Foaming At The Mouth: Are You Brushing Right?

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In today’s post, let’s consider some specifics about brushing. One key to activating the value of toothpastes is creating foam when thoroughly brushing. Working up a good foam is attained by pre-wetting the toothbrush, then attacking at a 45 rather than 90 degree angle. The foaming aids in dislodging food debris from nooks and crannies […]

Relax. Your Teeth Will Thank You.

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Most Plano adults have been warned about the physical effects of stress. Our doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. We know that we shouldn’t try to relieve stress with overeating, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, or compulsive spending. (Even though many […]

The Tea And Teeth Question

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What do you call a dentist who doesn’t like tea? Why, Denis, of course. Joking aside, a common concern for Fort Worth patients can be stained teeth. I’m Dr. Isabella Mejia of The Plano Dentist. Today, let’s talk a little bit about a common cause of tooth staining: dark beverages, including tea. Over time tea […]

Look For The Seal In Dallas

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Look For The Seal In Dallas

When you go to a Allen, Plano, or Fort Worth drugstore or supermarket looking for toothpaste, mouthwash, teeth whitener, or other oral care product, make sure that it carries the seal of the American Dental Association. The seal is there to help you make the best choices you can for the products you need to […]

6 Easy Ways To Eat Like A Dentist In Plano

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There is nothing that influences your smile as much as your eating habits in Plano, Texas. Develop good eating habits and your Dallas dentist will smile down on you too. Patients in Fort Worth, Allen, and Plano would do well to follow the example of a dentist in what and how they eat. 1. Rinse […]

Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Plano Dental Patients?

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Why Is Dry Mouth Dangerous For Plano Dental Patients?

Hello, welcome to the The Plano Dentist blog. Today we are going to talk about dry mouth, an unpleasant condition that can actually endanger the oral health of Plano and Allen TX dentistry patients. Reduction of saliva flow resulting in a dry mouth is a more common problem among older Plano adults; however, people of all […]

Are Dentures Inevitable?

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Are you one of the fortunate Dallas people with healthy teeth? Would you like to keep them healthy for the rest of your life? Some Plano residents believe that keeping their teeth healthy into the golden years is unlikely if not impossible. At The Plano Dentist, we are happy to assure you that this is […]

Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

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Today in the Plano dental blog we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis is dental-speak for something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. Stomatitis is usually caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the inside of the mouth (ouch!). Any time the membranes in the mouth become inflamed, they […]

Bad Breath Treatment at The Plano Dentist

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Bad Breath Treatment at The Plano Dentist

If you have bad breath, the first thing to do is make sure you are cleaning your teeth, gums and tongue thoroughly. This does not mean you should brush as long and forcefully as possible. Brushing too vigorously can harm gums and contribute to gum recession. At The Plano Dentist, we help patients of all ages learn safe and effective brushing, flossing and tongue cleaning methods.