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National Children’s Dental Month: 6 Tips to Improve Your Child’s Oral Health

February marks National Children’s Dental Month, which is dedicated to bringing together hundreds of dedicated dental professionals and educating the public on the importance of children’s oral health. Here are six easy tips to help your child develop good habits at an early age: 1. Eat healthy snacks to fight off acids: Did you know that in prehistoric times, children did not get cavities because they did not have sugar in their diet? Although cutting out sugar completely is a little unrealistic in today’s times, providing children with health foods with high protein in replacement of sugary snacks could drastically [...]

Common Dental Procedures Explained

Many patients are intimidated and overwhelmed when visiting their dentist for dental procedures. However, by brushing up on your knowledge of common dental treatments and their uses, you can help alleviate any dental phobia you may have. Here is what you should know about the most common preventative dental procedures and basic treatments: Preventative dental procedures Regular dental examinations: During dental examinations, your dentist or hygienist will examine your teeth for irregularities and look for anything that could become a problem down the road. They will evaluate the your overall oral health and hygiene and check for the risk of [...]

2018-01-26T22:12:10+00:00 Tags: |

5 Things You Need to Know About Dental Insurance

It is no mystery that dental insurance, like most health insurance policies, can be extremely confusing. As you read through information and try to evaluate your options, you will undoubtedly have questions. What does dental insurance typically cover? How do plans differ? Do I really need dental insurance? In this blog post, you will learn five important dental insurance facts that will assist you in making the most informed decision. The goal here is to gain a better understanding about dental insurance, to allow you to make the best decision for protecting your oral health. 1. How does dental insurance [...]

2018-01-16T19:08:57+00:00 Tags: |

5 things to do to improve oral health in 2018

At Artistic Dental, we hope that one of your New Year’s resolutions is to improve oral health in 2018. Making the commitment is the first step to incorporating healthier habits into your daily life, but we realize it can tough to stick with it. To help you succeed this year, we’ve put together a list of five things you can do to get on track and improve oral health in 2018: Resist your guilty pleasures: We all know that cutting out sugar from your diet is a good idea for weight loss. But, did you know that cutting out sugar [...]

2018-01-08T17:33:20+00:00 Tags: |

Holiday Events in the Phoenix Area

The desert may not have falling snow (although it has been known to happen on occasion), the Valley turns into its own winter wonderland during the holiday season. From twinkling lights to Christmas trees, Phoenix is aglow and buzzing with holiday events. Here are four of our favorites: Zoo lights: Zoo lights is an annual holiday classic at the Phoenix Zoo . This fantastic light show is sure to illuminate your holiday season. Enjoy festive drinks and treats as your stroll the zoo to view creative light displays, activities and performances situated among the animal habitats. Visit their website for [...]

Artistic Dental: Getting High Marks as Phoenix AZ Dentist

Dr. Dougherty is a highly respected Phoenix AZ dentist that has been helping patients for more than two decades. When he opened the doors to Artistic Dental in 2000, he was committed to providing comprehensive dental care, taking an integrative approach in treating patients from children to seniors. Over the past 17 years, Artistic Dental has created a family environment where patients feel confident that they are receiving the best care from a trusted Phoenix AZ dentist. There are 3 main components that Artistic Dental attributes to their success: Patient comfort: The staff at Artistic Dental understands that patients can [...]

2017-12-06T01:22:06+00:00 Tags: |

Tips for Finding Phoenix Orthodontics Experts

According to the Medical Dictionary, orthodontics can be defined as: The dental specialty concerned with the correction of irregularities of tooth placement and in the relationship of the upper teeth to the lower (occlusion). People of all ages may need orthodontics for a variety of reasons to create or maintain aligned and healthy teeth. With so many options, the task of choosing an orthodontist can seem overwhelming. Here are some tips for finding Phoenix orthodontics experts: Research The first step in the process should be to research orthodontics in your area. For example, when you search Phoenix Orthodontics online you [...]

2017-11-21T20:51:58+00:00 Tags: |

Staff Picks: Lunch Spots in the Biltmore Area

Artistic Dental is conveniently located, just south of Camelback Road and west of 24th Street. We are fortunate to have our office in the Biltmore area surrounded by some of the best shopping and restaurants. As a locally owned dental practice, we especially like to support the locally owned restaurants in the area. While there are many to choose from, here is a list of our staff’s favorites: 5 favorite Biltmore area lunch spots: Grassroots Kitchen & Tap: This family-owned restaurant opened its second location in our neighborhood in 2014 (lucky for us!) Lunch and dinner is served daily. The [...]

National Dental Hygiene Month: The Truth About Hygiene Tips

To celebrate the work of dental hygienists and to help raise awareness on the importance of good oral health, the American Dental Association has named October National Dental Hygiene Month. Your oral health can be an indicator of your overall health, so it is important to maintain it. The internet is full of dental hygiene “tips and tricks” about brushing, whitening, flossing, etc. But how do you know what is true and what isn’t? In this blog, we will be investigating these claims and answering some of the most frequent questions with our professional advice to keep your mouth healthy [...]

5 things your Phoenix cosmetic dentist should tell you

A great smile can transform how you feel about yourself; it is often the first thing you present to people you encounter. Cosmetic dentistry includes a variety of treatment options and is always evolving with new technologies. If you are thinking about improving your smile, read on for the 5 things your Phoenix cosmetic dentist should tell you: Who is Invisalign a match for? Invisalign isn’t for everybody. For more severe cases it is best to use traditional braces. But for more mild cases involving gapped teeth, overbite or underbite, Invisalign can be an ideal option. It’s important that patients [...]

2017-10-12T16:49:22+00:00 Tags: |