Replacing Missing Teeth: Dentures vs. Dental Implants

Replacing Missing Teeth: Dentures vs. Dental Implants

What Are Dentures? Dentures are another set of teeth that fit over your gums or clipped into place. Dentures can be applied to the upper...

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The Benefits of Wearing A Custom Mouthguard At Night

The Benefits of Wearing A Custom Mouthguard At Night

The two most common forms of sleeping disorders are sleeping apnea and sleep bruxism. These conditions are not easy to deal with, considering bruxism more...

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Teeth Whitening for a Grand Smile

Teeth Whitening for a Grand Smile

Many of us dream of having amazing white teeth like our idols such as Tom Cruise, Dwayne Johnson, and many more. However, everyday necessities such...

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Dental Sealants 101

Dental Sealants 101

At McAllen Dental Care, we believe that prevention is the best care we can provide to our patients and their smiles. For this reason, we...

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How Gum Disease Can Sneak Up on You

How Gum Disease Can Sneak Up on You

Gum disease, or periodontal disease, is an infection of the soft tissues that surround the teeth. Unlike many diseases of the body, which can present...

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Correcting Bite Problems With Orthodontics

Correcting Bite Problems With Orthodontics

Do you or a loved one have bite problems such as overcrowding, overbite or even bruxism? Did you know that orthodontic treatment can correct a...

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Root Canal Treatment

Root Canal Treatment

When a tooth develops decay, a cavity forms. It’s important to treat tooth cavities with dental fillings because if not, the decay can deepen and...

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The Link Between Periodontal Disease and Overall Health

The Link Between Periodontal Disease and Overall Health

You’ve probably heard about how diet and exercise, as well as genetics and personal habits such as smoking or drinking, can affect your overall health....

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Tooth Sensitivity – What Causes It and What You Can Do

Tooth Sensitivity – What Causes It and What You Can Do

When you can’t pull yourself to bite into a scoop of ice cream or let your teeth touch hot coffee, your tooth sensitivity has gone...

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Study Finds Connection between Gum Disease and Obesity

Study Finds Connection between Gum Disease and Obesity

Oral health can affect your overall health. More research will be needed in order to determine a clear cause and effect relationship between periodontal (gum)...

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Do Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Products Really Work?

Do Over-the-Counter Teeth Whitening Products Really Work?

Walking down the oral care aisle of your local pharmacy or drug store, and it’s obvious. We’re all obsessed with white teeth as we’re always...

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How Long Do White Fillings Last?

How Long Do White Fillings Last?

It is no doubt that dental patients are eager to find out how long different restorations will last for when choosing the perfect one for...

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