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...]

New Year, New Dental Habits

At this time of year, you may be thinking about resolutions you want to adopt in 2018. The beginning of January is a great time to set your goals for the year, including actions that can improve your oral health and dental care. That’s not to say it will be easy - research indicates that only a small fraction of … [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...]

How to Avoid Gum Recession

Back in the old days - more specifically, before World War II in the early 20th century - it was common to describe an elderly person as being “long in the tooth.” Today, cosmetic dentists know that phrase likely referred to the fact that many older adults who received little or no preventive dental care in that era … [Read more...]

Men’s Health and Dental Care

Men as a gender seem to be less diligent than women in keeping up with their dental care. Research and surveys reveal that: Men are less likely to brush twice a day, as recommended by dental care professionals. Men are more likely than women to have gum disease. Men are less likely to visit the dentist … [Read more...]

Preventative Tips for Gingivitis

It's been said that our allopathic medical system excels at “emergency medicine,” and it's true that much of modern health care is focused on fixing problems once they've become troubling, even serious. However, as dramatic as curative procedures can be, prevention is often far more effective. Gum disease, … [Read more...]