If you are afraid of the dentist and have not had a check-up in years, today’s post is for you. Good news! Dentistry in the Carrollton area and around Texas is nothing like it was when you were a kid. (Even if you’re still a kid, we invite you to keep reading.) There Is No […]
In Carrollton, Texas a dentist’s office is sometimes seen as a painful and scary place. The Carrollton Dentist located at 2440 N Josey Ln Ste 101 Carrollton, Texas 75006 tries to discourage that image with a passionate staff and qualified dentists. However, endodontic therapy, a dental procedure commonly known as a root canal, still carries […]
Hello, I’m Dr. Amy Horton. My dental practice is called The Carrollton Dentist. We are located at 2440 N Josey Ln Ste 101 in Carrollton, and you can reach us by calling 972-323-0501. I look at smiles everywhere I go. Whether I am working with a dental patient, having dinner at my favorite restaurant, or […]
“How can I deal with anxiety about visiting the dentist?” 1. Consider what the anxiety stems from. For example pain, injections, loss of control, personal space invasion, embarrassment about fear of the unknown. 2. Communicate these fears and concerns with your dentist. 3. Expect respectful consideration and open discussion about resolving fears. Dr. Melissa Rodriguez […]
Hello! When you look in the mirror, do you like what you see? If the answer is, “Not really,” then you may want to consider these 5 great reasons to achieve a beautiful smile with orthodontic treatment. 1. A little can go a long way. Even if your teeth don’t need a long course of […]
When I discuss sedation dentistry with new Dallas cosmetic dentistry patients, I encounter many misconceptions. The purpose of today’s The Carrollton Dentist dentistry article is to debunk some of the most common myths about dental sedation.
Picture the following scenario: You are stretched out in a chair at your Carrollton dentist’s office holding a remote as you try to tune into your favorite Texas radio station. An assistant clips a paper bib around your neck. Someone switches on a bright overhead light and you see latex-gloved hands moving toward your open […]
Does your heart start pounding at the mere thought of having a cavity filled? Do you get sweaty palms when you drive by any Plano cosmetic dental practice? Many Carrollton residents who have improved their smile with cosmetic dentistry chose to use sedation dentistry. Though the terms “sleep dentistry” and “oral conscious sedation” are often […]