Since the emergence of X-Ray technology in dentistry in the 1950’s, patients have benefited exponentially. This is because professionals have been able to facilitate faster healing by gaining a greater understanding of what and where there are problems with the bone structures of the mouth, which is why your family dentist of Plano advocates taking X-Ray photos. He finds that this technological breakthrough that first appeared in the late 19th century is still super effective in helping to deliver the best care. But the help that he can offer is contingent upon you taking advantage of your preventive dentistry visits. Learn why they are so important as you continue reading.
Antoon Family Dental Blog
February 10, 2018
February 2, 2018
Since the late 1990’s there has a been an explosion in research in genetic science, and almost weekly there are new discoveries being announced. These breakthroughs have created ripple effects in almost any industry or profession that you can think of, including dentistry. Evidence of this is found in a recent study that has revealed that 60% of the risk of tooth decay seems to be genetic-related. Findings like these are game changers and foreshadow a whole new field, loosely being called genetic dentistry. The bottom line, though, is how does this relate to you and your oral health? As you continue reading your family dentist of Plano will reveal that.
January 5, 2018
Once you get past the ages of 10 or 11, a tooth loss is not celebrated. In fact, it’s a matter of concern. That’s why you’re worried and disappointed at the mere consideration of having a tooth pulled. You want to be sure that it’s an absolute necessity and that all other options have been exhausted. So to help clear any confusion, your dentist in Plano is weighing in to explain why you would need a tooth extraction in certain situations, and how your oral function can be restored.
October 10, 2017
You have the option to pay for dental insurance to receive affordable care to promote the health of your teeth and gums. While you know that it is available to you, you wonder as to whether it is really necessary? You brush and floss your teeth to prevent oral health issues from developing, like tooth decay and gum disease. As a result, you may feel as though you do not really need it. However, if you do not have coverage, you are setting yourself up for financial burden in the future. Preventable issues will develop because you are not seeing your family dentist in Plano regularly.
August 18, 2017
If you are suffering from tooth loss, dental crowns and a bridge are an affordable and convenient option to fill the empty space. As one of the most common methods used to replace missing teeth, more than 15 million people in the United States currently have them in place because they are effective for restoring oral functions while giving you a complete smile. Your family dentist in Plano will create the prosthetic teeth to meet your exact specification to ensure that it is functional while also aesthetically pleasing.
March 13, 2017
The American Dental Association recommends every one over the age of two visits the dentist twice a year for preventive care. However, too often people do not maintain regular appointments because they are concerned about the cost of dental services. As your family dentist in Plano, Dr. Antoon understands your concern, which is why Antoon Family Dental is proud to be an in-network Delta Dental dentist. As an in-network dentist, Dr. Antoon will help you maximize your insurance benefits to keep out-of-pocket costs to a minimum.
September 7, 2016
Your family’s oral health is vital. At Antoon Family Dental, we wish to help you choose a highly qualified and trusted family dentist in Antoon. Here are tips to use as you search for that oral health partner.
August 22, 2016
Everyone knows that the key to handling any kind of emergency is not to panic. However, that’s usually easier said than done. The solution, therefore, is to have a plan in place. If you are in the midst of a dental emergency, then the first step is to call Plano emergency dentist Dr. Antoon. At a moment’s notice, Dr. Antoon and his team will be ready to help.
July 10, 2016
Nothing ruins a perfectly good day faster than a toothache! It may start off as some simple sensitivity to hot or cold foods or beverages, however that can quickly develop into a full-blown toothache. It’s been said that dental pain is some of the worst, but what are the causes? Your Plano emergency dentist discusses some of the top reasons for tooth pain.
June 22, 2016
Dental pain comes from many sources–sensitivity from thin enamel or exposed roots, a deteriorating filling, TMJ Dysfunction, or poorly aligned teeth. Frequently, dental decay causes oral discomfort. Dr. Sam Antoon, your Plano, TX dentist, restores decay precisely and comfortably. (more…)