Posts Tagged: reno general dentist

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 »

Are Your Dental Habits on the “Worst” List?

Be honest—on those nights when you can’t keep your eyes open and all you want to do is crawl into bed, what part of your bedtime routine is first to go? For most people, it’s brushing their teeth. Even as family dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans know that everyone can get a… Read more »

All I want for Christmas is…A Lifetime of Smiles!

You’ve probably heard the Christmas favorite “All I want for Christmas is My Two Front Teeth.” In the spirit of the holidays, Reno family dentists Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans urge you to call Wager Evans Dental today to schedule your dental appointments for the coming year. Dental Care for the Entire Family… 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.