Top Reasons To Save Your Natural Teeth

Las Vegas Cosmetic Dentist

Our natural teeth are one of the most important investments we can make in our lives. According to recent studies, about 24% of a group aged 22-36 said when polled that their natural teeth were the number one (1) thing they would like to preserve about their bodies as they get older. The right dental…

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Control Your Dental Anxiety

Marielaina Perrone DDS Dental Anxiety

Dental anxiety affects a very large portion of our population. While most people have some level of anxiety when going to the dentist, some people take it a step farther and are so fearful that they can not even get themselves through the dentist’s front door. Recent statistics show that approximately 15-20% of all Americans…

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Porcelain Veneers Benefits

Porcelain Veneers Marielaina Perrone DDS

Porcelain veneers are a very popular cosmetic dentistry service. They offer many great benefits with few if any downsides. They are a proven and effective treatment both cosmetically and possibly functionally. There are alternate cosmetic dentistry procedures that can possibly offer similar results but none are as effective in creating a smile you have always…

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What Causes Tooth Sensitivity?

  Tooth sensitivity is generally the result of worn tooth enamel or exposed tooth roots due to gingival recession. Other causes of tooth sensitivity include tooth decay, a cracked or chipped tooth, a worn filling, or periodontal disease. Tooth sensitivity is a very common problem affecting more than 1 in 8 Americans. For some they are aware and neglecting the problem and…

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What Is Comprehensive Dental Care?

Comprehensive dental care is when a dentist provides a full range of dental health services for diagnosis, treatment, follow-up, and rehabilitation of a patients smile. This will include thinking about not only a person’s smile as a singular item. It will include a person’s functional health as well as facial esthetics. “We believe in a…

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What Is A Dry Socket?

Dry socket (also called medically as alveolar osteitis) is a very painful dental condition that can sometimes happen following removal of a permanent adult tooth. Dry socket occurs when the blood clot at the area of tooth removal fails to develop, or it dislodges or dissolves before the wound has fully healed. Having a tooth removed by your…

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Can Your Dentist Help With Tourette Syndrome?

  Tourette syndrome is a a neurological disorder characterized by involuntary motor and vocal tics and often the compulsive utterance of obscenities. This syndrome can be especially hard for self esteem and self confidence. Those suffering from Tourette syndrome can feel isolated and alone. There is no cure for Tourette syndrome but what if your dentist…

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How To Stop Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking can be an all too common habit for many children. It is also an instinctual, natural reflex for many children as a way to soothe themselves. However, over time thumb sucking can be detrimental to a child’s dental and physical development. While it is perfectly natural and healthy when a child is in…

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Dangers Of Holiday Snacking

Las Vegas Holiday Snacks

As we are in the middle of the Holiday season there are lots of tempting treats to pick on. Most are okay in moderation but some are likely to create problems for your dental health. Issues that could be created include tooth decay and even fractured teeth. Below are a listing of some to be careful of: –Popcorn. An old holiday…

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