How Long Will Dental Implants Last?

A dental implant from Wildflower Dental in Sun City AZ is an ideal replacement for a missing tooth. Implants look and function like natural teeth, and can last for many years – twenty-five years and longer. Dental implants have been hailed as one of the great advances in dentistry, and they really seem to be…

Implant-Supported Dentures vs. Traditional

Losing all of your teeth is a distressing experience – there is no doubt about that. There are several teeth replacement options, from traditional dentures to the implant-supported denture options available at Wildflower Dental in Sun City AZ. Traditional dentures have been around for a long, long time. They are removeable appliances that can be…

Keeping Dentures Clean

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More than thirty million people wear a full set of dentures, like the All On 4 implant dentures available at Wildflower Dental in Sun City AZ. That number is expected to grow in the years ahead. Dentures need to be cleaned every day. Most people find that it takes a little longer than brushing and…

Saliva And Dental Health

Saliva And Sun City

In  this blog post from Wildflower Dental in Sun City AZ, we examine saliva and its role in your dental health. Saliva is mostly water. No surprises there. A small portion of it, though, is made up of enzymes, antibacterial substances, mucus, and minerals. The ideal pH balance of the mouth is maintained by saliva,…

Hiccups In Your Dental Routine

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This article from Wildflower Dental in Sun City AZ is about brushing your teeth, and sticking to a regular schedule. The most common times for people to brush are morning and night. Common concerns that come with this routine involve hiccups in the schedule, from family life, shift work or exhaustion. Brushing your teeth, after…

Do You Have Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal Disease in Arizona

Periodontal disease is more common than you might think. At Wildflower Dental in Sun City AZ, we see patients with it almost every day. Some patients aren’t even aware they have it until it’s diagnosed. Fortunately, it can be treated effectively, especially when we catch it early on. More commonly called ‘gum disease’, it is…

Be Glad We Have X-Ray Vision

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During a dental checkup at Wildflower Dental in Sun City AZ, we do a thorough inspection of your teeth and gums. But visual inspections can’t tell us everything we need to know, which is why we take x-rays. For most patients, we update our x-rays once a year. They help us to make accurate diagnoses…

Do You Have A Sweet Tooth?

Do you crave sweets? Do you find it impossible to skip dessert, or resist a sweet pick-me-up snack in the middle of the day? You probably have a sweet tooth, and you probably know that already. At Wildflower Dental in Sun City AZ, we want to remind you of the effects of sugar on teeth.…