The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

A Badly Damaged Tooth May Need Emergency Dental Care

Traveling for work or play comes with its own natural ups, and downs. Even if the stress of being away from home is minimal, you still want to make the most out of your downtime. Suffering an accidental chipped or fractured tooth can certainly take away from the experience and... Read more »

Your Dream Smile and Dental Sealants

Are you aware of the risks associated with dental erosion and tooth decay? The harmful acids in your mouth from your goods and beverages can slowly wear down your tooth enamel until a cavity forms. If a cavity does form, you'll be at an increased risk for infection and tooth... Read more »

Oral Health Interactions with Medication

Your dentist needs to know what medications you are taking so that they can determine if there are an adverse side-effects to your oral health. Even vitamin/mineral and herbal supplements can cause unwanted consequences. Here are a few things to watch out for: Dry Mouth - Many drugs and supplements... Read more »

How to Spot Gum Disease in Your Smile

Our dentist, Dr. Ali Nia at Mesa Dental Care in Mesa, Arizona, has exciting news for you! Today, we are happy to share information on how to spot gum disease hiding in your smile, so you can get treatment that could save your teeth! If gum disease is ignored or... Read more »

Could Dental Bonding Help Your Smile?

Dental bonding earned its name because the composite resin used bonds to the tooth it is placed with. They can be a simple and cost-effective option to repair a tooth that is decayed, discolored, fractured or chipped. The bonding material can be shaped and polished until it matches the surrounding... Read more »