How Many People Really Floss

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While many of our patients at McKinney Smiles happily embrace their need to floss, it’s not uncommon for Dr. Lawrence and our staff of gentle dental hygienists to see the signs of a poor flossing habit when patients come to see their family dentist in McKinney. If you don’t take flossing as seriously as recommended,…

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Oral Bacteria Linked to Pancreatic Cancer

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The presence of a specific type of oral bacteria may show an increased risk for patients suffering from pancreatic cancer McKinney and enable earlier and more comprehensive treatment. This finding was the primary take away from a study conducted by researchers at NYU Langone Medical Center that will be presented at the annual meeting of…

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Antidepressants Linked To Implant Failure

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Antidepressants, a drug frequently used to treat pain, anxiety and other disorders, may actually play a part in dental implant failure, according to a study conducted by researchers at the University at Buffalo. While implant failure can depend on a variety of factors, patients of our family dentistry in McKinney should know that Dr. Lawrence…

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The Link Between Heart & Oral Health

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As a family dentistry in McKinney, our staff at McKinney Smiles wants all of our patients to enjoy the very best oral health possible. Those who regularly read our McKinney Smiles Blog know that their oral health plays a much bigger role in protecting their overall health than what might be assumed. The mouth acts…

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More Fluoride Means Stronger Teeth

Patients Choice Winner Dr. Paul Lawrence and the rest of our staff at McKinney Smiles strives to protect the oral health of our community. We know how important dental care in McKinney is to the long-term health of our friends, family and neighbors. To help provide you with information needed to protect your family’s health,…

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