If you have kids, your house will likely see a big spike in candy at the end of Halloween. As children throughout Reno go trick-or-treating, they can amass a large supply of tasty treats that spell trouble for their teeth. Of course, adults are not immune to the temptation of the occasional sweet snack. While… Read more »
Posts Categorized: Family Dentistry
When you’re searching for a dental practice that addresses all of your wants and needs, the most important quality to look for is comprehensive dental care for the whole family. While you may like the idea of having every treatment you could ever require within reach, that doesn’t mean you necessarily know what to expect… Read more »
Cavities are most common in children and young adults, but they can develop at any age. According to statistics, 92 percent of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have experienced cavities in their permanent teeth. As you can see cavities are common. One of the major reasons there is so much tooth decay… Read more »
Have you ever heard of a baby being born with teeth? It doesn’t happen very often, in fact, only 1 out of every 2,000 to 3,000 births. When a baby is born with teeth they are referred to as natal teeth or fetal teeth. In most cases, if a baby is born with teeth it… Read more »
Have you ever noticed that babies and children very seldom have bad breath? It is uncommon, but it does happen. That’s a good reason to begin practicing proper oral hygiene on your baby soon after their birth. In today’s blog, your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans discuss why babies get bad breath.
Are you a born trendsetter? Do you take great pride in figuring out ways to express yourself with fashion statements? Some physical manifestations of fashion can even involve teeth. One example would be someone having their teeth reshaped to appear outrageously different. Some dentists have even fielded requests to contour canine teeth into true vampire fangs. This type of… Read more »
Tooth sensitivity may not seem like a big deal, until you have dental issues because of it. The shooting pain that comes when you bite into an ice cream cone or take a sip of hot coffee is the result of sensitive teeth which are not properly protected by strong tooth enamel. If you have… Read more »
You already know that taking care of your oral health is important. Scientific research even shows that keeping your mouth healthy benefits your overall physical health, as well. Can you describe the different kinds of teeth which inhabit your mouth and what purpose they each serve? Try this fun quiz to improve your dental knowledge.
Did you enjoy plenty of beach time this summer? If so, it’s possible you’ve dealt with your fair share of seaweed. Sometimes, stepping on seaweed can be an unpleasant irritation with the slimy, squishy sensation on the bottoms of your feet and between your toes. If you knew that seaweed had an enzyme called Bacillus… Read more »
When you reach for a cold, fizzy, flavored, carbonated drink, what do you call it? A cola? A Coke? A soda? A pop? A drink by any of these names will taste sweet, bubbly and refreshing. Unfortunately, just like many tasty treats, drinking soda on a regular basis comes with a price, especially in terms of… Read more »