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Signs and Symptoms of an Impacted Tooth

When a permanent tooth is prevented from fully erupting through the gums, it becomes impacted. Many times this occurs when the jaw is not large enough to accommodate all of the teeth. The third molars, or wisdom teeth, are the most commonly impacted teeth, but any permanent tooth can fail to erupt. Impacted teeth can…

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Will Teeth Whitening Work for Everyone

If you’d like to have a fresh, white smile that looks healthy and youthful, you’ll be glad to know that there is a professional teeth whitening option available for you. Of course, every patient is different, and each patient will respond differently to the whitening process. That’s why there are multiple options that can be…

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Common Causes of Tooth Loss

In dentistry, we place quite a bit of emphasis on prevention. Preventing disease, preventing damage, and preventing pain can help to protect your health, keep you comfortable, and preserve your teeth. A successful preventive effort involves a strong partnership between you and your Plano dentist. Identifying common risk factors and educating you on how to…

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Sedation Dentistry: Will I feel groggy after treatment?

If you have ever experienced anxiety, fear, or even mild nervousness prior to a dental visit, then you are probably quite interested in the advantages of sedation dentistry. The ability to relax in the dental chair, and even snooze, while having your treatment completed, could completely transform your perception of dentistry. Dr. John M. Hucklebridge,…

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What do your teeth say about your health?

Your teeth are certainly a reflection of your overall health. In fact, many aspects of your dental health can be directly attributed to the state of your dental health. Like a forensic scientist, your dentist can tell a lot about the state of your health based on the condition of your teeth. Many common health…

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