Just like any other type of surgery, oral surgery requires recovery time. It’s important that you take good care of yourself after your procedure so that your mouth will heal properly and you will avoid any possible side effects such as infection or dry socket. Your dentist will supply you with aftercare instructions that will […]
Teeth whitening is a tremendously popular cosmetic dentistry treatment because it offers dramatic results with a minimal investment of time and resources. However, in pursuing this treatment, it’s important that patients recognize the results of this treatment are not permanent. They only last for 4-6 months. If you want to maintain your brighter, whiter smile, […]
Some patients may be put off initially by implant dentistry due to qualms about the initial price tag. However, when considering this treatment option for tooth loss, patients should consider the longevity of their investment. Dental implants will last for decades, as long as you take good care of them. Conventional tooth replacement appliances, on […]
Dental crowns are commonly used for restoration of damaged teeth and sometimes for cosmetic purposes. Many people have at least one crown, whether it’s a metal crown or a tooth-colored crown made of porcelain or composite materials. In general, crowns can be cared for just like the rest of your teeth. Types of Dental Crowns […]
Oral cancer is one of the more difficult types of cancer to diagnose and treat effectively, usually because symptoms are missed. Your dentist can make a big difference in your prognosis by detecting early signs of a problem, making it possible to diagnose a malignancy and begin treatment promptly. What is an Oral Cancer Screening? […]
According to the American Dental Association, you should brush your teeth at least twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste and replace your toothbrush every three to four months. Ask our McKinney dentist for more information on how to brush your teeth for a healthier smile.