Patient Education

How to Fix Receding Gums: Treatment and Prevention

April 18, 2020

If you notice a sore spot at the top of your tooth near the gum line, you may have receding gums. When your gums recede,...

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Patient Education

How to Treat Swollen or Receding Gums

March 20, 2020

If you notice your gums are red and swollen, or they have pulled away from your teeth, you may wonder how this happened, what you...

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Patient Education

Pregnancy Gingivitis: How it Happens and What You Can Do

August 28, 2019

Pregnancy is a joyous time, but it is also very physically demanding. Your body undergoes a range of changes to protect and nurture your child....

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Patient Education

Why Does My Jaw Hurt? 7 Possible Causes

June 17, 2019

Please note: if your pain is severe or unbearable, see your dentist immediately. If you are near Las Vegas, Henderson or Laughlin, Nevada, or Lake...

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Patient Education

How Much Do Dental Implants Cost?

June 3, 2019

Whether you've recently had a tooth extraction, or might face tooth loss in the future, you'll likely want to replace those teeth. Dental implants are...

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Patient Education

Pros and Cons of Dental Sealants and Fluoride

May 20, 2019

Good oral health has increased thanks to better access to dental care and hygiene, yet tooth decay is still a common problem affecting children and...

Patient Education

8 Warning Signs of Periodontal Disease

April 19, 2019

Nearly half of adults in America have periodontal disease, an inflammation of the gums which can lead to tooth loss. The warning signs of periodontal...

Patient Education

Regular Cleaning vs. Deep Cleaning: SRP Explained

April 18, 2019

Preventing gum disease and, ultimately, tooth loss is one of the chief reasons to be diligent about oral hygiene and visit your dentist regularly. But...

Patient Education

5 Considerations When You Need a Tooth Extraction in Las Vegas

January 15, 2019

When teeth are decayed, cracked, or otherwise damaged, they can quickly become very painful. In these cases, removing the tooth can stop the pain and...

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Patient Education

Dental Sealants: What Are They and Can They Prevent Cavities?

September 27, 2018

It is well known that brushing and flossing for two minutes twice a day dramatically reduces tooth decay and cavities. For many, however, this is...