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Virtual Reality Could Improve the Dental Experience

McKinney, TX dentist

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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Treating a Tooth Abscess

McKinney family dentist

An abscessed tooth develops as the result of a painful infection that takes root at the base of a tooth or between the tooth and gum line. Your McKinney family dentist often sees patients develop oral abscesses due to severe tooth decay. Tooth trauma – such as a break or chip – gum disease, and…

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What Your Teeth Can Say About Your Health

McKinney, TX dentist

Your McKinney, TX dentist wants every patient to understand that the state of their oral health can say a lot about the state of their overall health. In fact, your mouth acts as such a clear reflection of your health that Dr. Lawrence can actually identify certain types of oral health conditions just by examining…

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Poor Oral Health Can Be a Matter of Life or Death

family dentistry in McKinney

At our family dentistry in McKinney, Dr. Lawrence strives to teach patients about the important impact their oral health can have on their overall health. While we’ve covered various studies in our blog that link poor oral health with a range of chronic illnesses that range from cardiovascular disease to diabetes to cancer, the simple…

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The Not So Sweet Side of Sugar

cosmetic dentistry in McKinney

If you have a sweet tooth, chances are you might eventually need cosmetic dentistry in McKinney. We say that not because Dr. Lawrence and the rest of our staff at McKinney Smiles don’t enjoy the occasional chocolatey treat, but because of what a growing amount of research has to say about sugar. In recent years,…

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