About Mark C. Marchbanks, D.D.S.

Dr. Mark Marchbanks has practiced dentistry in Arlington Texas since 1983. He enjoys caring for patients young and old. You can find Dr. Marchbanks on If it's been more than 6 months since your last teeth cleaning, give us a call today to schedule your check-up.

Can Baby Teeth Erode?

 We all understand the importance of oral health in adulthood since we only get one set of permanent teeth! What about baby teeth, though? Particularly from the frame of mind of a child. Since baby teeth aren’t designed to remain with you throughout life, does it matter if a child gets a cavity or suffers […]

6 Local Hotspots for Dog-friendly Dining

You know the look—you say, “walk,” and Fido goes crazy. Most pooches love a good car ride, too, and get just as excited when it’s time to run errands together. But take either of these and add a meal to the mix, and you’ll have the happiest pup possible. There are loads of dog-friendly bars, […]

What Corrosive Foods Really Do to Your Teeth

Corrosive isn’t a word you want to hear in connection to your teeth, but the reality is you want to be smart in protecting your smile and oral health. Teeth are actually porous, which means that sugars and acids can easily get in and break enamel down or leave teeth discolored—and these consequences can show […]

Early Detection of Oral Cancer Saves Lives

April is oral cancer awareness month—this is a good time to take heed and visit your dentist for a screening. Get involved—tell your family and friends—everyone should get screened, regardless of gender or whether you smoke or drink. Is Oral Cancer Common? Oral and pharyngeal cancer, cancer of the mouth and upper throat, combined kills […]

Curving Cravings Like a Pro

The goal to eat healthy starts out easy in the morning.  You are fresh.  Ready to load up on protein and hold firm against the food temptations thrown at you during the day.  Then you get to work.  You forgot it was your boss’ birthday.  Why is it always someone’s birthday?  To celebrate your coworker […]