The Zika Virus: 2nd Post, Another Look

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In Time magazine, the cover story for the week of May 16, 2016, is "The Zika Virus." I have decided to summarize the information for you, in order to provide an update for my first post on this … [Read more...]

Zika Virus is Now in Dallas, Texas

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Reports today indicate the Zika virus is now in Dallas, Texas. In this Dallas case, the virus was spread through sexual contact with someone who apparently recently traveled from another country known … [Read more...]

How Long Should I Use a Toothbrush?

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I understand many of us do not give much thought to the toothbrush. We have one, we use it, and that is about it. In this relatively short post, my attempt will be to provide some information which is … [Read more...]

Are Root Canals Safe?

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Yes, yes, yes! Root canals are safe. Yes I know that rumors are discussed nearby coffee makers and water coolers. I know the Internet has information to the contrary. I would bet you can find two … [Read more...]

Office Hours to Mirror Plano Schools During Inclement Weather

As this post is being written, the temperature is 39 degrees in Plano, Texas, and it is raining. The temperatures are expected to continue falling. We do expect freezing temperatures all night, and … [Read more...]

Happy New Year!

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We hope you all are enjoying the holiday and Christmas seasons. We wish you all a Happy New Year! May the new year provide us all with good health, joy, love, peace, hope, and enhanced faith. My … [Read more...]

Private Individual Dental Insurance Plans

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Over the years it has been common for us to be asked about the value of private individual dental insurance plans. Patients who have no dental insurance think about this as an option to paying for all … [Read more...]

How Can I Prevent Dental Problems?

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Preventing dental problems is truly the best way to go. Many patients have heard me say something like......"OK, I know I am a dentist. However, the best thing you can do is to prevent having dental … [Read more...]

Information Not Transparent with Obamacare Dental Plans (2nd Post on Obamacare)

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The new health insurance marketplaces within Obamacare allow for dental insurance coverage options. However, finding information on what dental services are covered by each plan is difficult, … [Read more...]

Office Closed Monday, March 3, 2014

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For the safety of our patients, my team, and others, our office is closed on Monday, March 3, 2014, due to the icy weather conditions. To arrive at this decision we utilize the expertise and … [Read more...]