Are Childhood Cavities Inevitable? Dental Health in Plano

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Parents who want their children to have good dental health know that they need to set the right example. That means teaching good dental hygiene, and bringing them in to The Plano Dentist for a checkup and cleaning every six months. If we want our kids to be active, we should get off the couch […]

Oral Health in Plano: Mouthwash Facts

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Thanks for visiting our The Plano Dentist blog. In today’s post, we would like to discuss mouthwash. Many Texas residents use mouthwash to freshen their breath, prevent tooth decay, and to improve oral health in Plano. Mouthwash should never be used exclusively though, good oral hygiene starts with thorough tooth brushing and flossing. Mouthwash is […]

Oral Cancer: Early Diagnosis Makes A Big Difference

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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?

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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?

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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 […]