Tooth Whitening For A Whiter Smile

Yuma Tooth Whitening For Whiter Smiles Teeth whitening is one of the easiest cosmetic dentistry procedures we have, at The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ. There are a lot of whitening options already on the market. How do you find a good one?

There are lots of whitening products you can pick up at the grocery store. Rest assured, no strips, gels, or toothpastes in the oral care aisle can match the results you’ll get from professional whitening.

We offer Glo Whitening, a light-activated, highly effective system used in our office to revitalize your smile.

Having your teeth whitened professionally can be a huge boost for your self-confidence. You’ll look younger, and find it easier to make a positive impression on other people.

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, teeth whitening is just one of the cosmetic dentistry procedures we use to improve smiles every day. You’ll be thrilled with your new smile! We also have an office in Fortuna Foothills. Schedule an appointment with us today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

 

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Are You Getting Your Dose Of D?

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This message from The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ is a reminder of the importance of Vitamin D. Are you getting enough?

Most people know that Vitamin D is essential for healthy teeth and bones, but many of us fail to get adequate amounts.

Here is a sampling of Vitamin D findings, gleaned from a few quick Google searches:

“Several recent reports demonstrate a significant association between periodontal health and the intake of Vitamin D.”

“Researchers who took a second look at a series of clinical trials conducted on 2,000 children in several countries between the 1920s and 1980s determined Vitamin D — which we often garner from sunlight — was associated with around a 50 percent reduction in the incidence of tooth decay.”

“Inadequate Vitamin D levels in pregnant women may be associated with dental caries in their children during the first year of life.”

“The sun is an excellent source of Vitamin D, but it is hard to quantify how much Vitamin D you get from time in the sun and the risk of skin cancer may outweigh the benefits. Food first, says Baylor College of Medicine dietitian Keli Hawthorne. “Supplements can fill in the gaps but it is always better to try to meet your nutritional needs with foods that contain fiber, phytonutrients, and so much more.”

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ we encourage our patients to practice preventative medicine by eating a healthy diet complete with all vital nutrients. Our services include general and cosmetic dentistry, and we also have an office in Fortuna Foothills. Call for an appointment today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

 

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Dental health, General Dentistry

Top 10 Reasons To Visit Your Dentist

Visit Your Yuma DentistYou smile deserves regular attention. If you haven’t had a dental evaluation in a while, consider these important reasons  to schedule a checkup here at The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ:

  1. Check Up: It’s time, and this is the best way to prohibit dental problems.
  2. Clean Up: Our dental hygienist is ready to give you a super clean smile.
  3. Brush Up: If it has been a while since your last dental visit, it’s probably time to come in for a refresher course on proper dental hygiene.
  4. Avoid Pain: If you have dental pain and have been putting off a trip to the dentist, come in now, because we specialize in relieving dental pain.
  5. Fillings: We can find and fill all your dental cavities in almost no time at all. This will help you abstain from more painful problems down the road, and helps some of those sensitivities to hot and cold.
  6. Prevent Gum Disease: Let dentist Hulme assess the health of your gums and suggest treatments or practices that are available to help you improve the health of your gums.
  7. A Whiter Smile: We can help. We have tooth whitening options available that will upgrade your smile and make your teeth whiter.
  8. Tooth Replacement: If you are missing a tooth, we can help restore your smile with the latest in tooth replacement technology.
  9. Cosmetic Dentistry: Considering making improvements to your smile? We can help you analyze the options.
  10. Confidence: Nothing brings you more confidence than a healthy,  smile.

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, we are committed to the smiles of our patients! We offer general and restorative dentistry, and much more. We’ve also got an office in Fortuna Foothills. Call to schedule an appointment with us today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

 

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Dental health, General Dentistry

Take Care Of Your Toothbrush!

Yuma Dental Patients Take Care Of Your Toothbrush!

The common household toothbrush. Every home has at least one, and at The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, we hope our patients are all brushing their teeth after each meal. Regular brushing and flossing are still the most important things you can do for your dental health.

It has been said that each toothbrush can contain millions of bacteria. But when you’ve got a healthy immune system, they pose no threat.

That said, a few common-sense tips might keep any unnecessary germs from affecting your toothbrushes.

  • Be sure to store your toothbrush as far away from the toilet as possible, and close the toilet lid before flushing. Each flush of the toilet releases a spray of bacteria into the air, so it’s best to just eliminate the spray.
  • Bacteria like a moist environment, so store your toothbrush upright so it can dry completely between uses.
  • Replace your toothbrush every three to four months.

Brushing and flossing are the key to good dental health, and doing both each day will keep your risk for gum disease, cavities, and bad breath low.

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, your dental health is our top priority every single day. Services include general and restorative dentistry. We also have an office in Fortuna Foothills. Schedule your next cleaning and checkup today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

 

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Dental health, General Dentistry, Oral health

A Youthful Smile At Any Age

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Aging is an unavoidable fact of life. While some of the challenges that come with it cannot be avoided, others can. At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, we help patients of all ages with their dental health issues.

Many dental problems that are common with aging include missing teeth, gum recession, tooth damage, and yellowed enamel. In most cases, these issues can be remedied.

Some people think losing their teeth as they age is inevitable. It isn’t. With a proper dental health routine at home and regular cleanings and checkups in our office (just like you’ve always done, we hope) your teeth can last a lifetime.

But the mouth undergoes changes as we age. The nerves in teeth may get smaller, to the point where teeth are not as sensitive to cavities and other issues. That means you may not feel as much tooth pain from, for example, a cavity as you once did. Regular checkups become that much more important.

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, we want to see all our patients in for a cleaning and checkup twice a year. Dental health is important, no matter your age! Our services include general and cosmetic dentistry, and we’ve got an office in Fortuna Foothills. Schedule your next appointment with us today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Cosmetic dentistry

Bright And Healthy Smiles

Most people agree that bright and healthy smiles are more attractive than dull smiles. At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, we use cosmetic dentistry to give our patients bright, healthy and beautiful smiles they love.

Cosmetic dentistry is very versatile. It creates positive changes to your smile with a blend of function and appearance.

The procedures of cosmetic dentistry can correct a range of issues, such as:

  • Stains
  • Crooked or misshapen teeth
  • Cracks
  • Chips
  • Gaps
  • Uneven gumlines

Put all of this together, and it’s fair to say cosmetic dentistry not only improves your smile, it can make you look younger.

Procedures

These are some of the most common cosmetic dentistry procedures:

  • Teeth whitening
  • Porcelain veneers
  • Clear braces
  • Crowns
  • Dental implants

One of the biggest benefits of cosmetic dentistry is that it not only improves the appearance of your smile, it makes teeth healthier and stronger. And with stronger teeth, you’ll get more out of life.

Cosmetic dentistry from The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ can give you the bright, health, and beautiful smile you’ve always wanted. We also provide complete general dentistry. We also have an office in Fortuna Foothills. Call to schedule an appointment today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Cosmetic dentistry, Dental health

Can Cosmetic Dentistry Create Perfect Smiles?

Cosmetic Dentistry Gives Yuma Residents Perfect Smiles

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, we create positive changes to the smiles of our patients every day with cosmetic dentistry. The resulting smiles are beautiful, and as near to perfect as they can be!

While creating beautiful smiles is our goal with any cosmetic dentistry procedure, it isn’t always  simple. The overall objective is ensure the health and function of our patients smiles, along with their appearance.

Our teeth are subjected to a lot of wear and tear, and even the brightest smiles can become dull over the years. Our cosmetic dentistry toolchest includes things like in-office teeth whitening, which takes about an hour, and a professional-strength, take-home whitening kit.

If you teeth have unsightly chips or cracks, cosmetic dentistry can address them with porcelain veneers. Veneers are thing shells of medical-grade porcelain that are attached to the front of your teeth to produce a smile your friends will envy.

These and other cosmetic dentistry procedures can all be drawn together into a smile makeover that leaves you with a brilliant, dazzling smile. A smile makeover brings out your very best!

To find out what cosmetic dentistry from The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ can do for you, call our office to schedule an appointment. We are a mercury-free practice. Call us today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Cosmetic dentistry

Using Nature As Our Guide

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At The Yuma Dentist we perform cosmetic dentistry smile re-designs that turn ordinary teeth (or even teeth with dramatic problems) into brilliant smiles. If you have been considering a smile makeover, you probably want to determine if you will still look like yourself.

The answer is “Yes! Only better!” You see, dentist Franklin Hulme uses nature as a guide—nature at its best—when improving smiles.

It is critical to bring multiple components into harmony when designing a smile makeover using dental implants. Here are a few:

  • Tooth Shape – includes proportion and alignment
  • Tooth Size – this also includes the unique dimensions of the spaces between the teeth
  • Tooth Color – hue, value, intensity, and color variations between teeth
  • Tooth Bite – how upper and lower teeth fit together
  • Gumline – shape and color
  • Face Shape and Bone Structure
  • Skin Tone
  • Lips – color, shape, size
  • Age
  • Gender

This list is not comprehensive but gives you an idea of the complexity of dental implants and smile makeovers. Though advanced cosmetic dentistry is multifaceted, it follows the esthetic principles expressed in naturally beautiful smiles.

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ we transform smiles with cosmetic dentistry every day. We also offer complete general dentistry services. Schedule an appointment today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Cosmetic Dentist

5 Reasons To Choose Cosmetic Dentistry

cost of dental crowns Yuma

When was the last time you looked into the mirror? Were you totally satisfied by what you saw? If the answer is, “Not really,” then you may want to check out at these five great reasons to meet with us at The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, to see how cosmetic dentistry can improve your smile.

  1. The first reason is that a little cosmetic dentistry goes a long way. Some of the most popular procedures, such as teeth whitening, are easy to do, but have compelling results.
  2. Next, you might be surprised at how reasonably priced it is! Next time you are in our office, ask for a price chart. You may be pleasantly surprised.
  3. Don’t worry about pain, we will keep you comfortable. Many people expect the procedures to hurt, but we’ll help you stay relaxed and free from discomfort.
  4. You’re never too old! Many mature patients think cosmetic dentistry procedures are only for the young. Not so! Many patients say they look years younger after the treatments are complete.
  5. We can treat your particular issue. Some folks have been led to believe that they have to live with chipped, cracked, or missing teeth, but we have the tools and  to fix a wide array of dental problems.

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, we transform smiles with cosmetic dentistry every day. We also have a full range of general dentistry procedures. Call us to schedule an appointment today!

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

 

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Cosmetic dentistry

The Wow Factor

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At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, we continue to achieve fantastic results with our cosmetic dentistry smile makeovers. If the term “cosmetic dentistry” is unfamiliar to you, it’s a type of dental care that focuses on improving the appearance of your mouth and teeth, and how they come together in your smile.

There are a number of common cosmetic dentistry procedures available. The most popular are teeth whitening and porcelain veneers.

  • Teeth whitening can transform your smile in ways that far surpass any whitening product you’ll find at the grocery store.
  • Porcelain veneers are thin shells of medical-grade porcelain that are affixed to the front of your teeth. They are great for covering chips and cracks that detract from your smile.

At The Yuma Dentist in Yuma AZ, our cosmetic dentistry will leave you saying “Wow!” We also offer a wide range of general dentistry services. We also have an office in Fortuna Foothills. Schedule your next cleaning and checkup with us today.

Contact The Yuma Dentist:

928-783-0804

Location (Tap to open in Google Maps):

1630 S Pacific Ave Ste 104
Yuma, AZ
85365

 

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Posted in Beautiful smile, Cosmetic dentistry
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