Living with Bruxism

Grinding your teeth is obviously an activity that's harmful to the health of your teeth. It's especially harmful if you grind your teeth while sleeping, as this can cause you to wake up with a sore jaw, develop TMJ disorder, and grind down the biting surfaces of your teeth. The... Read more »

Upgrade Your Smile with a Tooth Restoration Service

A great smile is often the product of great oral hygiene habits and excellent oral health care. However, there are times when our teeth can be damaged by accident or simply by uncontrollable factors including genetics. No matter what ailment your teeth may suffer from, it is very likely that... Read more »

How to Stop Tooth Decay

Tooth decay is simply a fancy way of saying “cavities.” Obviously, you want to keep your teeth healthy and cavity-free, right? But it’s not always that easy. It takes a bit of commitment on your part. Luckily, the only things you need to commit to are pretty simple tasks that’ll... Read more »

How to Avoid the Effects of Soda

Are you thinking about pulling through the drive-thru to get yourself a soda? If so, then think again! Soda can severely harm your smile. In fact, it can create enamel erosion and tooth decay, which are two dental issues that can result in tooth sensitivity and tooth extraction if they’re... Read more »

How to Help Your Child Like the Dental Office

Do you want your child to have a positive dental experience free of dental fear and anxiety? If so, then our Dr. Kent Stapley & Dr. Nathan Kitchen team has some tips for you! There are some things you can do to help your child feel calm and comfortable in... Read more »

Professional Dental Cleanings

Brushing and flossing your teeth is important for cleaning away plaque and residual food particles from your mouth before they can harden into tartar. Maintaining good oral health in the long term also includes attending your regular dental checkups at our office The checkup starts with a thorough dental cleaning... Read more »

How to Help Your Child Avoid a Scary Smile this Halloween

Tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental issues can make your child’s smile very scary, and the candy your child will receive this Halloween might just cause those issues! So, to help you help your child maintain a strong oral health in Mesa, Arizona, this Halloween, our Dr. Kent Stapley... Read more »