Month: March 2016

What Causes a Toothache?

You take pride in keeping your smile healthy and beautiful, and in showing it to the world as often as possible. Yet, despite the diligent time you put in at the bathroom sink brushing and flossing your teeth twice a day, you suddenly realize that your tooth hurts. The good news is that, usually, there’s… Read more »

Protect Your Kids’ Smiles with Limited Sugar Intake

You know that sugar can be bad for your kids’ smiles. It can lead to cavities, and too much sugar increases their likelihood of developing gum disease. But what can be done about it? Limiting kids’ sugar can feel like a battle, but it doesn’t have to be that way. Your preventive dentist has a… Read more »

Keep Calm and Get a Dental Crown

Are you worried that an untreated cavity has led to an infection, or do you already have a root canal scheduled? While patients aren’t always stoked about needing restorative dental treatment, often their biggest concern is simply how their smiles will look after the work is completed. Will they be left with noticeable, and sometimes… Read more »

Get Closer to Your Dream Smile with Cosmetic Bonding, Contouring

Are you nervous about an upcoming blind date, because of imperfections in your teeth? Do you find yourself trying, in vain, to hide your smile while laughing, all because of longstanding insecurities caused by noticeable flaws in your smile? If so, why not start this new season by finally taking the time to make a… Read more »

Fill Their Easter with Delight, Not Dental Decay

Wondering how to fill those Easter baskets, this year, without risking damage to your children’s great smiles, or causing a sugar coma that lasts all afternoon? If so, your preventive dentist has several smile-friendly alternatives to traditional candy and other sweet treats. It is possible to elicit squeals of joy, after all, without putting those… Read more »

Enjoy Tucson’s Spring Artisans Market

What better way is there to enjoy the start of spring than by spending a little extra time outside enjoying the great weather? Next weekend, March 18 through March 20, 2016, will be a great opportunity to do just that, while also enjoying the wonderful art scene of downtown Tucson during the Spring Artisans Market,… Read more »

Tooth-Colored Fillings Make Great Smile Solutions

Has it been months since you were able to share an ice cream cone with your kid, without wincing in pain as what used to feel like a treat hits your teeth? Does your morning cup of coffee now have to be lukewarm to keep a damaged tooth comfortable? If so, you likely already know… Read more »

The Real Facts Behind the World’s Greenest Holiday

You know you need to wear green, tomorrow, and every March 17, if you don’t want to get pinched by coworkers or even strangers on the street. But why? If you would like to know the reason behind this and other St. Patrick’s Day traditions, you’re in luck. Today we’re talking about the legends that… Read more »

Don’t Miss This Year’s Renaissance Festival

It’s time once again for the Arizona Renaissance Festival, a chance to travel back in time, and to enjoy the food, music, craftsmanship and fun of so-called “yesteryear,” or more specifically the 14th through 17th Centuries. The fair began in February and will run from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. every Saturday, through March 27,… Read more »

How Dental Care Can Do Your Body Good

Who doesn’t want a beautiful smile? Yet many people don’t realize that a great-looking smile starts with preventive dental care, not cosmetic treatment. Of course, there are even more important reasons to take great care of your teeth and gums, and one is your overall health! Your oral health can actually affect your entire well-being…. Read more »