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5 Post-Op Questions Regarding Dental Implant Surgery

August 5, 2021

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Dental implant

Tooth loss is a common issue that people across the United States face. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth while 40 million are missing all of their teeth. Fortunately, losing a tooth no longer means that you need to go the rest of your life without it. Dental implants are an excellent tooth replacement option due to their many benefits. You probably have all sorts of post-op questions before your surgery. Read on to learn the answers to some of the most common ones we receive.


Explaining the 3 Types of Dental Implants!

May 22, 2021

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Older woman smiling with dental implants while standing with arms crossed

Dental implants are chosen by over 500,000 Americans each year. They come with many unique benefits, which is why patients elect for this treatment over others. However, one of the most significant reasons why implants are so popular is that they can be used to replace one tooth, multiple teeth, or even an entire smile. In order to make this possible, your dentist offers 3 different types of dental implants. Read on to learn about these options as well as which solution is best for your smile!


How a Healthy Diet Will Improve Your Child’s Dental Health?

January 20, 2021

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Children eating fruit

The last place that your child wants to be is in the dental chair getting their cavities filled. We all want our children’s oral health to be excellent, and diet plays a huge role. Afterall, we are what we eat! But what types of foods should your child be consuming on a regular basis in order to promote their dental health? Continue reading for some tips for choosing foods that are more suitable for your kids’ teeth.


How to Keep Your Child’s Teeth Healthy if They’re Sick

December 28, 2020

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child preparing to brush his teeth

The winter months bring joy to children in a multitude of ways, from the magic of the holidays to the fun of vacations from school. Although these are wonderful things to look forward to, the colder weather also brings cold and flu season with it. Every parent knows that fighting through sickness is not the way you or your child want to spend the holidays, however, sometimes it’s unavoidable. While oral health might seem like a completely unrelated thing to focus on if your child gets sick, it’s more important than ever to help them practice good oral hygiene during that time. Your Frisco children’s dentist shares some important steps that you can take to help keep your child’s teeth healthy if they do end up fighting sickness this season.


3 Tips to Help Your Child Avoid Cavities This Halloween

October 21, 2020

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Candy you should avoid according to family dentist in Frisco.

While your children may be excited to eat Halloween candy this year, you don’t necessarily have to cut them off entirely to ensure they don’t get any cavities. The key to preventing dental disease, despite candy being available everywhere (especially for free), is moderation and strong oral care routines. According to a family dentist in Frisco, here are the three best tips for ensuring your child does not finish their Halloween celebration with a mouth full of tooth decay before the new year.


5 Simple Ways to Prevent Bad Breath

September 22, 2020

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Woman with bad breath covering her mouth

You pull up to your job interview with five minutes to spare. Before getting out of your car, you look over your resume, make sure your hair is in place, and turn off the ignition. As you approach the doorway, you do a quick breath check and feel your heart sink into your stomach. It reeks. You quickly pop a mint in your mouth and hope it lasts until you’re safely back in your car again.

Unfortunately, scenarios like this are all too familiar for the 80 million people suffering from chronic halitosis (bad breath). If you are a part of this statistic, here are five ways to prevent it from happening!


Brush Up! 3 Back to School Dental Hygiene Tips

August 17, 2020

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Father and daughter brushing their teethTypically, back to school season would be filled with setting up carpools, signing up for extra-curricular activities, and sharpening pencils. However, in light of COVID-19, the start of the school year looks a bit different. To set your child up for success, it is crucial to stick to a solid routine that can help provide some normalcy and predictability. And there is no better place to start than with their oral hygiene habits! A children’s dentist shares three back to school dental hygiene tips to keep their teeth and gums healthy throughout the semester ahead.


5 Signs That You Need a Dental Crown

July 7, 2020

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Closeup of dental crowns in Frisco, one sitting on a fingertipTry as we might, everyday life can take a toll on the wellbeing of our pearly whites. Whether your teeth are chipped, decayed, weakened, or misshapen, your smile may not look or feel as good as it used to. Thankfully, dental crowns in Frisco can be used to solve a wide variety of issues and protect your oral health. Here are five signs that you should repair your smile with a beautiful dental crown.


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.


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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