Why do Dentists Take X-rays?

Published on December 8, 2017 by

When people envision their dental appointments, usually they think about the teeth cleaning, the check up, and then the new toothbrush and toothpaste they get at the end. Rarely, do they remember the X-ray done at the beginning of their appointment. Ever wonder why we take those black & white photos of your mouth? Here’s why:

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The Thanksgiving Foods Your Teeth Need on Your Plate this Holiday

Published on November 22, 2017 by

Thanksgiving food gets a bad rap. Sure, there are holiday staples that are really fatty and full of carbs, but there are a few that aren’t so unhealthy. Did you know that there are two dishes that are actually beneficial for you? These two foods are actually GOOD for your teeth:

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What Can Your Smile Do For Your Health?

Published on November 17, 2017 by

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They say a smile is the sign of a happy person, but did you know, smiling is actually a sign of a healthy person as well? Smiling does much for a person than simply show off their pearly whites – it does wonders for your well-being Here’s what showing off your smile can do for you:

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4 Actions to Avoid if You DON’T Want to Chip Your Teeth!

Published on November 1, 2017 by

If one of the worst fears dentists and patients alike face: the fear of a chipped tooth. You invest so much time in taking care of your pearly whites, only to have an unexpected incident ruin your hard work. In order to help you avoid a situation like this, we created a list of 4 activities known to chip teeth to help you protect you smile like we like to.

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Protecting your Child’s Smile from Halloween Sweets

Published on October 25, 2017 by

The holidays are upon us!  a week out from the candy and costumed filled day full of pretty princesses & scary little monsters. But unlike your child’s costume, their smile doesn’t need to be horrifying as well. Heres how to protect your little one’s smile during this spooky sweet holiday.

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Kinds of Crowns: What Can my Crown be Made of?

Published on October 17, 2017 by

 

Dental crowns can be made out of many different materials, and many times, what you get can be your choice! Knowing what options are available means you can make the most informed decision possible. Here at Dental Center of Mesa, we wanted to create a list of the possibilities so you can weigh your options, and decide what is best for your smile!

 

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What do Crowns do?

Published on October 10, 2017 by

At Dental Center of Mesa, crowns serve many purposes in repairing a patient’s smile. Crowns, small tooth shaped caps, aim to provide permanent solutions to a damaged teeth. So what all can a crown do for your smile?

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Enamel Facts & How to Care for It

Published on October 3, 2017 by

When you consider how truly amazing enamel is, with all of its protective properties, it truly makes sense why dentist dedicate their careers to protecting it. Here at Dental Center of Mesa, we want to share a few fun facts about enamel, and also explain to you how to best take care of it, to keep your smile and your oral health as close to perfect as can be!

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Dental Center of Mesa introduces Dr. Mitchell!

Published on September 21, 2017 by

To our Dental Center of Mesa family – We are thrilled to announce Dr. Parker Mitchell, D.M.D, has joined our team of dental professionals.

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5 Flossing Facts!

Published on September 15, 2017 by