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Plano Dental Team

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 […]

Restoring Smiles At The Plano Dentist In Plano

Restoring Smiles at The Plano Dentist in Plano

A great smile is essential for putting your best face forward. At The Plano Dentist, we not only restore teeth to their original condition; we make many Dallas smiles better than they ever were before! Some patients have only a few problems they wish to correct. Perhaps one or two teeth are misshapen and seem […]

Map vs. Compass

“The map keeps getting redrawn; technology keeps changing the routes we take. The compass, on the other hand, is more important then ever. If you don’t know which direction you’re going, how will you know when you’re off course? We spend most of our time learning the map, while we should be calibrating our compass.” […]

Smiles for Life

Smiles For Life is an organization set up through members of the Crown Council, a prestigious alliance of leading-edge dentists around the world who are strongly committed to excellence in their fields, to continuing education, to serving their communities through charitable work, and to focusing on treating patients, not teeth. Every year from March through […]

How to Choose a Dentist the Smart Way

Here at The Plano Dentist, we think it’s important for patients in the Dallas area to know the right way to choose a dentist, whether you’re choosing a cosmetic dentist or a family dentist. Although it may seem easy to just pick a name out of the phone book, Dr. Mejia has some recommendations that […]

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 […]

Oral Cancer Screening

In recent times, the fight against cancer has received much media attention, mostly the fight against breast cancer. Dr. Mejia 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 […]

New Year’s Resolutions

Tis the season to make New Year’s Resolutions. We have just closed 2011 and 2012 is waiting for us, full of potential and promise. The best way to make the most of this blank canvas is to make resolutions, otherwise known as setting goals. Most often, people’s resolutions have to do with their health: going […]

It’s Not Too Late!

You may be in jeopardy of losing your 2011 dental benefits on December 31! Many patients at The Plano Dentist are not aware that their dental insurance benefits are lost if not used by the end of the year. Our goal at The Plano Dentist is to help you get the best dental care for […]