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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…).

The American Dental Association, along with your dentist in Reno, recommends brushing your teeth for at least two minutes, twice a day, every day. However, many people don’t brush their teeth as often as they should. This can increase the risk of developing some serious oral problems.  1. Cavities The most common oral health problem (more…).

3 Things You Should Do If Your Filling Falls Out

Posted June 28, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, over 90% of American adults have had at least one cavity in their lifetime. Most of the time, these cavities will be fixed with a filling from your dentist in Reno. While dental fillings are tough restorations, there is a chance that they can fail or (more…).

How Sports Drinks Can Damage Teeth 

Posted June 14, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

As the weather warms up and we’re spending more time outside in the heat, we tend to get thirstier than normal. Many of us may turn to our favorite sports drinks to rehydrate after a day in the sun or after a tough workout. While these beverages can help replace lost electrolytes due to sweating, (more…).

Is Tooth Discoloration Bad? 

Posted May 25, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

If you notice that your teeth aren’t quite as white as they used to be, or if there’s a sudden appearance of brown, yellowish, or black spots, you have every right to be concerned. After all, we all want to have bright, white smiles we’re proud to show off. But if your smile is less (more…).