Causes and Treatment of Gum Recession

Gum Recession Treatment

Part of having healthy teeth is having healthy gums. While gums don’t get cavities or plaque buildup, they are susceptible to their own issues. One of the most common is gum recession.The cosmetic dentistry experts of Jason L. Downey, DDS Dentistry offer gum recession treatment at their Las Vegas dental office. If you notice your […]

Protect Your Teeth from the Damage of Dry Mouth

Las Vegas Dry Mouth Treatment

Dry mouth may seem like a minor annoyance, but nothing to be concerned about. Unfortunately, that’s not the case. Saliva plays a vital role in oral health. It helps wash away bacteria and food particles, neutralizes acids in the mouth, and aids with digestion. If left untreated, dry mouth can lead to major dental health […]

Why Replace Metal Fillings with Composite Fillings?

Las Vegas Tooth-colored Fillings

If unsightly metal fillings are keeping you from sharing your smile, tooth-colored fillings may be just what you’ve been looking for. Tooth-colored fillings are a fantastic option to replace metal fillings or treat cavities. Las Vegas-basedcosmetic dentist Jason L. Downey and his team offer tooth-colored fillings to restore both dental appearance and health. Read on […]

Professional vs. Over-the-counter Teeth Whitening

Las Vegas Professional Teeth Whitening

Teeth whitening is a fast and dramatic treatment that can improve your appearance. The only question is: Should you use a professional treatment or an over-the-counter product? It depends. If you are looking for the brightest and whitest teeth possible, then a professional treatment is for you. If you are older and have deep, set […]

Benefits of Porcelain Crowns

Las Vegas Porcelain Crowns Benefits

At Jason L. Downey, DDS Dentistry, ourcosmetic dentists combine advanced dental technology with artistic skill in order to provide patients with teeth and gums that are not only healthy, but also beautiful. Porcelain crowns are one example of the dental services we offer that are able to restore both health and beauty to the teeth. […]

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 […]

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 […]

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, […]