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,…

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…

The Plano Dentist Works To Earn Your Trust

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Hello! I’m Dr. Johanna Bushey, DMD, of The Plano Dentist in Plano. I have been practicing general and cosmetic dentistry since 2005. Dentistry is a challenging and fascinating profession; dentists must have diagnostic skills, dexterity, extensive scientific knowledge, and good visual memory. Dentistry also requires artistic ability. In addition to the technical aspects of dentistry,…

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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…

Save Your Breath

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Today’s post focuses on a problem experienced by many people – bad breath. Bad breath, or halitosis, has several causes. The most frequent cause is poor oral hygiene. Often, halitosis arises midday arising from the inability to brush teeth between meals. Small food bits on the teeth, gums, and tongue grow bacteria. The wastes of…