9 Tips For Preventing Gum Disease

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Unfortunately, periodontitis (advanced gum disease) is very common. But completely preventable. Here’s some simple ways to keep your teeth and gums healthy: If you keep your teeth and gums healthy, you will only need to visit the dentist for cleanings and checkups. Not major treatment. 1. Brush properly Brush for two to three minutes, at…

Super Smiles Have Strong Enamel

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Did you know that enamel is the hardest substance in the body? It’s true! This substance, found on the outer surface of your teeth, truly should last a lifetime. But just because it’s super heavy-duty doesn’t mean you don’t have to work to take care of it. Here are some helpful tips for keeping enamel…

Crowning Achievements In Dentistry

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Today’s post looks at one of the miracles of modern dentistry: the dental restoration. Let’s pretend you are a biomedical engineer working in the field of dentistry before the conception of dental restorations. The men and women of your generation who have missing or damaged teeth want to repair or replace them with a man-made…

Attack Of The Gummi Bear

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Here at the Plano dental blog, we never like to be the bearers of bad news, but we are enthusiastic about our patients’ oral health. So, today we offer a critical warning about a lesser-known danger of sticky candy. Most people probably know that sugar is not your teeth’s friend. Eating candy creates the perfect…

Suspect a Bite Problem?

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Hello! I’m Isabella Mejia, DMD, of The Plano Dentist in Plano. Thanks for visiting my dental blog. The topic of today’s post is malocclusion–literally–”bad bite.” Malocclusion Affects Many People Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but, fortunately, in most cases,…