a dentist who can take care of you or a family member immediately. If you’re in pain or the health of a tooth is threatened, then call the emergency dentist in Plano. You may even qualify for a $49 emergency exam and X-ray. Read on for information about what to do in various dental emergencies.
Comments Off on Your Emergency Dentist in Plano Will See You NOW!
April 24, 2018
If you have decided on dentures to replace your missing teeth then the only decision that remains is what kind of dentures? You’re probably familiar with removable dentures that sit on top of your gums. But did you know that dentures could be attached to dental implants for a stronger foundation? Called hybrid dentures, these combine the security of dental implants in Plano with the convenience and attractive appearance of dentures.
Comments Off on Dental Implants in Plano Secure Dentures and Smiles
March 13, 2018
What keeps your house standing? If you answered the foundation, you’re right. Your smile isn’t that much different. Teeth require the foundation of healthy gum tissue and strong bone structure. And if a tooth is missing, then a dental implant must also have the support of healthy bone. That’s why your dentist in Plano may recommend bone graft surgery prior to the placement of a dental implant.
Comments Off on Dentist in Plano Explains Bone Grafting Before Dental Implants
February 18, 2018
In a addition to being the founding father of our country, President George Washington is also know for his smile. Well, not so much his smile as his teeth. What were those choppers made of anyway? Your dentist in Plano is here to set the record straight on the myths and facts about our first president’s dentition.
Comments Off on American History with Your Dentist in Plano
February 8, 2018
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month. The American Dental Association chooses an annual theme for this worthwhile campaign, and this year it’s, “Brush your teeth with fluoride toothpaste and clean between your teeth for a healthy smile.” That’s exactly what your child—and you—need to do at home to maintain healthy teeth and gums. Of course, that’s often easier said than done with little ones. However, if you can make the job entertaining, then kids just might get a kick out of brushing and flossing. Here are some ideas from your dentist in Plano.
Comments Off on The Dentist in Plano Thinks Brushing and Flossing Should Be Fun!
January 31, 2018
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.
Comments Off on Your Plano Dentist Discusses Orofacial Pain