5 Reasons How A Smile Makeover Can Improve Your Life

The term “smile makeover” includes a variety of dental procedures. It refers to clinical and cosmetic procedures performed by a cosmetic dentist as part of a coordinated plan to improve both a patient’s oral health and the appearance of their teeth and gums. Some of the procedures that can be part of a smile makeover … [Read more...]

My Tooth Is Cracked. Now What?

No matter how careful we try to be with our oral care, it’s possible to get a cracked tooth playing sports, biting down on something hard like nuts or an ice cube, or through a blow to the mouth. It’s vital to make an appointment with your dentist as soon as you have a cracked tooth, as a chipped or broken tooth can … [Read more...]

What To Do Following A Tooth Extraction

When a natural tooth is weakened due to infection, decay, or an injury, there are dental restorations that can protect it, such as a crown. Sometimes the tooth can be saved with a root canal. However in some cases, a tooth extraction may be your best option. In this case, your dentist or oral surgeon will schedule an … [Read more...]

The Many Dangers Of Vaping

E-cigarettes are marketed as a safer alternative to smoking tobacco because they use an aerosol to deliver nicotine. An e-cigarette user doesn’t inhale or exhale tobacco smoke — but that doesn’t mean the practice, commonly referred to as “vaping,” is not without health risks. Most users of cigarettes, cigars, or … [Read more...]

Introducing Air-Flow Therapy

  Dr. Carold Ford & Associates recently introduced the multifaceted Air-Flow Therapy system in their offices in central Phoenix. This system allows Dr. Ford and her staff to provide a host of cosmetic and therapeutic procedures more quickly, effectively, and with greater patient comfort. The Air-Flow Therapy … [Read more...]

How to Avoid Receding Gums

Many generations ago, when a person got older, they were said to be “long in the tooth.” This phrase may have stemmed from receding gums, or gums pulling back from their normal position against the teeth. Even with today’s more advanced dental care, 88 percent of adults over age 65 experience receding gums around at … [Read more...]