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Easy Holiday Tips for Healthy Teeth!

December 17, 2019

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 6:59 pm

People smiling at holiday partyNow that it’s officially your favorite time of year, you and your family are probably gearing up for all of the festivities. The holidays bring lots of cheer and joy, but they also bring sweets, treats, and other risks to the health of your smile. Thankfully, your dentist in Summerlin has some pro tips on how you can keep you and your loved ones’ smiles safe and healthy during this season of sugar. Keep reading to learn these key steps!


5 Tips For A Cavity-Free Household This Halloween

October 30, 2019

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 8:46 pm

children trick-or-treatingIs your little one ready to hit the streets dressed as their favorite television character for Halloween? Their pillow case can hold about 1,500 pieces of candy when it’s stuffed to the brim. For your child, that’s fantastic news, but as a parent, all you can think about is how many cavities they’re going to get from munching on their mountain of treats over the holidays. To avoid an unexpected trip to the dentist, follow these five tips for an oral health-conscious Halloween. (more…)

Chipped Tooth? Learn About Your Options From An Emergency Dentist

September 10, 2019

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 9:58 am

Chipped front toothThere you are, enjoying a dinner out with friends at the end of a long week. But, just as you’re biting into something, you hear…crack. Yikes! After you get over the shock of hearing that horrible sound, you take a look at your teeth and discover that you’ve chipped one. While this situation would be alarming for anyone, rest assured that there are multiple ways an emergency dentist can repair the damage from a chipped tooth and beautifully restore your smile. Below, you’ll learn about the steps you should take after chipping a tooth and what your treatment options are.


Make Sure the Dentist is on Your Back to School List!

August 25, 2019

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 8:14 pm

Girl smilingNotebooks, pencils, folders, and new shoes—these are just some of the things that are probably on your son or daughter’s back to school list. However, there’s probably an item that you’re forgetting about: a routine dental appointment. While not an obvious part of a back to school list, dental checkups and cleanings are integral to your child’s health and even education. Keep reading to learn why you should always make sure to take your child to see your dentist in Summerlin before school starts.


What to Do When Your Dental Crowns in Las Vegas Come Loose

July 17, 2019

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 5:19 pm

Graphic of dental crowns in a jawDental crowns are one of the most common ways to protect a badly broken or decayed tooth. The variety of materials used to make crowns give them a high success rate, but there’s always the possibility of them coming loose. If your dental crowns in Las Vegas have come loose or fallen out, don’t panic! In this post, your dentist will explain how to handle this dental emergency.


Asking “Where to Find a Dentist Me” in Las Vegas? Here Are Some Tips

December 28, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — tnt_admin @ 11:00 pm

Woman with bright smileAre you asking yourself  “where can I find a dentist near me?” Checking your local area, reading online reviews, and making an in-person visit are helpful steps to take. A little bit of time spent researching your options can match you with the right dental professional.


How Can I Find the Best Family Dentist?

December 18, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — Tags: — drwest @ 10:34 pm

young girl in dental chairBesides your home oral hygiene habits, the care you receive from your family dentist is crucial to a healthy smile. Unfortunately, it is not always easy finding the perfect dental team. You have unique oral health needs and certain expectations when it comes to your dental care, so not everyone is the right fit. To make the best choice for your smile, there are a few tips to keep in mind when looking for a new dentist.

What is a Family Dentist and How Can You Find a Good One?

October 11, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — Tags: — drwest @ 8:59 pm

smiling family togetherThink of all the things you have in common with the members of your family: Your eye and hair color, your address and possibly even the bathroom. Sharing a family dentist can be convenient and beneficial for everyone. Read on to learn what a family dentist is and how seeing one could make taking care of your family’s smiles easier.


Your Summerlin Dentist Lists 5 Challenges Related to Elderly Oral Care

September 4, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 6:04 pm

older woman smiling holding appleAs you get older, it’s a given that there will be changes with your body. One area where you’re bound to see them is in your oral health. Thus, it’s important to know how to care for your teeth properly. As you read on, your Summerlin dentist lists 5 challenges of elderly oral health and how to overcome them.


Why Do I Have Dry Mouth and How Can I Fix It?

August 1, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 9:00 pm

Dry mouth highlighted red.Do you know what xerostomia is? The average person may have never heard of this, but everyone has dealt with it in some form. It’s a fancy word for dry mouth. Everyone has put up with the inconvenience of having a dry mouth, but it turns into a problem when the dry feeling doesn’t subside. Your mouth will become dry when you don’t have enough saliva to keep it wet and moisturized. Keep reading to find out some of the causes of dry mouth and how it can be treated.


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