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 »

Dental Plaque and Its Impact on Your Oral Health

Toothpastes, dental floss and mouthwash that are of a high-quality can combat plaque buildup on your teeth. The dangers of dental plaque can deeply impact the health of your smile if not addressed in time. Our team can provide professional information on dental plaque and its resulting dental issues to... Read more »

How Can I Discourage My Child’s Habit of Thumb Sucking?

It’s normal for young children to go through a period of sucking on their thumbs, but a prolonged or aggressive habit can negatively impact the natural alignment of their teeth and delay developments in their smile. We invite you to speak with our dentist about how you can help your... Read more »