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Say Goodbye to Goop with Digital Impressions!

February 8, 2021

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Scanning wand and digital impression at dentist in Frisco’s office

If you have ever needed a dental restoration, such as a crown or a bridge, you probably remember an uncomfortable treatment process. In order for your dentist in Frisco to get an accurate impression of your teeth, you might have had to bite down on a tray full of goop. Not only was the tray bulky and uncomfortable, but you also had to stay perfectly still — otherwise, the impression could end up being inaccurate. Thankfully, manual impressions are becoming a thing of the past. Some practices have transitioned to digital impressions instead. Let’s talk about this remarkable dental technology and the benefits it offers.


Enjoy Saving Money? Visit the Dentist!

October 8, 2020

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an image of a toothbrush lying on a calendar with “Dentist Appointment” written on one of the dates

Do you have dental insurance? Are you using it as you should? Has it been years since your last dentist’s appointment? If you are paying a monthly premium for a plan you only use when a serious toothache or dental emergency occurs, you may be surprised to learn that you are actually losing a lot of money each year. Because your insurance benefits don’t roll over, any unused money provided to you by your insurance company is returned to them. As a result, you’re likely left with worsening oral health and less money in the bank. If you want to avoid this pitfall moving forward, hear from a dentist who explains how regular visits can keep more of your hard-earned dollars in your pocket.


5 At-Home Remedies for Toothache Relief

August 27, 2020

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Woman experiencing tooth pain

After a long day of attending meetings, racing against deadlines, and sitting in traffic, you’ve finally made it home. Before starting your nightly routine, you throw together one of your favorite meals to unwind. Within the hour, you are sitting down at your table with a delicious glass of wine and an aroma that is slowly filling your entire home. It’s nearly picturesque, until you take your first bite and feel a sudden surge of pain stemming from your mouth.

Whether it is a dull, consistent discomfort or sharp, stabbing pain, a toothache is designed to signal that something is wrong. Instead of ignoring it, schedule an urgent appointment with your dentist and use the below at-home remedies in the meantime!


How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

July 7, 2020

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Restoration sitting on fingertip, models of dental crowns behind it

Dental crowns are durable tooth-shaped caps that are custom-made to fit snugly over the top of a tooth to improve its strength and appearance. This common restoration is an excellent, long-lasting solution for teeth that are broken, misshapen, weak, or stained. However, with such a wide variety of uses, it can be difficult to predict when one will need to be replaced. Here’s how long someone can expect a new dental crown to last, what influences its lifespan, and what someone can do to help it stay firmly in place for years to come.


How to Make the Most of Your 2019 Dental Insurance Benefits

November 14, 2019

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dental insurance form

Every year, millions of Americans lose billions of dollars in dental insurance benefits, often without even realizing it. This is because the majority of dental insurance plans operate a system of “use it or lose it,” meaning if you don’t utilize your benefits by the end of the year, they’re gone forever. Do you want to save money and keep your mouth healthy? Then continue reading to learn how to maximize your benefits with a dentist in Frisco.

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