Dentistry Articles


Do I Have Gingivitis?

Gingivitis is an inflammation of the gum tissue which is the beginning form of gum disease.  This condition can and should be treated right away to prevent it from worsening and turning into a serious periodontal infection or bone loss.  Our Mesa, Arizona dentist can help you treat and prevent gingivitis. Causes of Gingivitis Gingivitis

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Gum Disease Linked to Major Health Concerns

Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease or periodontitis, is an infection that begins in the mouth, affecting your gums, teeth, and jaw bone. What Causes Gum Disease? Gum disease is caused by your teeth being exposed to plaque for a long period of time.  Eventually, the sticky film turns into hard calculus (tartar) that

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Common Dental Emergencies We Treat In Mesa, AZ

While there are many dental issues that can wait until the next business day (or two), there are certain conditions that are considered emergencies that could threaten your health, or cost you your smile. These issues should be addressed right away. Examples of a Dental Emergency The following are conditions that are considered dental emergencies.

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Can Adults Get Braces?

Have you always dreamed about having a beautiful straight smile but thought that it was too late to get braces because you’re not a teenager anymore? Well, our Mesa, Arizona dentist has good news for you.  Adults can get braces too! There’s no reason to put an age limit on your orthodontic treatment. The Benefits

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Dental Resolutions for a Healthier Smile

With the new year officially among us, everyone is making resolutions of some sort. Many people set new goals of having a healthier lifestyle, but have you ever considered that your oral health can contribute to your overall wellness? It does, and it shouldn’t be ignored. So why not make one of your New Year’s

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Top 9 Advantages of All-on-4 Implant Dentures

If you’ve previously considered or looked into replacing all of your teeth, then you may have heard of the term All-on-4 implants in Mesa, Arizona. This revolutionary technique allows patients who are missing all of their teeth to essentially replace them using just four implants and attaching a permanently fixed, full-arch bridge/hybrid appliance to them.

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Healthy Smile Tips for the Holidays

The holidays are right around the corner and the last thing that you’ll want to have to worry about is a toothache.  Here are some helpful tips on how to survive your Mesa, Arizona holiday season with healthy teeth so that you’ll be able to smile big in all your family photos.  Make Sure You’re

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