Month: April 2016

Coping with and Preventing Future Cavities 101

Have you foregone your usual after-dinner desserts, lately, because of dental discomfort anytime you try to enjoy something sweet? Maybe your morning cup of coffee has started coming with a side of sensitivity, ever since you noticed some dark lines along the crevices of a tooth. If so, you are exhibiting common symptoms of a… Read more »

Take Pride In Your Pearly Whites with Porcelain Veneers

Do you shy away from time with friends, because you’re worried they will only be staring at your deeply-set teeth stains? Are all your photos filled with close-mouthed grins, because you don’t want people seeing your oddly shaped front teeth, jagged edges, or gaps? If so, isn’t it time to do something about those esthetic… Read more »

Enjoy the Beauty of Nature at the Desert Botanical Garden

While spring and summer provide breathtaking views outside in Arizona, this month you can also catch some incredible landscape and floral portraits in the comfort of the climate-controlled Ottosen Gallery. “Return to the Desert: Celebrating 25 Years of Paintings by Dyana Hesson” is a retrospective by Hesson, who considers herself a Botanical Artist. Some of… Read more »

What Is a Tooth-Colored Dental Filling?

Has it been years since you last needed restorative dental treatment? If so, you might not know what options you now have for improving your oral health and protecting fragile teeth. Tooth-colored fillings, for instance, offer a number of benefits when compared to older metal amalgam fillings. Cosmetically and functionally, they are often a better… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Teeth Whitening: Part Two

You know you want whiter teeth and a brighter smile. But when you see all the products on the drugstore shelves, promising to give you a gorgeous smile, do you feel skeptical, or even overwhelmed? If so, you are not alone. It can be difficult to determine how to go about best achieving a brighter… Read more »

Grab Your Golf Clubs for This Year’s Amateur Championship

If you are looking for a fun way to close out April, to spend some time with friends, or simply to show off your newly honed golf skills, you won’t want to miss this year’s Men’s City Amateur 72-Hole Championships. This event is open to men of all ages, and will kick off Saturday, April… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Teeth Whitening: Part One

Who doesn’t want a lovely and bright smile? It might even seem easier than ever to achieve one, given the sheer volume of dental products available over-the-counter, that promise to lighten teeth, and create dazzling smiles. How effective are these products, though? Are they safe for your teeth? Will they be able to achieve your… Read more »

If Your Smile Could Talk, What Would It Say: Part Two

Do you ever find yourself wondering what your smile would say to you, if only it could talk? Many people think that effective dental care is a mystery, or that developing dental problems over time is an unavoidable inevitability. Fortunately, that is not the case. Your preventive dentist can actually arm you with the knowledge… Read more »

If Your Smile Could Talk, What Would It Say: Part One

Do you ever wish your smile could simply tell you what it needs, to stay healthy or to look beautiful, or both? Life might be a bit easier if only your smile could instruct you precisely how to best care for it. Fortunately, even though your teeth have no voice of their own, your preventive… Read more »

Looking for Great Vegetarian Fun? Don’t Miss VegFest in Tucson!

Are you a vegetarian or vegan looking for the kind of excitement carnivores experience by visiting food fests and cooking contests? If so, Tucson’s First Annual VegFest is for you! This event will be held from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., Sunday, April 24, 2016 at the Whistle Stop Depot in Tucson. Admission is just… Read more »