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Preventing Gum Disease in Children

Allen TX Pediatric Dentist

Periodontal disease, commonly called gum disease, is a growing concern for adults. It is estimated that nearly half of all adults in the United States have some form of the disease. In its earliest stage, known as gingivitis, gums are characterized by redness, swelling, and bleeding during flossing or brushing. Gingivitis is what is most […]

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Fluoride Treatment To Strengthen Your Teeth

Allen TX Family Dentist

To support teeth that may be susceptible to decay-causing bacteria, Allen Dentistry may recommend a concentrated fluoride treatment. Great for children with newly erupting teeth, fluoride can also be highly beneficial for adults who may need extra help protecting their teeth. Fluoride is a natural mineral that is widely available in natural resources like dirt, […]

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Make Dental Visits a Priority

Allen TX General Dentist

Life throws hundreds of things at you each day, and if you do not have your priorities set life can get very overwhelming. While eating and sleeping are relatively easy to remember to do, other things fall through the cracks if you are not careful. One area that many people ignore, overlook, or tend to […]

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Pregnancy Gingivitis

Allen TX General Dentist

When pregnant, women experience extreme hormonal fluctuations during a short amount of time. While nine months can feel too long to a mother-to-be, it is a relatively short time for the body to conceive, grow, and birth a baby. Did you know that the hormones that help develop the placenta, where the growing baby gets […]

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Gum Recession

Allen TX Dentist Office

The health of your mouth is a huge indicator of the wellness of your entire body. Too many people make the mistake of ignoring oral health issues because they do not view them as significant. However, it is this line of thinking that tends to get people into a great deal of trouble with their […]

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Developing a Good Dental Routine

Allen TX Family Dentist

When it comes to caring for your teeth, do you have a routine in place? A routine is simply a plan implemented again and again to help you reach a certain goal. Many people mistakenly assume that good teeth “just happen,” when really good (or bad) teeth are a result from the choices you make […]

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Qualified Cosmetic Dentistry

Allen TX Dentist Office

Your smile is one of your most personal features, and a beautiful smile can be a valuable asset in both your personal and professional life. Since few people were born with a perfect smile, most people rely on the advancements of cosmetic dentistry to achieve one. However, it is essential that you do not choose […]

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Smoking: A Real Drag on Your Oral Health

Allen TX Dentist

When it comes to your oral health, very few things aside from smoking are more detrimental. Lung cancer and breathing problems are well known side effects caused directly from smoking, and there are other health issues that are also directly related to tobacco use. A person’s oral health can be greatly compromised by the use […]

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Does Chewing Gum Really Prevent Cavities?

Allen TX Family Dentist

TV commercials, magazine advertisements, and even posters in the dentist’s office promote the cavity preventing benefits of chewing gum. Many people question this claim, which begs the question does chewing gum really prevent cavities? And if so, what type of gum should you be chewing? Chewing gum promotes the production of saliva inside the mouth. […]

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Wisdom Teeth Removal

Allen TX Dentist Office

Because there is not much space left by the time wisdom teeth try to emerge, they can come in sideways or become impacted. Wisdom teeth, also known as the third molars, can cause a range of serious problems, including: Pain in your jaw Damage to your roots and bone Halitosis Infection Impaction Gum disease Misalignment […]

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