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…).

Do Dentists Recommend Using An Electric Toothbrush?

Posted January 28, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Do you use an electric toothbrush or do you stick with the manual kind? If you haven’t tried an electric toothbrush, you may be wondering whether the extra expense is worth it in the long run. Truthfully, there can be some pros and cons to each type of toothbrush, and the experts agree. So what (more…).

Could This Healthy Treat Hurt Teeth? 

Posted January 20, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

You do everything you can to keep your family healthy. You make sure they eat well-balanced meals, get plenty of exercise, brush and floss their teeth regularly, and see their dentist in Reno at least twice a year. Yet, did you know that something considered healthy may be hurting your family’s teeth?  Fabulous Fruits The USDA (more…).

Let’s Talk Tonsil Stones: What Are They?

Posted December 22, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Have you or someone in your family ever had a tonsil stone? Are you curious to know what a tonsil stone even is? Let your dentist in Reno tell you a little bit about tonsil stones, what they are, why they form, and how you can help yourself should they happen to appear in your (more…).