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...]

Restoration With Teeth In A Day

It seems way too early to be thinking about the winter holidays, but they will be here before you know it! If you've struggled with tooth loss, the holidays can be challenging, since activities often center around eating, smiling for photos and talking to relatives at family gatherings. If you talk to your dentist … [Read more...]

Each Patient Is Unique

One of the concepts in modern American life that is the LEAST applicable to dental care is the idea that “one size fits all.” That can be a wonderful idea if we’re talking about a hat, or an accessory like a necklace, but it’s a terrible idea to adhere to if we’re talking about your dental health. When it comes to … [Read more...]

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...]