Q & A With A Dental Hygienist

While patients frequently ask Dr. Carol Ford, the head of a busy cosmetic dentistry practice in central Phoenix, questions about oral health care, another skilled team member who fields a lot of inquiries is Ashley Barta, one of Dr. Ford’s dental hygienists. We recently had Ashley share with us her answers to some … [Read more...]

Oral Health Tips For Seniors

While advances in medical care and changes in cultural expectations have made it easier as an adult over the age of 60 to experience excellent quality of life, when it comes to oral health, there are a number of dental “self-help” tasks in which senior adults can engage to ensure their teeth and gums remain … [Read more...]

Would You Benefit From Dental Implants?

If you have one or more missing teeth, one of the restorative options your dentist may discuss with you is a dental implant. Dental implants provide patients with the ability to chew, speak and talk as they did when they had a full set of natural teeth. This by itself is a significant health benefit, but there are two … [Read more...]

Restore Teeth with Reconstruction

Too often when a person damages or loses a tooth, they mistakenly assume they are doomed to a life of increasing problems with smiling, eating, and speaking. It doesn’t have to be that way! Cosmetic dentists are experts in dental reconstruction – the art and science of restoring your mouth to its natural level of … [Read more...]

Maintain Healthy Teeth While Traveling

It’s June, and many folks are taking to the roads and the skies on vacation. Other people have to travel for business on a regular basis, regardless of the season. While getting out of your usual routine can be refreshing, one set of habits that is important to not leave at home is your oral health regimen. Here are … [Read more...]

Prevent Dental Problems With These Diet Tips

It seems like everyone has an opinion on what you should eat and drink! Ranging from paleo diets and plans that aim to lower the amount of processed food in your weekly menus to regimens that tout the benefits of intermittent fasting or eating mostly alkaline-based foods, there is no dearth of information on what you … [Read more...]