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…).

June is All About The Men

Posted June 15, 2020 by Wager-Evans Dental

The month of June has always been dedicated to the men in our lives, particularly our dads. June just so happens to also be Men’s Health Month, a time for all of us to encourage the men closest to us to focus on their overall health, including their oral health. After all, as your dentist (more…).

What’s It Mean When Your Tongue is Black? 

Posted May 27, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

We all know that dentists are responsible for overseeing the health of our teeth. But the truth is, your dentist in Reno is actually responsible for much more than teeth alone. Your dental team is dedicated to protecting your overall health, and one area that’s of particular interest to your dentist is your tongue. Believe (more…).

De-stress and Protect Your Oral Health

Posted April 28, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

During these times of change and uncertainty, it’s only natural to feel stressed out. After all, we’ve all been thrust into staying at home and figuring out our new, temporary norm. Your dentist in Reno understands. We’re in this together, and we’d like to help by talking about how stress can affect your oral health (more…).

Dental Emergencies vs. Non-Emergencies

Posted April 15, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

As of March 18, 2020, the American Dental Association has recommended a nationwide postponement of all elective dental procedures and encouraged dentists to provide emergency services only. But how do you determine the difference between a dental emergency and a non-emergency? The ADA is helping out there, too and released important information and guidance to (more…).

How Long Does Novocaine Last?

Posted April 6, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

If you’ve ever had a dental procedure such as a filling or root canal, chances are you’ve experienced the odd sensation of novocaine numbness. While novocaine can help you not feel anything during treatment, the side effects can be annoying. But just how long do you have to deal with not being able to feel (more…).

The Keto Diet & Your Oral Health

Posted March 23, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

March is National Nutrition Month and is hosted every year by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. It strives to bring awareness to the importance of how eating right can help us live longer, healthier lives. When some people consider how nutrition plays a role in their overall health, they may turn to the latest (more…).

Bad Breath Remedies

Posted February 24, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Bad breath is an incredibly common concern for many Americans. In fact, according to Medical News Today, bad breath affects an estimated 25% of the population. Even though there are various things that can cause bad breath, there are a few that concern your dentist in Reno. The truth is, several causes of bad breath (more…).