Basic Dental Hygiene

July 16, 2021

One of the most important things you can do to maintain your health is to take care of your teeth. You may not realize it but basic dental hygiene has a direct effect on your bodies overall health. Dr. Steve Poulos and My Scottsdale Dentist in North Scottsdale make an...

Dental Tips for Halloween from My Scottsdale Dentist

July 16, 2021

It's almost Halloween! Costume stores are springing up, yards are decorated with ghoulish décor, and our day of sweet indulgence without guilt is almost here. Everywhere you look, there's your favorite candy or chocolate wrapped in scary yet appealing packaging. What! It's Halloween. Well, to all the sweet tooth Halloween...

Flossing

July 16, 2021

Many people don't realize the importance of flossing. Flossing in between your teeth is essential for avoiding periodontal disease as well as preventing tooth decay. Periodontal disease is one of the main causes of tooth loss in adults and can be easily prevented by flossing. Studies have even shown...

Facts on Periodontal Disease | My Scottsdale Dentist

July 16, 2021

What is Periodontal Disease?  Periodontal Disease is the more advanced stages of gingivitis or gum disease. Gingivitis is caused by bacteria in plaque build-up. The bacterium causes the gums to become inflamed and bleed during tooth brushing. During this phase, the gums may bleed but the teeth themselves are not affected...

How is Deep Cleaning in Scottsdale Different from Regular Teeth Cleaning?

July 16, 2021

How is Deep Cleaning in Scottsdale Different From Regular Teeth Cleaning? If you have regularly scheduled teeth cleaning performed to maintain your best dental health, you may still be told you need a special, deep cleaning in Scottsdale. The need for deep teeth cleaning, also called scaling and root planing,...

Why Good Oral Hygiene is Important in Preventing Disease

July 16, 2021

We all know how important good oral hygiene is for healthy teeth and a winning smile. What many people may not be aware of, though, is how important oral hygiene is to our overall health. My Scottsdale Dentist understands just how important good oral hygiene is to our patients...

Study shows a link may exist between poor oral hygiene and dementia

July 16, 2021

Study shows a link may exist between poor oral hygiene and dementia If you're like most adults, you've heard since you were a kid that oral hygiene is important. The message probably started with your parent and was reinforced by school teachers and dentists like Dr. Poulos at My Scottsdale...

Deep cleaning in Scottsdale: steps to prevent gum disease

July 16, 2021

According to the Center for Disease Control, over half of all American adults suffer from periodontal disease. If you are one of these people, you should know two very important facts: the first is that you're not alone. Periodontal disease is very common, but that doesn't make it something...

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