Could a Dental Inlay Be for You?

If you have experienced dental damage, but it hasn’t affected the cusps of your tooth, you might be able to qualify for a dental inlay instead of a regular filling. An inlay is a filling that is premolded to fit into the grooves of the tooth, as long as it... Read more »

A Day in Dentistry: Tooth Hazard Risk Prevention

Do you know of any tooth hazard risks your life that are constantly putting your teeth and gums in harm’s way? Did you know that by chewing on ice or other similar hard products you can easily cause microscopic fractures in your teeth and even cause tooth slippage or cracked... Read more »

Building a Foundation for Your Smile With Hazards in Your Diet

Are you familiar with all the risks involved in your diet that could be putting your smile at an increased likelihood of an oral health hazard? Several tooth hazards are often present in our lives that we may not be aware of. The exact same can be said about products... Read more »

Oral Health for the New Age: Mouthwash

Did you know that mouthwash can be used for several oral health benefits beyond simply being a way to freshen your breath? Although mouthwash really can give you fresh breath, using the therapeutic mouthwash can go even deeper and eliminate the bacteria responsible for causing foul odors that escape your... Read more »

Toothache Assistance

If you have a troubling toothache, then we are happy to help you! Our dentist, Dr. Jim Kelly with Dr. Jim Kelly Dentistry in Phoenix, Arizona, and the entire team understands the pain and burden a toothache can be, which is why we have provided this list of information to... Read more »

How to Care for Your Oral Health During Cancer Treatment

Are you currently receiving treatment for cancer? If so, your dentist, Dr. Jim Kelly, encourages you to keep your smile in mind. Unfortunately, cancer treatments can affect the teeth and gums. In fact, you can experience mouth sores, dry mouth, sensitive gums, gum disease, jaw pain and infection. So, to... Read more »

Tips on Having a Healthy Smile for Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is a great day to spend time with loved ones. As you express your feelings to those around you, you don’t want to be worrying about toothaches and dental problems, right? Well, our dentist, Dr. Jim Kelly, is happy to help you by encouraging you to have a... Read more »

How to Care for Your Gums

When thinking about their oral health and smile, many people only think about their teeth. But did you know that the health of your gums also play a major role in your oral and overall health? It’s true! Your gums offer several benefits to both your smile and oral health.... Read more »

What Should My Oral Hygiene Routine Include?

For a top-notch smile and oral health, you need to keep up on oral hygiene. This means you need to properly and effectively clean your teeth and gums each day. Unfortunately, if you don’t include every task in your routine or if you perform a task improperly, your smile can... Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Could Invite a New Cavity

A tooth can sometimes be chipped by something as simple as grinding your teeth while sleeping, or something as severe as a blow to the mouth during athletics. When this happens the size, shape, and locations of the damaged tooth enamel can vary. Even if the tooth doesn’t cause any... Read more »