1. 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

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. 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

  5. Don’t Believe These Myths About Dentures

    Did you know that historians have discovered evidence of dentures dating all the way back to 2500 BC? Although they likely paled in comparison to today’s modern dentures, they nonetheless provided a suitable replacement for an individual's natural teeth. While this little tidbit is based in fact, there are many myths that surround these prosthetic devices, some of which may prevent patients from…Read More

  6. What Is General Dentistry?

    When you are searching for an affordable, local dentist, it is easy to feel overwhelmed as you begin your search for quality care. Understanding your dental care needs can go a long way in finding a dental clinic that is right for you. If you don’t require a complex procedure or oral surgery, then a general dentist will likely be able to provide the care you need, as they specialize in a wide va…Read More

  7. Incorporating Technology into Dental Care

    Did you know that archaeologists have discovered dental fillings in the teeth of individuals who lived around 8000 BC? While we don’t know what materials were used to make the fillings or how comfortable the patient was during the procedure, we can confidently say that modern dentistry has come a long way since then. Technologically advanced dental care is the cornerstone for optimal patient car…Read More

  8. Do You Know the Risk Factors for Gum Disease?

    More than 3 million Americans are diagnosed with gum disease each year, making it an incredibly common oral health condition. Patients are usually in their 30s and 40s when they are diagnosed, and men seem to be more likely to develop the disease than women. Many patients are unaware that they are at risk for gum disease until their gums become red, swollen, and prone to bleeding. Regular checkups…Read More

  9. What to Expect With a Root Canal

    Upon hearing their dentist recommend a root canal treatment, many patients experience anxiety about the upcoming procedure. In fact, some will be so anxious that they never get the root canal done, unnecessarily extending their own discomfort. At Mesquite Dental & Implant Center, we believe that understanding the details of dental procedures can help make patients feel more at ease before and …Read More

  10. Why Are Tooth Extractions Performed?

    Some people are lucky enough to go their whole lives without needing a single tooth pulled, while other patients may need multiple extractions throughout the course of their lifetime. There are many reasons why a patient may need a tooth pulled, and whether you are in need of emergency dental extraction or a tooth needs to be removed for another reason, the team at Mesquite Dental & Implant Ce…Read More