Blog Archive

got drugs? Sep 13th, 2018

You may have heard about the opioid crisis in the news, but what is it? In 2015 anational survey revealed that 6.4 million Americans abused prescription opiodmedication and around 42,000 people overdosed. Every year the statistics becomegrimmer. The pain medication arrived on the scene in the late 90’s claiming painmanagement...

How to WaterPik Video Jul 23rd, 2018

 Click on the link below, our Hygienist Dora will show you how to WaterPik. https://youtu.be/TvtaqRO0kQA 

Caring for your Dentures Apr 16th, 2018

When natural teeth have failed, dentures are a versatile alternative that help our patients feel younger by improving their smile and quality of life. Modern technology has improved dentures like never before, so much so that they often won’t look all that different from natural teeth. However, your dentures require...

Community Involvement – Vista Strawberry Festival Apr 16th, 2018

Fun Dental Fact: Strawberries are good for your teeth!We had a blast at the Vista Strawberry Festival. Thank you to all of our patients that stopped by to say hello. It was nice to see so many friendly faces. We hope you enjoyed our display showing the amount of sugar in different...

Common Misconceptions About Teeth Apr 16th, 2018

Today we are going to debunk common misconceptions about dental health. Some of these may have circulated for centuries and some maybe brand new, but all of them are certainly not true! So take a moment to read through, maybe you’ll realize you’ve been believing inaccuracies your whole life!No Pain,...

Top Causes of Tooth Discoloration Apr 16th, 2018

If you’re like many Americans, your shining smile might be looking a little dull these days. Finding that your pearly whites are looking more like pearly beige is nothing to smile about. Have you ever been curious why your teeth discolor or yellow and what you can do about it?...

What is Root Canal Therapy? Apr 16th, 2018

A root canal is a common dental procedure that sounds scarier than it actually is. You’ve probably heard of the term “root canal” before, but do you know exactly what it means?Anatomy Of A ToothTo start things off, its good understand the anatomy of a tooth. The outer part of...

Go Brush Your Teeth! Tips to Get Your Kids to Brush Apr 16th, 2018

As parents, you want your kid to be happy and healthy. Starting them off early with healthy dental habits is an important part of this! Dr. Stacy Kirner Felix encourages all parents to use positive reinforcement to help create healthy habits that will last your child for a lifetime. Here are a...

Dental Books for Children Apr 16th, 2018

Getting your child to take care of his/her teeth or go to the dentist can be a challenge. One of the best ways to ease your child into the habit of brushing is to monitor them until they are confident to do it on their own. Another great way to...

Why You Should Never Skip a Teeth Cleaning Apr 16th, 2018

I’ve met many patients who have told me they haven’t had a teeth cleaning for 2, 5, or even 10 years! You probably don’t need a dentist to tell you why this isn’t a great idea, but unfortunately many people have to cancel their biannual teeth cleaning because life gets...