1. 5 Signs You Have Gum Disease

    Many people find it surprising that up to 80% of Americans have some form of periodontitis, also known as gum disease. At our dentist office in Mesquite, we often have patients come in who have signs of gum disease, and in many cases, they did not realize that they were at risk! Whether you realize it or not, you may have some form of gum disease, and it is crucial to seek treatment as soon as pos…Read More

  2. Treating Dental Anxiety With Sedation Dentistry

    Are you afraid to go to the dentist? Does the mere thought of a dentistry appointment increase your heart rate and make your hands start to shake? If so, then you may be suffering from dental anxiety. Thankfully, the Mesquite Dental & Implant Center can offer sedation dentistry as a solution for you. In today’s post, we will discuss dental anxiety and sedation dentistry. Read on to learn how…Read More

  3. Preparing Your Child for Dental Checkups

    Dentists recommend bringing your child in for their first dental appointment about six months after their first tooth erupts. This will give the child enough time to acclimate to the new sensation of having teeth in their mouth, and it will also give more teeth a chance to come out. Because this first appointment usually occurs when the child is around a year old, most kids won’t remember this f…Read More

  4. Dentures or Dental Implants: Which is Best For Me?

    In today’s blog entry, we will discuss one of the most common questions we are asked at the Mesquite Dental & Implant Center: “should I get dentures or dental implants?” While we will do our best to provide you with as much information about the benefits of each option, the best way to decide which is right for you is to speak with the dentist directly. Making a decision based on your in…Read More

  5. Stopping Dental Anxiety

    According to recent studies, between nine and 15 percent of Americans (30-40 million people) avoid the dentist because of their dental phobia or dental anxiety. This statistic shows just how serious of a problem dental anxiety really is. Without visiting the dentist, one runs the risk of developing a multitude of dental problems, or existing problems can become worse over time. If you are one of t…Read More

  6. Dental Implant FAQs

    If it has been a long time since you last visited the dentist, or you have never needed to have one or more teeth replaced, dental implants may sound confusing. In this blog entry, we will discuss some of the basics you need to know about these incredible new developments. If you think that you may be a candidate for dental implants, or you need any other kind of dental care, including an exam, X-…Read More

  7. Good Dental Health Over the Holidays

    The holidays are a wonderful time of the year. We get to spend time with our family and friends while enjoying delicious foods, exchanging gifts, and appreciating how lucky we are. This time of year can also be quite stressful. Between planning for parties, recitals, and shopping, it is easy to feel overwhelmed or to let some things slip through the cracks. During the holidays, it is easy to let y…Read More

  8. Five Dental Implant FAQs

    At some point, the vast majority of us will have to deal with losing a tooth for one reason or another. Whether it is because of decay, disease, or trauma, it is important that the lost tooth be replaced as soon as possible, both for cosmetic and functional reasons. Dental implants offer a modern solution to this age-old problem, restoring not only a patient’s smile, but also their ability to sp…Read More

  9. Sedation Dentistry FAQs

    If you are one of the millions of Americans who experience dental anxiety, then you know all too well how frustrating the condition can be. Even a routine dental cleaning can evoke feelings of uneasiness and fear. This often prevents patients from seeing the dentist, which only furthers their need for quality dental care. It is a troublesome cycle, but thankfully, sedation dentistry offers a viabl…Read More

  10. Why Choose Our Mesquite Dental Clinic?

    When you are unsatisfied with your dentist, you have a few different options. Some choose to stay with their dentist out of loyalty, and others may choose to just forgo the dental care they need rather than finding a new dental office for their care. If you take the time to research dentists in Mesquite, you will soon see that not all dental clinics offer the same services. At Mesquite Dental &…Read More