Avoid These 5 Smile Wreckers

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We hope today’s post will alert blog visitors to some harmful oral health risks. At The Plano Dentist, too often, we treat tooth decay and damage caused by the following: 1. Sports Injuries Many parents send their children out on the playing field with a mouthguard but fail to protect themselves when they participate in…

Are All Clear Aligners Alike?

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If you are researching orthodontics, you have probably heard about clear aligners. They offer several advantages over traditional metal braces. The most popular characteristic is the fact that they are nearly invisible. Millions of individuals have aligned their teeth with aligners in the past twenty years since they were invented. We’re here to help with…

3 Smart Smile Solutions

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In this blog post from The Plano Dentist, we concentrate on three  cosmetic procedures used in smile transformations. 1. Dental Implants Dental implants are transforming the face of dentistry. For most patients, a dental implant is the ideal solution for a missing tooth. A dental implant is a titanium post implanted into the bone to…

Ideal Bite?

Dentists, and orthodontists in particular, often refer to an “ideal bite.” One definition of the word ideal is “an ultimate standard of perfection.” Perfection is a pretty tall order. What does The Plano Dentist mean by an ideal bite? Can you get one with clear braces? The briefest definition of an ideal bite that we…