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Could a Visit to Your Dentist Save Your Life?

There are a number of health problems that can first be diagnosed by your local dentist. When people think of dentistry and disease they think of gum disease or any other issues having directly to do with the health of gums and teeth. Some of the symptoms of gum disease are red, sore, swollen, or bleeding gums. Some other symptoms can include the gums pulling away from the teeth, loose and ...

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Professional Teeth Whitening in Plano, TX

Delivering effective teeth whitening services to enhance your smile. Zoom! Laser Whitening Tooth whitening has captured the imagination of the public in recent years. Following ABC's Extreme Makeover television program, many patients are coming forward and demanding Zoom! Laser Whitening from their cosmetic dentist. The Zoom! chairside teeth whitening system was brought to the market by ...

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How to handle a dental emergency

Dental emergencies can take many shapes and can arrive when you least expect them. Preparing yourself for a dental emergency can be vital in saving a tooth or your smile and preventing costly dental treatment afterwards. The most common dental emergencies are: Injured tooth: Sometimes a fall or collision with another person or object can cause fracture of the tooth. The first step would be ...

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Back to School Awareness

As we get ready to send our kids back to school, we'd like to remind you to keep an eye out for our kids. Throughout August, we're partnering with KidsandCars.org to help promote child safety and awareness. Every year, thousands of children are killed or seriously injured because a driver backing up didn't see them. A backover incident typically occurs when a car is backing out of a ...

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Sleep Apnea Training Event

Our team attended a continuing education event on May 19th - May 20th at the Gaylord National Resort & Convention Center to attend two days of a Sleep Apnea Training Course. ...

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Another Reminder to Use Your Benefits

Just another friendly reminder to use your dental benefits before they expire for the year. Paid dental insurance plans come with a dollar amount that's dedicated to dental treatments each year, and that this money cannot be carried over into 2016. If you need work done before the end of the year, now is the time to call and schedule your appointment at Dr. Dickson's My Dentist in ...

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Happy New Year from My Dentist in Plano

Happy New Year! Sometimes the simplest resolutions are the most worthwhile. Make a resolution to be happier throughout 2016. At Dr. Dickson's - My Dentist in Plano, we'll do our part to help you achieve this simple resolution by helping you feel more confident about your smile throughout the year. Make an appointment to see how we can help improve your smile in 2016! ...

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How Coffee and Tea Can Affect Invisalign

Considering braces and decided on Invisalign? Good for you! Invisalign is an alternative for those who want to straighten their teeth by not using the traditional orthodontic braces. Invisalign uses custom-made clear trays that move your teeth into optimal position over time. Users of Invisalign use new trays - that have been molded to fit your mouth - about every two weeks. Movement is ...

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The Cost of Dental Implants

If you've been thinking of getting one or more dental implants in order to replace a missing or chipped/broken or severely crooked tooth, you no doubt wonder how much getting an implant will cost. Briefly, getting a single implant (for one tooth) should range between $1,000 and $3,000 plus another $500 to $3000 for the tooth-like crown that your dentist places on the implant. If your ...

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