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Jesus Medina, Jr. DDS Blog

Why choose a family dentist?

These days, like everything else, finding a dentist can feel complicated. There are so many different types of dentists to choose from. You can choose between general dentists, pediatric dentists, cosmetic dentists, and family dentists, just to name a few. How do you decide which dentist is the right one for you? And what about Continue Reading

Why Should I get Dental Braces?

Fix your Smile and Change Your Life with Dental Braces In the past, people associated braces with high orthodontist bills, complaining teenagers and uncomfortable braces worn sometimes for years. Braces were a rite of passage for many young people who could afford them. Other people who wanted to fix their smile and improve their health Continue Reading

How Does Your Diet Affect Your Teeth?

If you’ve recently received some disappointing or expensive news from your dentist, you may be wondering if what eat might be partly to blame. We all know about candy and sugar, which generally can increase the likelihood of cavities and other trouble with your teeth. But what positive things can you do with your diet Continue Reading

Do I Need a Cosmetic Dentist?

Most of us  have memories of going to the dentist as a child. These memories probably included the chalky toothpaste and whirring toothbrush leaving your teeth pearly white, and of course the less fun x-rays and poking around looking for for cavities. Maybe you remember visits for those wonderful and embarrassing braces. For most of Continue Reading

Celebrate World Oral Health Day, March 20, 2017

A Day to Appreciate Your Healthy Teeth and Gums Anyone who’s ever shied away from bad breath instinctively knows the importance of good oral hygiene. But we don’t see our own teeth much, so it’s easy to let them slip out of sight, out of mind, when other things in life demand your attention. Well, Continue Reading

Laser Dentistry: better for your teeth and gums

You do everything you can to care for your teeth and gums. You want them to be there for you throughout your lifetime and you know they are an important part of taking care of your overall health. Dental care starts at home with regular brushing and flossing, and of course, we all need regular Continue Reading

The challenges of wearing metal braces

People who don’t like uncomfortable and ugly traditional dental braces will love Invisalign People of all ages tend to avoid getting dental braces for a wide variety of reasons. Most people don’t want to feel or be seen with brackets, wires, or bands on their teeth. While these factor into a person’s general comfort, did Continue Reading

5 Tips from Your Las Vegas Dentist For Good Dental Health

We’re all so busy and sometimes we forget about our teeth. But neglected teeth will remind you – sometimes very painfully – that they are there and need attention. Good oral care begins at home, with regular brushing after meals and maintenance, like regular flossing. Taking care of your teeth is really easy to learn Continue Reading

Advanced Gum Disease Treatment Reduces Pain and Speeds Healing

Until recently, patients with gum disease dreaded the painful, invasive techniques and the long healing time involved in gum treatment procedures. Many patients delay treatment because of their anxiety over the grueling traditional approach to gum disease care and treatment which allows the disease more time to advance and cause tooth decay, gum erosion, and Continue Reading

Preventing Gum Disease: Care and Treatment

Could you be one of the 47.2 percent of American adults age 30 years and older with some form of gum, or periodontal, disease? The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention reports that gum disease is more common in men than women, and if you’re 65 or older, your chances increase to over 70 percent. Continue Reading