Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

Categories: Oral Health
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When it comes to oral cancer mortality rates, two numbers are key: 40% and 90%. 40% of individuals who receive a late-stage diagnosis die within five years. However, the survival rate for early stage diagnosis is 90%. Oral Cavity and Oropharynx—Mouth and Throat Cancers that originate in the mouth (or oral cavity) are labeled oral […]

Does Your Dentist Conjure Up Cavities?

Categories: Oral Health
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Cavities can be filled, but it is better to prevent cavities in the first place. If your dentist seems to conjure up cavities at every visit, then it’s up to you to break the cycle. But we are here to help you. Let’s work together. How can you lift the cavity curse? Schedule a preventative […]

Does My Dentist Care About My Diet?

Categories: Oral Health
Allen Preventive Dentistry

When people think of diet and oral health, the damage sweet drinks can cause to teeth often comes to mind. While it’s true that these harmful sugars cause increased acidity in the mouth and lead to tooth decay, soda and sugary fruit drinks are only part of the trouble. The typical American diet tends to […]

Debunking Dental Myths

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Today’s The Plano Dentist blog post focuses on three dental-related myths prevalent in the Dallas area. All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Teeth We all know that sugar increases our risk of tooth decay, but some types are worse than others. Sugar-based foods that sit on the teeth are more dangerous than those that are […]

Are You Smiling?

Categories: Oral Health
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Hello Plano! Welcome to The Plano Dentist, and we have been here serving the Dallas area since 2005. We are constantly striving to cater to the oral health needs of our patients, and we hope that you might be one of these patients soon! One innovative way that we keep our patients and others informed […]

Healthy Lifestyles For Healthy Lifesmiles

Categories: Oral Health
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Dental health and a brilliant smile depend on much more than simply brushing regularly. In today’s The Plano Dentist post, we present a quick refresher course on important lifestyle practices that affect oral health. You are probably familiar with most of these recommendations, but it is helpful to get a reminder once in a while. […]

4 Oral Ailments To Discuss With Your Dallas Dentist

Categories: Oral Health
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We all go to our Plano dentist for check-ups and toothaches, but there are other less-obvious issues that your dentist can help you with. Today in the Plano Dental Blog, we would like to highlight some of the most common oral conditions that should be discussed with your dentist. 1. Bad Breath. Sure, nobody wants […]

The Plano Dentist Guide To Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

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Plano Guide To Plaque, Calculus, And Cavities

Hi. I’m Dr. Kelly Kim. Welcome to my Plano dental blog! I find that many of my patients in the Allen, Plano, and Fort Worth areas get a couple of dental terms mixed up. Today, I would like to clarify the differences between plaque, calculus, and cavities. Plaque is a film that covers teeth – […]

“If Your Gums Are Swollen And Sore, Call The Plano Dentist”

Categories: Oral Health
Allen TX Residents No Longer Have To Live With Gum Disease

If you are a worried Plano resident experiencing inflamed gums or an aching tooth, you’re not alone. About one third of U.S. adults are affected by tooth decay, according to the CDC, and gum disease plagues one in seven people age 35 to 40.1 Don’t ignore these symptoms, call The Plano Dentist today at (972) […]