August 19, 2019
Most people don’t drink enough water. It’s pretty much the perfect beverage; it rehydrates you without any extra calories or sugar that can hurt your oral health. Many of us instead choose to consume drinks that are detrimental to our teeth. Read on as a dentist discusses 4 popular beverages that can actually harm your teeth.
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July 15, 2019
According to the Washington Post, 80 percent of people undergoing orthodontic treatment are 6 to 18 years old. Because orthodontics can be an important part of a child’s dental health, it’s important to understand the process. Did you know that childhood orthodontic care can involve more than just braces? Orthodontics are often broken up into two distinct phases depending on a child’s need. What are they — and will your child need both?
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June 1, 2019
It goes without saying that men and women are very different, and that includes their oral health. In fact, new research in The Journal of Periodontology found that men face different challenges than women and often have poorer oral health as a result. Unfortunately, this can lead to a multitude of problems that affect both their smiles and overall well-being. Since Father’s Day is in June (and it’s also Men’s Health Month), it’s a great time to learn more about men’s oral health and how it can be improved. Find out more below!
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May 6, 2019
Your teeth are crooked. You long to straighten them, but Invisalign seems too expensive and your alignment issues are too advanced for Invisalign to correct. So you turn to a tried-and-true option: traditional dental braces. You’ve seen plenty of people wear them, but how much do you actually know about braces? Well, here are four bits of information that you should know before the brackets are placed on your teeth and you begin treatment. (more…)
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April 8, 2019
You hope that you never have to hear the word cancer when talking with a health professional. But it’s important to be aware of your risks and to take necessary screening precautions so that you can act quickly if you ever do hear it. Did you know that April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month? Now is a great time to increase your knowledge of this specific disease. Here are five facts you may not know about oral cancer in Frisco. (more…)
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March 15, 2019
You probably dragged your feet into the bathroom this morning to do your daily brush and floss before work. When you wiped the sleep from your eyes, you saw the frayed toothbrush bristles and a slightly yellow-tinted handle, and in a panic, tried to remember when the last time you purchased new oral hygiene supplies. It’s time for spring cleaning anyways, so your next room to clear out will definitely be your bathroom. Your oral health in Frisco is important to you, but you notice you need to be better about figuring out when to replace these items, but how do you know?
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February 12, 2019
Did you know that February is National Children’s Dental Health Month? This month brings awareness to the importance of your kids’ oral healthcare. Cavities and decay are some of the most common health issues in children and they cause them to miss millions of school hours each year. That makes oral health and overall health directly linked! Thankfully, your dentist has some ways you can help your children take care of their teeth and gums. Keep reading to learn how to maintain children’s dental health in Frisco.
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January 24, 2019
Thrive Dental and Orthodontics is a brand-new dental office in Frisco! This family owned and operated practice has a number of advantages that you and your family can benefit from. But what sets them apart from the other dentists in Frisco? Keep reading to learn about the ways that Thrive Dental and Orthodontics creates a truly unique experience and how you can benefit from their convenient and specialized services.
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