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Stress During Pregnancy May Increase Your Child’s Risk for Cavities


It’s no secret that chronic stress during pregnancy can have a number of negative effects on the child, some of which may include a low birthweight as well as a heightened risk of developing asthma and certain allergies. According to a new study, another potential condition can be added to that list: cavities. While poor…

What Is Gingivitis?


Gingivitis is a term meaning inflammation of the gums. Characterized by red, puffy gums, this condition is a non-destructive form of periodontal (gum) disease, though if left untreated, it can often develop into a more serious concern known as periodontitis. Should it reach this stage, issues such as gum recession and tooth loss may occur….

New Evidence in Link Between Gum Disease and Heart Disease


Atherosclerosis – a term for the hardening and/or thickening of arteries – occurs when cholesterol, fats, and other substances build up to form plaque along the walls of arteries. Depending on their size, these plaques can partially or fully block blood flow in the artery. When this blockage occurs in coronary arteries, it could eventually…

3 Non-Oral Health Issues Linked to Poor Dental Hygiene


Most people know that maintaining poor dental hygiene habits can cause a number of oral concerns, including bad breath, tooth decay, and even gum (periodontal) disease. What many people don’t know, however, is that aside from these conditions, failing to regularly brush and floss may eventually lead to other serious, potentially life-threatening issues. These illnesses…

Dr. Mabry Helps Restore Smile for Reformed Inmate

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Smiles Beyond The Bars (SBTB) is a Christian-based organization devoted to helping restore beautiful smiles for reformed inmates in need of dental care following their release from prison. Through a variety of oral services, the goal is for these former detainees to gain the confidence they need in their smile to become successful and productive…

Introducing Our New Practice Name – North Scottsdale Dental Studio


Dr. Todd Mabry, Dr. Jeff Styskal, and our entire team are thrilled to announce the change of our practice’s name to North Scottsdale Dental Studio! With this new title, our current and prospective patients can expect the same level of top-notch care we have always provided, along with the luxury and comfort of three new…

What Causes Bad Breath and How Can It Be Treated?

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Are you concerned about bad breath on a frequent basis? You’re not alone. Medically known as halitosis, bad breath is an issue that affects millions of people each and every day – and that’s just in the United States. Apart from poor oral hygiene, some of the most common causes of this concern can include…

Introducing Dr. Jeff Styskal


We are proud to announce Jeff Styskal, DDS as the newest member of our dental team! He comes to us from private practice in the Phoenix area and is experienced in an expansive variety of dental services ranging from cosmetic dentistry and oral surgery, to root canal therapy and Invisalign®. Dr. Styskal obtained his B.S….

Dr. Dennis Cufone Joins Our Team!


We would like to give a warm welcome to Dr. Dennis Cufone, the newest member of our Scottsdale cosmetic dentistry practice! He has been practicing for more than 20 years, and we are very happy about this stellar addition to our team. Dr. Cufone is a highly skilled dentist who is considered an authority on…

How Much Sugar is in Your Favorite Drink?

Be it naturally-occurring or artificially-sweetened, almost every delicious beverage contains sugar. The question is, just how much sugar is in some of our favorite drinks? Here are some interesting (and a little disturbing) sugar counts in popular beverages available on the grocery store shelves: A 12 oz can of Coca-Cola contains 39 grams of sugar…

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