Dental Questions? We Have Answers.

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At The Addison Dentist in Addison TX, we strive for excellence in dentistry every day. Providing the best possible dental care goes beyond cleanings and exams. We like patients who ask a lot of questions, because that tells us they are taking a strong interest in their dental health. Frequently Asked Questions One of the…

Gum Disease And Tooth Loss

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The most common cause of tooth loss among adults is gum disease. Severe gum disease is called periodontitis. Regular check-ups with The Addison Dentist are essential for maintaining good dental health, but there are warning signs for gum disease that everyone should be aware of. Signs of Gum Disease Gums that bleed often Gums that…

Your Smile Says Keep Trying!

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This post from The Addison Dentist is for those who are frustrated because they haven’t been successful at making some changes that will benefit their oral health. We urge you to keep trying, and assure you that we are eager to help. Keep Trying To Floss Many people are observant about brushing and believe that…

Saving Teeth

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This message from The Addison Dentist is about root canal therapy. Although root canals have a bad reputation, there really is nothing to fear. A root canal is often the only way a tooth can be saved. When a tooth is threatened by acute decay, periodontal disease, or damage from an injury, we must make…

Not Your Mother’s Jewelry: 5 Reasons Tongue Piercings Are Dangerous

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Let’s get right to it: while tongue, cheek, and lip piercings are “so in” right now, here are five good reasons from The Addison Dentist to keep piercings where they belong—in your ears: Excessive drooling—YIKES! Chipped teeth Infection (some even in places you wouldn’t think can get infected) Hypersensitivity to metal Nerve damage Drooling Lip…