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    Celebrating The Past And Looking To The Future At The Plano Dentist

    Celebrating The Past And Looking To The Future At The Plano Dentist

    It has now been over 150 years since the first dental license was issued to Sir John Tomes. Texas dental patients should be grateful for the advances made in general dentistry during the past century and a half. There was a time when Dallas blacksmiths and wig makers would also perform tooth extraction surgeries with […]

    What’s The Difference Between An Inlay And An Onlay?

    Categories: General Dentistry
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    If you have tooth sensitivity or pain when you chew with your back teeth, the surfaces may be damaged. One option for restorative dentistry is the use of an inlay or onlay made of metal, composite resin, or porcelain. Inlays are very strong and shaped to precisely fit a hole in a damaged tooth. The […]

    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 […]

    Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

    Categories: General Dentistry
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    In today’s The Plano Dentist post, we share some fun facts about dentistry. Enjoy! Many general dentistry patients are aware that before there was formal dental training and licensing, barbers often performed dental procedures. But did you know that blacksmiths also moonlighted as dentists?1 How would you like your dental visit to involve tools used […]

    Keeping Dental Patients Comfortable

    Categories: General Dentistry
    Keeping Dental Patients Comfortable in Plano

    To state the obvious, nobody enjoys pain. Dr. Bushey knows this, and that is why the comfortable and comprehensive dental team at The Plano Dentist have made patient comfort our first priority. In conjunction with creating a soothing environment, we have various medications that can reduce and even eliminate pain associated with different dental procedures to give […]

    A Fresh Start After Losing A Tooth

    Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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    Here are a few questions to consider after a tooth extraction: Is a dental bridge cost-effective? Do I want to damage two healthy teeth to anchor the bridge? Should I decide on a partial denture? What about bone loss? What if you could have a fresh start? What if you could have a permanent, natural […]

    Makeovers For Busy Smiles

    Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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    Have you been considering improving your smile with cosmetic dentistry but are afraid you can’t fit it into your hectic schedule? Let The Plano Dentist put your mind at ease. Cosmetic dentistry at The Plano Dentist is speedier than you think. Some procedures such as teeth bleaching can be done in just one visit to […]

    Rather Have A Root Canal?

    Plano Endodontics

    Have you ever heard the phrase ‘I’d rather have a root canal’ to describe something painful or unpleasant? At The Plano Dentist, we perform root canal (endodontic) therapy routinely for our patients and many report minimal discomfort. Root canal procedures have advanced significantly in recent years. For many root canal patients, the procedure is no […]

    Gum Health Affects Risk Of Type 2 Diabetes

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    At The Plano Dentist, we are concerned not only with the condition of your mouth, but also with how it influences your health in general. Today’s post looks at the connection between diabetes and oral health. Scientists have known for quite some time that people with diabetes have higher rates of gum disease. Maintaining proper […]

    Just Like Natural Teeth (Naturally Perfect Teeth, That Is!)

    Categories: Porcelain Veneers
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    Hello, friends and neighbors in the Plano area! Have you been searching for the right dentist to fix your crooked, stained, or chipped teeth? The team at The Plano Dentist wants to end your search! We specialize in porcelain veneers, which are a phenomenal, minimally-invasive answer for cracked, stained, or chipped teeth. Porcelain veneers are […]

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