If you grew up in the United States, you probably heard how important it was to brush with fluoridated toothpaste, drink fluoridated water, and perhaps even take fluoride pills. But how much do you know about fluoride, the mineral used to stop and prevent tooth decay? Did you know, for example, that fluoride occurs naturallyRead More
Dedicated Dental Care: Gentle and Compassionate Dentist in Las Vegas
Here at Dedicated Dental, in keeping with our name, we are dedicated to providing our patients with exceptional dental care. We want to help our patients achieve more than healthy teeth and gums – we want to give them the satisfaction and confidence of a great smile for a lifetime. We can offer personalized serviceRead More
When Should I Go See a Dentist?
You have probably heard the joke, what’s the best time to go to the dentist, “tooth hurt-y.” Well, all joking aside, you should not wait until you have tooth pain to make a dental appointment. With that said, when or how often is the best time to schedule a visit to the dentist? Let’s face it: we realizeRead More
How the Right Dentist Can Prevent Childhood Dental Anxiety
Garrett was four when he went to see his new dentist. Fidgeting in the big dental chair and anxiously holding onto Pooky (his stuffed teddy bear), he cautiously asked the dentist if Pooky could go first. The dentist smiled and “examined” Pooky. After seeing it was all fine, Garrett had his own exam. Years laterRead More
A 21st Century Dentist: Better Technology, Better Dentistry
When you choose a dentist, what qualities are you looking for? Do you want a dentist who is knowledgeable and skilled, and who provides excellent results? What about a caring attitude – is that what you’re looking for? Or are you more concerned about having a dentist that explains everything so that you understand whatRead More
What Sets Us Apart from Other Dental Practices
Not many people like going to dentist, but it really is a necessary part of life. For dentists, it is not just the teeth in your mouth they are concerned about, it is about oral health, but most importantly, about your overall health as well. At Dedicated Dental, it is more than just about goingRead More
Staying Calm in The Dentist’s Chair
Do you feel relatively calm before your dental appointment, or are you a little nervous about a visit to the dental office? Do you worry about it days or weeks before the appointment? Are you someone who is terrified about going to the dentist or about a procedure, worrying about it all the time? ThereRead More
What is That Smell in The Dentist Office?
It was the writer Marcel Proust who first described the connection between scent and recollection. It is true that scents are tied to our memories. According to psychological studies, the olfactory bulb near other areas of our brain can be linked to both memories and emotion. If you have ever been to the dentist’s office,Read More