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Diabetes & Oral Health

Posted November 17, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

November is Diabetes Awareness Month and strives to raise awareness of a chronic disease that affects nearly 30 million Americans. But what does this have to do with your dentist in Reno? Well, the truth is, there is a strong connection between oral health and diabetes, and it’s ever more important for diabetics to take (more…).

Whole-Body Benefits of Good Oral Health

Posted October 28, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

You may have heard the saying that the eyes are the window to the soul. While that may be true, your dentist in Reno wants you to know that the mouth is in fact the window to overall health. Years of research continues to show just how important oral health is to overall health and (more…).

October is National Dental Hygiene Month

Posted October 16, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Every October, the American Dental Hygienists’ Association and Colgate sponsor a month-long celebration for dental hygienists around the country. Dental hygienists are crucial members of your healthcare team and are responsible for keeping patients’ mouths (and bodies) healthy. This year, the theme for National Dental Hygiene Month is Faces of Courage, and rightfully so. Join (more…).

How Cancer Treatment Affects Your Mouth

Posted September 29, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

  As we head into the month of October, we tend to see pink ribbons everywhere in support of breast cancer research and breast cancer patients. Cancer is one of those scary words nobody wants to hear, and it can cause feelings of uncertainness and weariness of what treatment will bring. While there are sure (more…).

How to Fix a Gummy Smile

Posted September 21, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Having a gummy smile can affect someone’s self-confidence, and if you’re someone who sees more gum tissue than teeth when smiling or talking, you may know exactly what we’re talking about. In fact, it’s not uncommon for your dentist in Reno to hear patients say they’re embarrassed by their smiles, and some even avoid smiling (more…).

4 Things That Cause Teeth to Fall Out

Posted August 31, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

    When many of us think about losing our teeth, we may assume that this is something that just happens as we get older. But, according to the American Dental Association, more Americans are keeping their teeth longer than ever before, which is great news! However, this doesn’t just happen naturally and there are (more…).

Is Getting a Root Canal Really That Bad? 

Posted August 19, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

When someone tells you that they need to have a root canal, do you immediately grimace and start thanking your lucky stars that it’s not happening to you? You’re not alone. Many people who hear the words “root” and “canal” together shudder in fear. After all, this dental treatment doesn’t have the best reputation. But (more…).

Why Are My Teeth Discolored? 

Posted July 29, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

When we picture a healthy smile, we all tend to envision bright, white teeth. So as your dentist in Reno, we can certainly understand why it may be concerning if you notice some discoloration in your smile. We’re also here to help by sharing some things that can cause tooth discoloration, as well as how (more…).

Can You Fix Receding Gums?

Posted July 21, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Have you ever wondered why your teeth are extra sensitive, especially when drinking something cold or even when you touch your teeth? There’s a chance that you may have receding gums. If left untreated, gum recession can cause even more sensitivity, an increase in tooth decay, and tooth loss. To make matters worse, once gum (more…).

Stay Hydrated, Help Your Teeth

Posted June 26, 2020 by Wager-Evans Dental

Our bodies are made up of about 60% water, so it’s fair to say that we absolutely need to drink plenty of water each and every day to help our bodies perform at their optimal level. In fact, drinking water and staying hydrated helps organs function properly, aids in digestion, keeps joints well lubricated, and (more…).