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Root Canal Treatment

October 15th, 2019 (No Comments)

Root Canal Treatment What is a Root Canal? A root canal is performed when the dentist removes the infected pulp and nerve in the root of the tooth, cleans and shapes the inside of the root canal, then fills and seals the space.   Why do I need a Root Canal? A root canal may […]

I Have Cavities in Between My Teeth!

July 29th, 2019 (No Comments)

Help: I Have Cavities Between My Teeth! Cavities in between teeth, or interproximal cavities, are very common. They form when there is a breakdown of the outer, calcified enamel of the tooth by bacteria in your mouth. However common they may be, cavities are easily preventable. And the more we know about interproximal cavities, the […]

Become the Floss Boss

May 30th, 2019 (No Comments)

  Become the Floss Boss   Why should you tie flossing in to your daily routine? Flossing is a very important oral hygiene practice. Cavities and gum disease can develop when plaque sits on your teeth. It has been proven that more than 500 bacterial species are found in plaque; some good, some bad for […]

Laughing Gas

April 29th, 2019 (No Comments)

Laughing Gas Nitrous oxide or “laughing gas” is a safe and effective sedative that may make you more comfortable during dental procedures. Nitrous is not intended to put you to sleep but instead make you feel relaxed and calm. A nose mask is placed over your nose and within a few minutes you will start […]

Fluoride, Fluoride, Fluoride

February 10th, 2019 (No Comments)

Fluoride, Fluoride, Fluoride Fluoride helps adults and children. Fluoride helps remineralize weakened tooth enamel & aids in reversing early signs of tooth decay. Dr. Alrez always recommends in-office fluoride rinses for any patient with a high to moderate risk of decay. At our office we have two types of fluoride, a topical fluoride which is […]

Pregnancy Dental Tips

December 3rd, 2018 (No Comments)

Pregnancy Dental Care Tips   You think you may be pregnant, but it’s still early, should you tell your dental professional? Yes. Let your dentist know any medications you may be taking & how far along you may be. How will Pregnancy affect my mouth? Most women will make it 9 months with no dental […]

White Spots

November 8th, 2018 (No Comments)

White Spots An often question we get is, ” Can we do something about these white spots?” Answer is, Most likely, “YES.” Before & After Icon was preformed! The procedure requires no drilling or anesthesia Not just minimally invasive dentistry. . . micro-invasive! At Alrez Family Dentistry we try everything to make our patients happy and feeling confident.

Frequently asked Dental Hygiene Questions

October 10th, 2018 (No Comments)

When we interviewed a Trusted Hygienist, this is what she had to say…. 1.)  What can I do to improve my brushing skills? For manual brushing: tilt the toothbrush bristles at a 45 degree angle toward gum line; create small circular motions with light pressure. For electronic brushing: Brush will spin or vibrate up and […]

Sealants

September 6th, 2018 (No Comments)

What is a Dental Sealant? A sealant is a protective coating that is designed to protect bicuspids and molars from cavities on the chewing surface. When should my child get a sealant? Sealants act as a preventative measure against tooth decay. As soon as your child’s permanent molars erupt we can place a sealant, this […]

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August 15th, 2018 (No Comments)

Like Alrez Family Dentistry on Facebook for Dental Tips, Pictures, and Activities! Follow us on Instagram to see lots of Pictures! Check out YELP for our AWESOME Reviews!