Should I Be Using Mouthwash?

We all know the importance of brushing and flossing twice a day, but you may not have thought about the importance of using mouthwash as part of your oral care routine. Of course, it works well as an instant breath freshener, but your oral rinse could be doing more for you than just taming bad… Read more

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Mesa Mexican Food Favorites

The valley is rife with fantastic food from all over the world, and Mexican food is what the Southwest does best! If you’re craving a little spice in your life and you’re in the east valley, here are a few of our favorite spots in the Mesa area. Backyard Taco Replicating the street taco flavor… Read more

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Brushing Teeth with Kids

As parents, we know that teaching our children good habits is an ongoing process, and getting them to stick to anything besides video games can be challenging.  We also know that some habits are so important to their health that we’ve got to press on, even when they fight us.  Brushing regularly is one of… Read more

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Dental Topics for Expecting Mothers

Have you recently discovered that there will be a new addition to your family? Of course, it’s always important to take great care of your teeth and gums, but if you’ve recently discovered that you’re pregnant, it’s even more important. The hormonal changes caused by pregnancy actually increase the risk of developing gum disease, which… Read more

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Camping near Mesa (before it gets too hot!)

It’s official. Winter’s over (did it really even happen?) and we have a brief window of pleasant weather that’s ideal for getting out and enjoying the great outdoors before summer roars into the valley again. Now’s the perfect time to take advantage of the several great camping spots around the Mesa area. Here’s a few… Read more

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How Often Should My Child See the Dentist?

So your little one’s got a full set of chompers now and it’s time he or she joins the ranks of people who eat solid foods. It’s also time to learn great oral care habits that will ensure a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. Your child’s first dentist visit should be before his or… Read more

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International Tooth Fairy Traditions

Most of us here in America grew up with the myth of the tooth fairy. When you lose a baby tooth, you put it under your pillow, and the tooth fairy leaves you a little cash in exchange for it. The going rate has increased over the years, apparently. American children get an average of… Read more

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Tips for Healthy Teeth While You Sleep

You spend all day making sure your teeth are in great shape, that you brush and floss regularly and that you stay away from sugary treats (at least most of the time), but what can you do to make sure your teeth stay healthy while you’re asleep? There are three musts for making sure your… Read more

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Downtown Mesa in the 50s

Mesa, Arizona has a very rich history of mysterious native tribes, Spanish expeditions and Mormon migrations. It is among one of the fastest growing areas in Arizona, and has continually grown over the years. From humble beginnings, Mesa has developed into the third largest city in Arizona and the 46th largest city in the United… Read more

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