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 »

Oral Health Treatments: Chewing Gum

If you require an oral health care treatment option that is both affordable and effective, consider supplementing your oral health care with chewing gum. Although chewing gum should never be used as a substitute for traditional oral health care techniques including brushing and flossing, it can be used to supplement... Read more »

Keep Your Toothbrush Clean

We take care of a lot of things in our lives--our car, our home, our health. But to take care of our oral health, we have to take care of our tools. Particularly, we have to take care of our toothbrush. Make sure you clean your toothbrush after every time... Read more »

General Information about Oral Cancer Screenings

The detection of oral cancer is essential in its treatment, as the sooner it is found, the greater the chance for recovery is. In the United States alone, there are over 40,000 new cases of oral cancer detected every year. Do your part and visit our office as soon as... Read more »

You Should Never Procrastinate Having a Chipped Tooth Repaired by a Dentist

As hard as your tooth enamel is, there are still things that can chip a tooth. This can often cause increased sensitivity and discomfort. Even if the tooth isn’t giving you problems you should still consider having it examined and repaired by a dentist like Dr. Jim Kelly. The last... Read more »

Information About TMJ Care

Have you ever asked yourself why your mouth isn’t fully opening and closing as it should? In many situations, it is the symptom of a problem with your temporomandibular joints in your jaw, commonly called TMJs. If those joints are are injured or heavily worn, a TMJ disorder occurs. However,... Read more »