What do your teeth say about your health?

Categories: Oral Health

At The Plano Dentist, we know your dental health is closely connected to your overall health. We also know the mouth can oftentimes be the first place to indicate signs of health issues in the body. Recently, we found a helpful article that outlined seven warning signs that indicate it might be time to check […]

Wishing you a very happy Thanksgiving holiday!

Categories: Holidays

With the hustle and bustle of the holiday season knocking at our door, Dr. John Potter and our entire team at The Plano Dentist wanted to stop for a moment and extend our best wishes to you, our patients and families, for a wonderful Thanksgiving. We hope that this Thanksgiving and holiday season brings fond […]

Happy Veterans Day from The Plano Dentist

Categories: Holidays

Happy Veterans Day! We would like to take this opportunity to thank all the veterans and those currently on active duty who have put their lives on the line for the freedoms we all enjoy. Thanks to all of you who have given us so much. – Dr. John Potter and team at The Plano […]

Ask Dr. Potter: What’s so bad about nail biting?

Categories: Oral Health

We’ve all heard that biting your nails is an awful habit, but you many wonder- really- what’s so bad about it? Recently, our team at The Plano Dentist found an interesting article that discusses how biting your nails affect your teeth and oral health. Nail biting, also known as Onychophagia, is a common habit among […]

Softly brushing your way to clean teeth

Categories: Oral Health

Just as there are so many different types of toothbrushes to choose from, each brush also has a different type of bristle! There are generally three different types of bristles; hard, medium, and soft. Our team at The Plano Dentist always recommend that our patients, especially children and seniors, use a soft bristled toothbrush. Using […]

All about veneers, with The Plano Dentist

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry

At The Plano Dentist, we know that, for many people, porcelain veneers do more than change smiles—they change lives. After all, there’s no reason to put up with gaps in your teeth or with teeth that are stained, discolored, badly shaped, chipped, or crooked. A veneer placed on top of your teeth at our office […]