Should I Use an Electric or Traditional Toothbrush?

October 24, 2017

Toothbrush and electric toothbrushOne of the most common questions we hear from patients is, “Should I use a traditional or electric toothbrush?” The answer is not always what patients want to hear – it’s up to you. It’s true. Both manual and electric toothbrushes will adequately clean your smile as long as you use them properly. In combination with regular preventive dental checkups, maintaining your daily oral hygiene routine, including thorough tooth brushing, is the key to achieving and maintaining your healthiest smile. Keep reading to learn more about how to keep your teeth shining with any kind of toothbrush.
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Eliminate smile defects with Richardson porcelain veneers

May 24, 2016

Are Richardson porcelain veneers right for you? Learn from McDougal and Richards Dentistry how dental laminates improve teeth beautifully.What annoys you about your smile?  Are teeth chipped or so stained even professional whitening won’t brighten them? Richardson dentists, Drs.Tom M. McDougal and Chris C. Richards, create artistic and functional changes that dramatically improve smile aesthetics. (more…)

Invisalign vs. Traditional Braces

February 5, 2016

Woman with a beautiful smile thanks to her Invisalign dentist in reichardsonFor years, the words orthodontist or orthodontics brought to mind metallic brackets and wires, years of discomfort and other less than ideal treatment options. While traditional metal braces are time tested and predictable, they are also not very cosmetically appealing. At McDougal and Richards Dentistry, we offer an
alternative: Invisalign. This orthodontic treatment uses clear, plastic alignment trays to gradually shift teeth to their ideal position. This treatment option has significantly advanced over the past few decades, and now, effectively corrects a number of more advanced concerns previously only treatable with traditional braces. If you’re ready to transform your smile, contact our Richardson, TX team today.
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Enjoy the New Blog and Learn About Cosmetic Dentistry Procedures

May 11, 2015

cosmetic dentistry services can help your teeth.There’s been a lot of new stuff going on at McDougal and Richards Dentistry lately, and we want you to know about all of it! Our Richardson, TX office is stacked with all sorts of dental services, most among them cosmetic dentistry. We also offer fantastic restorative and preventive treatment, too. It doesn’t matter whether you want your teeth to look like a million bucks or function like a beautiful smile should, we can give you the best-looking smile of your life with our professional and state-of-the-art services. Our team of dentists, Dr. Tom McDougal and Dr. Chris Richards, exude professionalism and you’ll notice it as soon as you walk through our doors.

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106 North Cottonwood Dr., Richardson, TX 75080 USA
Tom M. McDougal, DDS Comprehensive restorative and implant dentistry in Richardson, TX. 972-231-5376 972-231-6074 care@mcdougaldds.com