Why Improve Your Smile?

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Causes and consequences of poor dental health and how you can brush up on your own Most of us struggle with at least one area of our dental care. It could be that flossing is the one dreaded task, or maybe you haven’t been wearing the night guard recommended often enough. All of us should…

Get Those Teeth In Shape!

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Dental bonding is one of the most popular cosmetic dentistry procedures used and it’s not difficult to see why. There are many common dental problems that dentists can treat with bonding. Bonding uses a very sturdy resin material that is tooth-colored. The material is applied to the teeth while it is soft, much like putty,…

Smile Makeovers: First Things First

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Hello, I’m Dr. Melissa Rodriguez of The Carrollton Dentist. Thanks for visiting my blog. In today’s post, we will focus on something that happens occasionally when a patient requests cosmetic dentistry from their Carrollton dentist. Let me set the stage. The patient comes in for a consultation about a smile makeover. We’ll call him Mr.…

Suspect A Bite Problem?

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Hello! I’m Dr. Melissa Rodriguez, DMD, of The Carrollton Dentist in Carrollton. Thanks for visiting our dental blog. The topic of today’s post is malocclusion – literally – “bad bite”. Edward Angle, a pioneer in modern orthodontics invented the term malocclusion. Malocclusion is fairly common in the population as a whole but, fortunately, in most…