Debunking Dental Myths

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Fort Worth cosmetic dental and tooth implants

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?

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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

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Plano dentist teeth whitening

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

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Bad Breath Treatment Dallas

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”

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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) […]

Time To Floss In Dallas

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Plano: Time To Floss For Dental Health

Many residents of the Plano and Allen areas are finding that they just don’t have time to floss and that it’s difficult to fit it into their daily schedule. If you’ve found this to be true, here are some ideas for when to fit this important dental health habit into your day. The most common […]

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General Dentistry Plano

Hi, I’m Dr. Kelly Kim, DDS. Most every day, I can be found at my Plano area cosmetic dental office treating patients with tooth and gum problems or helping patients prevent them. There are many common medical conditions that pose a risk to oral health. 1) Plano diabetes patients with high blood glucose often have […]

Preventing Gum Disease at The Plano Dentist

Preventing Gum Disease In Plano

Run your tongue along the gumline behind your lower front teeth. Do you feel a ridge? This is probably tartar or dental calculus. Even if you brush and floss regularly, plaque and tartar can gradually accumulate. If not removed, these bacteria-breeding substances cause the gums to become irritated and swollen. Eventually, the gums become detached […]