Posts by Dr. Monica Jain

Am I At Risk For Oral Cancer? Plano Screening

am i at risk for oral cancer

Cancer is “the C-word”, the diagnosis that we all hope we’ll never hear. Despite this, most of us know somebody fighting cancer. Nearly 2,000,000 new cases of cancer are reported every year in America, and more than 15 million cancer survivors have lived to tell their story.

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Misconceptions About Root Canals in Plano

root canal treatment myths

When many of us hear “root canal” we think, “OUCH” that sounds painful! And if we aren’t the one needing the root canal we are relieved. The truth is a root canal is meant to get the patient out of pain, not put them in more pain. Our Plano, TX dental office performs root canals…

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Plano TX Mouthguards for Winter Sports

protect your teeth snowboarder on mountain

Football and lacrosse aren’t the only sports that require players to use mouthguards! Many of your favorite winter sports are best enjoyed with the protection of a mouthguard. From basketball and hockey to skiing and wrestling, it’s essential to consider the safety of your teeth as you play. You deserve to have an active and…

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Plano Family Dentistry: Oral Care in the Home

Oral Care at Home Blog

Lives are busy. And if you are raising children, life has gotten even busier. So much so, you wonder how you thought you never had time before. There are many everyday activities that take place inside the home to ensure our family is healthy and while most are small they add up. One of those…

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Plano Dental Office: Advantages of Implant Supported Dentures

Advantages Implant-Supported Dentures

Tooth loss is a serious and devastating problem that affects 178 million Americans. If you have experienced tooth loss yourself, you may be wondering which restorative procedure is best for your unique oral needs. If you live in Plano, consider implant supported dentures from Plano Gentle Dental – they offer many different benefits with the…

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Plano Dentist: Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush

Properly Caring for Your Toothbrush

You would never doubt the importance of regularly brushing your teeth (right?!), but how much attention do you give to your toothbrush itself? Your toothbrush is actually your first line of defense against cavities, gum disease, and other serious dental problems. By properly cleaning, storing, and replacing your toothbrush, you can encourage long lasting oral…

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Benefits of Invisalign Treatment for Adults in Plano

Benefits of Invisalign for Adults

There is a small percentage of people that are born with well-aligned pearly whites. However, for most this isn’t the case. Most people tend to have some crowding, spacing or somewhat “imperfect” teeth. While braces on kids are understandable, it’s much more difficult for adults to take the plunge into orthodontic treatment. This is mostly…

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