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Ten Mile Dental Blog

Does Your Dental Crown Need to Be Replaced?

June 23, 2020

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porcelain crown in Frisco being placed on tooth

When you first received your dental crown, it felt invincible, like it could last forever. As far as modern dental technology has come in recent years, though, even the best-made crowns aren’t meant to last a lifetime. While they can last a decade or longer with proper care, eventually you will need a replacement. Keep reading to learn more about some of the reasons why porcelain crowns in Frisco might need to be replaced.

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5 Tips to Keep Your Family’s Smiles Healthy This Summer

May 18, 2020

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Smiling woman with healthy teeth thanks to her Frisco dentistAs the weather begins to warm up, everyone is excited about the arrival of summertime! While it’s an excellent time to kick back and have fun, these months can be tough on your loved one’s oral health if you’re not careful. The last thing your child needs in the middle of summer vacation is a cavity, toothache, or dental emergency! Here are five practical tips from your Frisco dentist to keep your family’s bright and sunny smiles healthy all summer long.

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Busting 5 Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

March 11, 2020

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Beautiful smile improved by your Frisco cosmetic dentistWhat don’t you like about your smile? Whether you have a single chipped tooth or a variety of dental imperfections, feeling self-conscious about your teeth can have a negative influence on your quality of life. Thankfully, modern cosmetic dentistry treatments can erase nearly any blemish and give you a smile you can’t wait to show off! There’s a bevy of misinformation about these services that may be causing you to avoid improving your teeth. Read on as your Frisco cosmetic dentist busts five myths that may be holding you back from your perfect smile.

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Is It Affordable to Replace a Missing Tooth with a Dental Implant?

January 1, 2020

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man smiling with tooth missingHave you been living with a gap in your smile from a missing tooth? If so, then it can create more than an aesthetic issue, as the vacated space can lead to other challenges, like the surrounding teeth shifting and jawbone loss. Thankfully, there is a solution: the placement of an affordable dental implant. To learn why this is your best option and to discover why the cost of a dental implant shouldn’t prevent you from having your smile restored, continue reading!

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4 Important Facts to Learn About All-on-4 Dental Implants

November 25, 2019

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All-on-4Thanks to All-on-4 (which is also sometimes called “Teeth in a Day”), the lengthy process that’s typically required when getting dentures supported by dental implants can be drastically sped up; you can enjoy new teeth with less waiting and fewer appointments. However, you may find yourself asking, “What do I need to know before getting All-on-4 dental implants?” Here are 4 facts that you’ll want to keep in mind before starting the process of rebuilding your smile from the roots up.

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Are You More Likely to Have a Stroke If You Have Gum Disease?

September 16, 2019

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Most of us probably think that preventing strokes is as simple as eating right and exercising regularly. While those can certainly help, keeping from having a stroke also involves taking care of your dental health. Studies have found that people with gum disease in Frisco were up to twice as likely to have a stroke than people without gum disease. So, what’s the connection between the two? Let’s take a closer look.

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Can Vaping Harm Your Child’s Teeth? A Family Dentist Says Yes!

August 12, 2019

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Man exhaling vape smokeDid you know that 1 out of 3 high school seniors have tried vaping in the last year? It used to be that smoking was the most common unhealthy behavior that teenagers and young adults engaged in. Then, about a decade ago, vaping became the “new thing” that many young people are tempted to try. But, while many believe it’s harmless, a family dentist in Frisco will tell you that there are consequences, including when it comes to oral health. Learn more below about the impact of vaping and get tips for how to talk to your kids about this important topic.

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Family Dentistry in Frisco Talks 4 Ways to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy This Summer

June 13, 2019

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little girl with toothbrush

Summer is here, and that means your kid’s schedule is starting to change. But one thing that shouldn’t change is their dental hygiene routine. Just because your child isn’t in school doesn’t mean they should start slacking on brushing and flossing! Summer may be the best time for your kid to come into a family dentistry in Frisco. Let’s look at 4 ways to help your kid maintain proper oral hygiene this summer.

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Does Flossing Help? Ask Your Family Dentist in Frisco, CO

May 21, 2019

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Dental FlossHow often do you floss? For years, dentists have been advising patients to floss once a day, but according to one study by the CDC, about 37% of adults over age 30 floss less than daily, and about 32% never floss at all. You may not think it’s a problem as long as you continue brushing, but consider this: by not flossing, you could be at higher risk for painful gum disease. Your family dentist in Frisco, CO can advise you on how taking the time to floss can help protect your gums—and your health.

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Your Family Dentist in Frisco Could Help Save Your Like With An Oral Cancer Screening

April 22, 2019

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person writing "oral cancer"You may have heard about oral cancer in passing, but never bothered to investigate it. In 2017 alone, it was estimated that 53,000 Americans would be diagnosed, and about 11,000 would die from the disease. Every time you go to your family dentist in Frisco, CO for your routine checkup and cleaning, you’re getting an oral cancer screening in an attempt to spot signs and symptoms early and increase your chance of survival. The disease can manifest itself in multiple ways, so this Oral Cancer Awareness Month, take the time to continue reading to educate yourself on how oral cancer screenings could benefit you. (more…)

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