How Your Diet Affects Your Oral Health

The impact of our diet on our oral health presents us with a paradox. On the plus side, we have an opportunity at least three times a day to make choices that nourish our bodies and strengthen our teeth and gums. On the minus side, our contemporary “convenience food” culture has made poorer nutritional choices readily … [Read more...]

What Causes Tooth Sensitivity How You Can Fight It

It can be easy to take our oral health for granted when everything is going well … after all, in a healthy mouth, we don’t typically experience strong sensations in our teeth. If you notice that your teeth do start feeling discomfort after being exposed to heat, cold, sweet foods, or other stimuli, that can be a sign … [Read more...]

What Are The Stages and Signs of Gum Disease

Magazines often like to do profiles of the spouses of popular or powerful people. And it can be interesting to read about the lives of those who support a person who is in the public spotlight. In a similar way, our gums provide vital support to our teeth, which are frequently considered to be the “stars” of our mouth. … [Read more...]

Don’t Be Naughty And Remember To Floss

There is a bumper sticker and t-shirt slogan that comes out during the winter holiday season, and it usually gets a few laughs from adults who remember trying to be extra well-behaved during December: “Define ‘good.’” Throughout our lives, we are often taught to do certain things so that we might get a reward from … [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...]

Key Signs of Gum Disease

Health conditions with the potential to damage our body do not always arrive with great fanfare or extreme symptoms. It is often the “quiet” conditions that are the most insidious, because they wreak havoc and do not cause great pain or difficulty until they are quite advanced. Periodontal (gum) disease is … [Read more...]