As you brush your teeth before bed, you notice blood in the sink – again. After a quick glance through your mouth, nothing appears out of the ordinary, except that your gums are a bit red. Your teeth don’t hurt though, so it’s probably not a big deal – right? Wrong! You’ve just experienced some of the first signs of gum disease and this is the perfect time to call your Summerlin dentist and schedule a cleaning and checkup. It’s important to treat gum disease as soon as possible, and here’s why:
Summerlin Center Aesthetic Dentistry Blog
June 11, 2017
May 18, 2017
If you have recently been told that you need a dental crown, the first thing that comes to mind is the headache and hassle you are going to have to deal with throughout the procedure. However, now you can choose a simpler method with same-day crowns in Summerlin. Due to advancements in dentistry, you now have an alternative option when it comes to dental crowns. You can receive a high-quality crown in just one day. There is no need for multiple appointments or temporary crowns, allowing you to choose a hassle-free solution.
April 17, 2017
Multiple missing teeth greatly affect your life in many ways that most of us take for granted. For example, eating and chewing the foods you once enjoyed can become difficult and even embarrassing when you have to eat in front of other people. You may feel this way about talking and smiling as well. Missing teeth truly affect your confidence and even your health. Thankfully, Dr. Pamela J. West has solutions for you and we’ll discuss the difference between dental implants vs. dentures in Summerlin so you can make the choice that’s right for your needs.
March 14, 2017
Not just any dentist will do. For the best in oral health care, select Dr. Pamela West, top-rated family dentist in Summerlin. Her preventive, restorative and cosmetic treatments are five-star. Just ask her patients! Learn all about her distinct brand of family dentistry here.
March 6, 2017
Pregnancy is a wonderful and busy time with preparations and to do lists seeming to grow right along with you. It may seem that putting off going to the dentist is no big deal, but maintaining your oral health during this special time is still recommended. Regular cleanings and checkups are a vital part of your overall health, and your Summerlin dentist, Dr. Pamela West, wants to help ensure your safety and well being during this delicate time.
November 14, 2016
Physicians at the Mayo Clinic say about 30 percent of adult Americans suffer from teeth grinding or clenching. More than a nuisance habit, bruxism leads to painful and damaging health problems. Dr. Pamela West, Summerlin dentist, delivers solutions to bruxism so smiles are durable and functional and patients experience great oral health and overall well-being.
October 17, 2016
The appearance and function of your teeth largely relies on the health of your teeth and gums. With the right care, you can help to ensure your smile stays healthy and beautiful for a lifetime. However, many often believe brushing their teeth twice a day is enough. In reality, keeping your teeth healthy requires much more than daily brushing. With the health of your teeth directly linked to your overall health and your quality of life, you need to take extra measures to ensure your oral health. As your Summerlin dentist, Summerlin Center for Aesthetic Dentistry has the tips you need for a healthy, beautiful smile.
September 30, 2016
You stopped chewing gum weeks ago. It wasn’t really a choice either, because whenever you did, your jaw would pop and crack like you were making something in a skillet. Eventually the pain spread to your whole head and gum would immediately equal headaches. You’ve started to notice the pain even when you aren’t chewing. You find yourself distracted when you talk. You could be experiencing a TMJ disorder. What are your options for TMJ treatment in Summerlin? (more…)
August 31, 2016
Are you ready to get a new smile with porcelain veneers in Summerlin? As a cosmetic dentist, Dr. Pamela J. West, understands you may have some questions about the process and the benefits of the procedure. To help put your mind at ease and to determine if veneers are right for you, Dr. West has the facts you need to know about porcelain veneers.
July 22, 2016
Dr. Pamela J. West, Summerlin cosmetic dentist, devotes much time and energy to achieving bright, strong smiles for her patients. An important area of endeavor is tooth color. Your Summerlin dentist suggests ways to treat dull, yellow, stained smiles and to keep teeth bright indefinitely. (more…)