Do I Really Need A Deep Teeth Cleaning?

If you haven’t had a dental checkup recently, or you have gum disease that’s progressed past the earliest state (gingivitis), your dentist may recommend deep a teeth cleaning procedure known as scaling and root planing. You may wonder why you need this procedure if you are not experiencing pain in your teeth 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...]

4 Tips to Help You Develop Healthy Oral Health Habits

Many of us practice good dental hygiene … in the week before our dental checkup. Unfortunately, inconsistent dental self-care can create serious oral health challenges. It’s not hard to develop healthy dental habits, but it does help to know how they are formed. How To Establish Successful Oral Health Habits … [Read more...]

Laser Use In Dentistry

For several generations, science fiction has focused on lasers as the technology behind various types of impressive-looking weapons. But lasers can be found in your local dental office too. Lasers are emerging as a key “weapon” in the fight against tooth and gum diseases, although their ultimate goal is to create a … [Read more...]

When Do I Need A Deep Cleaning?

Our teeth, like our living spaces, are easier to maintain when we clean them regularly. In the case of our home, it’s easier to take the trash out when we only have one bag to put out on the curb, not several … or hundreds. If you’ve visited your Phoenix dentist on a regular basis, he or she has helped you maintain … [Read more...]