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Why Does Food Always Get Stuck in Between My Teeth?

Posted June 22, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

We’ve all experienced getting a piece of food stuck in between our teeth at some point, and this is common with several types of food. However, if you find yourself getting food stuck in the same places almost every time you eat, you may have something called a food trap. While this may sound like (more…).

How Do You Fix Dentures That Don’t Fit?

Posted June 20, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Dentures are an excellent choice to replace missing teeth. They can not only help restore a smile and allow people to eat more foods, but they can also provide an often needed boost in self-confidence. These transformative dental devices are often the chosen solution as they’re comfortable and affordable. However, over time, changes in the (more…).

Why Do I Need a Root Canal?

Posted May 26, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Are you struggling with a painful tooth? Are you at your wit’s end trying to get it to go away, but there’s always discomfort no matter what you do? Maybe it’s time you talked to your dentist in Reno about having a root canal. We know those two little words can cause big anxiety for (more…).

We’re Talking About Women’s Oral Health This Month

Posted May 19, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Did you know that May is Women’s Health Month? Your dentist in Reno thought this would be the best time to talk about the specific needs and issues women can face regarding oral health and hygiene. There’s a lot to uncover and understand, and we hope you’ll join us to learn a little more about (more…).

How To Tell If You Have A Cavity 

Posted April 29, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Cavities are one of the most common dental problems your dentist in Reno sees and treats every day. Now, while a teeny, tiny cavity may seem like no big deal, the truth is, it’s important to treat any area of decay quickly to keep other problems from popping up. If cavities aren’t treated quickly, they (more…).

How Do You Go To The Dentist After A Long Time? 

Posted April 20, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Your dentist in Reno usually recommends that all patients visit us at least twice a year. However, we understand that any number of things can keep you from seeing your dentist as often as recommended. Perhaps you have a fear of the dentist or life simply got in the way of scheduling your next appointment, either (more…).

Gum Disease Linked to Colon Cancer: Know Your Risk

Posted March 28, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

An updated study conducted by the American Academy for Cancer Research of nearly 43,000 people over several years has shown a potential positive correlation between gum disease and an increased risk of colon cancer. While the whole-body complications associated with gum disease, such as heart disease, aren’t new, the link to colon cancer is a (more…).

Celebrate Spring With a “Spring Cleaning” for Your Teeth!

Posted March 23, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Spring is always an exciting season, especially if winter seemed to go on forever. The days become longer, the weather becomes warmer, families start to play outside, and the world becomes a little more colorful thanks to flowers and trees in bloom. Spring is also a time when many families embark on annual spring cleaning (more…).

How Does COVID-19 Affect Oral Health?

Posted February 28, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

By now, we’ve all heard of the term “COVID long-hauler,” which is used to describe patients who have recovered from COVID-19 but still experience some long-term side effects. However, did you know that your dentist in Reno is also seeing a slew of oral health complications in both adults and children who have contracted and recovered (more…).

How Do I Choose a Toothbrush? 

Posted February 16, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Buying a toothbrush can be a confusing process. Just consider how many rows and rows of brightly colored toothbrushes are at your local supermarket, each one claiming to give you the best clean or other promises of great oral health. If you’re not sure what you’re looking for, choosing a toothbrush can quickly become overwhelming. (more…).