This time of year is all about new beginnings, opportunities to make yourself and your life better. Why not get a brand new start on your smile? If you are missing teeth, now is the time to consider getting the best that dental restoration has to offer with dental implants in Flagstaff. Take advantage of the new year and all these great benefits to give you more confidence in your smile not just for the coming year but for years to come.(more…)
January 3, 2019
December 10, 2018
If you’re one of the estimated 178 million Americans who has lost at least one tooth, you have some decisions to make. There are several replacement options available, and which one is best for you depends on multiple factors, including how many teeth need to be replaced. And although you might be tempted to leave an empty space because it’s “just one tooth,” you would be surprised at the consequences of doing that! Dental implants are a great choice for people who have lost anywhere from one to all their teeth, but they’re particularly ideal when just one tooth is missing. Keep reading to learn about why it’s so important to replace a missing tooth and find out how dental implants in Flagstaff can benefit you.(more…)
November 26, 2018
Are you “dreaming of a white Christmas”? Bing Crosby was describing his desire for a snowy holiday in the classic Christmas song, but he could have been singing about wanting the dazzling white smile of his dreams. The holidays are always filled with festive parties and family photos, so now is the perfect time of year to brighten your smile. Here is everything you need to know about why teeth stain and how to transform your smile in time for the holidays with teeth whitening in Flagstaff.
October 12, 2018
Dental insurance makes paying for dental care easier and more affordable, but that doesn’t mean everyone makes an effort to visit. According to the American Dental Association, the average American only uses $323 of their dental benefits. Considering that the average annual maximum for dental insurance plans hovers around $1,250, people are regularly wasting hundreds of dollars every year.
That’s why a dentist in Flagstaff is going over the best ways to maximize your benefits before they inevitably expire in the upcoming year.
September 16, 2018
Although new advancements in dentistry have made it possible to preserve natural teeth for longer than before, tooth loss is still a common problem. If you have found yourself among the 120 million Americans who are missing at least one, you have probably heard about the benefits of dental implants in Flagstaff. While you know that they are a successful solution, you are not sure if they are right for you. You have heard several different things about them, but many are just myths. We have the facts you need to understand the truth about them to invest in your smile.
August 28, 2018
Welcome home, NAU students! We love this time of year here at Flagstaff Downtown Dental, as being so close to the Northern Arizona University campus really brings an exciting feeling to the air. (We are walking distance from NAU). As the dentist NAU students trust, we offer a full list of services from the comfort of our down-to-earth dental practice. And right now, we are pleased to be offering an NAU student special for just $49! Keep reading to learn more about your NAU dentist and why right now is the best time to visit.
July 30, 2018
You might have a lot on your family calendar this summer. Maybe you’re planning to take a vacation, spend a day hiking in the San Francisco Peaks(the forest is open!) and attend your cousin’s wedding. And, of course, you’ll have to prepare to send the kids back to school. But in all the delightful, sunny chaos of a beautiful Flagstaff summer, you shouldn’t forget to see your dentist for a routine cleaning and checkup.
June 17, 2018
Many people view missing teeth as nothing more than a nuisance. After all, those gaps are unattractive, and they make it difficult to chew food correctly. But did you know that the consequences of missing teeth go far beyond the mouth? As your dentist in Flagstaff explains, an incomplete smile can affect your overall health and your long-term well-being.
March 8, 2018
You have a hidden danger lurking in your mouth that can cause serious oral and general health complications. No, it is not tooth decay. Instead, it is bacteria found in tartar accumulations, which can lead to gum disease. Although it is easily preventable with the right oral hygiene habits and regular appointments with your dentist in Flagstaff, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 50% of adults have it. When left untreated, it can lead to tooth loss and health issues, like cardiovascular disease; however, new research shows an even greater danger—oral cancer.
January 7, 2018
If you’ve had a gap in your smile for a long time, you’re probably aware of the toll it can take on your self-confidence. You might not smile as much for fear of people noticing your gap. Maybe you’ve had trouble eating certain foods and therefore opt out of dinner dates with friends. It’s those instances that convinced you to start shopping around for tooth-replacement options.
If you don’t know much about dental implants, it’s typical to have a lot of questions. That’s why your dentist in Flagstaff is here to provide you answers to some of the most common questions they hear.