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How Long Do Dental Crowns Last?

Porcelain dental crowns are used to restore the form and function of a tooth that has been damaged, decayed, or weakened in some other way. As such a common tooth restoration, many patients wonder how long they can expect their porcelain crown to last. In most cases, crowns can last for a decade or longer…

When Are Porcelain Crowns a Better Option Than Veneers?

Porcelain crowns and veneers are commonly used dental restorations that can improve the appearance of a tooth. Although they both can address concerns like chipped or cracked teeth, each restoration has a distinct purpose. A porcelain crown, for instance, covers the entire affected tooth, restoring its form and function while protecting it from further damage….

What Are My Options If I Have Missing Teeth?

A missing tooth certainly impacts the appearance of a person’s smile, but many patients are unaware of the oral health problems a missing tooth can cause. When left unaddressed, the space left behind by a missing tooth can cause the adjacent teeth to shift position, create poor occlusion, and weaken the strength of the bite….

Are Porcelain Veneers Right For Me?

Porcelain veneers are a popular cosmetic dentistry option because they can address several tooth imperfections simultaneously. By applying a thin shell of porcelain to the affected tooth or teeth, many common smile concerns can be easily concealed. In addition, dental veneers typically require minimal tooth preparation and can preserve the natural tooth structure. Candidates for…

Top 5 Foods That Stain Your Teeth

Most people associate a white smile with health, youth, and vitality. Unfortunately, maintaining a bright smile can often be a challenge, depending upon your diet. For example, acidic foods can soften enamel and create a rougher surface that attracts stains, and tannins in food can cause stains to stick to the teeth. Additionally, chromogens—which are…

How to Prepare for Teeth Whitening If You Have Sensitive Teeth

Sensitive teeth do not need to prevent you from achieving a whiter, brighter smile. If you are experiencing increased tooth sensitivity when using over-the-counter whitening products or undergoing professional bleaching treatments, our dentists at North Scottsdale Dental Studio have a number of tips that can help minimize this issue and improve your comfort. Prior to…

Dr. Mabry Presented with “Smile Maker Award”

North Scottsdale Dental Studio is thrilled to announce that Dr. Todd Mabry was honored with a “Smile Makeover Award” for the dental care he provided to reformed inmates as part of Smiles Beyond the Bars! Dr. Mabry—who is a board member of Smiles Beyond the Bars—is extremely appreciative of the recognition, and he feels blessed…

Get to Know Dr. Vaysman

Dr. Anna Vaysman is an integral member of our team here at North Scottsdale Dental Studio, and as such, we wanted to take some time to help any patients who haven’t had the chance to get to know her yet do just that. Below is a Q&A with Dr. Vaysman that can help you get…

Sedation Dentistry: What to Expect

At North Scottsdale Dental Studio, our team offers two sedation dentistry methods that can help keep patients completely relaxed and comfortable throughout the entirety of their treatment—oral conscious sedation and IV sedation. Below, we’ve highlighted what to expect from each. Oral Conscious Sedation Prior to treatment, you will be given oral medication that helps you…

What Is Sedation Dentistry?

It’s well-known that one of the top reasons people neglect to receive the oral care they need and/or desire is due to feelings of unease or even fear associated with visiting the dentist. At North Scottsdale Dental Studio, our team recognizes how bothersome dental anxiety can be, which is why our dentists offer sedation dentistry…

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