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Oral Health and Drinks

A beautiful smile starts with beautiful teeth. However, beautiful teeth have many adversaries found in foods & drinks.  Likewise, there are things that are good for teeth that come from food and beverages as well. The difference between stain and decay or white and shiny can all come down to a single sip. So, what …

The Benefits of Straight Teeth

Misaligned teeth are not just a cosmetic dental issue.  The benefits of having straight teeth far outweigh the potential harmful long term affects of crooked teeth. Chewing and biting down naturally adds pressure on gums, jaw and teeth.  Eating with teeth that are not properly aligned can cause added tooth on tooth pressure which make …

Time for a New Toothbrush

Keeping a consistent routine is a great way to combat most problems that might arise in oral hygiene. Brushing and flossing regularly throughout the day can keep enamel and gums strong and breath smelling fresh! Most people would think that is all they need to worry about but that is not quite true. Consider the …

Oral Health Routine

Routines are designed to keep things running smoothly and just like how workout routines help keep the body in shape, oral hygiene routines help keep teeth and gums healthy.  Fresh smelling breath is also a plus. The most highly recommended oral hygiene routine involves brushing with toothpaste, flossing between teeth and using mouthwash. Each step …

How Do Teeth Change with Age?

As anyone who has reached middle-aged or older knows, everything in your body starts to change as time goes by. The same is true for your teeth. Of course, using the best dental hygiene practices can stave off problems for a very long time. However, physiological changes still affect dental health and appearance. Learn how …

Cleaning Teeth Options – From Traditional to Trendy

When most people think about teeth cleaning, they imagine a classic toothbrush and a tube of commercial toothpaste or they might remember their last professional cleaning with a dental hygienist. These days, more options exist than ever before. People are setting aside classic toothpaste and choosing more natural, unique, and sometimes startling products to get …

How to Care for Your Dental Implants

Dental implants improve your smile and mouth function, but they need special care and maintenance to look and work their very best. Learn how to care for your dental implants properly to reduce expensive and potentially painful problems in the future. At the same time, these tips will help you make the best first impression …

Give Teeth the Valentine’s Attention that they Deserve

Valentine’s is almost here! Candy, love letters and maybe even a romantic candle lit dinner with a special someone. However, getting ready for the perfect day is not just about crisp clothes and fine jewelry. A riveting smile can really pull together just about any look. Teeth are one of our longest lasting relationship and …

What Actually Causes Cavities?

Teeth cavities are small holes that form on the surface of teeth as a result of decay.  Cavities are one of the most common dental problems worldwide, which require treatment in the form of fillings.  If not treated in a timely manner then they can lead to further complications such as a tooth fracture or …

Teeth Friendly Foods

Food naturally sticks to teeth and can affect people in negative ways. Plaque, cavities and bad breath can all be a side effect of the food we eat but some foods can also aid in oral health. Leafy greens are well known to be good for digestive health and packed full of iron and fiber …

Dental Benefits Will Expire Soon

December 31 marks the end of the planning year for most insurance companies, especially ones that focus on dental care. This means that any benefits still remaining in their accounts will be forfeit and will not be carried over to the next year. Those premium benefits will simply no longer exist. It is like throwing …

Stress and Oral Dental Health

Stress is a common culprit when it comes to sudden and mysterious health issues. It is commonly known that stress can cause both mental and physical health issues like trouble sleeping and weight gain but stress can also affect oral health.  Therefore it is an important to get  dental cleanings and examinations at least twice …

Video Conferencing with a Smile

Video conferencing for work and school are taking place through webcams worldwide and becoming an increasingly popular way to communicate. What is seen through monitors is not meant to be a view into anyone’s personal life, but it is. Every little thing they see or hear will give an impression - so make sure it …

Dental Safety is Our Priority

This year has been a trying and troubling year. The Department of Health and Human Services for Nevada announced that seniors are the most impacted by the Covid-19 virus which makes every smile and grin all the more important. Dental implants, painless and simple additions to the jaw, will fill in the gaps of any …

Importance of Dental Implants

Teeth are one of the most unique things about a person and help us connect to the world and each other through anything from trying a new dish to smiling or telling a joke. Sometimes, teeth will fall out or begin to decay and the topic of dental implants might come up. What are Dental …

New Safety Procedures

During these unprecedented times, we are taking new precautions to ensure the safety of our patients and our team. Updated Safety Procedures: When confirming or scheduling our front desk team will remind patients that there will be added safety protocols during their visit. There will be up to 2 patients allowed in the waiting room …

Operating On An Emergency Basis

We Are Operating On An Emergency Basis Due To The Recent Coronavirus (COVID-19) Outbreak. Our front office team is here to help.  They will be answering calls Monday-Friday from 9-5 but we are only treating urgent cases such as pain, infections, swelling, etc. Stay Safe and Stay Healthy.  This Too Shall Pass. Please Watch And …

Dental Checkups After the Coronavirus Pandemic Subsides

When life as we know it returns, feel absolutely confident that our Las Vegas Smile Dental Office is sanitized and our dentist, dental hygienist and staff apply the proper Covid-19 sanitizing measures for keeping you safe.  Not everybody wants to go to the dentist every six months, especially during the Covid-19, however, when the risk …

PEDIATRIC DENTISTRY

The reason why children have their own dentists is simple, tiny teeth require a whole new set of considerations. Caring for children’s teeth sets the framework for the adult teeth on the way, and the oral hygiene habits they will retain for many years. Here are a few reasons to book an appointment with a …

Sweets and Teeth

We all already know that sweets lead to cavities. Despite this, sugar consumption in America is skyrocketing. Especially around the holidays like Valentine’s Day and Halloween where the consumption of sweets has a propensity to be higher.  In the early 1900’s, Americans only consumed an average of 4 pounds of sugar a year.  Currently, we …

Dental Prosthetics: Life Changing Improvements

DENTAL PROSTHESES Dental prosthetics such as dentures or veneers, whether fixed or removable, can provide a range of life changing improvements. When it comes to comfort, function, and appearance of a smile, look to dental prosthetics as an option. Pioneered in the 18th century by Pierre Fauchard, a French Surgeon, this field of dental specialty …

Dental Implant Trends in 2020

Dental implants have long been a solution of choice for people with missing, damaged, and troublesome teeth. The ability to re-create a healthy and attractive mouth has been one of the most beneficial advancements in dental technology in the past decade or more. Research and development projects go on all the time that continue to …

Oral Cancer

Cancer happens when cells grow uncontrollably and cause damage to tissue. Oral cancer looks like a mouth sore that doesn’t leave. If not diagnosed and treated early, oral cancer can be deadly. What Are Symptoms Of Oral Cancer? A sore on the mouth that is not healing A white or reddish area inside your mouth …