Resources

Questions about how our dental services in Phoenix work? We go through our procedures in detail and answer your burning questions, read on!

When You’re In Need of a Weekend Dentist

When You’re In Need of a Weekend Dentist

For many busy people, finding a time to see their dentist on weekdays between 8 AM and 5 PM just isn’t going to happen! Luckily, our team has a weekend dentist ready to care for you.

What NOT to Do After Oral Surgery

What NOT to Do After Oral Surgery

If you’ve had a tooth extraction, such as for a decayed tooth or wisdom teeth, your dentist probably gave you some handouts. This paperwork helps you to understand things like wound care, what to expect as you heal, and what to do to speed that recovery.  However,...

How to Prepare for a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

How to Prepare for a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

What is a wisdom tooth extraction? Wisdom tooth extraction is a surgical procedure to remove one or more wisdom teeth. These are the four permanent adult teeth located at the back corners of your mouth on both the top and bottom. Most dentists believe it's better to...

What Causes Dry Mouth?

What Causes Dry Mouth?

Have you been experiencing dry mouth? If so, you may be wondering what causes dry mouth and what you can do about it. Aside from being an annoyance, dry mouth can cause serious dental issues. Read on to learn more about causes, treatments, and dental care as related...

Mouth Odor After Oral Surgery

Mouth Odor After Oral Surgery

If you’ve had a tooth extraction or some kind of oral surgery, you may have noticed some stinky breath. Mouth odor after oral surgery is common and not necessarily something to worry about. However, you always want to make sure the odor isn’t a sign of something more...

How A Dental Membership Plan Is Right For You

How A Dental Membership Plan Is Right For You

Going to the dentist is vital to your overall health. But for some, the worry about cost causes them to delay treatment. This can be especially difficult for those who may not have dental insurance or who have expensive co-pays with their limited insurance.  We...

All About Oral Bone Loss

All About Oral Bone Loss

Want to prevent oral bone loss from ruining your mouth? Read on to learn how about the causes of bone loss, and how we can help you keep your teeth, gums, and jaw healthy. What Causes Oral Bone Loss? Bone loss is a common consequence of loss of teeth and chronic...

The ABCs Of Good Oral Health

The ABCs Of Good Oral Health

Some things are truly as simple as A-B-C. And when it comes to good oral health, we made it extra simple! Check out our ABCs of good oral health to keep your smile shining bright. Always Eat Healthily Eating a well-balanced diet that boosts your intake of...

What to Do When a Child Breaks a Permanent Tooth

What to Do When a Child Breaks a Permanent Tooth

Children seem to have a knack for turning something simple into an emergency. Whether it's a sports-related injury, or possibly just a fall while running, children may injure their teeth. We see this most frequently in the front two teeth. When a primary tooth...

At What Age Should My Child Go to the Dentist?

At What Age Should My Child Go to the Dentist?

Becoming a parent means thinking about all of your children’s needs. Finding a pediatrician, finding a daycare or school, and yes, even finding a dentist! Many parents are uncertain about when and how they should take their child to the dentist for the first time. So...

Can a Dentist Do Wisdom Teeth Removal in Phoenix?

Can a Dentist Do Wisdom Teeth Removal in Phoenix?

Getting your wisdom teeth removed is a rite of passage for most people. Sometime between your late teens and early twenties, this procedure is done to avoid complications later.  Wisdom teeth can become trapped (impacted) within your jaw. Sometimes this can result in...

Do I Really Need Regular Dental Checkups Every 6 Months?

Do I Really Need Regular Dental Checkups Every 6 Months?

Most of us are familiar with the basics of healthy living. Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get active, and make sure to schedule annual visits with your doctor. But what you may not realize is that regular dental checkups are key to your overall health, as well! Yes,...

New Patient Dental Exam: What You Need to Know

New Patient Dental Exam: What You Need to Know

Looking for a new dentist? Some people are anxious about starting the process. That’s why we take the mystery out of the process by explaining what to expect during your new patient dental exam! As a new patient, we want to make sure we know all about you and your...

Does Insurance Cover Invisalign?

Does Insurance Cover Invisalign?

Invisalign aligners are a great option for straightening your teeth. If you’re looking for an Invisalign dentist, the team at 19th Ave. Dental care is ready to help! One of the most common questions we get about Invisalign is whether or not insurance covers...

The pros and cons of Invisalign vs braces

The pros and cons of Invisalign vs braces

If you’re trying to achieve straighter teeth, you have two options: Invisalign or braces. We’ll break down the pros and cons of Invisalign vs braces to help you make the best choice.  The pros of Invisalign Invisalign trays are nearly invisible. Since the trays are...

Can I Get Invisalign From My Dentist? 

Can I Get Invisalign From My Dentist? 

Did you know that it takes just one-tenth of a second for a person to judge someone and make a first impression? A perfect smile is one way you can boost that first impression and improve your personal and business relationships. But if you think the only way to get...

What’s The Difference Between A Root Canal And Crown? 

What’s The Difference Between A Root Canal And Crown? 

If you’ve ever been in need of a root canal, you may have heard your dentist talk about dental crowns. But what’s the difference between a root canal and crown? And when you need an affordable root canal in Phoenix, what do you need to know about these procedures?...

How Do I Know If I Need A Root Canal Vs Extraction?

How Do I Know If I Need A Root Canal Vs Extraction?

When it comes to decisions in life, especially about our health, most people want options. So when it comes to tooth pain and dental work, you may be wondering what options you have for treatment. If you’ve been experiencing tooth pain, swelling in your gums and jaw,...

Do I Need An Emergency Root Canal?

Do I Need An Emergency Root Canal?

The only thing worse than needing a root canal is needing an EMERGENCY root canal! And as we all know, emergencies tend to pop up at the most inopportune times, like right before a long weekend. But that may be when you need to find a root canal doctor right away!...

Do I Need A Root Canal?

Do I Need A Root Canal?

Perhaps one of the most dreaded terms for dental patients is “root canal.” While in the past the term might conjure up unpleasant thoughts of drills and pain, that’s no longer the case.  Thanks to newer technologies and treatments, root canal treatment can be...