Tooth Decay Patients Are Finding Solutions

Although tooth decay has taken a significant decline in the last few decades, children who do not receive proper dental care often suffer with tooth pain and caries, also known as tooth decay. Fluoride toothpaste has been immensely helpful in preventing serious tooth decay in children and adults. Cavities form when the natural tooth enamel starts to breakdown due to lack of proper oral care and diet. Thanks to Dr. Patterson DMD, tooth decay patients are finding solutions in Chandler, AZ. Tooth decay develops when sticky plaque adheres to the enamel of your teeth for an extensive amount of time. [...]

2021-09-28T15:53:48-07:00March 14th, 2021|Oral Care|

Teeth Whitening Procedures Have Taken Off

In an age where cosmetic dentistry is at its peak, tooth whitening has become one of the most sought out services in dental practices today. In fact, tooth whitening has increased 300% in the last five years. Why has tooth whitening become so popular? Hollywood has a lot to do with it, but in reality, business people and public figures understand the benefits that whiter teeth can have on their careers. Dr. John Patterson has also seen an increase in the procedure, and is qualified in providing tooth whitening services that will enhance your beautiful smile.Tooth whitening services, also called [...]

2021-09-28T15:38:59-07:00March 7th, 2021|Teeth Whitening|

How to Keep a Check on Bad Breath

Most people, at one time or another experience the issue of having bad breath. Bad breath can develop from eating certain foods such as onions and garlic; however, the most common form of bad breath is due to poor oral care. If you are frequently concerned about it, then it is time to visit your dentist and learn tips on how to keep a check on bad breath. Dr. Patterson is aware of the many problems that can cause bad breath, and can suggest helpful tips and special mouthwashes to prevent it. Some of the main culprits that cause bad [...]

2021-09-28T15:17:16-07:00March 1st, 2021|Oral Care|

Tips on Wisdom Teeth Care

Sometime between the ages of 17-25, most people experience their wisdom teeth beginning to emerge. Some folks have minimal problems, while others experience impaction and other mouth pain due to overcrowding. Extraction is the normal procedure for wisdom teeth. This is especially true when they tend to crowd out other teeth or become infected or impacted due to their inability to grow in properly. Other complications include wisdom teeth growing underneath other established teeth or getting trapped beneath the gum line. On the other hand, some wisdom teeth only partially emerge through the gum. All of these conditions can become [...]

2021-09-28T15:17:16-07:00February 28th, 2021|Oral Care|

Oral Care and the Effect on the Heart

Perhaps you have never been told that oral care has a significant impact on your heart. Some patients already suffering from heart issues like mitral valve prolapse or other related heart problems are treated prior to their appointments with a regimen of antibiotics to prevent infection. Dentists have learned that poor oral care can be a culprit to heart disease. Dr. John Patterson is aware of poor oral care and the effect on the heart. Frankly, poor oral care leads to gum disease. Once the disease begins to cause bleeding and gum recession, it can just as easily migrate to [...]

2021-09-28T15:17:16-07:00February 21st, 2021|Gum Disease, Oral Care|

Phillips Sonicare Toothbrush

Nothing is like the experience of that refreshing clean feeling after leaving the dentist’s office. With raving reviews, the Sonicare Toothbrush is clinically proven to whiten teeth in just one week. Using a Sonicare Toothbrush does not mean avoiding a visit to the dentist. Nevertheless, using the Sonicare Toothbrush removes plaque so well that it has been known to eliminate gum disease all together. Four reasons for Sonicares’ effectiveness are: Removes daily coffee, tea and tobacco stains that cause build up and dull your beautiful smile. Sonicare is gentle but tough on gum disease, preventing gingivitis and gum recession. Sonicare [...]

2021-09-28T15:17:17-07:00February 14th, 2021|Oral Care|

Dental Implants Are Closing the Gap

In case you do not know, dental implants are often the best treatment option for replacing missing teeth. This is especially true for those that create gaps, as well as speech and eating issues. Thanks to Dr. Patterson, dental implants are closing the gap in Chandler, AZ. There are many reasons why missing teeth occur, but generally it is due to gum disease, a failed root canal, an accident, or tooth decay. The fact is that 69% of adults ranging from mid-thirties to mid-forties have lost one permanent tooth in their lifetime. The only option twenty years ago was to [...]

2021-09-28T15:17:17-07:00February 7th, 2021|Implants|

Cosmetic and Reconstructive Dentistry in Chandler, AZ

When choosing a dentist for extensive procedures such as cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry, it can be overwhelming to find just the right expert. Dr. John Patterson and his staff have the proper training, knowledge and experience that it takes to provide cosmetic dentistry. If you have ever been in dire need for a dental specialist such as Dr. Patterson, you now can experience state of the art cosmetic and reconstructive dentistry in Tempe and Chandler, AZ. Have you ever heard of artistic restorations? This is another name for aesthetic (cosmetic) dentistry. Whether you have experienced a tragic accident causing broken [...]

2021-09-28T15:17:17-07:00January 31st, 2021|Cosmetic Dentistry|

Affordable Dental Crowns are now available in Chandler, AZ

Dental crowns can be extremely expensive, and a time consuming process that causes patients to ward off getting the procedure done. Thanks to Dr. John Patterson, affordable dental crowns are now available in Chandler and Tempe, AZ with less hassle and less costs. How do you know if you need a dental crown? Situations that require a dental crown are as follows: To restore an already broken or damaged tooth that is severely worn down. To protect a weakened tooth from breaking, or to hold the parts of a cracked tooth together. To hold a dental bridge in place. To [...]

2021-09-28T15:17:17-07:00January 21st, 2021|Cosmetic Dentistry, Crowns|

Arizona Dentist Offers IV Sedation and Sleep Dentistry

Are you one of those who avoid dental care because you experience fear and anxiety? Perhaps you have had a poor experience with a dentist and experienced a tremendous amount of unnecessary pain during the process. Now an Arizona dentist offers IV sedation and sleep dentistry. Dr. John Patterson is one of the very few dentists possessing a license to use such methods, ensuring safe and relaxing dental procedures without pain and anxiety. Chandler and Tempe dental patients will never be the same, especially those who have been putting off check-ups and procedures because of undue stress or fear regarding [...]

2021-09-28T15:17:17-07:00January 14th, 2021|Sedation Dentistry|
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