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Dentist in Plano, TX educating patients on gum disease symptoms and treatments

Many people throughout the country have gum disease that isn’t currently being treated. This could be because many of us don’t even know we have it or don’t know the symptoms. Dr. Bindu Kolli of SouthFork Dental in Plano, TX recommends that you schedule bi-yearly dental exams and cleanings so that gum disease can be caught in the earliest stages before serious treatment is necessary. Gum disease – what is it? Also called periodontal disease, it is an infection of the gums that support your teeth and is one of the leading causes of tooth loss in adults. You may … Continue reading

Custom fit mouthguards are saving smiles for patients who grind their teeth in their sleep

“Stay strong!” or “Keep a stiff upper lip!” are often given as advice to those who are facing levels of anxiety that may be affecting their everyday lives. Many of us, when facing this stress, may follow this advice with a clenched jaw or by grinding our teeth. This condition has a name and it’s called bruxism. Bruxism often happens when we can’t do anything about it … in our sleep. A custom fitted mouthguard can halt this detrimental grinding and spare your teeth. Dr. Bindu Kolli at SouthFork Dental in Plano, TX has been providing custom-fit mouth guards to … Continue reading

Patients in Plano, TX looking for a less stressful dental experience should consider our sedation dentist

There are many patients who go to the dentist in a state of fear or filled with anxiety. More, still, don’t go to the dentist at all because of this. This fear typically rears its head when thoughts of noisy, pain-inducing drills, poked gums, and oral surgery come to mind (no matter if these thoughts are usually exaggerated by our imagination). Dr. Bindu Kolli and her team at SouthFork Dental offer sedation therapy to patients in the Plano, TX area to help them manage this dental anxiety. Dr. Kolli utilizes several sedation therapy methods, depending on the situation. There are … Continue reading

Your child needs to visit the dentist sooner than you may think

Most kids in America don’t see a dentist until they are two years or older. This is much later than what is recommended by dental professionals. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry (AAPD) recommends a visit to the dentist around the age of one, or about approximately six months after they get their first tooth. Dr. Bindu Kolli and her team at Southfork Dental in Plano, TX, encourage you to bring your child in as soon as possible for their first dental exam. Our clinic environment is welcoming and friendly to all children. Primary teeth – more important than you … Continue reading

Where can I find an Indian dentist in Frisco, TX, that offers full dental services?

Many patients in the Frisco, TX area want to work with a dental provider they can rely on and trust. Dr. Bindu Kolli is an Indian dentist in the area who is pleased to provide general, cosmetic, and restorative dentistry solutions for all patients in and around the community. Her dental practice, SouthFork Dental, is here to assist in a wide range of dental situations. Services provided by Dr. Bindu Kolli At SouthFork Dental, we believe in providing comprehensive care under one roof. We want to help patients avoid referrals to other professionals in the area they might not know … Continue reading

Clear braces available for Irving, TX patients

A beautiful smile is not only healthy and white but is perfectly aligned for proper function and appearance. When patients are struggling with overcrowding, spacing, or overall misalignment of the upper and/or lower dental arch, they may be scared to bring this to their dentist’s attention for fear of requiring traditional metal braces. Now, patients have a clear option available to them to improve their smile while eliminating the embarrassment of metal brackets and wires: Invisalign. What is Invisalign? Irving, TX dentist, Dr. Bindu Kolli of SouthFork Dental, describes Invisalign as a clear aligner therapy used to gently reposition the … Continue reading

Plano, TX area patients can obtain root canal treatment with Dr. Bindu Kolli

When Plano, TX patients hear “root canal,” they automatically think of a painful, unwanted dental procedure. However, Dr. Bindu Kolli of SouthFork Dental is here to change the image of this treatment and help patients better understand the benefits of this restorative treatment. What is root canal treatment? Within the roots of a natural tooth is tissues called the dental pulp. This mass of tissues houses the blood supply to the tooth and includes the nerves to the tooth. When damage has occurred to a natural tooth and has reached the dental pulp, the nerves can send pain signals to … Continue reading

The purpose of dental fillings in Plano, TX

Many patients have heard of dental fillings. They may understand that they are related to tooth decay. But what exactly is a dental filling, and what is its purpose? Plano, TX area patients who are interested in learning more about dental fillings are welcome to contact Dr. Bindu Kolli of SouthFork Dental to discuss this treatment. What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a treatment that is performed when patients have an area of decay in their tooth. Tooth decay, also known as cavities, can impact the tooth’s health. If they are left untreated, they can become substantial … Continue reading

Irving, TX dentist explains dental implant treatment to replace missing teeth

If you are missing teeth, you are aware of the impact it can have on your quality of life. It can cause discomfort and embarrassment, not to mention inability to speak and eat efficiently.  Luckily, tooth replacement technology has come a long way in recent decades. Gone are the days of fake-looking, ill-fitting dentures. Now, patients can enjoy the stability, longevity, and natural look of dental implants. At SouthFork Dental in Irving, TX, we provide dental implants treatment as one of the most versatile and effective ways to restore your smile. In the following article, we’ll explain what dental implants … Continue reading

Learn everything you need to know about porcelain dental crowns from our dentist in Frisco, TX

D r. Bindu Kolli and her team at SouthFork Dental are committed to helping patients in the Frisco, TX area enhance their smiles. One of the most common smile-enhancing, restorative dental procedures performed in dental facilities today is the placement of dental crowns. Dental crowns can be used to fix many different concerns. You can learn everything you need to know about porcelain dental crowns and other restorations by scheduling a consultation with our staff. What is a dental crown? Dr. Bindu Kolli of SouthFork Dental describes the dental crown as a fixed dental prosthetic. This type of restoration helps … Continue reading

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