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Cavities also known as dental caries or simply tooth decay—form as the direct result of two inter playing factors: food and bacteria. As soon as 20 minutes after a meal, more than 500 types of bacteria begin to feast on any refined sugar or starch they can find, producing a potent acid as a byproduct. Tooth enamel is considered the hardest substance in the human body, but if left alone for extended periods, this acid can easily bore its way past the enamel and into the inner layers of the tooth, which house nerves, blood vessels, and minerals worth approximately 25 cents on the fairies’ black market. Cavities can be difficult to notice in time—many don’t exhibit pain in the early stages of development, and they often occur in hard-to-clean spots, such as the small crevices on the top of molars. What’s more, unlike a child’s missing tooth, enamel doesn’t grow back. Once it’s gone, it’s gone forever.

In a study conducted in Warwickshire, England, fossilized records showed that only 8% of people living in the Iron Age experienced tooth decay—a stark contrast to today’s 48%. Granted, blacksmiths might have been able to forge strong toothpicks, but there’s a larger culprit to blame: the influx of carbohydrates, sugars, and processed foods that became more common in later humans’ diets. To counter the increase in oral ailments, dentistry evolved from a field that relied solely on bare-knuckle boxing matches to one that delicately treats decay as it appears, most often by removing the acid-eaten portions of the tooth and rebuilding the structure with a cement filling or crown. As always, however, the best offense is a good defense—dentists recommend brushing daily and visiting the office twice a year to prevent cavities from even forming.

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Everyone at Oval Dental is wonderful. Dr. Alexander was so informative and gentle. I appreciate that she is an advocate for the latest in dentistry. I had an issue with a molar and Louis was able to get me in right away. I was in need of crown which they were able to design and […]

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No pain,always thoughtful,thorough, and pleasant. Great staff and excellent dentists. Will never go anywhere else. Best Dentist in Town

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Every one is very friendly and knowledgeable.

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5/5

Dr. Vacarean and his staff are top professionals in Flower Mound area. Dr. Vacarean will not rush your appointment. Go once and you will go back

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5/5

tami was the best hygienist I have ever had. she is fantastic.

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5/5

The ambience of a dental clinic has been redefined to a whole new level. Oval Dental belongs to a calibre all of it’s own. It’s great to have a dentist who doesn’t let complacency get in the way of staying on a steep learning curve. Dr. Alexander is always telling me about new techniques and […]

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5/5

Had a great first experience here. Caring, efficient staff and comfortable facilities. I will be returning here for future services.

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5/5

i got my root canal and crown done with just one appointment , saves my time and money .

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5/5

I am a very critical person when it comes to customer service, and I must say these people are absolutely amazing. Extremely kind, welcoming, comforting, and knowledgeable. New family dentist for sure. Atmosphere is great, and brings a whole new mindset about going to the

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5/5

The dentist, Leena, and her team were great!! I’ve always been terrified of dentist and I’ve had some awful experiences but now that I’ve been to oval dentist I’m no longer afraid. I will keep going back because they really care about us, the patients, and I know they will take good care of me

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5/5

I broke part of a tooth and I was very worried because it was one of my front teeth on the upper left side. Not sure If the tooth could be saved I went in and saw Dr. Alexander. She assessed the damage that was done and decided that she was going to save the […]

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5/5

My visit was my first to Oval Dental, and everyone on staff that I encountered was professional, pleasant, and caring. I am so glad to now be a patient of Dr. Alexander.

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5/5

Exceptional service!! Dr. Vacarean & his staff are excellent and great at what they do. Dr. Vacarean even does dental implants! Very clean office, all the latest technology, gentle care, & fair fees!

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5/5

Excellent, as usual. Friendly, knowledgeable, painless and thorough dentistry.

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5/5

Going to the dentist isn’t quite what it used to be. The front desk is great, working with my insurance entirely to prioritize the work I need. The assistants have been personable and Dr. Vacarean’s knowledge and passion have made it easy for me to come back.

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5/5

Best dental experience ever for the entire family! Dr. Leena Alexander and her team are knowledgeable and very good at what they do. I recommend them for everyone. This is an excellent family dentistry suitable for all including limited Orthodontics. I am glad I finally found a dentist I can trust !

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5/5

I was incredibly impressed with Oval Dental!! There’s always a bad connotation associated with going to the dentist, but I was relieved by my experience at this office. All of the staff and Dr. Alexander did an amazing job in making me feel comfortable and at ease throughout the entire visit. They are so friendly […]

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5/5

I met a wonderful staff, the assistants, hygienists, doctor, and reception were very kind and informative. I’ve had issues with past offices, and dreaded going back. This office could serve as a posiitve role model for other offices.

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5/5

I’ve been a patient at Oval Dental since day one. Dr. Vacarean and his staff are an amazing group of people. This office is so unique in the sense that they’ve figured out a way of making me feel less like a patient and more like family. Dr. Vacarean and his assistants are very knowledgable […]

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Oval Dental
 
4471 Long Prairie Rd, Suite 300
Flower Mound, TX 75028




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