Straight Teeth Without the Wait

Invisalign® Clear Dental Aligners is the new way to straighten teeth without traditional wire braces. The transformation process is typically accomplished in 10 -12 months rather than the conventional 2 year time needed for braces. A series of clear aligners are used to transform the position of teeth slowly.  Every few weeks, a new dental […]

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Combating Dental Anxiety and Fear with Sedation Dentistry

Modern dentistry offers patients so many ways to restore teeth for a beautiful smile but has often overlooked the fearful patient’s needs.  Some statistics estimate that 30-50% of the population avoids going to the dentist out of fear.  Patients should have their dental care delivered in a caring and compassionate way that addresses and alleviates […]

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Can Flossing Save Your Life?

I am the Chandler dentist, and if you are my patient, you get asked how much you floss at least twice a year. It’s my job as your dentist to get this information.  And yet, I get lied to roughly fifty percent of the time. The majority of those who tell me they are flossing […]

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Changing Dental Consumer Patterns

Dentistry is in a state of transition.   The once-heralded: “visit your dentist every six months for a healthy dental check-up” no longer bears such great importance to the average consumer.   American Dental Association studies show that although children’s utilization of dental care remains stable, adult utilization of dental services has declined since the early 2000s.  […]

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Doctor Doctor – My Tooth Hurts

A cracked tooth, broken tooth, tooth hurts when biting, tooth sensitive but no cavity present are dental conditions that require immediate attention. One of the most common problems with teeth today is a cracked back tooth. Typically the further back in the mouth, the occurrence of a tooth problem increases. The uncomfortable tooth often is […]

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