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Let’s Talk Tonsil Stones: What Are They?

Posted December 22, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Have you or someone in your family ever had a tonsil stone? Are you curious to know what a tonsil stone even is? Let your dentist in Reno tell you a little bit about tonsil stones, what they are, why they form, and how you can help yourself should they happen to appear in your (more…).

What Are The Ways to Straighten Teeth?

Posted November 30, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Most of us know that traditional metal braces can be used to effectively straighten teeth. While this treatment is most common in teens and young adults, braces can still be a great way for adults to transform the appearance of their smiles. However, if you’re looking to get straighter teeth without the use of braces, (more…).

How Quitting Smoking Can Improve Dental Health

Posted November 18, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Smoking can be harmful to many parts of your body, including your teeth. It increases the likelihood of tooth discoloration, cavities, and oral cancer, among other things, so it’s no surprise that quitting smoking can improve oral health. If you currently smoke but are interested in quitting, let your dentist in Reno help you learn how (more…).

Are Cavities Contagious? 

Posted October 29, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

The second most common disease in the United States is tooth decay. The first is the common cold. Of course, we all know how easy it is to catch a cold, but can you also catch cavities? Sounds pretty far-fetched. But guess what your dentist in Reno knows? Catching a cavity is totally possible — technically.  (more…).

Does Dental Insurance Reset Every Year?

Posted October 21, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Dental insurance can be a good thing to have, but the benefits don’t last forever. If you have dental insurance, there’s a chance that it’s going to expire at the end of the year. Unfortunately, many people let their benefits sit unused. However, there are several good reasons why you should see your dentist in (more…).

What To Do After Having Your Wisdom Teeth Taken Out

Posted September 30, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Once your wisdom teeth have been removed, it’s important to take good care of your mouth during recovery to minimize pain and speed up healing time. Even though wisdom teeth removal is usually a pretty straightforward procedure, it can still cause some pain and discomfort as you heal from the surgery. To help you recover (more…).

“Do I Have Gum Disease?” 

Posted September 16, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Gum disease is an infection in the gum tissues and can cause some unwanted side effects, such as your gums pulling away from the teeth. This can lead to deep pockets between your teeth and gums. Gum disease also makes your teeth more susceptible to tooth decay, and, if left untreated, gum disease may even (more…).

How Can I Get a Whiter Smile? 

Posted August 26, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

If you want to know how to get whiter teeth, you’ve come to the right place! Thanks to advancements in whitening technology, your dentist in Reno offers several ways for you to whiten your teeth and give you back that gorgeous smile! Read on to find out which methods will work best for you! Brush  (more…).

How to Freshen Your Breath for National Fresh Breath Day

Posted August 5, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

National Fresh Breath Day is celebrated on August 6th this year, and if you’re feeling like your breath could use some freshening, you’re not alone. In fact, wondering how to freshen breath is one of the most common questions your dentist in Reno is asked. So whether you’re preparing for an important business meeting or (more…).

Is Vaping Better For Your Teeth Than Smoking? 

Posted July 28, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

There’s a common misconception that vaping is healthier than smoking. In fact, vaping is often used as a way to try and help smokers quit smoking. But is this method actually safer than traditional cigarettes? Research suggests that it’s not. Many studies have shown that vaping causes similar health concerns as smoking such as an (more…).