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How Safe Are Dental Implants?

The dental implants procedure is a surgery, but don’t let that scare you. Modern dental technology has made dental implants a safe and effective procedure with few risks. Implants are one of the strongest and most reliable methods of tooth…

Why Do We See the Dentist Twice A Year?

It makes sense to go to the dentist when you’re having a problem, such as tooth pain or a broken tooth, but even with great oral hygiene, it’s important to make regular appointments with your dentist for a check-up. Most…

Why is Seeing the Dentist So Important?

If you have good oral hygiene, why do you have to see the dentist every 6 months? While brushing your teeth and flossing every day are the building blocks of good oral health, seeing your dentist provides several additional benefits…

The Do’s and Don’ts of Toothbrush Care

If you’re brushing your teeth as often as you should, that means your toothbrush spends around four minutes a day in your mouth. It’s important to keep it clean and stored properly and know when it’s time to get a…

Ease Dental Anxiety with Sedation Dentistry

If you’ve been putting off your dentist appointment because you’re afraid of the dentist, you’re not the only one. Research shows that up to 15% of Americans avoid seeing the dentist due to anxiety, but Dr. Jacob Grapevine’s Plano TX…

How to Prevent Gum Disease

Periodontal disease is a common oral health condition that affects half of American adults over 30, and is the leading cause of tooth loss in the developed world. This disease, also called gum disease or periodontitis, is linked to several…

3 Non-Cosmetic Reasons To Restore Your Smile

While you may not like the appearance of overcrowded, chipped, crooked, or missing teeth, there are actually several reasons why it’s important to consider restorative dentistry. Some dental problems can actually have a long-term impact on your overall health. Dr.…

Invisalign for Adults

Have you always wanted to correct crooked or overlapping teeth, but wondered if it was too late now that you’re an adult? Dr. Jacob Grapevine is a Plano TX Invisalign provider, and he works with many adults who want a…

What is a Root Canal?

Root canals have the unique distinction of being one of the most-dreaded dental procedures. But are they really that bad? Dr. Jacob Grapevine in Plano, TX has many years of experience performing root canal procedures in his comfortable office and…

Facts About Flossing

Even if you’re brushing twice daily as recommended by Dr. Jacob Grapevine of Plano TX, you may not be doing enough to ward off tooth decay and gingivitis (gum disease). Although brushing is a vital part of your daily oral…