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Celebrate The New Year With a New Smile

Posted January 21, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

We have officially rung in the new year, which means all of the resolutions are in full effect. During this time, many people commit to transforming their lives. Whether they’ve resolved to eat healthier, lose weight, or stop smoking, the new year provides a fresh start and gives people a view of a better life. (more…).

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Posted December 30, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Pain in your teeth is such a unique yet unpleasant feeling. The zings and throbbing that come along with a toothache are enough to make you miserable. We get it, and even though we don’t wish toothaches on anyone, the truth is, they happen. But sometimes the hardest part of treating a toothache is finding (more…).

How to Prevent Tooth Staining

Posted December 21, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Many everyday things can cause tooth staining, from your daily cup of coffee to your nightly glass of red wine. But don’t worry, your dentist in Reno has some good news. You don’t necessarily need to stop enjoying all the things that can stain your teeth. In fact, there are several things you can do (more…).

Can Your Dentist Tell If You Smoke? 

Posted November 24, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Many smokers try to disguise their habit by covering up the smell with gum, mints, or mouthwash. But the truth is, your dentist in Reno can probably still tell that you’re a smoker even if you don’t share that information. In actuality, there’s a lot your dentist can tell about you and your health simply (more…).

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…).