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 […]