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Why Is Looking After Your Gum Health So Important?

October 1, 2020

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Woman with gum inflammation smiling

When you admire your smile in the mirror or a photo a friend snapped, you are likely focused on your teeth. However, healthy gums are also an important part of a healthy smile – and a healthy body. Despite the importance of gum health, data from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) shows that nearly half of all American adults have some form of gum disease! So, what can you do? Keep reading to learn more about the role gums play, the link between gum disease and other serious health problems, and steps you can take to keep your gums in great shape.


How Can You Tell If You Have a Cavity Between Your Teeth?

September 2, 2020

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Woman with cavities between teeth

Many cavities have similar symptoms, but with cavities between teeth, also known at interproximal cavities, it can be more difficult to tell than usual. This is because you can’t see any of the visible cues that would normally point to a cavity like staining or visible pits in the teeth. Without the help of your dentist, you may not notice it for quite a while. Read on to learn how you can know if you have one, ways that they are treated, and what changes you can make in order to prevent them in the future.


How to Set Your Child Up For Academic Success With Good Oral Health

August 29, 2020

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Mother and daughter smiling on first day of school

Back-to-school season is always chaotic, but when you add a pandemic and the potential of distance learning to the mix, it becomes more hectic than ever. Between charging laptops, setting up a workspace, and getting back into a routine, it can be difficult to remember that the hustle and bustle is about setting your child up for a successful school year. Since extensive research has shown that children with poor dental health are more likely to show reduced school performance, their routine dental checkup must be on your list of to-dos! A children’s dentist is sharing what the research says, benefits of bi-yearly visits, and good oral health habits to start today.


Look Out! Five Foods to Avoid After Teeth Whitening

August 22, 2020

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Woman smiling with bright, white teeth

With amazing benefits like taking years off your appearance and boosting your first impression, it’s no wonder why patients across the U.S. are opting for professional teeth whitening treatments! In fact, the powerful whitening agents and effective tools your dentist has at their office can lighten your smile up to eight shades in one visit. However, to ensure your pearly whites remain bright and vibrant, it is important to take care of them after your procedure. Read on for a list of five foods to stay away from for a while! 


3 Tips for a Healthy Summer Smile

June 8, 2020

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an older woman wearing a button-down blouse and showing off her healthy, beautiful smile

It’s summertime! That means the temperatures are rising, you’re spending more time outside, and the pool is a refreshing break from the indoors. It’s also a great time to work on improving your smile for all those family photos you’ll be taking on vacation this year! If you’re looking for a few quick tips to help you get started, a dentist in Allen, TX, can provide exactly what you need to feel great about your oral health this summer. Read on to find out what she recommends will benefit your pearly whites most.


How Your Dental Team Keeps Their Hands Clean in COVID-19

May 18, 2020

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Allen, TX dentist washing their hands during the COVID-19 pandemic

Due to the nature of their work, dental professionals have always practiced exceptional hand hygiene to keep themselves and their patients healthy. However, these ambitious standards of sanitation have been raised even higher during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alongside various other infection control protocols, dentists have established a wide variety of hand hygiene procedures to safeguard your health. Read on to learn more about how your Allen, TX dentist and their team keeps their hands germ-free and clean during COVID-19.


Looking For a High-Quality Dentist Who’s Open Late? Welcome To Our Practice!

April 18, 2020

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Woman getting an exam from a dentist in Allen, TX

Welcome! At the Dental Den of Allen, we’re excited to share our first blog and tell you about the convenient, high-quality care we provide. Today, you’ll learn about our comprehensive services and find out what sets us apart from “cookie-cutter” dental offices. If you’ve been looking for a dentist in Allen, TX that provides exceptional care in a comfortable environment, feel free to give us a call or stop by anytime. We look forward to serving the community for many years to come and can’t wait to meet you!