Dental Questions Answered on Dentures

If you seek to enhance your smile by replacing missing or lost teeth, you will need to replace them with functional tooth prosthetics. Fortunately, in modern dentistry, tooth prosthetics are designed and crafted to mimic the natural look of teeth and can drastically improve functions that were lost due to... Read more »

How We Treat Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

When it comes to the health of your child, we know you don’t mess around. baby bottle tooth decay, a sickness impacting the teeth of children 6 and below, can leave your child with rotten teeth, gums, and bones; in the most serious cases, teeth can even be lost and... Read more »

Is Your Mouth Wash Addressing Your Concerns?

Do you need help reducing cavities and gingivitis in your smile? Your six-month dental cleanings are crucial for supplementing your daily oral care efforts. This means brushing twice a day, for two minutes each time, and flossing once a day. Some patients like to boost their oral health with the... Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Root Canal Therapy

An often-undetected disorder that can easily arise in your mouth is damage to your pulp. Microscopic damage to your tooth enamel may create a crevice in which bacteria can enter the tooth and damage it permanently. If this should happen, it is necessary to visit your dentist for a root... Read more »

Becoming Accustomed to Dentures

If you are looking to get dentures, you should be aware of the benefits they bring. They grant you replacements for teeth that you have lost. You should be aware, however, that it will take some time to become accustomed to your dentures. Often, it will feel strange when you... Read more »

Maintain a Happy Smile with Teeth Whitening Treatments

Have you ever wished you could have a much brighter smile? According to studies, 96% of all adults believe a whiter smile can make a person much more attractive. Furthermore, white smiles have even been linked to career success. In order to take your teeth to a level beyond traditional... Read more »

Oral Health Care Year in Review: Sedation Dentistry

Sedation dentistry exists to help minimize the risks associated with dental anxiety and any fears of pain that you may have. If you're worried about any pain they're going to feel during a procedure, or are scheduled for a surgical treatment that requires the patient being put into a deep... Read more »

Your Mouthwash Questions Answered

At Desert Foothills Dental, we love to answer all patient questions. One of the topics we normally get asked about is mouthwash. Because Dr. Brent D Pulley knows that lots of our patients browse this website as a source of dental information, we’ve accumulated answers to some of these frequently-asked... Read more »

Safe Smiles for Halloween: Candies to Avoid

As the Halloween season lingers in the air, the time is now to set forth a plan to keep your teeth and gums safe against the hidden dangers found within. Not only can ghouls and goblins scare you out of your wits, but the treats you eat can spook your... Read more »

Teaching Your Child Good Oral Hygiene Improves Their Chances of Maintaining a Healthy Mouth as an Adult

It might not seem it at first, but maintaining the health of your child’s baby teeth can significantly improve their chances of maintaining healthy teeth as an adult. Instilling good oral hygiene habits early in their life encourages them to maintain those habits when they are fully grown. It’s also... Read more »