Maintaining a regular schedule of cleaning, x-rays and oral cancer screenings is the best way to head off major dental problems. Home care, such as brushing after every meal and flossing daily are regular activities that should be part of everyone’s daily routine. But home care can only go so far. Professional cleanings performed by a dental hygienist deep clean to make sure that no persistent problems take hold and turn into infections or problems with teeth or gums.

It’s easy to put of routine dental care, but you should have a professional cleaning at least every six months. On your visit, we will discuss oral cancer screenings, look at potential gum recession and give you a long-term view of your dental health. At Legends Dental, we want to help you take care of a healthy smile. Please contact us today if you are due for a routine cleaning.


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Condition
Cavities

Symptoms
Tooth Pain

Treatment
Routine Cleaning

Americans didn’t go to the dentist last year.

36%

Usual time recommended between dental cleanings

6 months

linked to hypertension, diabetes and heart disease

Gum Disease

The best way to teach dental health habits to your children is to model the behavior. If they grow up seeing their parents prioritizing home care, both brushing and flossing, it becomes part of their daily habits as well. The same goes for dental appointments, including check-ups and cleanings. The days of being afraid of the dentist can be over! At Legends Dental, patient comfort is a priority and your children will know that from their first visit.


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A NOTE TO OUR PATIENTS

The well-being of our patients has always been our top priority!

Legends Dental is following the recommendations of Governor Abbott, Texas State Dental Board, ADA, as well as the CDC. We will be limiting our services effective immediately. Due to recent circumstances and for the safety and well-being of our patients, their families, and our community, we will not be performing any routine or non-urgent dental procedures at this time.

Though our office hours have been temporarily shortened, our team will continue to support anyone who may be experiencing pain and all who require an Emergency Care Visit.

If you are experiencing a dental emergency or having pain, please text our office at (254)776-0691 or call (254)799-9540 so we may get you scheduled as quickly as possible. You can also message us on Facebook.

Examples of urgent dental care treatments include:
Severe dental pain from pulpal inflammation. Surgical postoperative osteitis or dry socket dressing changes. Abscess or localized bacterial infection resulting in localized pain and swelling. Tooth fracture resulting in pain or causing soft tissue trauma. Dental treatment cementation if the temporary restoration is lost, broken or causing gingival irritation. Extensive decay or defective restorations causing pain; suture removal; denture adjustments or repairs when function impeded; and snipping or adjustments of an orthodontic wire causing pain.

Additionally, our team is here to help those affected by cancellations. We will gladly assist with rescheduling to a time that is best for you. If you have an appointment that may be affected, or would like to reschedule regardless, please call (254)799-9540 or text (254)776-0691 so we may accommodate you.

We love all our patients and look forward to being able to serve all of your dental needs as soon as possible!! Thank you for you time and understanding during these circumstances.