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...]

Top 5 Things to Look for When Choosing a New Dentist

Choosing a new dentist may not be as exciting as choosing a new car, but it’s certainly a decision that has far more significance for your well-being. Whether you have just moved to town, or simply want to try a Phoenix dentist who better meets your needs, here are some guidelines to help you select a … [Read more...]

What Is Thrush?

Many dental patients have never heard of the common fungal infection known as thrush. Once you know what to look for and what to do if you think you may have oral thrush, you will be in a much stronger position to prevent it or get it treated promptly. What Are The Signs And Symptoms Of Thrush? How Is It … [Read more...]