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At The Plano Dentist, each dental professional on our team allows our practice to operate smoothly and provide the highest caliber of dental care. Today’s Plano dentistry article will focus on the duties of a dental assistant. You probably think of the dental assistant as: “The one who suctions my mouth while the dentist is […]

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. […]

What do your teeth say about your health?

Categories: Oral Health

At The Plano Dentist, we know your dental health is closely connected to your overall health. We also know the mouth can oftentimes be the first place to indicate signs of health issues in the body. Recently, we found a helpful article that outlined seven warning signs that indicate it might be time to check […]

Wishing you a very happy Thanksgiving holiday!

Categories: Holidays

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season knocking at our door, Dr. John Potter and our entire team at The Plano Dentist wanted to stop for a moment and extend our best wishes to you, our patients and families, for a wonderful Thanksgiving. We hope that this Thanksgiving and holiday season brings fond […]

Happy Veterans Day from The Plano Dentist

Categories: Holidays

Happy Veterans Day! We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the veterans and those currently on active duty who have put their lives on the line for the freedoms we all enjoy. Thanks to all of you who have given us so much. – Dr. John Potter and team at The Plano […]

Ask Dr. Potter: What’s so bad about nail biting?

Categories: Oral Health

We’ve all heard that biting your nails is an awful habit, but you many wonder- really- what’s so bad about it? Recently, our team at The Plano Dentist found an interesting article that discusses how biting your nails affect your teeth and oral health. Nail biting, also known as Onychophagia, is a common habit among […]

Your oral health and overall health

Categories: Oral Health

Don’t put off your next visit to The Plano Dentist any longer! Over the years, oral health issues have been increasingly linked to other health concerns, such as heart disease. Cardiovascular disease remains American’s number one killer, claiming more lives than any other cause of death, according to the American Heart Association. Believe it or […]

Dental fun facts, from The Plano Dentist

Categories: dental health

Everyone loves fun facts and dental tips. Fun, fun, fun! Dr. Potter and our team at The Plano Dentist came across these dental fun facts recently and thought you might enjoy! • The second most common disease in the United States is cavities. The first is the common cold. • There are almost 9,000 accidental […]

What’s the deal with coffee and tea?

Categories: Oral Health

At The Plano Dentist, we know most folks enjoy a hot-brewed coffee or tea in the morning, followed by a cola (or more coffee) in the afternoon. But what many don’t know is that both coffee and tea are especially tough on your teeth, because tannic acid (the substance that makes the dark color) etches […]

Emergency Care at The Plano Dentist

Categories: dental health

At The Plano Dentist we know dental emergencies are never convenient or timely. If you are a patient of record, we are committed to your dental health and are more than willing to see you. We are here to help you, any time, any day, and when your dental health is at risk, we’ll do […]