Bleeding gums can be a sign of many oral issues. While it is common for people to experience bleeding gums when they brush or floss too vigorously, frequently bleeding gums can be an indication of gingivitis, vitamin deficiency or even cancer. It is important to appropriately diagnosis your gum bleeding issue to avoid development of a… Continue reading Treating Bleeding Gums
It might seem odd for a dental office to warn people about the dangers of brushing too much, but the simple fact is, brushing too hard can be bad for oral health. The gums are very sensitive and the wrong kind of toothbrush used to hard and vigorously can have bad effects on the gums… Continue reading Don’t Overdo the Brushing
Brushing at least twice a day is something of which most individuals are aware, yet many of them still overlook the simple and basic importance of flossing regularly, too. Despite being relatively cheap with many good type of floss available for about a buck, about half of people in the United States do not floss… Continue reading Flossing Overlooked Many Times
Children have particularly sensitive palates, and many adult toothpastes are too strong for their overly active taste buds. But with the extreme importance of brushing and flossing, there are ways to encourage kids to use both with the many types of flavored toothpaste and dental floss that are available in stores and online. There are… Continue reading Flavored Toothpaste and Floss Promote Children’s Dental Health
The more likely someone is to choke or gag as a reflex, the more likely he or she is to disdain seeking dental treatment until absolutely necessary. Delaying dental treatments always increases the severity of gum disease, tooth decay and other dental problems, and the cost of treating those conditions always is higher when people… Continue reading Study: Gagging Reflex Increases Fear of Dentistry
I’m an FAGD dentist! What does that mean for you and your family? FAGD stands for Fellow of the Academy of General Dentistry. Earning Fellowship takes dedication to dental continuing education (CE) beyond graduation. Only about 6 percent of general dentists in the U.S. and Canada are AGD Fellows. When you see a dentist with… Continue reading Dr. Hadley has earned his Fellow at the Academy of General Dentistry! What does this mean?
While it is impossible to estimate the total amount of money people will spend on average for dental work, one thing is certain: Those who have dental work done while young will have to do at least that much and likely more when older. The problem is, dental work does not last forever. Fillings, crowns… Continue reading High Price of Bad Oral Health
It’s that time of year again – some even call it the most wonderful time of the year. And we agree! The holiday season is filled with reasons to smile – from delicious turkey dinners to holiday parties to children lining up to visit St. Nick to yuletide shopping for your favorite people. And during… Continue reading The Season for Smiles – From Your Las Vegas Cosmetic Dentist!
Brushing your teeth. We do it every day, so there’s no trick to it, right? Well, kind of wrong. There’s actually quite a bit of technique that goes into a proper brushing. Let’s dig into it. Your brush has got to be the right size. It should fit comfortable in your hand, and you should be able… Continue reading How to Brush Your Teeth Like a Champ
HALLOWEEN IS ONE OF the most highly anticipated holidays of the year, and it’s almost here! This holiday sees kids, teens, and even adults consuming far more sugar than they would any other time, coming in second only to Easter. The problem with this is that sugar is the favorite food of the harmful bacteria living… Continue reading Making Halloween Healthy For Your Teeth