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Do you need to remove all 4 wisdom teeth?

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Legend has it that the term “wisdom teeth” is in reference to the age that they emerge, which is between 17 and 25. Today, it is a rite of passage that gives patients an excuse to fill up on ice cream while catching up on all their favorite movies. However, undergoing the procedure can do […]

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3 common dental emergencies among athletes

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Is your child or teen an athlete? When you watch them play, you’re probably nervous about an accident happening and them getting injured or hurt. According to information collected by a team of researchers, over five million teeth are knocked-out each year, many of those during sports games or athletic training. Combined, all of those […]

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Can you put a knocked-out tooth back in its socket?

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  SHOULD YOU RETURN YOUR KNOCKED-OUT TOOTH TO ITS SOCKET? According to the American Association of Endodontists, an estimated 5 million adults and children experience a knocked-out tooth every year! When it happens, it can be scary, but if you act quickly, you have a higher chance of saving your tooth. But what steps should […]

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Braces: Different types, how they work, and what to expect.

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Orthodontics

By: Dr. Nathan Coughlin Have you ever wanted to straighten your teeth but didn’t understand the process or costs. Have you noticed your teeth shifting and your smile getting more crooked? We want to show you how affordable and straightforward braces can be. We will guide you through the types, costs, and what to expect […]

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Does dental insurance cover orthodontic treatments?

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Are you or your child interested in straightening your teeth with braces? You’re not alone. According to the American Association of Orthodontics, almost 4 million children undergo orthodontic treatment in America annually. Plus, one-third of all orthodontic patients are adults. Since this popular treatment can add up quickly, you may be wondering if your dental insurance will […]

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No Dental Insurance? Here’s what you can do

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By: Dr. Nathan Coughlin Are you afraid to go to the dentist not because of the pain but because of the cost? Are you nervous about coming to the office because you do not have dental insurance? You are not alone. Roughly a quarter of all Americans do not have dental insurance, and approximately a […]

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Dry Socket: Sign, symptoms, and how to heal it.

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By: Dr. Nathan Coughlin A dry socket is a process that happens when a blood clot falls away from the extraction site. Blood clot removal can occur after any type of extraction but primarily during wisdom teeth extractions. This process typically happens within the first few days after an extraction and is extremely unlikely after […]

Invisalign in Richardson, TX

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Orthodontics

By: Dr. Nathan Coughlin Invisalign is likely one of the greatest advancements we have had in orthodontics for the past 50 years. The revolutionary technology has take the dental world by storm. If you are contemplating getting Invisalign treatment in Richardson, then you likely have a few questions. Let me help guide you through your […]

Is it safe to fly after getting a tooth pulled?

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Tooth extractions are never convenient, and if you travel for work or have planned a vacation, it can be even more difficult to make time to get it taken care of. While flying after a tooth extraction is safe, cabin pressure or changes in altitude can intensify minor discomforts. Keep reading to learn what possible complications […]

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With porcelain veneers in Richardson, TX, you’ll smile more in 2021!

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Cosmetic Dentistry

In Chinese lore, 2021 is the year of the rooster. At Breckenridge Dental & Orthodontics, we want to make your 20121 the year of the smile. If you are typically reluctant to smile because your teeth are in bad shape, then we have the solution. With porcelain veneers in Richardson, TX, our dentists can give […]

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