5 Benefits of Sleep Dentistry

5 Benefits of Sleep Dentistry

Sleep dentistry is a new way to treat patients that have a fear of going to the dentist for treatment. It provides anxiety-free dental care, which can lead to better overall treatment. About 45 million people in the US have fears about going to the dentist. This can be caused because of a traumatic experience when they were younger, or just a general distaste for doctor’s offices. This is why we offer our sedation dentistry Las Vegas treatment option. 4 Levels of Sedation Minimal: The patient will be relaxed but still awake Moderate: Referred to as “conscious sedation”, you are...

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Why Invisalign is Different

Why Invisalign is Different

One of the main questions we field from our customers is “what is Invisalign and why is it different”? What is Invisalign? Invisalign is a newer technology that rivals braces. It is a clear plastic retainer, which slowly guides the teeth into place. Over time, you cycle through several retainers which gradually shape your teeth to be straight. It was released for customer usage in early 2000, and has been gaining in popularity ever since. The goal of Invisalign Las Vegas treatment is to straighten your teeth, which leads to a better smile and overall improved oral health. Why is...

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The Benefits of a Whiter, Brighter Smile

The Benefits of a Whiter, Brighter Smile

Most people desire to have a whiter smile and they are willing to do whatever it takes. They invest in whitening treatments and over-the-counter products just to enhance their pearly whites. These people are also extremely keen on avoiding food and beverages that can cause staining. You may wonder, why are these people so obsessed? Actually, there are plenty of good reasons why one should have a whiter, brighter smile. It improves your self-esteem When you have stained teeth, you become conscious of your appearance. You are constantly trying to hide your smile because you are afraid that people will...

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Foods and Drinks that Stain Your Teeth

Foods and Drinks that Stain Your Teeth

Being a non-smoker does not save you from stained teeth. There are actually some food and drinks which you consume on a daily basis that can cause staining. So if you want to protect your smile, you need to be careful about the choices you include in your diet. Here are some foods and beverages which you must limit or avoid. Tomatoes Raw tomatoes or tomato-based products make your teeth vulnerable to staining. This is because tomatoes have high levels of acidity and a bright red hue that clings to your teeth. Avoiding tomatoes can be tricky as they are...

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Is Dental Sedation Safe for Your Child?

Is Dental Sedation Safe for Your Child?

Growing children are prone to dental problems such as cavities. However, it is also a fact that most of them are scared to have their teeth fixed by a dentist. This is why sedation dentistry, Las Vegas is popular among younger patients. To reduce their stress levels and for the dentist to work effectively, children are often put into a relaxing sleep. If you are planning to bring your child to the dentist, perhaps one of your main concerns is whether dental sedation is safe for your child or not? Our answer is a huge yes. It is a completely...

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Scared to See a Dentist?

Scared to See a Dentist?

You are not alone. According to research, about 8% of Americans avoid dentists because of fear. In fact, some of them are not just simply scared to see a dentist. 20% have actually developed a phobia because of an unpleasant experience. The painful consequences Surprisingly, there are people who take certain measures just to avoid seeing a dentist. For instance, they only eat soft food to avoid chipping a tooth and needing dental care. These individuals are the type who have never had a dental checkup for so many years and as a result they experience toothaches and infections. They...

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Everything You Need to Know Before Getting Invisalign

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting Invisalign

Cosmetic dentists in Las Vegas cater to people who have dental deformities. The usual problems are overbites and crooked teeth. Clear braces or Invisalign is always a great choice for these situations. But let us set other things straight first. It actually works Invisalign is one of the newest innovations in dental technology. They are designed to realign teeth, correcting different orthodontic concerns. It went through all possible sorts of clinical trials before introduced to the public. It is an effective alternative to braces, as proven by many Vegas Smiles patients. It’s almost unnoticeable Invisalign uses a transparent mouthpiece that...

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How Does Diabetes Affect Your Oral Health?

How Does Diabetes Affect Your Oral Health?

All parts of the body are vulnerable to the effects of diabetes. Your heart, your kidneys, and even your mouth can show symptoms of this disease. Diabetics are more sensitive to oral health problems such as dry mouth and gingivitis. Oral Health Problems Caused by Diabetes Diabetics are likely to have high blood sugar which weakens white blood cells. As a result, your body’s defense against bad bacteria declines. This, in turn, will cause oral health problems such as: Dry mouth – uncontrolled blood sugar levels may decrease the flow of saliva, making your mouth dry. Gingivitis and periodontitis –...

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Laser Teeth Whitening: What are its Advantages?

Laser Teeth Whitening: What are its Advantages?

Yellowing teeth can now look whiter with laser teeth whitening. A Las Vegas dentist can perform the procedure at Vegas Smiles. The first step is to clean the teeth by removing plaque, tartar, and bacteria. This also includes the application of a rubber shield to prevent any damage. Finally, your teeth will be exposed to the LaserSmileT laser. The process is done in about an hour. This kind of treatment has been proven effective by many patients. Their teeth have become several shade whiter than before they did the procedure. The effects are visible immediately. Aside from its effectiveness, it...

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Who Needs Cosmetic Dentistry?

Who Needs Cosmetic Dentistry?

Cosmetic dentistry is most popular among adults aged 31 to 40 years, according to a survey conducted by the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry. If you are one of those people who feel the need for the services of a cosmetic dentist Las Vegas, then you should be well-informed about the various ways dentistry is used for cosmetic purposes. The Different Ways of Whitening Teeth Stained teeth is a result of aging and habits such as smoking, drinking too much coffee, tea, and red wine, and taking certain medicines. Your dentist can make your teeth whiter through a chemical process...

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