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Gum Recession

Gum recession typically goes unnoticed. It is a common dental problem that happens gradually. When pockets form between the teeth and the gums, bacteria increases, eventually causing the gum line to wear away and expose more of the tooth. Gum…

Don’t Be Afraid of Root Canals

Root canal: To merely name the procedure induces dread in some people. “I’ve got to have a root canal done.” Someone groans and you answer: “Oh. I’m sorry.” However, if you were to ask people what a root canal is…

The Benefits of Dental Implants

When you lose a tooth, it creates a domino effect of issues for your oral health. Even losing one tooth can increase your chance of bone loss, infection, and further tooth loss. Replacing missing teeth can help reduce your risk of developing…

4 Delicious Foods for Healthy Teeth

Everyone knows how important good nutrition is to living a healthy lifestyle, but did you know that besides chewing our food, there are a lot of foods that actually benefit our teeth? Our teeth need nutrients just like our other…

When Are Porcelain Dental Veneers Right for Me?

Over time, our teeth start to show signs of wear and tear: cracks, gaps, chips, discoloration, and misalignment. Instead of several separate cosmetic procedures, dental veneers could be an option to correct these problems in just a few office visits.…

3 Signs You Are Grinding Your Teeth

If left untreated, teeth grinding can lead to extensive tooth damage. Teeth grinding usually takes place during sleep, so most patients don't realize they grind their teeth until they visit the dentist. Regular visits to the dentist can help you get the treatment you…

Porcelain Veneers in Plano, TX

Porcelain veneers are an excellent way to transform your smile. At Sensational Smiles in Plano TX, Dr. Mark Sowell offers a full range of cosmetic dentistry solutions to help you achieve your ideal smile. Dr. Sowell routinely places porcelain veneers in our…

What are teeth in a day?

What are teeth in a day? Teeth in a Day is a procedure that allows patients to have necessary teeth removed, implants placed, and a temporary restoration fits all in a single visit to Sensational Smiles. Made possible by state of the…

Laser Dentistry in Plano, TX

Laser dentistry technology is allowing patients to safely and effectively address their dental concerns. Laser dentistry is less invasive and promotes faster healing time for patients dealing with complex dental issues. Plano, TX dentist Dr. Mark Sowell utilizes laser dentistry technology for a wide range…

Overcome Dental Fear

Dental fear and anxiety are one of the leading causes of poor oral health. Many patients contribute their dental fear and anxiety to a past dental experience, fear of needles, and fear of pain. At Sensational Smile in Plano TX, Dr. Mark Sowell works…