Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Keep Up With Your Oral Health as You Age

Did you know it is essential to keep up with your oral health care as you age? If you neglect your oral health care, you are setting yourself up for severe problems in your later years. Cavities can cause tooth loss and lead to gum disease, which can create a... Read more »

Do You Have Tooth Sensitivity from Bruxism or Brushing?

Tooth sensitivity has many causes, including dentin that has been exposed in a fractured tooth, cavities, tooth enamel loss, old dental fillings and gum disease. Certain everyday practices can lead to tooth sensitivity, including bruxism and brushing your teeth incorrectly. Sometimes, outside factors can result in the development of sensitive... Read more »

The Basics: Plaque

Protecting your smile against the risk of oral health risks that can arise includes limiting harmful agents that can often derail your oral health. Oftentimes, plaque buildup in your mouth is one of the key contributors to tooth decay, gum disease, dental erosion and several other forms of oral ailments... Read more »

Toothbrush Care 101

Taking care of your toothbrush? How hard could it be? Well, if you were expecting a blog that would give you a complicated list of things you need to do; well it’s your lucky day. Be that as it may, taking care of your toothbrush does take a little bit... Read more »

Treatment Options for a Toothache

When it comes to treating persistent tooth pain, many patients are unsure how to go about achieving proper treatment. We advise you to never ignore a toothache, as delaying proper dental treatment could increase your risk of not only suffering greater dental pain, but also needing invasive and expensive dental... Read more »

Tooth Decay Can Harm Your Smile if Left Untreated

Did you know that tooth decay can harm your smile if it is left untreated? Yes, it’s true! Tooth decay can cause serious complications to your oral health. That is why our dentist, Dr. Eric Swensen with Copper Vista Dental Care in Globe, Arizona, is happy to assist you with... Read more »

What Are The Types of Bridges, And How Do They Help?

Are you looking to get a dental bridge? You may be aware that there are a few different types. We can explain the different choices here and their advantages. All types involve pontics, or fake teeth that replace your missing ones. Some use abutments, your natural teeth on either side... Read more »