Enjoy A Free Brave Combo Concert In Allen July 7

On Friday, July 7, you and your family can head to the Allen Library Auditorium and enjoy a free concert from Grammy Award-winning band Brave Combo! This long-standing local quintet performs a variety of musical styles from around the globe, and has been a staple of the North Texas music scene for thirty years. Their blend of styles, and the clear talent of their band members, makes this a show like no other. Allen residents are encouraged to come check out this performance, available to local residents at no cost. (more…)

Beyond Brushing – Ways To Keep Your Teeth Clean

The recommendation to brush your teeth at least twice a day is fairly well-known. Brushing effectively, and regularly, will help to stop the accumulation of oral bacteria, and the formation of tartar, which can lead to tooth decay. Of course, your responsibility to your teeth goes beyond just brushing them. If you want to enjoy the best defense against cavities, pay attention to your diet, and include flossing in your oral care routine. These measures, along with regular professional dental cleanings, can keep your mouth in superior condition. (more…)

Counting On A Dental Crown To Protect Your Tooth

How important is your dental crown to a problem tooth? This is not the only form of restorative dental care provided to patients. Smaller problems can often by solved through the placement of a dental filling. A filling only occupies the space where enamel has been lost. Crowns are used to take care of more significant problems. If you have suffered a more advanced cavity, if you have suffered an injury, or if you have a naturally weak or flawed tooth, a crown may be called for. Your restoration is made to be highly durable, because it will need to absorb the impacts of biting and chewing. (more…)

Reasons People Choose To Undergo A Teeth Whitening Treatment

What do people gain from a professional whitening treatment? If your concept of “whitening teeth” comes from your experience with store bought product, you might not realize how big the changes from using professional whitening agents can be. Because you can have professional results from the comfort of your own home, this cosmetic dental treatment can provide big changes in more convenient circumstances. There are many reasons people choose to do this. If you are interested in professional whitening agents – for any reason – the first step is reaching out to your dentist and inquiring about it. (more…)

Check Out Concert By The Creek’s Patriotic Salute Concert

Are you ready to celebrate America this summer? You can do more than just watch the fireworks on the Fourth Of July – on June 30, the Allen Philharmonic Winds will play the Patriotic Salute concert at Watters Creek. This outdoor concert is free for the public to attend. You can watch top area musicians play stirring pieces that help celebrate our proud nation. This will be the final concert held as part of the Concerts By The Creek series. Attendees are encouraged to bring blankets for seating, as lawn seats will need to be relegated to the sides of the seating area, or the back. Patio seats at different restaurants overlooking the concert will be available. (more…)

Lifelike, Permanent Prosthetic Support With Dental Implants

How do dental implants change a person’s experience with a dental prosthetic? Implants offer a variety of different benefits. One major advantage is simply that your restoration will be permanently placed. The stability will actually be dependable enough to ensure you can bite, chew, and speak comfortably, as you did when you had your complete smile. They also offer a method of protecting your jawbone from deterioration, something a prosthetic without implant support will not offer. Implants are counted on for patients looking to replace a single tooth, but they can also be used to hold larger restorations. (more…)

The Right Care Can Help You Properly Address A Dental Injury

A dental injury poses special concerns, as your teeth just are not capable of healing themselves enough to fully recover from serious harm. This is one reason a dental injury can be so troubling. Damage can cause enough oral health trouble to call for emergency dental care, and leave you needing permanent support. Your dentist can secure a badly damaged tooth with a dental crown. If your injury leaves your tooth beyond saving, a dental prosthetic can be supplied. Your dentist’s goal with any injury treatment is to make sure you have no oral health troubles, and that your smile is fully restored. (more…)

3 Benefits You Enjoy When You Attend Regular Checkups

Could you improve the quality of care your smile enjoys? The matter of preventive dental care is about more than just what you do at home. Regular dental checkups make it easier for you to make certain your teeth are in the best condition possible. Without these appointments, you can overlook problems that will require attention – you could have a cavity and not even realize it until your dentist identifies it! Regular appointments also include a teeth cleaning, and a survey for any other oral health problems, like gum disease, that could create trouble for you. (more…)

Allen Takes Part In Make Music Day June 21

On Wednesday, June 21, cities in more than one hundred different countries will host their own Make Music Day events. Allen will be doing its part to help celebrate by hosting Make Music Allen. The event, held at Watters Creek, welcomes all musicians of all ages to come out and take part. There will be multiple dedicated spaces for performers. The event is designed to encourage all musicians to share their gifts. Participation in the event is free, and all types of music are welcomed. This all-day celebration can help you tap into your musical spirit, and connect with artists right here in Allen. (more…)

Porcelain Veneers Are Capable Of Transforming Your Smile

You do not have to “settle” for your current smile. If you are bothered by flaws that are affecting your appearance, talk to your dentist about how cosmetic dental care can help you. Patients can be delighted to learn that they are closer to a dramatically improved appearance than they realize. One way many people make corrections is with porcelain veneers. The placement process consists of two visits. Your first visit centers on preparing your teeth, and taking the needed measurements to have the veneers made. When you return for your follow-up appointment, you will have the veneers placed over your teeth permanently. (more…)