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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 just 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 enter the holiday season with a mouth full of tooth decay before the new year.

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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!

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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.

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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.

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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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man holding head

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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