Mark Padilla DDS, MS, Orthodontist

Mark Padilla DDS, MS

Dentist | Orthodontist

(13)
3555 National Dr. 300 Plano TX, 75025
Rating

5/5

About

Dr. Mark Padilla practices Orthodontics in Plano, Texas. Comprehensive orthodontic treatment includes metal wires that are inserted into orthodontic brackets, which can be made from stainless steel or a more aesthetic ceramic material. The wires interact with the brackets to move teeth into desired positions. Being advanced in the field, Dr. Padilla may also use Invisalign or other aligner trays that have been designed to align a patients smile. Dr. Padilla utilizes some of the most advanced technology available such as 3D digital radiographs and intraoral scanners to provide more accurate and more convenient treatment. As an orthodontist, Dr. Padilla must recognize various characteristics of a malocclusion or dentofacial deformity, define the nature of the problem, including the etiology if possible, and design a treatment strategy based on the specific needs and desires of the patient.

Education and Training

Texas A&M Health Science Center Baylor College of Dentistry DDS

Temple University Kornberg School of Dentistry MS

Board Certification

American Board of Orthodontics

Provider Details

Male English, Spanish
Mark Padilla DDS, MS
Mark Padilla DDS, MS's Expert Contributions
  • After my braces were taken off my teeth became very sensitive.

    You probably want to mention your sensitivity to your orthodontist and dentist. During the process of braces it is harder to keep things as clean as one should so it is easier to develop cavities. I always recommend that my patients get a good cleaning and exam following braces removal. It is also possible that your sensitivity is due to exposed nerves. There are nerves in the ligament space that holds the tooth in the bone. When teeth are moved the bone remodels and the nerves can become exposed and cause a zing of pain/sensitivity. This sort of sensitivity usually resolves on its own over the following months. The only way to tell which is the cause is to rule out cavities through a dental exam. In the meantime Prevident toothpaste and a product called MI Paste Plus can help with the sensitivity. READ MORE

  • What are the most visible signs and symptoms of a gum disease?

    The most common signs of gum disease are redness and swelling, although any abnormality that doesn’t resolve within 2 weeks should be evaluated by a dental professional. The best way to avoid oral health problems is to maintain regular cleanings and exams— even the most basic dental insurance usually includes these preventative services with no out of pocket cost. As trained professionals with specialized instruments and radiographs they will be able to identify, diagnose and treat to make sure your family stays in good oral health. READ MORE

  • Biting down on side of cheek when eating

    Sorry to hear about your situation. If this is a common problem for you then yes, this could be the result of dental relapse and your upper teeth narrowing after you stopped wearing your retainer. What prevents you from biting your cheek every time you bite down is the horizontal overlap of your upper teeth over your lowers-- meaning your upper teeth are about half a tooth wider than the lower teeth. If you don't have that overlap you might want to consider seeing an orthodontist to help you reestablish a proper bite. If biting your cheek isn't a common problem for you then probably just bit down funny and caught it. Unfortunately once you have bitten your cheek once it swells and it is easier to bite it again until it heals. I would recommend warm salt water rinses 2-3 times per day in the mean time with really good brushing and flossing so everything stays clean and it can heal as fast as possible. Best of luck! Dr. Mark Padilla Board Certified Orthodontist READ MORE

Professional Society Memberships

  • American Association of Orthodontists, Texas Association of Orthodontics, American Dental Association, Southwest Society of Orthodontists

What do you attribute your success to?

  • Family and dedication

Favorite professional publications

  • American Journal of Orthodontics, Journal of Dental Research

Mark Padilla DDS, MS's Practice location

MP Orthodontics

3555 National Dr. 300 -
Plano, TX 75025
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New patients: 214-474-3193, 214-474-3193

8756 TEEL PKWY -
FRISCO, TX 75034
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New patients: 972-712-9300

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Patient Experience with Dr. Padilla


5.0

Based on 13 reviews

Mark Padilla DDS, MS has a rating of 5 out of 5 stars based on the reviews from 13 patients. FindaTopDoc has aggregated the experiences from real patients to help give you more insights and information on how to choose the best Dentist in your area. These reviews do not reflect a providers level of clinical care, but are a compilation of quality indicators such as bedside manner, wait time, staff friendliness, ease of appointment, and knowledge of conditions and treatments.
  • Alicia a
    (5)

    Excellent! I really like how they work.

  • (5)

    Awesome. !!!!

  • Eleanor
    (5)

    Thank you

  • Andrea
    (5)

    Friendly and knowledgeable staff. Dr.Mark is amazing and genuinely cares about his patients.

  • Gabby
    (5)

    Dr Padilla and his staff are great. They always have a smile and are very helpful and patient with everyone. My kids love the cream machine! üòÄ

  • Natalie
    (5)

    One of the best Orthodontist I've had the pleasure to see. Super friendly, knowledgeable, and easily communicates and addresses any questions or concerns.

  • D
    (5)

    Great

  • Jeff
    (5)

    Nice, clean, modern office! Great staff! Great doctor. Dr. Mark really cares!

  • Kristy
    (5)

    Best ortho ever! Great with kids

  • Sathish
    (5)

    Nice job

  • Whitney
    (5)

    We love MP Orthodontics! Everyone here is so nice and down to Earth. I also love how fast we can get in and out which is very convenient for our busy schedules and the prices are fantastic!

  • Hopi
    (5)

    Dr. Mark and Ashley have been fantastic since the first day I've walked into the office. Between them I have a full understanding of what I'm getting done and how it is benefiting my teeth. Getting braces is not the best feeling for your mouth but they have without a doubt made the experience as easy as possible. Always a pleasure when coming for my appointments.

  • Simon
    (5)

    Dr. Mark is an AMAZING orthodontist who truly cares about his patients. The staff is very friendly and quick too!! I would highly recommend this office.

  • D
    (5)

    Great

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