Facts And Myths About Flossing

Flossing teeth sounds like it should come easily, given that we’ve all heard from childhood how important it is. More than one in every two adults suffer from gum disease, though, which is influenced by how often one flosses. Clearly there is a disconnect between knowing one needs to floss and actually flossing every … [Read more...]

Top 5 Threats to Your Dental Health

The consequences of ignoring of your dental health can be serious: tooth decay, cavities, gum disease, tooth loss, and significant appearance issues. The good news is that you have a great deal of control over your dental health, and you can start to improve it immediately. Learn the five top threats to your long-term … [Read more...]

Top 3 Reasons to Visit Your Dentist Annually

The American Dental Association (ADA) has clarified its recommendations regarding the ideal frequency for dental exams. The ADA encourages individuals to create a dental visit schedule following their provider’s suggestions. Based on the state of your oral health, your Phoenix dentist may recommend being seen only once … [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 Often Do I Need A Dental Cleaning?

Most of us grew up with the habit to visit our dentist twice a year for a checkup and a cleaning. While that advice was well intended, more recent research has revealed that a dental cleaning schedule should be personalized to suit your individual oral health conditions. Your Phoenix dentist can explain why you are … [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...]