Allergies & Cavities

Posted May 18, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Pollen counts are high, eyes are itchy, noses are drippy, and sinuses everywhere are stuffy. It’s allergy season, and even though allergies don’t directly cause cavities, allergies can still be concerning for your dentist in Reno. In fact, the way our bodies react to allergens can put us at increased risk for decay and other (more…).

Does Acid Reflux Cause Cavities?

Posted April 29, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Acid reflux is a condition that originates in the stomach, but that doesn’t mean it can’t affect other parts of the body. In fact, acid reflux is one of many whole-body problems that concern your dentist in Reno because of the negative way it can impact your oral health. Let’s take a closer look at (more…).

3 Tips for a Picture-Perfect (or Zoom-Perfect) Smile

Posted April 19, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

As much of the world has transitioned from in-person meetings to Zoom meetings, people have all of a sudden started looking at themselves way more than they ever did before. While video meetings such as Zoom can be a great help in today’s confusing world, it can be uncomfortable staring at yourself day in and (more…).

What Causes Gingivitis?

Posted March 29, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Gingivitis is a form of gum disease that affects nearly 75% of Americans at some point in their lives. Usually, when gum disease is caught in this stage it can be treated and any damage can be reversed. But if it’s left alone it can quickly progress into more severe stages of gum disease and (more…).

Healthy Nutrition: Fuel Your Body, Protect Your Smile

Posted March 17, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Eating a well-balanced diet, including plenty of fruits and vegetables, can go a long way in reducing the risk of serious health concerns such as heart disease, diabetes, and obesity. Yet according to the CDC, less than 10% of American adults are getting enough vegetables and only 12% are eating the recommended amount of fruits. (more…).

Why Does My Tooth Hurt? 

Posted February 25, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Waking up with tooth pain is a feeling like no other. The throbbing zings of pain can make it nearly impossible to think about anything else other than getting relief. Tooth pain can be an indicator of a serious problem and you should see your dentist in Reno for any toothache that doesn’t go away. (more…).

Don’t Let Stress Damage Your Teeth

Posted February 15, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

The past year or so has been… interesting, to say the least. With lockdowns, working from home, schooling from home, and everything in between, it’s only normal to feel more stressed than usual. But during these times of increased stress, it’s more important than ever to take care of your health. After all, stress can (more…).

Can Wearing a Mask Cause Cavities? 

Posted January 28, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

Even though 2020 is over and we can start to leave a lot of that crazy year behind us, one thing remains a constant in our everyday lives — face masks. Masks have become commonplace throughout the United States to help minimize the spread of COVID-19 and are seen everywhere we go. From grocery stores (more…).

Celebrate The New Year With a New Smile

Posted January 21, 2021 by Dr. Brian Evans

We have officially rung in the new year, which means all of the resolutions are in full effect. During this time, many people commit to transforming their lives. Whether they’ve resolved to eat healthier, lose weight, or stop smoking, the new year provides a fresh start and gives people a view of a better life. (more…).

Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Posted December 30, 2020 by Dr. Brian Evans

Pain in your teeth is such a unique yet unpleasant feeling. The zings and throbbing that come along with a toothache are enough to make you miserable. We get it, and even though we don’t wish toothaches on anyone, the truth is, they happen. But sometimes the hardest part of treating a toothache is finding (more…).