Block party!

What? Want something Fun and Free to do with the family? Come to our block party! We wanted to take some time to recognize our community, our neighbors, our patients, and our service members for everything they do and mean to us. So, what better way to say “we appreciate you” than a party?! On […]

Starting Chemo? How Are Your Teeth? Ask the Carrollton Dentist

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If you are scheduled for cancer treatment due to a recent diagnosis or relapse, oral health is probably not your top priority. However, the team at The Carrollton Dentist reminds you to give some attention to your teeth to prevent or minimize common cancer-related dental complications. According to the National Institutes of Health, cancer treatment […]

Lasering In On Precision Dentistry

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The powerful, precise, highly-concentrated beam of light initially known as Light Amplification by Stimulated Emission of Radiation (LASER) is so ubiquitous that the acronym has now been relegated to lower case. Lasers are used in everything from weapons to barcode scanners. They have increased efficiency and advanced technology in numerous industries such as communications, manufacturing, […]

Do You Grind Your Teeth While You Sleep?

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Here is the The Carrollton Dentist guide to treating teeth grinding. Understand Most teeth grinding will occur while sleeping. Consistent teeth grinding might be suspected with a sore jaw and dull headache in the mornings. Anxiety or stress are not the only reasons grinding may appear. It can also be related to an abnormal bite […]

Are You Ready To Smile Again, Carrollton?

Are You Ready to Smile Again, Carrollton?

Most Dallas residents have plenty of things to smile about. However, there are some Carrollton and Farmers Branch folks who avoid smiling at all costs. Are you one of those people who cover their mouth when they laugh? Do you keep your mouth closed when someone takes a picture of you? Have you been hiding […]

Teeth Whitening: Do It Right

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As the years go by, our teeth naturally lose their luster. Dark colored foods and drinks speed up the process, but even people who avoid coffee, wine and cola are not immune to yellow or gray teeth. Want to brighten up your smile? Have you considered tooth whitening? Teeth whitening at The Carrollton Dentist is […]

When Style And Oral Health Collide In Carrollton

When Style And Oral Health Collide in Carrollton

Oral piercing is a popular form of body-art in Carrollton, but just because it’s popular doesn’t mean it’s safe. I’m Dr. Melissa Rodriguez, a dentist serving the Farmers Branch, Plano, and Fort Worth areas. When my patients ask me about the safety of oral piercings, I make sure they think about the possible harmful consequences. […]

Correcting Severe Dental Problems In Carrollton

Correcting Severe Dental Problems in Carrollton

Each separate restorative and cosmetic dentistry procedure performed in Dallas can address a specific dental problem. For example, a porcelain veneer can correct the surface of a tooth that is discolored or slightly misshapen. Dental bonding can fill a small chip in an otherwise healthy tooth. Some Carrollton dental problems are more extensive and require […]