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Dr. McKnight Is Nominated for the Texas Dentist of the Year™ Award!

July 31, 2021

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Texas Dentist of the Year™ nominee

When we first created our blog all those years ago, our goal was to provide new and existing patients with information on everything from trending dental topics to important office updates. Today, we are excited to share some extremely exciting news: Dr. McKnight has been nominated for the Texas Dentist of the Year™ Award! Keep reading to learn more about this prestigious recognition from the Dallas Academy of General Dentistry and the Texas Academy of General Dentistry.

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How to Enhance Your Smile on a Budget

March 26, 2021

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Woman after cosmetic dentistry

Are you wanting to enhance your smile? Unfortunately, we aren’t all born with those perfect, movie star teeth that we have always dreamed of. The good news is that there are a variety of different cosmetic dentistry options that can help you to feel more confident when you show off your pearly whites. You don’t need to be rich to afford them either! Continue reading to learn about some of the more affordable cosmetic dental procedures and how dental financing in Mesquite can help you to get your dream smile!

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Are Dental Implants Vulnerable to Decay?

January 5, 2021

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Woman leaning on the arm of a couch smiling

Natural teeth are beautiful when they’re healthy. Unfortunately, they can be vulnerable to decay. When left untreated, decay can cause cavities, pain, infection or tooth loss. Enter dental implants! Getting dental implants in Mesquite is an investment in your smile and your ability to chew, but many wonder how durable they are. Can they develop cavities? Do they require special care? Keep reading to learn the answers to these questions and learn the benefits of getting implants.

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Factors Influencing the Cost of Dentures

November 23, 2020

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Model showing the cost of dentures in GarlandThe latest advancements in dentistry make it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer than ever. Unfortunately, tooth loss is still a common problem. In fact, at least 35 million adults don’t have any teeth left in one or both arches. Dentures are a popular choice to treat missing teeth because they are affordable, functional, and customized to look natural. There are several factors that influence the cost of dentures in Garland, but don’t let that deter you from replacing your teeth. Your dentist offers the affordable, stress-free solutions you need to invest in a functional smile.

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Is My Child Too Young for Cosmetic Dentistry?

October 22, 2020

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Teen with braces smiling at dental appointment

With a high-quality camera at their fingertips and a nearly constant presence on social media, children today are more image-conscious than ever. So, when your teen shares their desire to straighten, brighten, or otherwise perfect their teeth, what do you say? If you are initially hesitant to give consent for cosmetic dentistry in Mesquite, it is important to remember that removing unsightly stains, fixing a chipped tooth, and straightening their teeth can have emotional, mental, and physical benefits. With this in mind, read on for four ways a cosmetic dentist can help boost their confidence!

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5 Helpful Tips for Selecting the Best Cosmetic Dentist

August 13, 2020

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Patient talking to a cosmetic dentist

Do imperfections in your teeth make you cover your mouth when you laugh? Do you often think that a straighter, brighter smile would improve your overall quality of life? Then you are not alone! In fact, 33% of Americans are unhappy with their teeth and 22% of adults believe their love life would improve from a better smile! If these statistics sound all too familiar, then you may be considering cosmetic treatment options, like Invisalign, cosmetic bonding, porcelain veneers, and teeth whitening. However, it is important to remember that there is no room for error when it comes to your smile. So, it is beyond crucial to select the right cosmetic dentist. If you are unsure where to start, here are five tips!

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A Brighter Smile Can Help You Land Your Dream Job

July 7, 2020

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Confident businessman smiles after teeth whitening in Mesquite

A dazzling set of pearly whites can improve your quality of life in a variety of ways. Not only will it boost your appearance, but it can change how others perceive your personality as well. In fact, research indicates that a less-than-stellar smiles can negatively influence your chances during a job interview or when asking for a promotion. Find out how teeth whitening in Mesquite can help you achieve a beautiful smile and land the job you’ve always wanted.

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Come Out of Quarantine with a Dazzlingly Bright Smile!

May 18, 2020

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Smiling woman enjoys summertime thanks to teeth whitening in Mesquite

After months of the COVID-19 pandemic, the country is slowly easing its stay-at-home-orders. Are you ready to go out and safely enjoy your favorite activities again? Even if you’ve gained a few pounds or desperately need a haircut, you can enjoy a brilliant set of pearly whites right away. Get ready to make the most of your summer after quarantine with teeth whitening in Mesquite and a bright, sunny smile!

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What Your Dentist is Doing to Keep You Safe at Visits

April 20, 2020

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clean dental office that meets COVID-19 safety standards

Due to the highly infectious nature of COVID-19, it’s of the utmost importance for medical professionals to take special precautions to ensure they and the public are able to avoid the spread of the virus. Thankfully, your local dentist is especially prepared to meet the COVID-19 safety requirements. Read on to find out what is being done so you don’t have to worry about your health being threatened when you visit.

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Lessen Your Chances of COVID-19 Infection with Proper Oral Hygiene

March 24, 2020

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woman cleaning toothbrush practicing excellent at-home dental habits

With COVID-19 (Coronavirus) sweeping the nation, medical professionals are doing their best to educate the public about the best ways to slow down its spread. It turns out that at-home dental habits can have a significant impact. If you want to know what you can be doing on your own to encourage the best oral health and combat the ongoing COVID-19 threat, then continue reading to get some simple and effective tips.

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