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What Makes Teeth Turn Yellow?

May 11, 2022

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If you have yellow teeth, you’re probably at least a little concerned about them. You don’t need to be a dental expert to know that stained enamel is often a sign of poor oral health. Yellow teeth stains also have an unpleasant appearance, putting off those who look at them. That said, what’s the best way to solve the problem?

In answer to your question, below is a summary of common causes and solutions to yellow teeth. Read on to learn how you should identify, treat, and prevent them in the future.

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5 Reasons for Jaw Pain on One Side

April 12, 2022

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Have you ever experienced jaw pain on one side of your face? Whether the discomfort builds up over time or starts suddenly, dealing with jaw pain is always a cause for concern. You may be wondering: what causes this kind of discomfort in the first place? Read on to learn about five potential reasons for your jaw pain that may require an emergency visit to your dentist.

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Why You Should Avoid the TikTok Teeth Filing Trend

March 4, 2022

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 scared woman covering mouth

Social media is a great way for you to keep up with many of the latest trends. It is good for finding new makeup looks, hairstyles, and recipes. However, it is not the ideal source to learn dental techniques. One of the dental TikTok trends that is very dangerous for your oral health is known as DIY teeth filing. Continue reading to learn more about it, why it’s dangerous, and how your dentist in Frisco can help you safely reach your smile goals.

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Can I Put a Knocked-Out Tooth Back in Its Socket?

February 25, 2022

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girl with knocked-out tooth in Frisco

Roughly over five million people get a knocked-out tooth every year. That’s a lot of teeth! And one of the main questions people ask is: Can I put the tooth back in its place? Luckily, you just might be able to, but it’s important to know when you can and the next steps to take to preserve it. Keep reading to learn what to do if you have a knocked-out tooth in Frisco.

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5 Reasons to Detect Dental Health Issues Early

February 10, 2022

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woman smiling during dental checkup in Frisco

Visiting your dentist twice a year is the recommended course of action, but why? Isn’t it enough to brush and floss your teeth daily? While doing so can definitely keep your teeth clean, there could be other hidden factors that only your dentist can find. Read on to learn five reasons early detection of oral health problems is so important for your smile!          

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How Drinking Flavored Water Can Harm Your Teeth

January 28, 2022

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You know that sweet sodas and juices are bad for your teeth. In an attempt to take better care of your pearly whites, you started drinking flavored water instead. Though brands often advertise these products as being full of healthy vitamins and minerals, they can do a lot of damage to your smile. Read on to learn how flavored water can harm your teeth as well as what you can do to protect them from harm without giving these drinks up completely.

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6 Surprising Cavity-Causing Foods & Drinks

January 12, 2022

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Everyone knows that sugar is bad for your teeth. Consuming large quantities of soda, cookies, candy, and other sweet treats can lead to decay and a less-than-healthy smile. There are also several lesser-known cavity-causers that you should look out for to avoid oral health issues. Read on to learn about six surprising cavity-causing foods and drinks that can damage your smile.

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5 Questions to Ask Your Dentist Before a Smile Makeover

December 27, 2021

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smiling patient after getting a smile makeover in Frisco

So, you decided that you want to undergo one or more cosmetic dental procedures to correct imperfections with your smile. Though you’re excited to move forward with treatment, deciding to undergo a smile makeover is a big decision to make. To help you get all the answers you need to feel comfortable with your decision, read on to learn five questions you should ask your dentist at your consultation.

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Can Gum Disease Keep You from Getting Cosmetic Dental Work

December 8, 2021

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person at dentist for gum disease therapy in Frisco

All smiles are unique. From crooked teeth to gaps between your pearly whites, they all have their quirks. Though it’s important to celebrate our differences, that doesn’t mean you have to settle for a smile you aren’t satisfied with. With cosmetic dentistry, you can correct imperfections and achieve the smile you’ve always wanted. But will oral health issues like gum disease need to be treated before you undergo a cosmetic dental procedure? Read on to find out.

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Can Tooth Discoloration Be Hereditary?

November 16, 2021

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person who used to have stained teeth in Frisco with bright smile

Countless people have stained or discolored teeth. Having less-than-white teeth can be a source of insecurity for many people, but could it have anything to do with genetics? Read on to how your genetics can affect the color of your teeth and what a cosmetic dentist can do to help you brighten up your smile.

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