1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. 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

  6. 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

  7. 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

  8. 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

  9. Tooth Extraction Recovery Tips

    As we reviewed in our previous post, there are many reasons why you may need a tooth pulled. Whether you have an infected tooth that is endangering other teeth in your mouth or you simply have overcrowding, removing troublesome teeth is sometimes the best way to resolve many common dental concerns. Recovering from a tooth extraction might seem like a daunting process, but by keeping a few tips in …Read More

  10. When Should You See An Emergency Dentist?

    Dental emergencies are an unfortunate part of life, especially if you have young children in your home. However, it can be challenging to know what constitutes a true dental emergency, causing many individuals to experience uncertainty when they are considering calling an emergency dentist. In today’s post, we will review five types of dental emergencies and help you learn more about how to avoi…Read More