Reno Dentists: Encourage Your Child to Brush with a Tooth Brushing Chart

boy brushing teeth 1Talking a stubborn child into brushing his or her teeth can be a serious test of patience. Unfortunately, if the child’s stubbornness wins out, so does bacteria. Regular homecare protects teeth by removing bad bacteria from them so that decay does not occur. Therefore, it is very important that your reluctant brusher develop a consistent brushing habit. To help you in this difficult task, your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans, have provided you with access to a free tooth brushing chart below. Continue reading “Reno Dentists: Encourage Your Child to Brush with a Tooth Brushing Chart”

Reno Dentists: Is Your Toothache a Warning Sign?

toothache 2Oftentimes, toothaches are nothing more than fleeting sensitivities, but other times, they can be indicative of a serious problem with your oral health. So how do you know when to seek dental care for a toothache? Below, your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans, help you determine whether or not your toothache is cause for concern. Continue reading “Reno Dentists: Is Your Toothache a Warning Sign?”

Reno Dentists Challenge You to a Quiz about Teeth Whitening

q mark cardsDo you like the color of your teeth? If you don’t, you may be prone to hiding your smile rather than showing it off. Thankfully, cosmetic dentistry offers teeth whitening treatments that noticeably brighten teeth several shades. Take this quiz from your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans, and see what you find out about teeth whitening. Continue reading “Reno Dentists Challenge You to a Quiz about Teeth Whitening”

Reno Dentists Answer Your Teeth Whitening FAQs

white smile Reno 1The color of a smile is one of its defining attributes. If teeth are dull or stained, even the straightest smiles lose some of their charm. But with so many factors working to dull the color of your teeth, it’s nearly impossible to keep them white, which is why so many people are turning to professional teeth whitening. However, most patients like to be informed before they make a decision about any kind of treatment, so your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans, are answering your most frequently asked questions about teeth whitening. Continue reading “Reno Dentists Answer Your Teeth Whitening FAQs”

Reno Dentists Discuss Three Types of Dental Crowns

dental crowns renoKeeping teeth free of bacteria is a full-time job, and sometimes even the most consistent of brushers and flossers fall victim to tooth decay. If carried far enough, tooth decay can compromise the structural integrity of a tooth. In cases like these a dental crown can repair the tooth, giving it some added stability. Dental crowns can also repair cracked, chipped, or broken teeth. But did you know that there are three types of dental crowns? Your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans, discuss the three types and their uses below. Continue reading “Reno Dentists Discuss Three Types of Dental Crowns”

Reno Dentists: Restore Your Smile with Dentures

elderly smileLost teeth can affect many parts of your life including eating and speaking. They can also lower confidence and make you self-conscious. Unfortunately, the mental picture that many people have of dentures is not much better. Often associated with bulky, fake-looking prosthetics that slide around the mouth, dentures may be avoided by people who see them only as a source of further embarrassment. Here to help you change your outlook toward dentures are your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans. They discuss the advances made in dentures over recent years and how they have added to comfort and limited embarrassment. Continue reading “Reno Dentists: Restore Your Smile with Dentures”

Reno Dentists: Do Kids Need Fillings in Baby Teeth?

smiling child renoAs we all know, people get two sets of teeth: their adult teeth and their baby teeth. This fact allows parents to view their children’s tooth loss with wistfulness rather than panic. But what about cavities? Do they require fillings, or can you leave them alone in baby teeth when there’s an adult replacement waiting in the wings? The answer may surprise you. Here with that answer are your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans. Continue reading “Reno Dentists: Do Kids Need Fillings in Baby Teeth?”

Reno Dentists: Test Your Knowledge with a Dental Quiz

quiz blueKeeping patients informed about their oral health takes many forms. Sometimes it is good to give them a chance to test their knowledge so that they develop strong convictions about certain dental situations. So grab a pencil and no peeking, it’s time for a quiz created for you by your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans. Continue reading “Reno Dentists: Test Your Knowledge with a Dental Quiz”

Reno Dentists Challenge You to a Dental Quiz

quiz lettersKnowing 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 know about caring for your mouth can make the difference between a healthy mouth and an unhealthy mouth. For this reason, your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans, are giving you a chance to test your knowledge with a dental quiz. Continue reading “Reno Dentists Challenge You to a Dental Quiz”

Reno Dentists Discuss Two Types of Dental Cleanings

close upThe 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 compare two types of dental cleanings are your Reno dentists, Dr. William Wager and Dr. Brian Evans. They discuss dental cleanings for healthy mouths alongside dental cleanings for patients with gum disease. Continue reading “Reno Dentists Discuss Two Types of Dental Cleanings”