The Future Of Tooth Decay In Plano

Dental Health In Plano

Dental patients in the Plano area may wonder what would happen if they didn’t seek quality dental care on a regular basis. Well the answer isn’t pretty. A common result of untreated cavities are abscesses. A tooth abscess is an infection near the root of the tooth or between the gum and the tooth. This […]

Smokeless Is Not Harmless For Plano Tobacco Chewers

Oral Cancer Plano

Hello Plano family dental friends. Today’s topic is ‘The Dangers Of Smokeless Tobacco’. Cigarette sales at most Plano stores have decreased in the past decade, but some Plano tobacco consumers have switched to smokeless products. There is a common misconception in the Plano area (especially among teens) that smokeless tobacco is harmless. This is absolutely not […]

Healthy Teeth and Your Plano Diet

Dental Health Plano

Maintaining healthy teeth is an important concern for our local Plano residents. As your family dentist, it’s my job to help you understand how to care for your teeth and to keep them healthy. Everyone in the Plano knows that maintaining healthy teeth requires regular daily brushing and flossing. Regular visits to your local Plano general dentistry […]

Your Plano Dentist And Cleaning Your Teeth

Family Dentistry Plano

The Lone Star State is known for its beautiful smiles, and our local Plano community is no exception. Keeping your teeth clean is an important factor in maintaining your beautiful smile. One of the benefits of regularly visiting your local Plano family dentist is a thorough teeth cleaning and a review of your brushing habits. […]

Valentine’s Day

There were several early Christian martyrs named Valentine; however, no romantic elements were present in the original biographies of these martyrs. The first recorded association of Valentine’s Day with romantic love is in Parlement of Foules written by Geoffrey Chaucer in 1382, in honor the first anniversary of the engagement of King Richard II of […]

Bad Breath

You’re in line waiting to pay for your groceries at the super market; the shelves next to the check out counter are lined with a myriad of gums and mints. You grab a pack of gum and a container of mints and toss them on the conveyor belt with the rest of your items. You […]

Oral Cancer Screening

In recent times, the fight against cancer has received much media attention, mostly the fight against breast cancer. Dr. Kim warns that a very common type of cancer is often forgotten and overlooked when it comes to protecting your health…Oral Cancer. The American Dental Association states that only half of all patients diagnosed with oral […]

The Silent Killer

What is the “Silent Killer?” In the dental field, Dr. Potter at The Plano Dentist refers to the Silent Killer as gum disease. Also known as periodontal disease and gingivitis, gum disease involves inflammation and infection that destroys the tissues that support the teeth, the gums, and the tooth sockets. The Silent Killer has recently […]