‘Tis the Season for Smile Makeovers

As the number of days remaining in 2017 continues to dwindle, it may seem like it’s too late to improve your smile this year. However, as the old song title tells us, sometimes “little things mean a lot.” There are several procedures your cosmetic dentist can provide for you in the next month that will produce visible … [Read more...]

Benefits of Tongue Scrapers

While advancing technology has given us electric toothbrushes, water flossing devices and a rainbow of flavors and materials for our regular dental floss, it’s unusual to think of any other new tools as “standard equipment” in at-home dental care. However, there is a dental tool you may not have heard of that can … [Read more...]

Bad Breath? Take Action With These Tips!

Halitosis (or bad breath) is an oral health condition that can lower a person’s self-esteem. We may feel we can’t get close to friends and loved ones, or work in close proximity with co-workers, because we literally do not pass the “smell test.” But there is a positive outcome that can be gleaned by taking bad … [Read more...]

4 Ways to Protect Your Enamel

Tooth enamel is one of the hardest substances found in the human body. This tough outer layer protects your teeth above the gum line when you use your teeth to bite, chew and crunch your food. It also protects your tooth’s living inner pulp from temperature extremes and unwelcome chemicals. But as amazing as tooth … [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...]