Advanced Tooth Decay Can Result in Tooth Loss That Requires a Bridge

Advanced tooth decay might cause so much damage to the interior of the tooth that it needs to be extracted. The void left by the extracted tooth can compromise your ability to chew food. As time passes, the neighboring teeth can begin to twist or even move to fill the area. This can lead to… Read more »

Getting Your Smile Ready for Summer

At the Center For Dental Rehabilitation in Phoenix, Arizona, Dr. Maureen Toal and our team are excited to help you get your smile ready for summer with our professional dental cleaning. According to the Academy of General Dentistry (AGD), patients who receive professional dental cleanings every six months benefit from improved oral health. If you have an… Read more »

Improving Your Smile With Dental Bonding

Everyone likes a smile they can be proud of. And if one or more of your teeth is somehow flawed, there are all kinds of cosmetic dental procedures available to remove imperfections. These range from involved, like dental veneers, to quite simple, like dental bonding. Dental bonding can be used to fix minor imperfections of… Read more »

Whiten the Teeth In Your Smile

Dark foods and drinks, regular tobacco use, or even the simple natural processes of aging can cause stains on the teeth in your smile. Selecting the best whitening products or procedures to improve your smile, will largely be determined by how deeply stained your teeth are as well as your personal whitening goals. You should… Read more »

How to Overcome Dental Anxiety

Do you get a sinking feeling when you think about visiting the dentist? If you do, you’re far from alone. In fact, many people suffer from dental anxiety. In some instance, the mere idea of visiting the dentist for something as relatively simple and painless as a teeth cleaning can be a horrifying thought. Unfortunately,… Read more »

Stay Away From These Habits if You Want to Make Your Dentist Happy

There are many habits in the world today that can alter your oral health, and if you participate in them, oftentimes your dentist won’t be too happy about it. So, if you want to make your dentist proud during your next appointment, our team asks that you stay away from the following habits: Using a… Read more »

The Answers to Your Oral Health Questions

Oral health, oral hygiene, and dental care are extremely important, especially when it comes to properly taking care of your smile. However, sometimes they can be a bit confusing and overwhelming. If that is the case for you and if you have questions you would like answered, our team is happy to help you! To… Read more »

Preventing Pediatric Dental Issues

To help your child prevent dental issues, like baby bottle tooth decay and early childhood caries, we recommend doing the following things: Begin an oral hygiene routine early Before your child’s teeth grow into place, clean their mouth regularly. You can do so by wiping the gums with a clean gauze pad or washcloth to… Read more »

Got a Dental Crown? Here’s How to Take Care of It

Dental crowns are known to be strong and reliable, but that’s only if you take proper care of them. So, in order to keep your dental crown in tip-top shape over time, we strongly recommend doing the following things on a regular basis: · Brush: Brush your teeth every morning and every night; however, you… Read more »

Quality Dental Care for Special Needs Patients

As a primary caregiver you have taken on the serious responsibility of providing your patient or family member with the highest quality of care. Because we specialize in providing dental services to people with special needs and disabilities, we understand your passion and dedication. That being said, we have found a few tips and techniques… Read more »