3 Reasons Not To Skip A Dental Checkup

Life gets busy. Sometimes it seems impossible to keep up with everything you “gotta do”. At Dr. Howard Kessner General, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry, we understand that. But we urge you to think twice before you cancel or postpone a

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Trouble Getting Numb For Dental Treatment?

Our bodies work differently. Some dental patients don’t respond to local anesthetics by getting numb. This is understandably concerning when you need dental treatment. (And the word “concerning” may be a huge understatement!) It’s important to recognize that bad experiences

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Not Your Mother’s Jewelry: 5 Reasons Tongue Piercings Are Dangerous

Let’s get right to it; while tongue, cheek, and lip piercings are “so in” right now, here are five reasons to keep piercings where they belong—in your ears: Excessive drooling—YIKES! Chipped teeth Infection (some even in places you wouldn’t think

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Small Dental Annoyance Or Serious Problem?

Today in the Dallas dental blog we are going to talk about stomatitis. Stomatitis is dental-speak for something very common: non-specific irritations found in the mouth. Stomatitis is typically caused by cold sores, gum disease, or even from biting the

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Is Your Smile Holding You Back?

Have you ever taken an unplanned trip to the corner store looking completely unkempt in a rush to purchase an emergency item–say cough medicine or a must-have poster board for your child’s school assignment? On such an occasion you will

Posted in Cosmetic dentistry, Dental implants, Restorative dentistry

Use Flex Account Funds For Dental Care

If you have money in your Dallas flexible spending account you may want to schedule some cosmetic dentistry before the deadline. Remember, you lose any funds left over after the plan year ends. Why not improve your smile with tax-free

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Think It’s Not Necessary To Replace Missing Back Teeth?

Some men and women who lose a posterior tooth question whether to replace it. After all, it doesn’t show when you smile and there are other teeth to take over the chewing functions. Why not avoid the cost to replace

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Dental Care For ICU Patients Lowers Infection Risk

Hi, I’m Doctor Howard Kessner of Dr. Howard Kessner General, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry. Today’s post focuses on an article that appeared recently on ScienceDaily.com. The article describes a study of Brazilian ICU patients that compared infection rates of those

Posted in Dental implants, Oral health, Sedation dentistry

The Mark of The Perfect Dentist

If you are fortunate to have dental insurance but do not have a regular dentist, it’s time to elect a dentist. And if you haven’t got insurance but have dental needs, perhaps it is time to consider who can meet

Posted in Cosmetic dentistry, Dental implants, Sedation dentistry

Time To Upgrade Your Smile?

Have you thought about upgrading your smile? Cosmetic dentistry offers many outstanding possibilities for Dallas residents. The quickest and least invasive procedure is light teeth whitening. The results are dramatic and teeth-whitening side effects are minimal. If your teeth are

Posted in Cosmetic dentistry, Dental implants, Teeth whitening
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