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2 March, 2020

Are Cavities Contagious?

Cavities are a big cause of concern. They are unfortunately becoming more and more common due to the amount of sugar, soft drink and sweet foods […]
26 February, 2020

Can Wisdom Tooth Pain Cause Ear Pain Or Sore Throats?

Wisdom teeth are often a big cause of pain for people all over the world. When you see yours appearing, it’s good to get checked quickly […]
16 January, 2020

How Much Pain Should I Expect When I Get my Wisdom Teeth Removed?

One of the scariest things about getting your wisdom teeth removed is the pain. Everyone will tell you exactly how painful theirs was, but are they […]
9 January, 2020

Top Tips on how to Care for Braces

Learning how to care for your braces can be tough. It’s important you maintain them thoroughly to keep them and your teeth in the best condition […]
2 January, 2020

Foods to Avoid When You Have Braces

Having braces is a challenge for both children and adults alike! There can be a lot of pain, a lot of dietary restrictions and the hassle […]
15 November, 2019

Deep cleaning

If your gums have become so unwell, your teeth are already pulling away and creating pockets, and bone is exposed, then you most probably need to […]
5 November, 2019


Dental implants are tooth root replacements mounted on a frame that has been surgically placed in your jawbone for  natural-looking teeth; they can either be fixed […]
28 September, 2019

How to Find the Right Implant Dentist?

If you think that you can get dental implants just in any dental clinic, that’s a misconception. The kinds of dentists recognized to perform dental implants […]
20 September, 2019

Tips for a Healthy Breakfast and How Nutrition Affects Oral Health

September is Better Breakfast Month, so it’s just about timely to talk about breakfast and how important it is for oral health. A healthy breakfast is […]
14 September, 2019

Hispanic Heritage Month and Oral Health

Americans have this annual celebration called the National Hispanic Heritage Month which is held from 15th of September until 15th of October. In this period, people […]
12 September, 2019

How to Enjoy the National Ice Cream Month Without the Pain of Tooth Sensitivity?

Wouldn’t it be sad if you can’t enjoy eating ice cream just because your teeth are just too sensitive? If you’re a victim of this, you’re […]
3 September, 2019

Back-to-School Dental Care Tips

Now that your kids are going back to school soon, it would be a great idea to use this holiday period to improve their dental care […]
18 August, 2019

How Much Do Veneers Cost?

Planning your budget for getting veneers? If so, then you really do have to consider your budget first and see if this is the right time […]
12 August, 2019

Mouth ulcers – causes and cures

Mouth ulcers, otherwise known as canker sores, are one or more sores that develop on the soft tissue of the mouth. The inflamed area around an […]
10 August, 2019

Bad breath in children – reasons and remedies!

Whether in children or in adults, foul breath is generally produced by the decay of food particles in teeth and gums by sulphur-producing bacteria. However, there […]
8 August, 2019

How Can Parents Deal with Children’s Dental Anxiety?

If you want your children to have good dental habits, it’s important that we, as parents, make every dentist visit easy and comfortable for them. If […]
4 August, 2019

Green tea pulling – does it work?

Green tea is a beverage that packs a punch for many reasons. Apart from its mellow flavor and numerous other health benefits, new research suggests that […]
27 July, 2019

How to Enjoy the National Ice Cream Month Without the Pain of Tooth Sensitivity?

Wouldn’t it be sad if you can’t enjoy eating ice cream just because your teeth are just too sensitive? If you’re a victim of this, you’re […]
14 July, 2019

Wheatgrass and oral health

While natural methods of oral care have been around since time immemorial, the spotlight is back on some of these products today. And one such rising star […]
12 July, 2019

Does your child suffer from sensitivity to crushed ice and cold drinks?

Treat the sensitivity. Enjoy the summer.            1) Monitor brushing habits. Teach your child to follow a dental regimen that involves brushing twice a day, for […]
1 September, 2016

Why You Need To Go To The Dentist Part One

Most people aren’t fond of going to the dentist, but like most things in life, we have to do things we aren’t always happy doing. Going […]
18 August, 2016

3 Fun Facts About Teeth

Teeth might not seem like the most interesting thing on the planet, but there’s actually a lot you probably don’t know about your teeth. Shifa Dental, […]
11 August, 2016

What You Need To Know About Cavities

One of the worst things you can hear from your family dentist is that you have a cavity. Cavities are painful, and it’s never fun to […]
4 August, 2016

The Importance Of Flossing

Every time you go to your local dentist. you probably hear that you need to floss more, or hopefully that you’re doing a great job flossing. […]
5 July, 2016

Do You Know Your Options For Straighter Teeth?

Fixing your teeth alignment issues has never been easier with the dental technology we have today. Here at Shifa Dental, a local Plano dentist office dedicated […]
25 June, 2016

3 Tips For Preventing Tooth Decay

You’ve likely heard about tooth decay in the past from your Plano dentist office or your parents, but how big of a problem is it really? […]
15 June, 2016

Preventative Dental Care From Your Plano Dentist

Here at Shifa Dental, a trusted dentist office in Plano, we’re dedicated to providing the best dental care to our patients. Have you ever heard the […]
1 June, 2016

Welcome To Our Plano Dental Blog

Welcome to our blog! We’re so happy that you’ve found us. Here at Shifa Dental, we’re a Top Rated Local® Plano dentist dedicated to providing our […]