Understanding Jaw and Facial Pain

Are you aware of the risks associated with jaw and facial pain? Not only can dental problems cause you pain and discomfort throughout the day, but the pain be early warning signs of something much more serious. You will need to visit your dentist for a comprehensive exam and X-rays... Read more »

A Lost Tooth Might Be Replaced With a Dental Bridge

When a tooth is knocked out or lost to a severe cavity, the void left in your mouth can do more than hamper your ability to chew food. Patients who have suffered tooth loss often notices changes in the clarity of their speech and potentially suffer from an unattractive smile.... Read more »

The Answers to Questions About Flossing

Flossing is a very important task that can help you have strong and healthy teeth and gums. It’s very important to include flossing in your oral hygiene routine. If you have questions about flossing, it could be difficult to perform the top-notch flossing technique you need. So, our dentist, Dr.... Read more »

When to Let Your Toothbrush Go

When you last replaced your toothbrush? If this caused you to think for a moment, chances are it’s time for a new brush. The ADA recommends that a toothbrush is replaced every three to four months. Replace your toothbrush even more frequently if any bristles appear to be frayed or... Read more »

All About Cosmetic Dentistry

  If you wish to enhance and improve your oral health care, it’s always important to look for new ways to improve your smile. One highly effective method is by enhancing its look. A branch of dentistry known as cosmetic dentistry is designed to improve your smile through the use... Read more »

Schedule an Oral Cancer Screening If You Notice These Symptoms

Oral cancer is one of the most dangerous dental issues and can develop at any age, though many patients experience a full and successful recovery with early diagnosis. For this reason, it’s imperative to receive oral cancer screenings regularly or as soon as you notice any oral cancer symptoms. Below,... Read more »

Canker Sores Should Heal Within One Week

One frustration people come across in their mouth health is a canker sore. Canker sores are shallow, small ulcers that can make eating and talking difficult. Sometimes they show up as a single sore, other times you get several at once. They are certainly obnoxious--but fortunately, not contagious. Unfortunately, doctors... Read more »

Colds, Flu, and Your Teeth

The holiday season is in full swing, and it’s easy to get out of the habit of taking care of our oral health. But now is a vital time to maintain your mouth health. Winter is here, and unfortunately, this means cold and flu season is coming right behind it.... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Plano Parkway Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and... Read more »