Addressing tooth sensitivity

Patients who have sensitivity when they eat hot, cold, acidic, or sweet foods and beverages may be dealing with a condition known as dentin hypersensitivity, or “sensitive teeth.” Sensitive teeth impact over half of the general population in one way or another. It is extremely common, though not something to worry about initially. What causes […]

Gum recontouring for a more attractive smile

Just like the frame of a picture enhances its appearance, the gums of the smile do the same for the teeth. When the soft tissues surrounding the teeth are unevenly shaped, too large or small, or not effectively proportioned with the smile, it can make a negative impact. Some patients end up with a smile […]

How dental bonding is used in dentistry

The dentists of Drs of Smiles Gentle Family Dentistry believe strongly in using the most conservative methods for enhancing the smile whenever possible. With this in mind, our team often uses composite resin dental bonding to fix minor aesthetic issues and address areas of decay. What is composite resin dental bonding? Dentists have been using […]

Addressing tooth decay

Tooth decay is a common dental problem that can occur in both children and adults. Also known as cavities, tooth decay can damage a tooth’s structure as well as the inner dental pulp, resulting in an infection. This is why the team at Drs of Smiles in Mesa, AZ encourage patients to be prudent about […]

Using partial dentures for smile restoration

At Drs of Smiles, we know that replacing missing teeth is essential to maintaining a beautiful, fully-functional smile after tooth loss or extraction. We understand how missing teeth can negatively impact a smile, and cause long-term problems if left unaddressed. With the help of our team at Drs of Smiles, most patients in Mesa, AZ […]

Address common smile imperfections with composite resin bonding

A chipped, cracked, or imperfect tooth near the front of the smile is enough to make most patients self-conscious about how their smile looks. At Drs. of Smiles Gentle Family Dentistry, we offer composite resin bonding. Composite resin bonding is a simple procedure that can restore confidence in a single, pain-free appointment.. Dental bonding is […]

Using dental crowns to repair the smile

Patients who have a broken or chipped tooth that is causing them pain or embarrassment will want to speak to a professional in Mesa, AZ about their dental needs. Repairing a tooth that is fragile or extremely damaged may require the fabrication and placement of a dental crown. How dental crowns are used Dental crowns […]

Why Might a Patient Consider Root Canal Therapy?

A healthy smile is important for many reasons. Taking care of the teeth and gums between routine dental visits can help in reducing one’s risk of developing tooth decay or periodontal disease. Other conditions and problems may arise over time, included diseased or infected teeth. When this problem occurs, patients are often best suited for […]

Options for Patients Who Experience Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity. Some patients experience sensitivity of the teeth due to cavities. However, others have thin enamel that can make it impossible to enjoy foods and beverages that are very hot or very cold. Tooth sensitivity caused by thin enamel can be address in various ways. The team of Drs of Smiles Gentle Family Dentistry […]

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