Month: May 2016

How Can a Dentist Help Restore Your Oral Health?

Have you spent the last few years neglecting your oral health? From forgetting to brush your teeth before bed at night to drinking more soda than water, skipping out on dental checkups to ignoring warning signs of trouble, such as heightened sensitivity, discoloration and even bleeding gums? If so, you could be suffering from an… Read more »

Flossing and Other Keys to Preventing Gum Disease

Did you know that gum disease is actually the leading cause of adult tooth loss? When the gum tissue is unhealthy, it begins to pull away from the teeth, causing them to loosen and, if untreated, eventually fall out. Fortunately the symptoms of gum disease are often reversible, especially if it is detected early and… Read more »

Get Geared Up for Phoenix Comicon This June

If you are a fan of comic books, horror films, anime, steampunk or other pop culture phenomenons, you will certainly want to mark your calendar, now, for Phoenix Comicon, which will be held June 2 through June 5, 2016 at the Phoenix Convention Center! Comicon is a fun event for a variety of media enthusiasts, and… Read more »

Take Pride in Your Smile’s Crowning Achievement

Are you worried that you might need restorative treatment after suffering trauma to your mouth or postponing restorative treatment for a painful cavity? Restorative treatment is almost always required when a tooth has become damaged. That’s because teeth cannot repair themselves the way some parts of the body can. Instead, a dentist must help restore… Read more »

Achieve a Smile You Can Be Proud of with Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you sometimes find yourself wishing you had worn braces as a teenager, because of minor imperfections in your teeth’s alignment? Have you noticed your smile looking dingy lately, due to staining or discoloration? Maybe you are concerned by the jagged edges of your teeth, caused by wear, or by disproportionately small or misshapen teeth?… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Healthy with Preventive Dentistry: Part Two

If one of your primary goals, this year, was to take better care of your smile, then you may have already taken some steps to achieving that important goal. You may have begun a more diligent dental hygiene routine, for instance, like brushing and flossing every day. You might even have scheduled a dental appointment…. Read more »

Keep Your Smile Healthy with Preventive Dentistry: Part One

Do you want to avoid dental cavities this year, and keep your teeth and gums looking and feeling healthier than in the past? Maybe you are tired of struggling with bad breath caused by gingivitis, or the discomfort that often comes along with cavities, infections, and other dental problems. If you are determined to make… Read more »

Lighten Up and Brighten Up with Professional Teeth Whitening

Has it been several years since you felt truly proud of your pearly whites? If so, is it because of staining or discoloration? Many people struggle with yellowing or even greying teeth, particularly as they age. That is because your teeth’s enamel is strong and stain-resistant, but it is also porous, which means over time… Read more »

Bite Movement, TMJ Disorder, and Tooth Loss

As the first and most important step to the digestion process, your teeth bite, rip, tear, and pulverize food so that your esophagus can swallow it and your stomach can digest it. Your teeth also help you enunciate properly when you speak, and healthy oral structures help uphold your appealing facial features. Aside from facial… Read more »