5 Ways To Prevent A Cracked Tooth

Five ways to prevent a cracked tooth from your Dallas area dentist.

Cracked teeth can be painful, unattractive, and expensive to repair. Today’s post in the Plano Dentist dental blog contains an easy-to-follow list of tips to keep your teeth whole and strong. 1. Don’t chew on hard substances. Mind-blowing, right? People should steer clear of ice, hard candies, hard nuts, popcorn, and beef jerky. Watch out…

Can I Get a Metal-Free Tooth Implant?

Metal free tooth implant options in Plano, Texas.

Many Plano dental patients are turning to metal-free dentistry. Instead of amalgam fillings, they select composite and porcelain restorations. The Plano Dentist can use non-metal fillings and crowns to match precisely to your natural tooth color. Some individuals are sensitive to the metals used in traditional fillings. Non-metal materials can prevent potential tooth sensitivity. Controversy…

The Five Stages of a Cavity

stages of a cavity Plano

You may have heard that once tooth enamel is eroded, it’s gone forever. This is partially true, but in the earliest stage of enamel erosion, a cavity can be reversed. Reverse a cavity before it needs a filling If you can prohibit cavities in pre-teens, there’s a better chance that their teeth can stay healthy…

Yes! You Can Replace Old Fillings

white fillings Plano

Superficial cuts in the skin subside without a trace, infections are killed with antibiotics, broken bones mend, and inflamed tissues recede. Our teeth, unfortunately, can’t regenerate. Decay can be halted in its progress, but scientists are still years away from actual enamel regeneration. That’s why the team at The Plano Dentist strongly emphasizes preventative dentistry.…