Gum Disease Linked to Alzheimer’s Risk and Progression

McKinney Smiles

At McKinney Smiles, Dr. Lawrence strives to educate all of this patients on the importance of practicing quality oral hygiene at home. While it’s easy to think of oral health as only having to do with your teeth and gums, a surprising amount of research actually paints a far different picture – The health of…

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Is Yogurt the Key to Enjoying Better Oral Health?

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At McKinney Smiles, Dr. Lawrence always likes to remind patients about the importance of eating a balanced diet. While cutting back on the amount of sugar we eat helps to lower our risk of tooth decay and gum disease, your dentist in McKinney also wants patients to know that adding certain foods to a diet…

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Don't Let Stress Impact Your Oral Health

McKinney family dentist

While your McKinney family dentist loves his job and patients, there are some days that even those of us who love their job the most will feel the stress and anxiety that comes from work. Many people respond poorly to the stresses of the workplace by engaging in unhealthy habits like over-eating and drinking, getting…

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Horrible Habits That Harm Your Teeth

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Many of us are diligent about brushing and flossing twice a day, but there are some bad habits that you may not have even realized can be terror on your teeth. As your McKinney dentist, Dr. Lawrence wants to make sure that every patient enjoys a great looking, healthy smile now and in the future. To…

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Virtual Reality Could Improve the Dental Experience

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Imagine walking along the scenic beaches of Hawaii on a perfect day. The waves gently lap the shore, seagulls are flying through the air, and the ringing of a buoy can just be heard in the distance. As you turn to continue your leisurely stroll along the beach feeling calm and relaxed you suddenly hear…

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