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Do Cavities Always Hurt?

If you’ve been told by your dentist that you have a cavity, but you’ve never experienced any symptoms, you’re not alone. For most people, cavities aren’t recognized until they’re in a more severe state. Read our blog post for the lowdown on cavities. Don’t forget to contact our office to schedule a checkup!

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What Is the Shortest Amount of Time to Have Braces?

Read our blog post to learn about ClearCorrect clear braces and how much its treatment time varies from that of traditional braces. If you’re interested in a straighter smile, schedule a consultation with Dr. Walkington to discuss how Wildflower Dental & Orthodontics can help you achieve your smile goals!

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Do I Need to Brush My Pet’s Teeth?

Calling all pet parents! Check out our blog post to learn about why and how you should be brushing your pet’s teeth in order to keep their oral health in “paw-sitively” “purr-fect” condition. Is it time for your own dental cleaning and checkup? Contact us to schedule your next appointment today!

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To Water Floss, or Not to Water Floss?

If you find flossing with string difficult, try water flossing. Read our blog post to discover the benefits of a water flosser and what to consider before buying one. Remember to floss with string or water daily for optimal oral health! Call our Frisco or Prosper office for more oral care info.

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How to Floss with Braces

Everyone knows how important it is to floss. Clearing the plaque and food debris out from between your teeth is a fundamental part of basic oral health, but it becomes even more significant when you have braces. It’s crucial to keep teeth healthy while they are being straightened. Although it may take more time than […]

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How Do You Know You Need a Root Canal?

The term “root canal” refers to both the inner part of the teeth where the pulp is located and also to the multistep restorative dental procedure to remove infected material, relieve pain, and seal it to protect against future root canal pain. A root canal may also involve removing the nerve for the infected tooth. […]

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Braces vs. Clear Aligners for Adults

There are approximately four million Americans undergoing orthodontic treatment at any given time, and about a quarter of them are adults. If you are an adult and want straighter teeth, you are probably wondering whether you should get traditional braces or look into aligner therapy. At Wildflower Dental & Orthodontics, we offer both options for […]

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How Does Drinking Kombucha Affect Your Teeth?

It’s not news that sugary sodas and juices are bad for your health, and many adults have made an effort to replace their customary Coke or Pepsi with healthier options like green tea, lemon water, or the increasingly popular fermented tea known as kombucha. However, it’s important to realize the effect that even nutritious drinks […]

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How to Help Your Kids Avoid the Dentist’s Drill

Research indicates that approximately 41% of all children who were between the ages of 6 and 11 and taken to the dentist needed a cavity filled. Many of these cavities were found on the child’s permanent molars. The good news is that there are several things you can do as a parent to help your […]