Experience Reno Phil’s Spirit Of The Season Concert

The Reno Phil will be hosting a special Spirit Of The Season concert, offering Reno families a chance to enjoy a great performance while getting into the spirit of the holidays. The philharmonic will have plenty of special guests to help celebrate Christmas, as you can look forward to visits from guest singers, students, and dancers to help deliver on a memorable concert. You can also look forward to seeing the Santa Tappers, and even old St. Nick himself! There will be several concerts held, with matinee shows Saturday, December 2 and Sunday, December 3, and an evening show on December 2. (more…)

Is Dental Anxiety Interfering With Your Oral Health Care?

Dental anxiety can make it harder to schedule an appointment to see your dentist, even if you feel almost certain that you have a problem calling for professional treatment. This condition can lead people to skip regular preventive dental care, and put off restorative work. If you feel you might be dealing with dental anxiety, you should understand that you are making yourself more vulnerable to serious dental problems. Thanks to modern dental sedation techniques, your dentist can help you feel at ease, and enjoy the care you need. With nitrous oxide, you can feel relaxed in the dentist’s chair, and recover from the effects in time to drive yourself home after your appointment! (more…)

What Kind Of Cavity Risk Do You Face?

If you are not experiencing active pain or sensitivity in your tooth, it is safe to assume everything is fine with your oral health…or is it? A cavity will first form at your enamel, and you may not realize when this takes place. So how do you make sure your teeth are staying healthy between preventive dental visits? Your daily oral care can have a real impact on your cavity risk. This regimen should include both brushing and flossing, to fully clean your teeth. You should also be paying attention to your diet, and keeping your sugar intake limited. (more…)

The Reno Ice Rink Will Open Up November 22!

Are you looking for a fun way to spend time during the holiday season? Starting on Wednesday, November 22, the Reno Ice Rink will be open to the public! You can take to the ice with your family and enjoy a healthy, exciting day of skating. You can also checking out some of the Ice Rink Character Days, special events where some of your kids’ favorite pop culture characters will show up. This upcoming season will see the Reno Ice Rink stay open until February 11, 2018. Between now and then, make sure you take full advantage of the fun the rink provides Reno residents. (more…)

Fielding Common Questions Concerning Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers can help you make big changes to your smile, but if you are unfamiliar with this cosmetic dental procedure, you may have questions. The prospect of fixing cosmetic flaws, and showing off a beautiful smile, is an exciting one. That being said, you may be unsure if you qualify, or how long it will take to see results. If you are ready to learn more about veneers, but are not quite ready to commit to them, schedule a time for a consultation with your dentist. You can go over any questions or concerns that you have, and see how the procedure can transform your appearance. (more…)

When You Have A Toothache That Just Won’t Go Away

Tooth pain be an irritant, and a potentially serious distraction throughout your day. When should you think of a toothache as something more than just an inconvenience? It is important to understand that a dental problem like tooth decay will not go away on its own. If you suspect your toothache might be the result of a cavity, seek restorative care from your dentist as soon as possible. The longer you wait, the more damage your tooth will experience! You can count on expert care that will put a stop to a cavity’s growth, and end with you leaving the dentist’s office sporting a restoration that can protect your tooth without drawing unwanted attention. (more…)

Considering The Benefits Of Bonding And Contouring

Are you ready to make positive changes to your smile? Are you interested in cosmetic dental work that can fix flaws with the shape, size, and color of teeth? You can be pleasantly surprised at how a bonding and contouring procedure can make changes to your appearance. In many cases, these treatments can be performed in the course of the same appointment, and you can have your final results in just one visit. Your smile will still look natural after your work, though free of flaws that have held back your overall appearance. (more…)

Take Part In The Reno Santa Dash!

We may have a few months between now and Christmas, but the holiday season provides no shortage of opportunities for tasty treats. If you need some extra motivation to stay fit, or you are looking for an opportunity to make friends and keep up with your cardio, consider signing up for the Reno Santa Dash. This race, which will be held on Saturday, December 16, will provide a course that runs through downtown Reno. You can don your best Christmas costume, throw on your running shoes, and enjoy an invigorating race through Reno that will help you celebrate the holidays, while also avoiding the potential weight gain that tends to accompany this treat-heavy time of year. (more…)

Taking Serious Steps To Stop Gingivitis

Do you take time during your oral care routine to check for signs of gum disease? Your periodontal tissue may not experience pain when infected, but there are symptoms you can identify. You may find that your gums are more likely to bleed when you brush and floss, or they may appear red or swollen. Gingivitis, the first stage of a periodontal infection, can be successfully treated. In fact, you can receive help from your dentist to target this problem. A Perio Tray will help you provide concentrated care to your gums, so that you can rid yourself of this problem. If you do not respond to the matter, you can face worrying complications, including a higher risk for tooth loss! (more…)

Halloween Can Mean Lots Of Sugar, And Trouble For Your Smile

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 you should feel free to enjoy yourself during the holiday, overindulging in candy can lead to a real risk for tooth decay that your dentist will need to treat. Being mindful of this fact, and thinking of ways to control your risks, can help you protect your smile in the aftermath of Halloween. (more…)