Why You Should Consider Adding Chewing Sugarless Gum to Your Oral Hygiene Strategy

Did you know that the American Dental Association recommends chewing sugarless gum for 20 minutes after you? Well, it’s true! Chewing sugarless gum has been proven to reduce harmful plaque in the mouth that lead to tooth decay.This is because chewing increases your saliva production. Increased levels of saliva neutralize plaque acids and wash it… Read more »

Smile Basics: Bone Grafting

Are you in need of a dental implant? Dental implants are tooth replacement treatments that are designed to place a permanent tooth-like material in your mouth that can easily and effectively replace lost or missing teeth. However, dental implants require a strong jaw that can effectively hold the implants in place. If your jaw is… Read more »

Smile Restorations Begin with Pediatric Dentistry

Is your child’s oral health care progressing smoothly? If you are unsure, make sure to bring your child in to visit their pediatric dentist before they are one year of age. This allows our team to accurately analyze their oral health and spot any issues that may be arising. Only by being proactive and planning… Read more »

Calcium Filled Foods for Strong Teeth

Great health starts with the food we put into our bodies. Oral health is no different! One important nutrient for oral health is calcium. It is suggested that we consume 1,000-2,000 mg of calcium every day. Here are some delicious foods that contain (sometimes surprisingly) high amounts of calcium. Goat Cheese: All cheese contains calcium,… Read more »

Want a Whiter Smile? Consider These Whitening Facts

Having a whiter and brighter smile is quite convenient. It improves your appearance, boosts your self-esteem, and increases your self-confidence. It even makes talking and smiling much easier. When you decide to whiten your smile, it’s best to choose the right product for you and your teeth. To help you do so, our dentist, Dr…. Read more »

Zoom! Teeth Whitening Systems

Are you looking for a high-quality professional tooth whitening system that can effectively remove deep stains and discolorations from your teeth and leave you with a set of sparkling pearly whites you can be proud of? One potential option is Zoom! whitening. Here are a few tips about Zoom! teeth whitening treatments: – If you… Read more »

Fun Facts About Aging and Dental Health

Did you know that your teeth may wear down as you age, but with a few simple oral hygiene tricks and treatments, you can steadily improve the quality of your smile and even strengthen your teeth so that they can continue to serve you well for the rest of your years? The first step is… Read more »

Teething Tips: How to Soothe Your Child’s Discomfort

Are you tired of the teething process? Do you wish your child’s little teeth would just poke out already? If so, Dr. Cody Skinner and our dental team are sorry things have been difficult for you and your child lately. Fortunately, there are things you can do to soothe your baby and get the break… Read more »

The Corrections Dental Veneers Can Make

Are you feeling embarrassed about your smile? If so, you are not alone. Did you know, dental veneers can correct many issues in your smile, so you no longer have to feel embarrassed? It’s true! Here at Dentistry on 1st LLC in Tucson, Arizona, we offer dental veneers as a way to improve your smile… Read more »

Causes of Toothaches Can Be Vast and Wide-Ranging

In order to ensure your oral health care remains strong, seek treatment for toothaches as soon as they begin to appear. Causes of toothaches can be vast and wide-ranging. Look for the following symptoms that are regularly associated with toothaches: – Toothaches typically include pain and discomfort even after using medications to decrease the pain…. Read more »