Considering implant-supported dentures? You’ve got two options 一 snap-in dentures and screw-in dentures 一 and in this blog, we shed light on the difference between these two options.
Considering implant-supported dentures? You’ve got two options 一 snap-in dentures and screw-in dentures 一 and in this blog, we shed light on the difference between these two options.
Are you interested in the Invisalign clear aligner system, but not sure what to expect? In this blog, we answer your top questions, including if Invisalign hurts and what you can expect during your treatment.
If an upcoming dental procedure is giving you the jitters, dental sedation can help you relax. Dental sedation keeps you calm and comfortable. Sedation is available in several levels. Read on to explore three effective types.
Guided tissue regeneration can restore tissue and bone lost to the complications of gum disease. In this blog, we share the five benefits of guided tissue regeneration and how it can help you restore your smile.
When you’re missing a tooth, it can affect the form and function of your mouth. Luckily, you don’t have to accept that as the status quo. At Lone Star Dental Care, we offer a variety of tooth replacement options. Read on to learn more.
Your wisdom teeth are your third set of molars, but they might cause more headaches than they’re worth. In this blog, we cover the signs that it’s time to consider a wisdom tooth extraction.
If you notice bleeding gums when you brush your teeth, you might have gingivitis, a mild form of gum disease. Although this sounds scary, you can do many things to reduce your risk of developing gum disease. Read on to learn the top 4 tips.
Are you scheduled for a root canal? Sometimes just learning about your upcoming procedures eases some of the anxiety around the “unknown” elements of them. Here, we share everything you can expect during and after your root canal.
Untreated gum recession often leads to tooth loss and a host of oral health issues. Gum grafting can stop your gums from receding, reduce symptoms of gum disease, and give you a more beautiful smile. Learn how you can benefit from gum grafting.
Does the thought of having a tooth extracted make you nervous? Learn how you may benefit from this in-office procedure that typically relieves pain and improves oral health.
Need a confidence boost that simultaneously improves your oral health? If you have one or more missing teeth, custom dental implants can dramatically enhance your smile and your oral health. Discover the many benefits of these replacement teeth.
Dentist chair jitters are common for children, but you can help reduce their anxiety and make dental visits an enjoyable experience. Learn how to help calm your child’s dentist chair jitters and set the foundation for a lifetime of healthy teeth.
Do you wish your teeth were straighter but don’t fancy the idea of spending years in adult braces? Invisalign® can provide you with discrete treatment, fast results, and the smile you deserve.
Wisdom tooth extraction in Plano is something that you likely put off until it’s absolutely necessary. The majority of patients need to get their wisdom teeth removed because they overcrowd the teeth, potentially impacting the other teeth in your mouth.
Are you unhappy with the current color of your teeth? Are your at-home whitening strips not providing the results you need?
They say your eyes are a window to your soul, but did you know that your oral health is a window to your overall health? Cutting your oral health routine short will likely have a domino effect on your overall health.
I believe that all, pediatric dentists are super heroes but, unfortunately, we were not given the power of X-ray vision! Parents will often ask why we recommend their child, with a healthy and beautiful smile, have X-rays taken of their teeth...
The phrase “wisdom teeth” does not have the best reputation, as most associate them with having surgery, not actual wisdom. Though some are able to go without ever having them removed, many must get one to four removed.
There is nothing new about orthodontics, patients have been using conventional metal braces for years to straighten and realign their teeth. What is new is Invisalign, a method that arrives at the same results but does it virtually invisibly.
6 Things a Dental Cleaning Can Do For You. Prevent cavities: The whitish film that builds up on your teeth is called plaque and is the leading cause of tooth decay.
Invisalign is a great option whether you have mild or severe dental problems because it can help fix bite issues—including underbine, open bite, cross bite and more—and diminish gaps and overcrowding. You can contact Lone Star Dental Care...
We will be helping collect items for the children in our community for back to school. Please join us.
These facts give you great insight on maintaining good dental care and preventing serious dental problems, everybody should take advantage and do the following.
Is it possible to eat healthy foods with Memorial Day coming up on May 27th? It’s time to think about how we are going to honor our brave troops while spending time with family this honorable holiday.
Whitening your teeth is a way to gain a brighter and whiter smile. But, have you ever thought of preventative measures to keep your teeth white without a whitening program?
Happy Mother’s Day from Lone Star Dental care Dentistry. Mother’s Day is a day to celebrate motherhood.
When it comes to replacing a lost tooth (or several lost teeth), dental implants are often the most beneficial restorative option. However, many patients don’t realize that what dental implants do for your oral health extend beyond replacing...
While an unsightly smile and bad breath are certainly less than ideal indicators of poor dental health, the risks associated with neglecting your oral hygiene are much more serious than cosmetic concerns. In fact, diabetes, heart and lung disease...
Star Wars Day Is Approaching Us! Are you ready for the force to awaken?
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, and the American Dental Association is asking people to “Defeat Monster Mouth.” This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental professionals...
Choose a small, child-sized, soft-bristled toothbrush. Soaking the brush in warm water for a few minutes before brushing will soften the bristles.
8000 McKinney Road Frisco, TX 75034 Texas Astronomical Society holds one monthly Star Parties where members and guests can get together to observe and educate others about the night sky.
February is National Children’s Dental Health Month! This year’s slogan hits two very important concepts for keeping our kids’ dental health in tip-top shape.
Did you know that the practice of making New Year’s resolutions began almost 4,000 years ago? Ancient Babylonians, when their new year came around, made a promise to the gods that they would pay all debts and return anything they borrowed.
Racked for gift ideas this season? Fear not, because we’ve got some great ones for you. And we think they’re great because they’re all … dental-related!
Maximize your FSA so you don’t lose any of that money when the year comes to an end. Ding ding ding!
When:Saturday, Dec 15th, 2018 Time:6 pm Cost: Free admission and parking Where: One Cowboys Way, Frisco TX
When you hear the term “root canal,” does your mind start playing some tune from a horror movie? Well, we hope we can sort out the truth about root canals so you know they’re not that scary.
Meet our outstanding back office team. Our registered dental assistants have spent hours upon hours training one on one with our doctors learning how to provide excellent care to our patients.
Dentistry has come a long way over the years. Can you imagine undergoing an extraction in ancient times with no anesthesia and unsterilized tools?
The LAPIP protocol is the only patient-friendly, predictable solution for ailing implants. Studies indicate 95% of the failing implants treated with the LAPIP protocol have reintegrated in the pocket and stabilized with bone growth of 3-8 threads.
After we had our amazing staff Thanksgiving lunch together we decided to take some staff photos! We added some amazing individuals to our team.
Frisco Square Property Owners Association, and in partnership with the City of Frisco and NBC5 presents the largest choreographed holiday lights and music show in North Texas. Christmas in the Square returns for its 14th year, full of established...
This is the 8th year for the popular and growing family event on Thanksgiving Day in Frisco. The event offers a 10K trot, 5K trot, and a Miracle Mile for kids.
Pregnant mamas have a lot on their plate. Between doctor visits, preparing for little one’s arrival, and managing pregnancy symptoms, scheduling a routine dental visit may not seem like a priority.
This October, take a blast to the past and beyond at the hottest Halloween extravaganza in North Texas, Saturday, October 27, at Toyota Stadium in Frisco, from 3:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. And for the first time ever, journey through the National Soccer Hall...
It’s normal to be confused about dental terminology. Unless you’re in the profession yourself, it can be easier to smile and nod while in the chair than ask about all the ins and outs of any procedure recommended to you.
Do you have an LANAP (laser-assisted new attachment procedure) scheduled, or has your dental professional talked to you about having this treatment done? If yes, you are probably wondering what to expect during the procedure and after.
It may seem like it’s been around for months because Halloween decorations and aisles of candy start showing up in stores in September, but Halloween is here now. You and your family have probably already picked out your costumes.
If you get goosebumps just thinking about setting a dental appointment, you may have dental anxiety. You are not alone if you suffer from this fear.
Gum disease is a very common chronic disease among American adults. In the early stage of gum disease, known as gingivitis, early treatment can stop it from 1progressing into something serious or it may even reverse the disease.
In the early stages, gum disease can be treated and even reversed, if caught in time. If left without treatment, periodontal disease can get very serious and cause a lot of problems for your oral health.
The Frisco Book Fest is a festival for both readers and local writers. On Saturday, November 4th from at the Frisco Public Library, guests will have a chance to talk to local authors and illustrators.
When dealing with tooth decay, it is important to treat it early to stop it from progressing into something serious. Without treatment, tooth decay can deepen within a tooth to the point where you may need to extract the tooth completely.
Some cosmetic issues with your smile may not make you feel self-conscious. Maybe you have a small gap in your front teeth that gives you some pride in your smile.
Top off your night on Wednesday, July 4th with the star of Frisco Freedom Fest, the Fireworks Extravaganza. Join us at approximately 9:30 p.m. (after the conclusion of the FC Dallas match) for one of the largest fireworks finales in all of North Texas!
When you see your smile in pictures or in the mirror, how do you feel? If you feel embarrassed due to discoloration, then give us a call!
18With the holiday season growing near, there will soon be plenty of events and festivities to take part in. In today’s blog, we would like to highlight a few fun November events coming up.
Some flaws in your smile make you feel special and unique. Maybe you have a small gap in your front teeth that makes you feel like you have a signature look.
Wisdom teeth are something most people have to deal with at some point. Listed below are a few symptoms that patients often complain about:
Many major dental procedures can be prevented by maintaining good oral health or by treating problems early. A dental extraction is no different.
You know the recommendations: brush and floss your teeth twice a day, drink eight glasses of water, and visit your dentist at least every six months. Following these recommendations are good your health and your oral health.
Losing a tooth as an adult is not fun. It usually is the result of some sort of bad experience, and it usually does not come along with a fun visit from the Tooth Fairy.
If you are looking for a community event that showcases the heart of your local Texans and some nationally renowned storytellers, look no further. The 14th Annual Lone Star Storytelling Festival features honest stories filled with humor and heart.
If in the recent years, you have had a cavity treated with a filling, chances are the filling was a tooth-colored material instead of amalgam metal. Did you know that the composite resin material used in a tooth-colored filling is the same material...
When considering a refresh for your smile, a whitening treatment is usually the simplest way to go. Whitening treatments can be non-invasive, while also providing dramatic results to give you a dazzling brighter smile.
Autumn marks the season where treats roll in that typically don’t end until January’s resolutions kick in. Sugary pumpkin lattes, apple ciders, and fried food at a fair are just the beginning. Halloween is a whole holiday almost completely devoted...
You know it’s fall when the Texas State Fair opens. Have you been yet this year?
When the appearance of your mouth makes you feel insecure, you may find yourself hiding your smile. Studies show that smiling can actually improve your mood.
Dental crowns are commonly used to protect a fragile tooth, replace a missing tooth, or anchor a replacement like a bridge. A crown can restore a broken or treated tooth back to the stable strength it once had.
Autumn has officially begun. While it may still feel like summer in North Texas, September 21st marks the first day of fall.
Discoloration of your teeth may make you feel self-conscious or less confident about your smile. You may have tried all different ways to whiten your smile or you may have even tried changing your lifestyle to limit the causes of discoloration.
There is no such thing as a one-size fits all perfect smile. A perfect smile is the one that is perfect for you by making you feel confident.
Stress is very common among adult Americans, and sadly even common among adolescents and children. With stress, there are times in your life will stressful moment after stressful moment will come in waves.
This weekend, more than 250 exhibitors will fill the Allen Event Center (AEC) for the Collin County Home and Garden Show. This is the fifth year for the event that brings together landscapers, contractors, designers, and homeowners.
Tooth decay and gum disease are both chronic, progressive diseases. A progressive disease is one that progresses, worsens, or spreads until it is treated.
Wisdom teeth are also known as third molars because they come in later in life after the second permanent molars. Wisdom teeth do not always cause issues, and sometimes they may be okay to remain in the mouth.
Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is the inflammation of the gums that can progress to affect the bone that surrounds and supports your teeth. The three stages of gum disease are gingivitis, periodontitis, and advanced periodontitis...
According to Global Village Frisco, the citizens of the city speak over 67 different languages. To celebrate the truly diverse city, the first ever Multicultural Festival is being held this weekend in Frisco, Texas.
Cavities are a well-known concern, and people can claim awareness of how they are formed, and how they can be prevented. Unfortunately, even though you may think of this as common knowledge, many people still find themselves coming in for restorative...
Most cavities can be prevented with good oral hygiene. But life happens and so do cavities.
The most important key to unlocking a healthy smile is preventing problems with your teeth and gums before they arise. Both gum disease and tooth decay are among the most common chronic conditions affecting Americans; both can be prevented.
Most serious dental issues are preventable by maintaining good oral hygiene and regular visits with your dentist. Visiting your dentist every six months allows for a thorough exam and professional cleanings.
Losing a tooth can be a traumatic experience, especially when it happens as an adult. When you are a child, the experience is usually capped off by a visit from the Tooth Fairy and some money under your pillow.
Even if you are vigilantly brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day (especially before bed), you may still have some tartar and plaque buildup. A professional cleaning can make sure that any calcified particles are removed from your teeth.
The Frisco RoughRiders minor league baseball team are bringing back Bark In The Park for their 2017 season. Bark In The Park nights are when baseball fans can bring their dogs to the ballpark for fun, games, and dog-related activities.
Do you wake up with a headache almost every morning? Do you wake up with a sore jaw or teeth?
Several gum issues cause serious issues to your oral and overall health, such as advanced periodontal disease. But some gum issues may only affect your appearance like a ‘gummy smile.
Osseous surgery is a type of periodontal procedure where the damaged bone around the tooth is removed or recontoured. Osseous surgery may become necessary if gum disease advances so far that it causes damage to the bones.
A very rare and special astronomical event will happen on August 21st: a total solar eclipse. The year 1979 was the last time that a total solar eclipse happened over this much of the United States.
The Pinhole Surgical Technique® or PST is designed to treat gum recession. Your gums are extremely important to both the health of your mouth and the health of your entire body.
Your permanent teeth start to erupt or emerge from your gums during your childhood, adolescence, and into adulthood. The front teeth emerge earliest while the molars are last.
When left untreated, a cavity can progress and deepen into the inner pulp of your tooth. By the time the decay reaches this part of your tooth, it cause infection and severe pain.
Summer is almost over, and it’s nearly time to go back to school. If you and your family are looking for something fun to do together to keep the summer going, check out the Summer Dive-In Movies at the Frisco Water Park at the Frisco Athletic Center.
If you get nervous just thinking about going to the dentist, you are not alone. Dental anxiety is very common.
According to the CDC (Centers for Disease Control and Prevention), nearly half of all Americans over the age of 30 have some form of periodontal or gum disease. The majority (70.1%) of adults over the age of 65 have gum disease.
Prevention is the most important part of oral health. Most major dental problems can be prevented with good oral hygiene and regular visits to your dentist.
A farmers market is a great way to shop locally sourced foods and products directly from those who grow and craft them. The Frisco Rotary Farmers Market was originally founded in 2007 by the Frisco Noon Lions Club.
According to a study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control, half of adults over the age of 35 suffer from some form of periodontal disease. Without treatment, gum disease can lead to painful symptoms and in the advanced stages...
Attending regular checkups and cleanings at least every six months with your dentist is a vital part of maintaining your oral health. You also should make sure that you’re doing everything you can to keep your smile healthy between these visits.