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The Plano Dentist has been providing quality dental care to patients in the Plano area since 2005. We are dedicated to the oral health of our patients and we are currently accepting new patients. Our top services include: family dentistry dental implants restorative dentistry Our comfortable and comprehensive team here would be happy to answer…

Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a link between a bacteria that cause periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often causes chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis…

Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most frequent cause is poor oral hygiene. Often, halitosis arises midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food bits on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of…

Treatment For Sensitive Teeth

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For those individuals who feel pain when you sip your morning coffee or who cringe each time you brush or floss, The Plano Dentist is here for you, and has been treating this common problem since 2005. The first line of defense against tooth sensitivity is proper oral hygiene. Incorrect brushing and over-brushing can bring about…

Starting Chemo? How Are Your Teeth?

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If you are scheduled for cancer treatment due to a recent diagnosis or relapse, oral health is probably not your first priority. However, the team at The Plano Dentist advises you to give some attention to your teeth to prevent or minimize common cancer-related dental complications. According to the National Institutes of Health, cancer treatment…