Flossing Is Vital for a Strong and Healthy Smile

Our kind and friendly periodontist, Dr. Anne Nicholas, cares for you, your smile and your oral health. This is why she strongly encourages you to floss your teeth at least once a day. Flossing is very important. In fact, it’s vital for a clean and healthy smile. Flossing is perhaps even more important than brushing, though both practices are essential... read more »

Prevention Techniques for Gum Recession

Gum recession is a common dental issue that can leave you feeling self-conscious about your smile. It involves your oral tissues moving away from your teeth and exposing some of the tooth root surface, making your teeth look much longer than normal. Gum recession can be a major issue because it not only takes the beauty away from your smile,... read more »

How Can I Have a Healthy Smile This Holiday Season?

If you want to have a strong and healthy smile this holiday season, then there are things you need to do in order to achieve that goal. However, those things aren’t as tough as you think they are. Your strong and healthy smile is only a few steps away. To help you have the oral health you deserve, your periodontist,... read more »

Reclaim Your Smile With Dental Implants in Palm Desert

Dr. Anne Nicholas and her team of specialists want you to enjoy all the benefits of great oral health, even if you've had to part with some of your natural teeth. This kind of lifestyle is possible through the wonders of implant dentistry. With their expert knowledge and experience, Dr. Nicholas and her team of specialists use dental implants in... read more »

Enjoy Your Favorite Foods and Peace of Mind With Dental Implants

Healthy, natural teeth allow us to chew and ingest nutrient-rich foods. Removable dentures may resemble the appearance of real teeth, but unfortunately, they aren’t nearly as effective at their primary role: chewing food. Some people who wear dentures encounter the problem of malnutrition because they find eating with replacement teeth to be uncomfortable or even painful. And for some denture-wearers,... read more »

Why You Should Replace a Missing Tooth

For many people, a missing tooth is solely a cosmetic consideration. In other words, if a patient loses a tooth in the so-called “smile zone,” then he or she rushes to get it replaced as quickly as possible. But if a patient loses a tooth that’s not generally visible (such as a molar), then that tooth may never be replaced.... read more »