Posts Tagged: general dentist reno

Reno Dentists Challenge You to a Dental Quiz

Knowing the proper way to care for your teeth is one of the most important parts of your oral health. When you consider the fact that you attend regular dental visit every six months, it becomes clear that you are the primary person responsible for the health of your teeth and gums. Thus what you… Read more »

Reno Dentists Discuss Two Types of Dental Cleanings

The type of dental cleaning that is right for your depends upon the health of your mouth. Patients who have healthy mouths require different dental attention than those with a dental health problem like gum disease. Thus, the type of dental cleaning given to each patient will vary based on that patient’s needs. Here to… Read more »

Reno Dentists: Do You Have Gum Disease?

Do you have puffy or swollen gums? Many people overlook the signs or risks of gum disease. The most commonly talked about form of gum disease is gingivitis, meaning “inflammation of the gums.” It seems that people often associate this definition with that of a rash. However, while a rash may heal on its own,… Read more »

Is Chewing Gum Good For Your Teeth?

It’s lurking underneath classroom desks, hiding under the bus seats, and strewn about parking lots, waiting silently for its victims. Whether or not it is inside your mouth, chewing gum has a bad reputation. That’s why you may be surprised to find that your Reno dentists, Dr. Wager and Dr. Evans actually encourage chewing gum—under… Read more »

Helping Patients Feel at Ease with Comfortable Dentistry in Reno

At Wager Evans Dental we believe patient comfort should be a top priority with dental care. After all, if you feel welcomed and relaxed at your dental appointment you will be more likely to return for regular dental cleanings, maintaining optimal oral health. Our Reno dentists, Dr. Wager and Dr. Evans offer dental care focused… Read more »

Amalgam vs Composite Resin Fillings

Fillings are used to restore teeth that have been damaged by tooth decay. In the past, fillings were made primarily out of amalgam. This alloy, contains mercury, silver, tin, copper, and traces of other metals. Amalgam fillings have been used for 150 years. However, disadvantages of amalgam have prompted the use of composite resin, a… Read more »

Your Teeth Are Not Tools

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… Read more »

What’s in Dental Plaque?

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… Read more »

Do You Know the Signs of Oral Cancer?

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… Read more »

Athletic Mouthguards

The Super Bowl is over. So now that means an end to football season right? Wrong. Many high schools and colleges start spring training to prepare for the fall season. While the athletes may not be in full dress, they are wearing protective gear including their mouthguards.