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What to Do About White Spots on Your Teeth

September 13th, 2019|

What do you do if you discover tiny white spots on your teeth? First of all, don’t be too alarmed, they are rarely of major concern. However, they are not exactly aesthetically pleasing, and there are a few things that you can do to help treat them.   Causes When it comes to the exact cause of white spots forming on teeth, there can be several possibilities. One of the [...]

iTero Intraoral Digital Scanner – What You Need to Know

September 6th, 2019|

At Balle and Associates, we strive to always provide our patients with the finest technology for the best possible treatment. We have a recent addition to our office, the iTero intraoral digital scanner! Chances are you've heard of this new piece of dental technology, but what exactly is it all about? Let’s go over all that you need to know about this revolutionary new dental device! What is the iTero [...]

5 ways you may be brushing your teeth wrong

August 23rd, 2019|

Daily routines are certainly difficult habits to break, especially when it comes to one as common as brushing your teeth. Here at Balle and Associates, we want you to have the best oral health in all of Las Vegas, that’s why we’ve compiled 5 suggestions to help you break all your bad teeth brushing habits.    1 - You’re brushing too hard. If you’re like the majority of teeth brushers, [...]

Soda Versus Your Teeth

August 16th, 2019|

If you’re like the majority of the American population, you probably enjoy a soft drink on a daily basis. The combination of sugar and caffeine creates the perfect storm to wreak havoc on your overall health, including your teeth. Most flavors of soda are very acidic which can cause several problems relating to oral health. The acid begins by breaking down tooth enamel which is meant to protect the teeth. [...]

Sinus infection & dental health, are they related?

August 9th, 2019|

Sinus infections, the very thought of one just might make you cringe with pain. These pesky infections can cause many side effects, one of which is abnormal tooth pain due to the increased pressure in your nasal cavity. You’ve probably never considered your sinus infection as a reason for your toothache, but it certainly could be a factor!   It is rare for the sole cause of a toothache to [...]

The 3 Stages of Gum Disease and Why You Should Care

July 25th, 2019|

It has been estimated that 75% of Americans have some form of gum disease which can be linked to serious health complications and causes dental problems that are avoidable. The 3 Stages of Gum Disease Are: Gingivitis: Reversible With Minor Dental Procedures Periodontitis: Immediate Treatment Necessary to Prevent Further Damage Advanced Periodontitis: Aggressive Treatment Needed to Save the Teeth Stages Of Gum Disease in Las Vegas, NV The daily task [...]

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