Is Dental Bonding Right for You?

Las Vegas Dental Bonding

Are your teeth yellowed, chipped, cracked, or decayed? Does the appearance of your teeth make you feel self-conscious when speaking, smiling, or laughing? Dental bonding may be just the solution you’ve been seeking. Dental bonding is a relatively quick procedure that offers immediate results. At Jason L. Downey, DDS Dentistry, ourLas Vegas cosmetic dentists, At […]

Dental Crowns Procedure

Las Vegas dental crowns

Dental imperfections can affect the aesthetics and the health of the smile. Patients with decayed, misshaped, discolored, or cracked teeth, among other dental flaws, often smile less freely. When a person smiles less freely or feels insecure when smiling, it can have a negative impact on his or her self-esteem and even his or her […]

Sensitivity After Teeth Whitening

Having a bright smile has never been easier thanks to the numerous tooth whitening options available, both at a dentist’s office and at home. But a common side effect to this type of treatment can be tooth sensitivity. The dentists at Las Vegas Cosmetic and Restorative Dentistry strive to not only have your teeth looking […]

Pre-medication Before Your Dental Visit

Usually before a dental visit, people tend to brush and floss in order to make up for lost time. This is common, though not necessary. (We can tell, trust us. You’d best brush and floss regularly instead of doing it last minute.) Sometimes ourLas Vegas cosmetic dentists request that patients take certain steps prior to […]

How the Health of Your Mouth Can Affect the Health of Your Body

As you know already, a minor cavity can result in major tooth decay and serious dental problems if it goes untreated. The same is true with gum disease: gingivitis can lead to severe periodontitis without proper care. But did you realize that a minor dental problem that goes untreated can actually result in a major […]

Post operative instructions for Oral Surgery

Swelling, discomfort, stiffness and a small amount of bleeding following oral surgery is normal and expected.   By following these instructions all of these can be kept to a minimum. 1. Avoid smoking for at least 48 hours post-operatively. Smoking will promote bleeding and interfere with healing. 2. Avoid hot liquids or hot foods for […]

CNN investigative report on toxic chemicals includes dental materials

Tonight and tomorrow night at 8 pm eastern time CNN will air a two night investigative report with Dr. Sanjay Gupta entitled, “Toxic America” focusing on five chemicals, including Bisphenol A (BPA). On CNN’s website they cite dental sealants as one source of BPA.  We also know that BPA can be found in most tooth […]

Halloween Candy Buyback Followup

Better late than never to give the final update.  We had our Halloween candy buyback on the Monday after Halloween, but the candy kept trickling in.  We waited about a week to get a final tally and we ended up with 218 pounds of candy!  That was significantly more than we thought we would get, […]