Gum disease afflicts millions of adults across the United States. Most people do not even realize that they have it because the symptoms are practically unnoticeable at first. However, as the condition progresses, it can lead to devastating consequences. Let’s talk about how untreated gum disease in Bella Vista may be able to destroy your oral and overall health — and how you can stop it before it causes permanent damage.(more…)
Combs and Associates Dental Blog
December 4, 2018
November 19, 2018
Did you know that an estimated 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth? It’s not surprising, given that there are so many reasons for tooth loss: gum disease, genetics, accidents and poor oral hygiene are just some of them! Unfortunately, there aren’t nearly as many solutions for tooth loss as there are causes, and for many years the only options were bridges or dentures. Thankfully, patients today have a superior choice: dental implants in Bella Vista. Find out why implants are such a great solution (even for denture wearers) and learn what the procedure is like in this blog!(more…)
October 18, 2018
It’s important that your child get off to the right start when it comes to his or her oral health. Thus, you want to find the best pediatric dentist in Bella Vista to work with. How can you be sure who is the right professional to trust the dental care of your little one to, though? One way to narrow down the field is to have set criteria to use throughout your search. Read on for 4 helpful tips from a children’s dentist.
April 7, 2018
After missing teeth for so long, you can’t imagine not having a complete smile again. Thankfully, your dentures in Bella Vista have replaced your missing teeth and provided a boost in the quality of your life—but it wasn’t easy nor cheap to do so. Dentures are an investment that you should take pride in caring for! Plus, proper care of your dental prosthetics will help them last a lifetime. Learn all about denture maintenance and how to keep your dental prosthetics in great condition in this week’s blog post.
March 27, 2018
Keeping your smile whole and healthy is essential to preserving a beautiful, properly functioning smile, but it may also improve your whole body health. By working hard to keep your smile whole and healthy, you may lead a longer, healthier life. In this post, we’ll walk you through the basics of caring for your smile at-home and in our office, and we’ll discuss some whole body health concerns that affect your smile.
November 27, 2017
Are you a trivia nerd, or do you just love to soak up all the information about oral health that you can get your hands on? Prepare to be amazed! From fascinating facts about our primate cousins to a discovery that could reduce the need for dental drilling, your dentist in Bella Vista is here to list some of the latest and greatest discoveries in the oral health field.
September 29, 2017
We’re in something of a golden age of dental implants. The American Academy of Implant Dentistry reports that 3 million people in the US already have dental implants, with that number rising by 500,000 each year.
August 15, 2017
Sometimes, it might seem like the term “root canal” should be accompanied by dramatic music — the type of music you hear in horror films. However, that’s only because most people misunderstand what root canal therapy in Bella Vista is. This treatment can actually relieve pain and get you back on the road to excellent oral health. What exactly is root canal therapy, and how do you know if you need it?
July 31, 2017
You’re tired. You’re tired of half-heartedly smiling for pictures and instantly looking at the soup section of any menu. Your missing teeth have been a problem for a while now, and you’re ready to finally do something about them. In the past few decades, dentistry has developed something called dental implants, and they’re fast becoming the first choice of both doctors and patients alike when it comes to replacing missing teeth. Why? Today, I’m going to answer some of the most common implant questions so you can know more about rebuilding your smile. (more…)
June 29, 2017
If you are among the 178 million Americans missing at least one tooth, you are probably looking for an effective form of tooth replacement. Now, several advancements in dentistry provide you with various options, but which one will meet your needs? As your dentist in Pea Ridge, Combs & White Family Dentistry offers multiple choices to regain a complete smile. After performing an initial consultation, we will discuss our recommendations to help you treat your tooth loss.