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 »

What is Dental Phobia?

If you feel terrified going to the dentist or even thinking about going, or make excuses to not go, you may have a dental phobia, which is feeling irrational of dentists. For approximately 9%-15% of Americans, dental anxiety and phobia prevents them from experiencing a positive time. Dental phobia can... Read more »

Fun Tooth Brushing Facts

Do you think you know all there is to know about toothbrushes? If so, you can find out now! Today, our dentist, Dr. Jim Kelly, will be happy to drop some toothbrush knowledge in your brain by sharing some fun facts about toothbrushes and brushing. Fact No. 1: The average... Read more »

Maintain Optimum Oral Health with Dental Fillings

As with all oral ailments, it is important to determine any risks your mouth may have for dental damage. If you are suffering from tooth decay, cavities can arise. Thus, it is important always make sure you're keeping your mouth clean by brushing and flossing daily, eating a balanced diet,... Read more »

The Signs and Treatment of Anemia Tongue

You’ve probably heard the word “anemia” thrown around. Do you know what it is? Basically, it is a condition of the blood where there is a lack of healthy red blood cells or hemoglobin, the portion of the blood cell that binds oxygen. This creates fatigue, headaches shortness of breath,... Read more »

Straighten Your Smile with ClearCorrect™

Looking to straighten your smile without using metal braces? An easy and affordable solution to use is clear aligners such as ClearCorrect™! These virtually invisible aligners fit comfortably in your smile without the complicated process of installing braces. Dr. Jim Kelly Dentistry and our professionals here in Phoenix, Arizona, want... Read more »