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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…).

Protect Your Heart, See Your Dentist in Reno

Posted February 7, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Seeing your dentist in Reno in order to protect your heart may seem like strange advice, but in fact, there is a strong connection between oral health and heart health. To help celebrate Heart Health Month this February, we’d like to educate our patients and neighbors on just how important regular dental care is to (more…).

The Oral Health Dangers of Cough Medicine

Posted January 29, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

During this time of the year, it seems as if everyone we encounter is sneezing, sniffling, or coughing. While we do as much as we can to avoid getting a cold, sometimes we just get sick. When we do get a case of the coughs we just want it to go away, so we will (more…).

Why Do I Bite My Lips, Cheeks, and Tongue?

Posted January 24, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue is a common habit for many people. While it may seem relatively harmless, biting the soft tissues in our mouths can lead to serious and painful problems. But like any habit, it can be difficult to stop biting your lips, cheeks, or tongue. Join your Reno dentist as we (more…).

Eat Your Way to a Whiter Smile

Posted December 23, 2019 by Dr. Brian Evans

One of the most common things dental patients want is to get a whiter smile. Thanks to everyday things like our morning cup of coffee or tea, or the occasional glass of red wine, our teeth are constantly exposed to foods and drinks that can easily cause them to become dull or discolored. However, your (more…).

All About Orthodontics

Posted December 20, 2019 by Dr. Brian Evans

At our dental office in Reno, we’re honored to take care of your family’s smiles. From regular cleanings, fillings, and restorative dentistry, we’re here to ensure healthy grins all around. But what happens if your teeth are crooked or overlap? Is it something to worry about? The truth is, if teeth aren’t straight and lined (more…).

What to Know About Dental Implants

Posted June 12, 2019 by Wager-Evans Dental

Damaged or missing teeth can be painful and frustrating. They not only affect your overall health, but they can also deter you from wearing your beautiful smile. There are many ways of dealing with damaged or missing teeth, but one that has become increasingly common and effective is the dental implant. As you plan a (more…).