Protect Your Smile: A Comprehensive Guide to Preventing and Treating Periodontal Disease

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Gum disease is a common yet preventable condition that impacts numerous adults globally. This inflammatory disorder affects the tissues around the teeth, including the gums, bone, and periodontal ligaments, and may lead to tooth loss if not adequately addressed. The onset of periodontal disease is marked by the build-up of bacterial plaque, a sticky, colorless […]

How Often Should you See the Dentist?

Decades ago, dentistry was more about fixing oral health problems than preventing them. It wasn’t normal for people to visit the dentist routinely for checkups or cleanings, but rather, they’d only visit the dentist if an issue arose. Fortunately, dentists have since learned that prevention is the most surefire means to keeping your teeth and […]

5 Advantages of Invisalign

When it comes to choosing an orthodontic treatment, it’s important to consider the advantages each offers over the rest. In truth, every orthodontic treatment has its own set of advantages that set it apart from other treatments. But the advantages that come with Invisalign have made it one of the most popular forms of orthodontic […]

The Advantages of Dental Implants

When it comes to finding the right restorative treatment, it’s important to consider the advantages that each treatment offers. While dental implants are the most modern form of tooth replacement, they offer a number of important advantages over alternative treatments like dental bridges. As such, we wanted to spend some time highlighting the advantages of […]

Why You should Avoid DIY Teeth Whitening

DIY teeth whitening is nowadays more common than ever before. You can find these products in a variety of brands and styles. While over-the-counter teeth whitening can often yield positive results, they also bring about a variety of oral health risks. As such, we strongly recommend the use of our professional teeth whitening service over […]

The Benefits of CEREC Technology: State-of-the-Art Dentistry

CEREC dental technology

State-of-the-art approaches to dentistry mean better overall results when it comes to advanced dental care. This has led to major improvements in cosmetic dentistry as well asrestorative dentistry focused on fixing the teeth and gums. Dr. Jason L. Downey is a leader in dental care in the Las Vegas area, and he’s pleased to offer […]

Cone Beam 3D System: How Dental Technology Is Improving Treatment

Cone Beam 3D (CBCT)

Dr. Jason L. Downey is a leading dentist in the Las Vegas area, using numerous advanced treatments and techniques to help his patients have the best smiles possible. These leaps forward inrestorative dentistry treatment are bolstered by advances in diagnostic tools. One of the great innovations in dental imaging technology is the Cone Beam 3D […]

The Types of Tooth Discoloration and How They Can Be Treated

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Tooth discoloration is perhaps the most common cosmetic complaint that patients have about their teeth. But what many patients don’t know is that there are different types of tooth discoloration, with some stains being more difficult to treat than others. At the Las Vegas practice of Jason L. Downey, DDS, tooth discoloration treatment plans are […]

What to Expect During Your Dental Exam

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Dental health is integral to your overall health, and routine dental exams are just as important as a yearly physical for maintaining a healthy body. But for many people, choosing a dentist and going in for that initial exam can be stressful. That doesn’t have to be the case. When you go in knowing what […]