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Invisalign for Adults

Invisalign for Adults in Allen, TX

June 18,2021

If you have been wondering about finally working to straighten your smile, Invisalign for Adults is available in Allen, TX. This is a great time to quit procrastinating and explore your options. The doctors at Creekview & McKinney Orthodontics are experts with Invisalign. As a Platinum Invisalign Provider, they have a proven track record of […]

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Braces near Me

February 19,2021

If you have ever conducted an internet search for “Braces near Me” you may have been overwhelmed by the response. On one hand, many options are available. On the other hand, there are so many choices you may not know where to begin. Creekview & McKinney Orthodontics can shorten your search and make the choice […]

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See Your Dentist if You’re Experiencing One of These 3 Oral Problems

January 3,2021

If your dental health isn’t in the best of shape, a survey conducted by the American Dental Association (ADA) says the cause is likely one of three common oral health problems. The survey asked around 15,000 people across the country what kinds of problems they had experienced with their teeth and gums, and three in […]

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Dental Offices Uphold the Highest Standards for Infection Control

December 14,2020

In our constant battle against infectious disease, the “enemy” is often too close for comfort: hospitals and other medical facilities must be ever vigilant against opportunistic infections their patients may contract while in their care. Dental offices are no exception. Because even the simplest procedure — a dental cleaning, for example — may result in […]

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Oral Care for Older Adults can be Challenging

November 24,2020

Caring for an elderly parent or family member requires a lot of focus on their health. That includes the state of their teeth and gums, either of which can impact their overall health and quality of life. As we age, our risk of dental diseases like tooth decay or periodontal (gum) disease rises. Loss of […]

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3 Reasons for Blood Pressure Checks During Dental Visits

November 14,2020

You may have been surprised by a new addition to your regular dental appointment routine—we took your blood pressure at the start. While you might expect this at a medical clinic, it seems unusual at the dentist’s office. But not anymore: blood pressure checks at dental offices are quickly becoming routine, including during regular cleanings […]

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4 Ways Saliva Protects Your Mouth Against Disease

October 5,2020

Brushing and flossing daily, and dental visits at least twice a year: These are the essential things you should be doing to protect your teeth and gums against dental disease. But you’re also getting an automatic assist from your body through saliva, that humble fluid swishing around in your mouth, to protect your oral health. […]

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Want to Improve Your Athletic Performance? Try Tuning Up Your Dental Care

September 5,2020

After a long hiatus, school athletes are gearing up for another sports year. Given the pandemic, they may be modifying some of their usual habits and practices. But one thing probably won’t change: These young athletes will be looking for every way possible to improve their sports performance. And a new research study offers one […]

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4 Dental Health Areas That Deserve Attention Before Getting Back to School

August 6,2020

The final quarter of the 2019-2020 academic year was like no other in modern history. Because of COVID-19, U.S. schools and colleges lay dormant as millions of students carried on their studies via distance learning. Whether the upcoming school year will be online or in-person, the end of summer is still a great time to […]

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With Proper Care, you can Lower Your Risk of Tooth Loss as You Age

July 17,2020

While your chances of losing teeth increase as you age, it’s not a given. With proper hygiene and care your teeth could last a lifetime. But brushing and flossing can become more difficult in later years. Arthritis or strength issues in the fingers and hands make holding a toothbrush an arduous chore and flossing next […]

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