Can You Actually “Catch” Cavities?

Can You Actually “Catch” Cavities? We’ve all been told how important preventative dental care is. Regular check ups, brushing and flossing are things our parents instilled in us from the time we were young. We’ve also been told over and over again how to keep our teeth healthy. You’ve probably been told that you shouldn’t eat …

When is Cosmetic Dentistry Right for You? Finding a Dentist in Scottsdale, AZ

There is a common misconception that cosmetic dentistry in Scottsdale is only considered for aesthetic reasons, but there are a number of circumstances that make cosmetic dentistry beneficial for everyone’s overall health. In fact studies have shown that straighter teeth leads to healthier teeth for many reasons. At My Scottsdale Dentist, Dr. Steven Poulos and Dr. Sid Stevens …

Gum Health May Have Gotten Worse as Time Passed

Gum Health May Have Gotten Worse as Time Passed Ancient Romans knew how to take care of their gums. Researchers from King’s College London determined that only 5 percent of Romans suffered from gum disease while 30 percent of people today encounter that problem. Based on archaeological studies, the researchers concluded that the Roman lifestyle …

Venus Whitening in Scottsdale, AZ May Be Right For You

Venus Whitening in Scottsdale, AZ May Be Right For You When it comes to a perfect smile, it’s not complete without pretty, white teeth. No matter how straight your teeth are or how good you look otherwise, discolored teeth take away from your overall appearance but fortunately, with Venus Teeth Whitening in Scottsdale, AZ you …

Excessive use of mouthwash could increase risk of oral cancer

Excessive use of mouthwash could increase risk of oral cancer BREMEN, Germany: Smoking and excessive drinking have been associated with the development of oral cancer by numerous studies. Now, a pan-European collaborative research project has revealed that poor oral health and failure to have regular dental check-ups could increase the risk of the disease too. …

Cosmetic Dentistry Scottsdale, AZ Includes Dentures to Make Your Smile More Beautiful

Cosmetic Dentistry Scottsdale, AZ Includes Dentures to Make Your Smile More Beautiful When you think of dentures, you may think of the ads on television with elderly people talking about how they don’t fit right or become loose and need products to help them stay in place. While it’s true that some older people do …

Deep cleaning in Scottsdale: steps to prevent gum disease

Deep cleaning in Scottsdale: steps to prevent gum disease According to the Center for Disease Control, over half of all American adults suffer from periodontal disease. If you are one of these people, you should know two very important facts: the first is that you’re not alone. Periodontal disease is very common, but that doesn’t …

Study shows a link may exist between poor oral hygiene and dementia

Study shows a link may exist between poor oral hygiene and dementia If you’re like most adults, you’ve heard since you were a kid that oral hygiene is important. The message probably started with your parent and was reinforced by school teachers and dentists like Dr. Poulos at My Scottsdale Dentist. Now as an adult …