Toddler Tooth Decay

Fighting Toddler Tooth Decay

Now more than ever before, children are eating more processed foods that are high in carbohydrates, along with an increase in juice and soda. These foods can lead to sugar-feeding bacteria on teeth, causing the enamel to erode and ultimately leading to a cavity. Tooth decay can happen in children who are still toddlers, so […]

flossing with kids

3 Tips for Making Flossing Fun

We all know the importance of daily brushing to prevent tooth decay. Flossing falls under this category too, although it may not be quite the daily habit that brushing is when it comes to your child’s oral hygiene. Nevertheless, it shouldn’t take a back seat to brushing. Flossing helps remove food trapped between teeth, which […]

What Is Plaque?

What Is Plaque?

You know that soft, sticky film your teeth have when you first wake up in the morning? That’s plaque, and it contains millions of bacteria. Preventing plaque through regular brushing and flossing is essential; if not properly prevented, it can lead to a host of other, more serious problems. The Serious Effects of Plaque When […]

Root canal

Questions about Root Canal

What is a Root Canal? A root canal is a procedure performed to save a tooth that has become infected or developed an abscess. The inside of your tooth, called the pulp, contains nerves, blood vessels, and connective tissue. An abscess is a pus-filled pocket that develops near the end of the tooth’s root when the pulp […]

Yellow Teeth

5 Foods that Cause Yellow Teeth

Everybody knows that a whiter, brighter smile can make you appear younger and healthier looking. That’s why teeth whitening procedures and over-the-counter products are so popular. But one of the best ways to maintain your pearly whites actually begins with what you eat and drink, and some foods and beverages are bigger culprits than others. […]

Pregnancy And Your Teeth

Pregnancy and Your Teeth

When you’re pregnant, it may not occur to you that good oral health is essential to the health of your baby. In fact, changes to your body can cause your gums to bleed, which is called gingivitis. When left untreated, gingivitis may lead to more serious gum disease. And studies have shown that gum disease […]

Would You Benefit From a Smile Makeover?

If you have multiple issues with your smile, a smile makeover can fix all of your problems. Take this fun quiz to find out how a smile makeover could remedy your aesthetic smile issues:   Contact our Drs of Smile in Mesa, Arizona to schedule your appointment. Call us today for your consultation at (480) […]

Sedation Dentistry for RLS

Can Sedation Dentistry help with RLS?

Restless leg syndrome (RLS) is a disorder of the nervous system that can make it impossible to keep the legs still. People with RLS often report general discomfort in the legs along with sensations such as throbbing, itching, pins and needles, and creepy crawly feelings that produce an often overwhelming need to move. While RLS […]

Sleep Apnea Symptoms

Obstructive Sleep Apnea Risk Factors

Obstructive sleep apnea is a potentially deadly disorder marked by periods of breath cessation throughout the night. Snoring is the most common indicator of this disorder but others, including excessive daytime fatigue, memory and concentration problems, and frequent morning headaches may also be caused by obstructive sleep apnea. If you are experiencing any of these […]

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