5 ways to avoid plaque with The Plano Dentist

Categories: dental health

At The Plano Dentist, we know nobody likes getting plaque on their teeth. Here are five other ways you can avoid that dreaded enemy of the teeth, courtesy of WebMD. Let’s start with brushing regularly. Brushing your teeth twice a day with a fluoride-containing toothpaste is vital to a healthy mouth. Make sure you softly […]

Ask Dr. Potter: What, exactly, is a root canal?

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At The Plano Dentist we know one thing no patient likes hearing when visiting our office is “root canal.” But what, exactly, is a root canal, and when might you need one? A root canal is a treatment Dr. Potter uses to repair and save a tooth that is infected or badly decayed to the […]

Dental fun facts, from The Plano Dentist

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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 […]

$1.50 for a Cavity

Categories: Oral Health

Vending machines are a quick way to satisfy hunger. You put in $1.50 and you get back a candy bar, bag of chips or even a soda…but that’s not all! Dr. Potter wants to remind you that vending machines not only dispense sweet treats and caffeine bursts, but they also dispense cavities! Every time you […]

Dr. Potter Asks: What are your 4th of July plans?

Categories: About Our Office

This coming Monday, July 4th, is Independence Day and the United States of America will be turning 235 years old! It’s a day to commemorate the signing of the Declaration of Independence and also a time for every American to pay homage to our soldiers, past and present, who have placed themselves in harm’s way […]

Is sedation dentistry right for you?

Categories: dental health

While Dr. Potter strives to offer a comfortable experience for all our patients, we realize that fear or anxiety while visiting the dentist can affect a lot of people anyway. For patients who need extra comfort and relaxation during their dental visit, we are pleased to offer sedation dentistry. Do you feel nervous or stressed […]

Flossing with The Plano Dentist

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We hope you are not a part of the 51 percent of Americans who don’t floss every day. And we definitely hope you’re not part of the 10 percent who never floss at all. Dr. Potter and our team at The Plano Dentist will always tell you that proper flossing is just as important for […]

Smile! June is National Smile Month!

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According to the American Dental Association, a person’s smile outranked eyes, hair and body as the most important physical feature, which is why it’s important for our team at The Plano Dentist to support National Smile Month this June. Here are a few simple steps you can take to improve your oral health so that […]

What do you love about The Plano dentist?

Categories: About Our Office

From your very first visit to our Plano office, Dr. Potter and team strive to provide superior treatment in a pleasant, friendly atmosphere. We thought we’d ask you, our wonderful patients: Have you been especially impressed by Dr. Potter’s work? Did our team go out of their way to make your day? Are you in […]

How to freshen bad breath, from The Plano Dentist

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We at The Plano Dentist that many of our patients are concerned about bad breath, or halitosis. While some cases of bad breath are persistent (chronic bad breath), generally bad breath is transient, and can be prevented. We recently came across this helpful video about bad breath and thought it was worth sharing with our […]