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How Binge-Watching Can Affect Your Oral Health

August 20, 2020

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Do you remember having to sit in anticipation for an entire week to watch the next episode of your favorite show? Thanks to platforms like Netflix, full seasons are released at one time, so you don’t have to wait more than five seconds before finding out what happens next! While the convenience is undeniable, the era of constant content has led to the average American streaming a whopping 8 hours of content per day! Initially, the lack of social interaction and physical exercise are two major concerns; however, the mindless snacking that comes with marathon consumption is equally as troubling. Read on for four common binge-watching treats and how they affect your oral health.

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Dentistry During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Addressing 3 Common Concerns

June 19, 2020

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Dentist cleaning medical lamp due to COVID-19 concerns

You know that you need to have your teeth examined and cleaned every six months, but you may be reluctant to make these important appointments if you have concerns about COVID-19 – whether you’re at direct risk for the virus or are worried that you might end up spreading it to a vulnerable member of your family. Your dentist in Frisco has the exact same concerns, which is why they’ve taken a number of steps to keep their office as safe as possible. Read on to learn how 3 of your COVID-19 concerns will be addressed during your next appointment.

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Is It Safe to Go to the Dentist?

June 15, 2020

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Safe dentist wearing personal protective equipment

From CDC-approved instrument sterilization to personal protective equipment, your dentist and their team take significant precautions to follow proper infection control. However, in light of COVID-19, these already extensive measures are being taken to the next level to provide you peace-of-mind during your next visit. If you have found yourself wondering whether you should go to the dentist for a routine exam and cleaning, then read on for what practices are doing to remain a safe dentist during the current pandemic.

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4 Tips for a Healthy Summer Smile

May 30, 2020

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Child at family dentist in Carrollton, TX

These summer months are like no other, but it’s still a time to look forward to. You get to spend more time with your family, and you may even have some fun activities planned. Because we’re in the midst of the COVID-19 pandemic, keeping your oral hygiene routine together may be even more difficult than usual. Your family dentist in Carrollton, TX can give you some tips to ensure that you and your family are maintaining happy, healthy smiles during the summer months.

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Hands Up: How Your Dental Team Keeps Them Clean in COVID-19

May 1, 2020

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Carrollton, TX dentist washes their hands in COVID-19

Excellent hand hygiene has always been an essential part of safe dentistry since a dentist’s hands come in close proximity to all their patients’ mouths. In light of the COVID-19 pandemic, these ambitious standards have gotten even higher. In fact, a wide variety of extra infection control protocols has been established to ensure the office, staff, and dental tools are as clean as possible. Here’s what your Carrollton, TX dentist is doing to keep their hands exceptionally clean during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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5 Oral Health Tips to Prevent Contracting COVID-19

April 14, 2020

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man with facial hair using electric toothbrush

Do you want to lower your risk of getting COVID-19? Of course, you do! Maybe you’re already practicing social distancing and wearing a mask when you have to go outside. But there are a few other precautions you can take, specifically in regard to your oral health, to keep your mouth clean and coronavirus-free. Keep reading as a dentist in Carrollton gives some tips for preventing COVID-19.

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This Valentine’s Day, It’s Time to Show Your Teeth Some Love!

February 14, 2020

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A person holding a heart made from thread and metal.

You’re likely looking for something to do with your special someone this Valentine’s Day, but did you ever stop to think about how your smile could use some love as well? After all, Valentine’s Day is full of gifts that can be quite damaging, including fancy chocolates. If you want your smile to look truly radiant and your breath to be fresh and clean, not filled with decay, here are a few tips from Dr. Caballeros on what you should consider before your romantic outing!

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New Year, New Beautiful Smile

January 10, 2020

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Woman with beautiful smile

Now that the new year is here, you’re probably working on a resolution to better your overall life. While weight loss, eating healthy, and recycling are all positive changes you can make, there’s one that you may be forgetting about: your smile. A beautiful smile can affect your confidence and self-esteem, which is why making a change can transform your life. Thankfully, Dr. Caballeros in Carrollton can help you get the smile of your dreams. Keep reading to see how this is possible.

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Holiday Tooth Tips: What to Avoid If You Want to Protect Your Pearly Whites

December 23, 2019

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Smiling couple during the holidaysThe holidays are a time to have fun with friends and family, but be cautious; with all the sugary treats that people indulge in around this time of year, you could easily end up needing to make an emergency appointment with the dentist in Carrollton. Read on to learn more about the festive foods you’ll need to be careful around – as well as some smile-friendly alternatives!

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Have You Used All Your 2019 Dental Insurance Benefits Yet?

November 19, 2019

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Did you know that if you go see your family dentist every six months, you could potentially be saving hundreds of dollars a year? This is a fact that a lot of people just don’t know. If your dental insurance runs on a calendar year, like it does for many people, your benefits are about to run out come January 1. What exactly does that mean? Let’s take a closer look.

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