Should I Switch To An Electric Toothbrush?

There is plenty of research which shows that it takes some diligence to establish a new habit. Furthermore, when that habit requires new equipment, there can also be a budgetary factor to overcome before the adoption of a new habit or behavior. The bottomline: change can be hard.   But, while restructuring routines … [Read more...]

Dental Hygienists Answer Your Dental Care Questions

When Ashley and Gina, Dr. Carol Ford's dental hygienists, work with clients, one of their roles in the treatment process is to act as a dental educator. Both women are asked numerous questions by patients about the details of proper dental care. Here are a few of the most common dental care questions that our dental … [Read more...]

A Phoenix Cosmetic Dentist Answers Your Questions

Sometimes, no matter how much we research answers about cosmetic dentistry, the only thing that will satisfy our desire to know more is an actual chat with a Phoenix cosmetic dentist. Recently, Dr. Carol Ford, a top Phoenix cosmetic dentist, took the time to field questions submitted to her Facebook page. Here’s a … [Read more...]

5 Recommendations From A Cosmetic Dentist

When it comes to making recommendations, central Phoenix cosmetic dentist Dr. Carol Ford likes to individualize her advice for the patient sitting in her treatment chair. “People need to be treated uniquely.  There isn’t a single oral hygiene product that is good for absolutely everyone,” she says. However, while a … [Read more...]

Why Our Cosmetic Dentist Recommends Veneers

If you’ve been researching your options for how to correct minor appearance issues with your teeth, you may notice that cosmetic dentists often recommend porcelain veneers. Dr. Carol Ford, a cosmetic dentist with a practice in central Phoenix, is a proponent of veneers because of their ability to address a range of … [Read more...]

Myths and Facts About Fluoride

Over the past 10 or 15 years, dental patients have likely seen a lot of conflicting or confusing information around fluoride, particularly its safety and place in oral health care. Making any oral health decision needs to start with a foundation of factual information. Let’s start the discussion of fluoride in this … [Read more...]