Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

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In this post from The Plano Dentist we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be caused by cold sores, gum disease, […]

How Long Should You Brush?

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At The Plano Dentist, we tell our patients to brush their teeth for a minimum of two minutes. Most people think they brush that long, but would be surprised if they actually set a timer. Many of us only brush for about a minute, if that. Essential Dental Health Brushing your teeth is an important […]

Your Smile Says Keep Trying!

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This message from The Plano Dentist is for anyone who is frustrated because they haven’t been able to make lifestyle changes to benefit their dental health. We urge you to keep trying, and assure you that we’re eager to help! Keep Trying To Floss Many people are really good about brushing their teeth, but usually […]

Raise Your Dental IQ

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Want to raise your Dental IQ and improve your oral health? One simple lesson from The Plano Dentist involves bacteria, and everyone’s mouth has a lot of it. But don’t worry, bacteria per se isn’t the problem. It’s the balance of bacteria that’s important. This is where brushing and flossing come into play. Brush and […]

Plano Mouths And Stomatitis

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Ouch! The mouth is a bad place for injuries, sores, or inflammation. Even the smallest irritation in the mouth can cause serious discomfort. At The Plano Dentist, we can help. These non-specific irritations in the mouth have a name. They are called stomatitis. A good general definition for stomatitis is the inflammation of the membranes […]

When It’s Better Not To Brush

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This message from The Plano Dentist has a message that may surprise you: sometimes, it’s better for your dental health not to brush your teeth. Though thin and partially translucent, tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body. Its job is to protect your teeth from constant use and the continual assault of chemicals […]