Category: Dental Health

This question is often the topic of discussion in our offices. Parents are concerned about what will happen to their child when they are not around. While in our practice we treat every patient as family and would never do anything to harm your children. The answer to this question lies in the link provided…

Since 1941, people have been observing National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM). What started as a one-day observance on Feb 3rd in Cleveland, Ohio, progressed into a weeklong event by 1955, and has now turned into a nationally observed month. Every year during the month of February, thousands of dental professionals, educators, and community members…

We usually think of mouth guards for our school ages athletes as something only necessary for football and hockey, but the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends a sports mouth guard for all your competition, regardless of age and the American Dental Association recommends mouth guards for the following sports. Acrobatics Football Martial Arts Skiing…

Gum disease, by definition, is inflammation of the gums and abnormal loss of bone that holds your teeth in place. Gum disease is caused by toxins secreted by bacteria in “plaque” that accumulate over time along the gum line. This plaque is a mixture of food, saliva and bacteria. There are two types of gum…

Children's Dental Health Month Since 1941, people have been observing National Children’s Dental Health Month (NCDHM). What started as a one-day observance on Feb 3rd in Cleveland, Ohio, progressed into a weeklong event by 1955, and has now turned into a nationally observed month. Every year during the month of February, thousands of dental professionals,…

Any adult with Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS) insurance knows the struggle of having dental work completed. In the past if you had AHCCCS and were 21 years of age or older there were no dental benefits unless medically necessary. As of October of this year this is no longer the case. If…