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Have Researchers Found An End To Gum Disease?

By McKinney Smiles | Dec 14, 2015

At McKinney Smiles, Dr. Paul Lawrence, Patient’s Choice Award Winner for Best Dentist in McKinney, hopes that every patient understands the risk gum disease poses to not only their oral health, but their overall health as well. Billions of people across the globe suffer from major tooth decay, according to the recent findings of a…

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Improve Your Diet & Improve Your Health

By McKinney Smiles | Nov 17, 2015

At McKinney Smiles, McKinney, TX dentist Dr. Paul Lawrence and the rest of our staff want every patient to enjoy the very best health possible. What we eat tends to be something that we focus more during the holiday season than we do the rest of the year. However, the foods we consume on a…

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Answering Your Common Cold And Flu Questions

By McKinney Smiles | Oct 12, 2015

At your family dentistry in McKinney, we want all of our patients to enjoy the very best health this cold and flu season. While brushing and flossing daily can help to reduce your risk for a number of chronic health conditions, the habits don’t do much to protect you from the airborne viruses that float around…

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Researchers Find A New Treatment For Oral Thrush

By McKinney Smiles | Oct 5, 2015

At McKinney Smiles, McKinney dentist Dr. Paul Lawrence uses every tool at his disposal to keep the smiles of his patients healthy and happy. Dentistry has made some remarkable advances in recent years with the development of new technologies that allow dentists to treat patients in new and exciting ways. These advances have taken a…

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Stress During Pregnancy Increases Kids' Risk OF Tooth Decay

By McKinney Smiles | Sep 30, 2015

Welcome to the Dentist in McKinney Blog! Most people understand all too well what stress can do to their mental and overall health. However, what many might not realize is the effect stress can have on the babies of pregnant women. Stress during pregnancy has long been linked to a number of poor health implications…

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What Saliva Says About Your Body

By McKinney Smiles | Sep 11, 2015

While you probably don’t think about it, your body actually produces about 50 ounces of saliva a day. Even though the amount of saliva your body produces is probably an afterthought, it actually plays an important role in your health. At McKinney Smiles, your dentist in McKinney, TX, Dr. Paul Lawrence, wants every patient to…

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Five Questions Every Stroke Survivor Needs Answered

By McKinney Smiles | Aug 27, 2015

Welcome to the Dentist in McKinney Blog! When patients Dr. Paul Lawrence, your trusted dentist in McKinney, TX, think of the causes of stroke, many probably don’t realize that poor oral health can be a contributing factor. In recent years, a number of studies have found compelling links between an individual’s oral health and his or…

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Don’t Be a Plaque Enabler: Five Plaque Building Habits to Avoid

By McKinney Smiles | May 27, 2015

When it comes to the health of your teeth and gums, nothing presents as great a danger as plaque. A sticky biofilm of bacteria and lingering food particles, plaque feeds off the sugars you eat to produce damaging acids that erode way tooth enamel. Over time, invisible cracks form in your teeth where bacteria can…

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Is An Amino Acid Our Next Dental Defender?

By McKinney Smiles | May 18, 2015

McKinney dentist Dr. Paul Lawrence knows that some of the worst foes we face are microscopic bacteria. The McKinney Dental team was intrigued to learn about a new study in which an amino acid is considered for deployment against bacterial invaders: arginine. Building blocks of proteins Amino acids are the the fundamental units of proteins that…

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