The Inside Scoop About Enamel Erosion

Posted October 12, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

Tooth sensitivity may not seem like a big deal…that is, until you have it. The shooting pain that comes when you bite into an ice cream cone or take a sip of hot coffee is just unbearable. If you have severe tooth sensitivity, even an icy cold wind can leave your teeth in pain. What (more…).

Your Teeth Are Not Tools

Posted October 5, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

Everyone knows that you need to brush, floss, and go to the dentist regularly to maintain a healthy smile. Avoiding staining foods and drinks and limiting your sugar intake also contribute to a healthy and attractive smile. What you may not know, however, is that how you use your teeth greatly impacts the health and (more…).

We’re Building Beautiful Smiles in Reno!

Posted September 20, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

Cosmetic dentistry. It’s in Hollywood, but in Reno? Really? Yes. The person in front of you at the supermarket, the crossing guard at the kids’ school, and even your closest friends have probably tried some form of cosmetic dentistry. From housewives to Hollywood stars, smile makeovers are rampant – and for good reasons. Emotional Benefits (more…).

The Evolution of Teeth Whitening

Posted September 14, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

Teeth whitening is the most popular cosmetic dental procedure available today. For patients looking to whiten their teeth, take years off of their appearance, and breathe new life into their smiles, teeth whitening is an easy, convenient, and effective way to do so. Teeth whitening procedures are at the top of the cosmetic dentistry popularity (more…).

Shoud You Use Mouthwash?

Posted September 7, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

Is using mouthwash part of your everyday dental hygiene routine? For some people, swishing with mouthwash goes hand in hand with brushing and flossing. For others, mouthwash is only used occasionally, before a special occasion, or not at all. Dental professionals tend to view mouthwash as an added positive habit to help maintain oral health (more…).

What’s in Dental Plaque?

Posted August 29, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

All of your life, you’ve been told that plaque is bad. The rules are: brush twice a day, floss once a day, and go to six-month checkups and cleanings so that you can keep plaque from destroying your teeth and gums. While you know that plaque can wreak havoc on oral health, do you know (more…).

Sleep Apnea Linked to Dementia

Posted August 18, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

Did you know that sleep apnea increases risk for heart attack and depression? A recent study also connects sleep apnea to dementia in elderly females who experience 15 or more sleep apnea episodes per hour. Sleep apnea is a lapse in breath during sleep. The most common form of sleep apnea is obstructive, or OSA. (more…).

Do You Know the Signs of Oral Cancer?

Posted August 13, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

Michael Douglas recently battled oral cancer, but thankfully, he seems to have recovered quite well. Until hearing about his situation, many Americans hadn’t thought much about oral cancer. You might find these statistics quite startling: Oral cancer claims more than 8,000 Americans, that’s one person every hour of every day, each year. This year, approximately (more…).

What can dental implants do for you?

Posted August 10, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

Ask yourself the following questions: Do I need a dependable replacement for lost teeth? Do I value conservative dental solutions? Are my dentures loose, or do they slip? Am I tired of hassling with denture maintenance? Do I want to reclaim a beautiful, solid, fully functional smile? If you answered yes to any of these (more…).

Give Summer Boredom the Brush-Off (Part 2)

Posted July 26, 2011 by Wager-Evans Dental

It’s the middle of summer, which means your kids need plenty of activities to keep them busy during the day. You surely love having more time to spend with your children, but you might also be pulling your hair out looking for something to keep them occupied. We will tell you how to make some (more…).