Quirky Dental Facts That May Surprise You

Categories: General Dentistry
Allen cosmetic dental and tooth implants

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 […]

Eruption Charts: Not As Scary As They Sound

Eruption Charts: Allen TX Dentistry For Children

Hello Dallas! Thanks for visiting the Plano dental blog. Today we’re talking about eruption charts and what they are used for. First, an eruption chart is simply a listing of the different types of teeth in the mouth and when, on average, they come out, or ‘erupt’, from the gums. A primary teeth eruption chart […]

Plano Dentistry

General Dentistry Plano

Hi, I’m Dr. Isabella Mejia, 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 […]

Plano Tooth Whitening

Tooth Whitening Plano

Many of our family dentistry patients wonder whats an easy and affordable way to make an improvement in their smile. Some don’t want something as involved as dental veneers or crowns. Many of our patients already have healthy beautiful smiles and just need an extra boost to take their smiles from healthy to dazzling. With […]

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe For Allen TX?

Sedation Dentistry Allen TX

When I discuss sedation dentistry with new Allen TX cosmetic dentistry patients, I encounter many misconceptions. The purpose of today’s The Plano Dentist cosmetic dentistry article is to de-bunk some of the most common myths about dental sedation. Myth #1: With Allen TX Sedation Dentistry, You Are Completely Unconscious Some nervous Allen TX¬†family dentistry patients […]

Dental Cleaning in Plano

Dental Health Plano

Welcome to the dental practice of Dr. Isabella Mejia, DDS. We provide comprehensive full service cosmetic and family dentistry for clients in Plano and other nearby communities. Our comfortable team of skilled hygienists, dental assistants, and administrative team help Dr. Mejia exceed our clients’ expectations. At The Plano Dentist, we understand the value of a […]