Does Green Beer Stain Your Teeth?

Posted March 9, 2023 by Dr. Brian Evans

Some of the most common ways people celebrate St. Patrick’s Day are by wearing a bunch of green, maybe going to a parade, and oftentimes, drinking beer. It’s also likely that you’ll be able to find many bars and restaurants serving green beer, after all, this is one of the biggest drinking holidays all year. (more…).

Are Dental Implants Painful? 

Posted February 28, 2023 by goldenproportions

Dental implants are a permanent solution to replace a missing tooth or several teeth and can be used as an alternative to removable dentures and bridges. However, dental implants do require surgery which can make some patients uneasy, especially when it comes to not knowing if the procedure is painful. Rest assured that your dentist (more…).

How Quickly Can You Whiten Your Teeth? 

Posted February 14, 2023 by Dr. Brian Evans

It’s incredibly common to want to have the whitest smile possible. In fact, 80% of Americans between 18 and 49 reported that they’d like to have whiter teeth. Even if you brush and floss your teeth religiously, everyday things like your morning cup of coffee can cause tooth discoloration. But the good news is that (more…).

Importance of Regular Dental Visits

Posted January 26, 2023 by Dr. Brian Evans

Scheduling and keeping dental appointments every six months may seem like a burden, but these preventive checkups with your dentist in Reno are crucial to maintaining good oral health. Like most things in life, your oral health needs to be checked on regularly in order to identify potential problems before they have a chance to become (more…).

What to Expect After Getting Your Wisdom Teeth Removed

Posted January 18, 2023 by Dr. Brian Evans

Your wisdom teeth tend to erupt between the age of 17 and 21, but they can make an appearance earlier or later. Many times, your dentist in Reno will recommend having wisdom teeth removed. Wisdom teeth extractions are incredibly common and can help maintain oral health. However, it is a type of oral surgery, and there (more…).

What Causes Ulcers in The Mouth?

Posted December 26, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

If you’re one of the estimated 20% of people who happen to develop mouth ulcers, you know just how uncomfortable and painful they can be. The good news is that ulcers in the mouth tend to go away on their own within about two weeks, are usually harmless, and don’t necessarily need treatment from your (more…).

How to Help Keep Teeth Healthy During Cold & Flu Season

Posted December 16, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

We’re headed into the peak of cold and flu season, which typically comes with stuffy noses, sore throats, fevers, and loads of medicine to help ease symptoms. But did you know that any sickness from the common cold to the flu can also put oral health at risk, too? Your dentist in Reno has some steps (more…).

What Does The Early Stage of Gum Disease Look Like? 

Posted November 26, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

When your dentist in Reno talks about gum disease, we’re not just talking about its risks to oral health. The truth is, gum disease has also been linked to several whole-body concerns, such as cardiovascular diseases, respiratory problems, and certain types of cancer. However, there is good news. Gum disease can be treated and reversed if (more…).

Can Sinus Pressure Feel Like a Toothache?

Posted November 14, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Allergies can be triggered at any time of the year. In turn, sinuses can be affected, causing discomfort in many different areas. Sinus pressure or a sinus infection can have various symptoms, such as a stuffy nose, pressure in the eyes, discomfort around the cheeks, and tooth pain. But as your dentist in Reno knows, any (more…).

Is Xylitol Good For Your Teeth? 

Posted October 24, 2022 by Dr. Brian Evans

Sugary sweets can mean bad news for your teeth. But your dentist in Reno wants all of our patients to know that there is a way to enjoy those sweet cravings without all of the damage of sugar.  We’re talking about xylitol, and choosing it over sugar may benefit your oral health.  What is Xylitol? Xylitol (more…).