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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 […]

Not All Smile Makeovers Are Created Equal

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
Fort Worth cosmetic smile makeover

Hello Plano! Welcome to the The Plano Dentist dental blog. Let’s talk about smile makeovers. Some Plano patients wonder if  the term is synonymous with general cosmetic dentistry. Are the placement of four veneers considered a smile makeover? Well, yes and no. If your smile is attractive and healthy except for some chips in your […]

St. Patrick’s Day

St. Patrick’s Day, celebrated every year on March 17th, commemorates Saint Patrick as well as the arrival of Christianity in Ireland. Saint Patrick is the most popular, well known patron saint of Ireland and in the entire world. The celebration of this Saint is actually a public holiday in Ireland and Newfoundland and widely celebrated […]

Bad Breath

You’re in line waiting to pay for your groceries at the super market; the shelves next to the check out counter are lined with a myriad of gums and mints. You grab a pack of gum and a container of mints and toss them on the conveyor belt with the rest of your items. You […]

ToothPrints

At The Plano Dentist, we always expect the best, but prepare for the unexpected. Being a mother herself, Dr. Mejia knows how crucial it is to protect the safety of our children. As a result we are providing ToothPrint kits FREE to local children. ToothPrints was developed by a pediatric dentist who began using dental […]

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 […]

Brighten Your Holiday Smile

While some of us don’t have a white holiday because of where we live, that doesn’t mean our smiles shouldn’t be white! This is the time of year for celebrations and gathering with friends and family. A bright, cheery smile should be your best accessory for the many “photo ops” you’ll encounter. At The Plano […]

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 […]