What If My Dental Insurance Doesn’t Cover Dental Implants?

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For years, the dental industry has been advocating implants as the preferable tooth restoration option in most circumstances. But many dental insurers don’t cover implants. The dental insurance industry seems to be stuck in 1970. For example, many insurers will cover dental bridges. Clearly, dental insurance providers rarely make coverage decisions based on what is…

Overlapping Teeth Can Be Corrected for a Beautiful Smile

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At The Plano Dentist, we provide advanced cosmetic dentistry. That means we correct all types of smile imperfections. Overlapping teeth are fairly common. And while many individuals don’t mind a slight overlap, others feel self-conscious and would like it corrected. What causes teeth to overlap? Genetics or thumbsucking as a toddler can result in overlapping…

Beware Of Hidden Sugar

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We counsel our dental patients at The Plano Dentist to watch their sugar intake to prohibit cavities and other health issues. If you are trying to de-sugar your diet, you are probably skipping the usual suspects: candy, soda, and baked treats. But not all sugar is as recognizable as the frosting on a piece of…

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The Plano Dentist has been providing quality dental care to patients in the Plano area since 2005. We are dedicated to the oral health of our patients and we are currently accepting new patients. Our top services include: family dentistry dental implants restorative dentistry Our comfortable and comprehensive team here would be happy to answer…

Gum Disease Linked To Alzheimer’s: Keep Those Gums Healthy!

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As if you needed another reason to keep your gums in top condition. Scientists have found a link between a bacteria that cause periodontitis (advanced gum disease) and Alzheimer’s Disease. Porphyomonas gingivalis is a bacteria that often causes chronic periodontitis. The bacteria was discovered in the brains of Alzheimer’s patients. The research study, “Porphyromonas gingivalis…