Category Archives: General Dentistry

General Dentistry Mesa AZ

Four Foods That Hurt Your Teeth

Studies show that a bright white smile makes you appear more capable and confident. What are you doing to keep your teeth looking their best? Even if you’re eating all the right foods for your teeth (like fruits and vegetables), you should also be avoiding the foods that damage your teeth. Here are four foods […]


Dental Health | Phoenix AZ

Five Tips for Dental Friendly Nutrition

Studies show that a balanced diet from all the major food groups is vital to help kids grow strong and healthy. Too many sugars, carbohydrates, savory foods, and starches can lead to tooth decay. The amount of time that carbohydrates sty on the teeth is the leading cause behind tooth decay. Find ways to integrate […]


Cavities | Drs of Smiles | Mesa AZ

The Truth About Cavities

Bad breath, tooth pain, and tooth sensitivity are all symptoms of cavities. A combination of at home dental care and regular dental office visits can help ward off these pesky but common dental problems. As you care for your teeth, make sure you are aware of the truth and myths about cavities. Let’s set the […]


General Dentistry Mesa AZ

How to Know If You Have a Cavity

Many people believe that only children get cavities. In fact, changes in your mouth as you age can make cavities more probable. Cavities are the result of tooth decay and can be caused when heavy carbohydrate foods like soda, fruit, candy, or milk stay on the teeth. The bacteria in the mouth will then turn […]


Dental Hygiene & Teeth Cleaning Gilbert AZ

Start the New Year with a Dental Exam

If you haven’t visited your dentist within the past year, now is the time to stop by Drs of Smiles. Regular dental exams and cleanings play an irreplaceable role in preventing cavities, gum disease, and other dental issues. Routine exams go hand in hand with thorough at home dental care. Here is what may occur […]


General Dentistry Mesa AZ

What Your Mouth is Telling You About Your Health

Did you know that stress, osteoporosis, and diabetes can all be revealed through the health of your teeth and gums? It’s true. The signs associated with many conditions and diseases are visible by examining our mouths. Diabetes and gum disease Diabetes can decrease the body’s ability to overcome infection. Heightened blood sugars also enhance the […]


Pediatric and Children’s Dentistry Mesa, AZ

How to Save your Teeth this Halloween

Halloween is here and so are mountains of treats and sweets everywhere you turn. You can help your teeth safely survive the candy onslaught by following a few simple tips every day. Go cold turkey For some, it is easier to simply avoid every and all types of candies and sweets during Halloween. This will […]



Dental Hygiene & Teeth Cleaning Mesa, AZ | Phoenix

Brushing: can you do too much of a good thing?

Over brushing isn’t necessarily due to how many times a day you brush your teeth. The question to ask yourself is: what is my tooth brushing technique and what kind of toothbrush do I use? How to tell if you are over brushing If you are visiting your dentist every six months for dental cleanings, […]


Damaged Teeth | Phoenix AZ

Are You Damaging Your Teeth Without Knowing It?

For many, the fact that we brush our teeth (and hopefully floss) daily takes enough time. We don’t think much about the everyday activities we may be doing to damage those pearly whites. In fact, there are many habits that affect your smile and overall oral health in a negative way. If any of the […]


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