Erosion and Your Enamel

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When your tooth enamel begins to wear down, it is called dental erosion. Dental erosion is an affliction that many people deal with throughout their lives. Teeth are made of three layers:  enamel, dentin, and pulp. The outer layer, enamel, protects the inner dentin and pulp from bacteria and external... Read more »

How Gum Treatments Help Your Smile

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At our dental practice, Dr. Bryce E. Justesen and our team are pleased to offer gum treatment for our patients who have gum disease in Mesa, Arizona, and the neighboring communities of Gilbert, Chandler, Tempe, Queen Creek, Glendale, Peoria, Scottsdale, and Surprise, Arizona. If gingivitis, the mildest form of gum... Read more »

Do You Need a Tooth Extraction?

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If you have a loose tooth, or are looking to wear braces, you might be in need of a tooth extraction. A tooth extraction is what happens when your dentist pulls a tooth from its socket in the bone. Extracting teeth is normally reserved as a last resort, after other options,... Read more »

Dealing with Your Child’s Fear and Anxiety

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Do you ever wonder what you can do to help make your child’s dental experience more enjoyable? Do you ever worry about taking your child to the dentist? If so, we are happy to offer you a few ideas for helping your child feel more comfortable. You may want to... Read more »

How To Keep Your Teeth Safe While Wearing Grills

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Also called grillz or fronts, grills are a decorative accessory used to cover teeth. These can be made of various metals and jewels that let your smile sparkle, but can grills create problems for your teeth? Though there is not enough evidence to support that grills cause severe harm to... Read more »