Don’t Be Afraid of The Dentist

Halloween and the month of October leading up to it are a time when we “play with” the idea of being scared. Some people like watching horror movies because they get to control when, how, and how much they feel scared by the unfolding story.  But if you’re afraid – really afraid – of something necessary like trips … [Read more...]

Break Bad Dental Care Habits

Advances in dental care have created interventions (such as dental implants and new forms of periodontal treatment) that can restore your smile to its previous health and function. Research studies have also confirmed that it’s our daily habits – whether bad or good – that strongly influence whether you’ll need new … [Read more...]

What To Expect During A Dental Crown Procedure

Although getting a dental crown can sound intimidating, the procedure is actually quite straightforward, and the steps in the process are easy to understand. If your dentist has told you that a crown is needed, it means that your natural tooth is healthy enough to remain in your mouth, but requires permanent … [Read more...]

3 Perks of Choosing Dr. Carol Ford

When it comes to choosing a cosmetic dentist, all practitioners are not equal. Dr. Carol Ford, a cosmetic dentist with a practice in central Phoenix, stands head, shoulders and SMILES above the rest in the Valley of the Sun. Earlier this year, Dr. Ford was named a Phoenix Magazine “Top Dentist” for 2017 - the fourth … [Read more...]

What Is Reconstructive Dentistry?

Most of us recognize that the term “reconstructive dentistry” can refer to procedures that rebuild and/or replace all of the teeth in a patient’s mouth. However, cosmetic dentistry practitioners can also play a role in reconstructive dentistry, as they work to return a patient’s mouth to the natural look and the health … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Protect Your Enamel

Tooth enamel is one of the hardest substances found in the human body. This tough outer layer protects your teeth above the gum line when you use your teeth to bite, chew and crunch your food. It also protects your tooth’s living inner pulp from temperature extremes and unwelcome chemicals. But as amazing as tooth … [Read more...]