August 18, 2017
On 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.
August 11, 2017
Are 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.
July 31, 2017
In 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.
July 15, 2017
Cavities 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.
January 23, 2017
Pistachios have always been your favorite snack. They’re salty, savory, good for heart health, and famously green. To get through the afternoon slump one day, you take a bite of your snack of choice only to feel excruciating pain in the right side of your mouth, all the way in the back. The pain only gets worse throughout the next few weeks. What could be wrong? How could your favorite snack turn against you like this? And, will fixing the problem hurt worse than the pain you’re already experiencing? Dr. Christopher Pollard and Dr. Bhavita Patel, dentists in Plano, TX with over 40 years combined experience, know exactly what’s wrong: you have a badly hurt tooth and you need a root canal. But wait – won’t this hurt a lot more than you what you’re already feeling?
January 15, 2017
Ever since you saw Point Break, you wanted to surf. You knew, deep down, that you could give Keanu a run for his money. After saving, planning, and taking lessons on shore, you booked the ultimate trip to California when the waves would be good. You popped up on your board for the first time and knew instantly that the wave simulator at the Shoppes at Willow Bend was nothing compared to the real ocean. You were unprepared and took a dive, accidentally banging your mouth on your board on the way down. Although you were fine overall, something was wrong when your head came above the water. You saw one of your teeth float by and your eyes widened. So much for the ultimate surf trip! Once you’re back home, the first thing you do is find out what dental implants in Plano, TX are available.
You know that Dr. Pollard and Dr. Patel at Dental Renaissance in Plano can use their 40+ years of dental experience to replace your missing tooth. They’ll make your smile perfect again using a custom dental implant – leaving you with no proof the accident ever happened…except your great story to tell!
December 5, 2016
No one is ever quite prepared for a dental emergency because you never expect one to happen. Many do not even know what qualifies as an emergency or if they should call the dentist or head to an emergency room. When in an emergency situation, time is of the utmost importance, which is especially true when trauma or injury to the mouth has occurred. If you delay care or do not respond to the circumstances correctly, we may not be able to save a tooth from extraction. As an emergency dentist in Plano, TX, we strive to make difficult times a little bit easier to ensure you respond appropriately during an emergency.
August 26, 2016
Are you unhappy with the appearance of your smile? You join more than 50 percent of adult Americans who are also displeased with their smile. Research shows that the appearance of your smile has a large impact on your life. In fact, an unattractive smile is directly linked to causing low self-confidence. In addition, many believe an unattractive smile hurts social and career opportunities. Now, you can regain your confidence with a more attractive smile from your cosmetic dentist in Plano, TX. Our team of cosmetic experts at Dental Renaissance will transform your smile using a diversity of cosmetic procedures.
July 15, 2016
Those who have cosmetic imperfections hurting the appearance of their smile, your cosmetic dentist in Plano TX has the solution you need. Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic service used to drastically improve the appearance of your smile. By attaching false fronts to the teeth, you will hide cosmetic flaws for a whiter, straighter, and more proportionate smile.