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The flossing debate

November 5, 2018

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Can water flossers replace string floss?


October 31, 2018

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14 Mind-Blowing Things You Didn’t Know About Halloween Candy

How much Americans really spend on Halloween, the history of “fun size” candy, and more sweet facts about your favorite Halloween treats.

A lot of people hand out Halloween candy

Of the 157 million people who participate in Halloween, more than 141 million buy candy. That’s almost 45 percent of the entire U.S. population filling plastic pumpkins and pillowcases with sugary goodness. This is what 100 calories of your favorite Halloween candy looks like.

The most popular Halloween candy is…

Reese’s. According to USA Today, peanut butter cup sales neared $510 million in 2013. It’s also the most popular candy in the most populated states: California and Texas. M&M’s came in a close second with more than $500 million in sales in 2013.

Halloween candy is expensive

Consumers spend an average of $2.1 billion on Halloween candy each year, or about $47 per American. As a comparison, they collectively spend $2.6 billion on costumes and $330 million dressing up their pets.

Halloween is not the best holiday for candy sales

Healthy Living

October 24, 2018

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Taking good care of your mouth, teeth, and gums is a worthy goal in and of itself. Good oral and dental hygiene can help prevent bad breath, tooth decay, and gum disease – and can help you keep your teeth as you get older. However, it’s also important to understand the link between oral health and diseases such as Endocarditis, Cardiovascular disease, and Osteoporosis.


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Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month???

October 10, 2018

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“Healthy Habits are Easier than You Think,” Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Why not let us help you focus on maintaining optimal oral health while leading a busy, active lifestyle.

New Patient Exam

Outstanding Care for a Lifetime of Optimal Oral Health

Thank you for choosing the office of Dr. Robert Mitchell for your family’s dental care. Our entire team values the opportunity to give you the personalized attention and beautiful, healthy smile you deserve.

We’ll dedicate two hours for your new patient exam. When you arrive, we’ll give you a tour of our dental office and introduce you to our team. Refreshments are available for your enjoyment, as are Bose music headphones, movie goggles, massagers, and comfortable blankets, hot and cold neck pillows, and warm, scented towels.

Assessing Your Teeth, Gums, and Bite

We will talk to you about your dental needs and the reason for your visit. Then Dr. Mitchell will conduct a thorough exam which will include checking your bite alignment, assessing the integrity of existing dental work, and scanning your teeth for decay using our non-invasive DIAGNOdent laser. About 80% of the population unknowingly has some form of periodontal disease, so we will examine your gums for signs of this stealthy offender and suggest therapies for prevention or treatment. A set of digital X-rays will provide a complete picture of your oral health and aid in accurate diagnosis.

Screening for Oral Cancer

We will check your soft tissues for signs of oral cancer. We use a state-of-the-art tool called Velscope to identify suspicious lesions in the earliest stages. Oral cancer claims the lives of 7,500 Americans each year and often goes undetected until it has spread to the neck and lymph nodes. Early detection increases survival chances, so we will screen you for oral cancer at your new patient exam and subsequent checkups.

We would love to schedule an New Patient Evaluation for you!!!

Please call 972-233-1311 and schedule today.

Dallas Referral Rewards Program

At Dr. Mitchell’s office, our entire team loves many things about the work we do:

  • We love working with wonderful patients.
  • We love creating new smiles.
  • We love showing appreciation.

That’s why we decided to combine the things we love most into a Referral Rewards Program.

We are happy to announce that each time you refer a friend or a family member you each will receive a $50.00 credit. It is our way of saying Thank you for giving us the highest compliment a dental practice can receive.

Breast Cancer Awareness Month

October 9, 2018

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About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2018, an estimated 266,120 new cases of invasive breast cancer are expected to be diagnosed in women in the U.S., along with 63,960 new cases of non-invasive breast cancer.

About 1 in 8 U.S. women (about 12.4%) will develop invasive breast cancer over the course of her lifetime. In 2018, an…

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October 8, 2018

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Cavities in teeth can grow quickly if left unchecked. Learn the best prevention processes and know the treatment options in case you do get a cavity.


Oral Health = Overall Health

September 24, 2018

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Although you probably understand that poor dental care can lead to cavities, did you know that other, more serious health problems can also result from poor oral care? The truth is that if you don’t take proper care of your teeth, you could face far more serious consequences than a simple toothache or some unsightly stains such as:
– Cardiovascular disease
– Dementia
– Respiratory infections
– Diabetic complications


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Trust the expertise/artistry of Dr. Robert Mitchell.

September 5, 2018

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If you could see your future smile, would you spend another day with misaligned, stains, discolored teeth, gaps or spaces, or chipped teeth? Let Dr. Mitchell unveil your future smile.

When you decide to correct or enhance your smile, it’s often difficult to determine ahead of time exactly what kind of results to expect. After all, a smile is a pretty personal thing, and changing your smile can feel like changing your identity. That’s where cosmetic digital imaging comes into play. Digital imaging is computer software that allows us to take your digital photograph and manipulate it to reflect the procedures you’re considering. The result is a photo that shows you what your smile would look like after treatment. Whether you’re considering teeth whitening, straightening, bonding, veneers, or a complete smile makeover, digital imaging technology lets you see into your future.

The process is quite simple. Once your dentist has completed your oral exam and discussed your smile goals, a treatment plan will be created. Various digital photos of your current smile will be taken and change factors will be keyed into the computer. The computer will immediately generate one or more graphic images that accurately demonstrate how the changes will affect the appearance of your mouth, as well as your overall facial appearance. It’s a fun process, and it can instigate excitement similar to when a sonogram reveals the gender of a new baby. Plus, you can take a photo of the new you home to share with family or friends.

Informed patients make wise decisions, and digital imaging allows you the opportunity to actually glimpse your future before committing to treatment. What more could you ask for?

Call our office to learn more at 972-233-1311.


Is your Smile Ready for the BIG DAY???

August 28, 2018

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Call 972-233-1311 to discuss how we can help you get your smile ready! #smileready #weddingsmile #BigDay#weddingday

We love to hear from our patients, the feedback encourages and helps us.

August 15, 2018

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We love when our patients review us on Google, Facebook, Birdeye, Yelp, or any of the other review sites.

Thank you for your feedback and motivating us to be the BEST!

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