10 Reasons to Get a Dental Checkup Now

Are you overdue for a dental checkup? Perhaps you dropped off your dental visits during the pandemic. Maybe you recently moved to the northern Las Vegas area and haven’t found a dentist yet. Perhaps there’s no good reason why you stopped making dental appointments. No matter the cause, now is the time [...]

Do Cavities Hurt? How Can I Tell I have Them?

If you visit your dentist regularly, they can check your teeth for cavities. These twice-annual checkups should be sufficient to catch cavities before they cause problems. However, if you don’t make it to the dentist as often as you should, or if you’re concerned about the health of your teeth between [...]

Why Your Dentist Discovered So Many Cavities at Your Last Appointment

We love to give our patients a clean bill of health. As much as we love the challenge a complicated reconstructive dentistry case, we love it even more when we can just admire your pearly whites and send you on your way. But sometimes we have to be the bearers of [...]

New Research Reveals Ravages of Smoking on Famine Victims’ Teeth

We know that smoking is very bad for your oral health. Now new evidence shows that smoking has long been responsible for widespread problems in oral health. Researchers recently studied victims of the Great Irish Famine, which killed more than a million people across Ireland. They found that in addition to [...]

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Fluoride May Be Vital to Brushing Teeth

These days, many people are concerned about the potential negative effects of health products they use. This has been driving people to consider alternatives like natural mouthwashes and toothpastes. But are these alternatives effective at reducing cavities and promoting oral health? A new study says they’re not, but that may not be [...]

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