FAQs

It is recommended that you see you dentist at least once every six months. However, your dentist may recommend a more rigorous routine depending upon your personal needs.

The purpose of routine dental visits is to check for oral cancer, periodontal disease, cavities and other oral issues. When dental maladies are caught early it is easier to institute effective treatments.

Yes. Periodontal disease can lead to other health issues including degradation of gums, jawbone and teeth. Additionally, periodontal disease has been linked to heart disease, pancreatic cancer, diabetes and strokes.

If caught early, gum disease can be reversed with periodontal therapy and a strong home care regimen. You may need to increase your visits to the dentist to reverse the effects of this disease.

No! Teeth whitening is not only safe but effective -- even comfortable. There are several methods for teeth whitening including in-office procedures, whitening strips, whitening gels, and toothpaste.

Your teeth can be improved up to 12 shades whiter depending on the bleaching product used by your dentist.

Dentistry is a constantly evolving industry and Healthy Smiles only uses up-to-date, state-of-the-art dental techniques. The products and equipment we use provide the best available treatment in the industry.

The Healthy Smiles office utilizes only the best in laser treatments, CEREC milling machines, oral cancer screeners, DIAGONdent, and digital x-rays.

During a pregnancy hormonal changes can affect gums, making them more susceptible to gum disease, cavities and related oral health issues. Talk to your dentist about changes in your routine so your smile is glowing when your child first sees your face!

Inivisalign is a teeth-straightening method that works best for adults and older teens with mildly crooked teeth. Invisalign clear braces work by utilizing a series of plastic aligners that gently, comfortably adjust your teeth to create a perfect smile.

Aligners are changed once every two weeks and help you achieve a beautiful smile within twelve months or less.

The Healthy Smiles Dental Plan can help your family or small business afford dental healthcare. We offer a variety of options with low annual fees and low per-visit co-pays that allow you, your family, and employees to afford the oral care that they deserve.

See our list of experienced, compassionate dentists in and around the valley to find the specialist that best fits your family’s needs.

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