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How Dental Sedation Helps Reduce Stress During a Procedure

August 28, 2020
Stress over dental work or routine cleanings can keep you from getting them done, which impacts your dental health. When you need a dental procedure done, like a tooth extraction or a root canal, it’s understandable to feel nervous. However, finding ways to feel calmer can help ensure that your procedure goes smoothly and reduces […]

Will Dental Insurance Cover Dental Implants?

August 21, 2020
Dental implants can improve speech, make it easier to chew and eat, and hold dentures in place making them very useful for anyone missing a tooth. However, patients have a lot of questions about them, mostly money-related. If you’ve been thinking about dental implants in Mesa, you probably wonder how much it will cost. Even […]

Is Losing a Crown or Filling a Dental Emergency?

August 14, 2020
Crowns are caps that go on teeth to cover damage or other flaws. Fillings are material placed inside teeth that have been damaged due to cavities or decay. Crowns and fillings can fall out over time, but is this considered a dental emergency? Find out if you should be looking for an emergency dentist in […]

12 Self-Care Tips to Decrease Your Dental Anxiety

August 7, 2020
Feeling a bit anxious about an upcoming dental visit is normal, but having severe nervousness about these visits means you could be dealing with dental anxiety. This severe form of anxiety can cause you to put off appointments with dentists in Mesa, which increases your risk of needing more dental work done later on. Taking […]

Are You a Good Candidate for IV Sedation?

July 28, 2020
When you need certain dental procedures, especially if you suffer from dental anxiety, intravenous or IV sedation might be an option for you. It helps you feel calm without fully putting you to sleep. However, IV sedation isn’t for everyone, so it’s important to make sure you’re a good candidate first. Keep the following in […]

Is Gum Disease a Dental Emergency?

July 24, 2020
Also known as periodontal disease, gum disease is a problematic condition that can lead to gingivitis then advance to periodontal disease and periodontitis. This common dental issue can begin with simple gum bleeds or bad breath then lead to dental implants due to tooth loss. But should you consider it a dental emergency? Here’s what […]

6 Problems Missing Teeth Cause

July 17, 2020
Having missing teeth can affect your everyday life in different ways, as well as your health and well-being. You may lose one or more teeth from tooth decay, gum disease, injuries and other causes. Learning more about the issues that missing teeth can cause can help you understand how important it is to seek solutions, […]

7 Apps That Help Manage Dental Anxiety

July 10, 2020
According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), some 16% of kids (5-19 years of age)  and 31.6% of adults (20-44 years of age) have untreated dental issues. Many of those individuals (an estimated 9-20% Americans) avoid dentists because of dental anxiety and fear. While some nervousness is normal, extreme dental anxiety prevents […]

Do You Need Dental Sedation When You Get Braces?

June 29, 2020
While it’s common to feel a little nervous about visiting the dentist for braces, some people suffer from dental anxiety. Feeling anxious about these visits could mean that you end up putting off necessary treatment. If you need braces in Mesa and experience dental anxiety, keep in mind that dental sedation offers a way to […]

Top 5 Most Serious Dental Emergencies

June 23, 2020
Oral health is important, but it’s often underrated, which leads to oral disease. Untreated tooth decay affects 44% of the world’s population. Oral disease affects nearly 3.9 billion people around the world, with periodontal disease affecting 15-20% of adults. When untreated oral health issues are ignored for long enough, they can lead to more serious […]
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