The Procedure, the Myth, the Legend: The Truth About Root Canals   Poor root canals. At the butt of so many jokes and all it ever did was try and save your tooth! It deserves a badge of honor and yet somehow it finds itself repeatedly on the top ten most-hated things to do list.… Read More


Are Summertime Celebrations Causing Damage to Your Teeth? It’s easy to get in the spirit of things when you’re celebrating the birth of a great nation like America. Parades, pool parties, fireworks – all of it done to tip our hat in gratitude to those who paved the way for independence. As we progress into… Read More


Common Concerns About Dental Implants It’s normal to have questions and concerns about any upcoming procedure, and if you’re considering dental implants you’re sure to have some of your own. Dental implants have been around for decades, and they are a safe option for almost all patients with missing teeth. Find answers to more of… Read More


Oral Risk Factors From Lack of Calcium in Reno, Nevada July is National Ice Cream Month, which is a great time to load up on extra calcium for strong teeth and nutrients that help prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease. While ice cream should not be a key part of your diet, it is possible… Read More


What are “All-on-4” Dental Implants? When reviewing statistics on endentulism, a term associated with loss of teeth, the data demonstrates this condition has a negative impact on oral health as well as overall quality of a patient’s life. If you are one of the estimated 35 million adults missing teeth, you may be a candidate… Read More


Medications that may affect your implant success   Based on latest research, a striking association links the success rate of dental implants and everyday pills you may be popping. Heartburn medications as well as beta-blockers, a group of cardiac drugs, were shown to affect the implant’s attachment and growth in different ways-one positively and one… Read More


What You May Not Know About Dental Implants According to the American Academy of Oral and Maxillofacial Surgeons approximately 95% of dental implants are successful and last on average of 15 years. It is regarded as a safe technique for restoring missing teeth with a high rate of success. However, as implant technology becomes more… Read More


If you are postmenopausal with osteoporosis you are at a greater risk of losing your teeth. Knowing your treatment options and the benefits of each can provide better quality of life both professionally and socially. Get the Facts In a 2015 study by Case Western Reserve University’s Dental School of Medicine, research was focused on… Read More