Dental Implants Explained

You may have seen television commercials showcasing people whose lives have been transformed by dental implants and wondered if such a dramatic change might be possible for you. And you may be asking how the process actually works, if you don’t have any friends in Phoenix who have received an implant with whom you can … [Read more...]

Same Day Cosmetic Dentistry

As we noted on this blog earlier this month, it’s possible to do a number of cosmetic dentistry procedures in only a single appointment. Replacing amalgam fillings with composite ones, installing porcelain veneers, and recontouring gum tissue can all happen quickly, and provide you with dazzling changes to your … [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...]

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...]