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Dear Dentist, Are Oral Cancer Screenings Really that Important?

October 30, 2017

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oral cancer writingCancer is one of the most devastating diseases of our time. Breast cancer, lung cancer, and prostate cancer all seem to receive a lot of attention in the media and from physicians. However, everyone should also keep in mind that oral cancer poses a threat; the American Cancer Society predicted that it would claim nearly 10,000 lives in 2017 and that nearly 50,000 people would have to fight. However, you might wonder if you personally are at risk of getting oral cancer. Is it really that important for you to get screened? Your dentist in Plano assures you that, yes, getting checked for this disease is important for everyone.

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Straighter Teeth Without Braces? Your Dentist Makes It Happen

October 27, 2017

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woman’s perfect smilePeople who have straight teeth are more likely to be perceived as attractive and successful than people who have a crooked smile. Plus, a set of properly aligned pearly whites can boost your confidence and possibly even improve your oral health. There’s no reason not to get those chompers in line! But what if you balk at the idea of getting braces? Fortunately, your dentist in Plano can help you get the smile of your dreams without metal brackets and wires. Here are three ways it can happen:

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Do I Need to See My Dentist in Plano for a Canker Sore?

September 29, 2017

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Woman with mouth painHave you noticed a painful ulcer in your mouth or on your gum? You probably have a canker sore. These pesky and uncomfortable sores are harmless ulcers that occur in the mouth, but they can often make it difficult to focus on anything else, especially when eating, drinking, or brushing your teeth. They can range in size and their severity of symptoms can differ depending on the type you have. While most will dissipate on their own, you may need to see your dentist in Plano for treatment.
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Knocked Out Tooth? Your Emergency Dentist Explains What to Do

September 14, 2017

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man with mouth painYour teeth are the silent heroes of your body. You might take them for granted, but they make everyday life easier by helping you chew delicious foods and articulate your speech — and, of course, a beautiful smile can brighten anyone’s day. Unfortunately, the unexpected can come upon any of us at any time, and it might come in the form of an avulsed (knocked out) tooth. If you suddenly find that your mouth is short one pearly white, what should you do? Your emergency dentist in Plano is here to guide you.

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Why do I Experience Dental Sensitivity When I Drink Cold Beverages?

August 18, 2017

Man with dental sensitivity holding his cheekOn a hot day, the most refreshing moment can be the one where you sit down with a cool, refreshing glass of iced tea. However, this can also be a painful moment, if you are one of the millions of people who experience severe dental sensitivity. There are many causes of this common oral health issue, and knowing what lead to your sensitivity can make it easier to address. The best way to find out what may be causing your issue is to talk to your general dentist during your next preventive dentistry appointment.
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Back to School Teeth Cleanings from Your Plano Children’s Dentist

August 11, 2017

Girl in wheelchair smiling during classAre you still trying to check all the back to school preparation tasks off your list? You’re not alone. We hate to add one more thing to what must already be a long list, but we encourage you to make family dental checkups part of this back to school season. Bring your kids to Dental Renaissance. Your Plano children’s dentist and team will offer preventive dental examination, teeth cleaning, and general care to keep your little ones smiling. Contact our team to find out more schedule an appointment.
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Am I a Candidate for Dental Implants?

July 31, 2017

Handsome senior man with dental implant tooth replacementsIn the past, many patients with missing teeth thought they weren’t good candidates for dental implants, worried these tooth replacement solutions weren’t safe, or thought these treatment options were more likely to fail. We have great news at dental Renaissance – dental implants now have a 98% chance for success. When properly placed, these tooth replacement options are completely safe. Additionally, modern techniques, technologies, and materials allow more patients than ever before to undergo dental implant supported tooth replacement. Whether you’re missing a single tooth or a full arch, contact our Plano dentist and team to schedule a dental implant consultation today. We’ll review your oral and overall health and help you find the best tooth replacement option to meet your needs.
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Development of a Cavity

July 15, 2017

teen with a toothache and cavity holding cheekCavities are the most common oral health concern patients can experience. Most people will have at least one cavity in his or her lifetime. During regular dental checkups, we examine patients’ smiles for the early warning signs of tooth decay. When caught early, we’re able to offer minimally invasive, effective restoration solutions. In addition to daily brushing and flossing, keeping your six month dental checkups is the best way to maintain a whole, healthy, cavity-free smile. Contact the caring Plano dentistry team at Dental Renaissance to schedule your checkup today.
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Create Your Perfect Smile With Porcelain Veneers In Plano

June 28, 2017

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Wondering how you can straighten your teeth without braces and whiten them at the same time? Porcelain veneers in Plano can give you a perfect grin.Summer is here! That means it’s time for pool parties, outdoor salsa dancing, and hanging out with friends enjoying a cold beverage on a patio at your favorite restaurants – along with weddings, family reunions, and vacations with lots of photo opportunities. And since the warm weather gives you so many reasons to smile, it’s time to finally achieve the radiant pearly whites you deserve with porcelain veneers in Plano. In this post, the team at Dental Renaissance explains how this simple procedure can correct a multitude of common dental problems at once to give you your perfect smile this Summer.

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Summer – The Perfect Time For A Visit With Your Dentist In Plano

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Take your children to an appointment with your dentist in Plano this Summer – and avoiding missing school! It’s Summer and you know what that means – bright, sunshine-filled days, backyard barbeques, and the kids are out of school. And, did you know that Summer is the perfect time to schedule an appointment with your dentist in Plano. The team at Dental Renaissance is open Monday through Thursday from 7:30AM to 5:00PM, making a visit before work possible, and ensuring that your kids never need to miss school to take care of their smiles. Learn more about the importance of regular dental care for kids in this post.

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