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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.


Why Should I Receive Porcelain Veneers in Summerlin?

July 1, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 8:57 pm

Woman smiling happily.Do you ever hesitate to smile because of chips, cracks, gaps, or discoloration in your teeth? Many American adults (about 1/3 of the population) aren’t satisfied with the look of their grin. People avoid smiling all the time because of their teeth’s appearance. Flaws in your smile can affect confidence and self-esteem as well as how people perceive you. Porcelain veneers in Summerlin are a great option to transform your grin. Keep reading to learn what veneers are, and whether or not they’re a good cosmetic choice for you.


What Causes Dry Mouth – How Can It be Treated? Your Dentist Weighs in

June 12, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 6:46 pm

dry mouth highlighted red woman rubbingHave you ever had extreme dryness in your mouth that made it hard to speak or carry out other natural functions? If so, then your mouth was vulnerable to increased bacteria growth. That’s because the harmful invaders love a very dry environment and flourish in it, but why? Your dentist weighs in to provide the answers you need to enjoy improved oral health.


What’s This White Spot on My Tongue? Your Summerlin Dentist Weighs in

May 22, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 9:31 pm

young child tongue white spotsIt’s a normal spring morning and as you arise to start your day, you notice white spots on your tongue. Unsure why they’re there, you need answers. Thankfully, your Summerlin dentist is weighing in to discuss some of the possible reasons for the spots and what preventive measures can be taken.


Cracked Tooth – Now What?! Ask an Emergency Dentist in Summerlin

April 13, 2018

Filed under: general dentistry — drwest @ 4:56 pm

Illustration of a cracked toothThere you are, it’s a Saturday afternoon and you’re enjoying a delicious lunch with your spouse. All of a sudden, as you take a bite of your sandwich… crack! At first, you’re not sure what just happened. But you do know that there’s a small piece of something that wasn’t there before and you can suddenly notice a sharp edge with your tongue. Now what?

As alarming as it can be to have a cracked tooth, you’ll be glad to know that there are multiple treatment options that can restore your smile to its original function and appearance. But in the meantime, read more to find out what you should do when you crack a tooth and how it can be treated.


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