It’s National Women’s Health Week (May 12–18) – 3 Things You Can Do to Do Improve Your Oral Health

The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services’ Office of Women’s Health is celebrating its annual National Women’s Health Week May 12-18, 2019. The event aims to encourage women to take steps to protect and improve their physical and mental health. One key focus is oral health. Proper care of teeth and gums means … [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...]

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...]

How to Avoid Receding Gums

Many generations ago, when a person got older, they were said to be “long in the tooth.” This phrase may have stemmed from receding gums, or gums pulling back from their normal position against the teeth. Even with today’s more advanced dental care, 88 percent of adults over age 65 experience receding gums around at … [Read more...]

How to Teach Your Children Great Oral Health Habits

As a parent, you are responsible for protecting your children and helping them learn skills that will lead them to healthy adulthood. As many of us have experienced, though, it can be difficult to consistently practice constructive habits. For example, despite all the attention paid to New Year’s resolutions, only … [Read more...]

New Year, New Oral Health Goals

January is the month of high hopes, optimistic promises, and exuberant goal-setting. When it comes to teeth, there are many possible resolutions to ensure you can be proud of your smile in the new year.   Oral Health Goal Basics Some of the most important oral health goals you can have for the new year … [Read more...]