Want to Know More About Fluoride? Take This Quiz

Fluoride is a natural mineral that can help you and your smile in more ways than you might realize. To help you know more about fluoride in Gilbert, Arizona, our dentist, Dr. Zack Nimri, has provided this fluoride quiz. The more you know, the better. Good luck! Question No. 1: Fluoride can only benefit children’s… Read more »

Tell Us If You’re Pregnant

If you are pregnant, please get in contact with us so that we can prep a special visit for you. Even if you think you might be pregnant, please tell us about it so that we can adjust your service accordingly. Give us a call about how far along you are or think you could… Read more »

Mouth Sore Causes 101

Have you ever had an irritating mouth sore that is causing pain? Although they usually go away on their own, sometimes they don’t, so you may need to seek treatment here at Higley Dental Care. In order to treat your mouth sore, it’s important to know what the cause is of this sore. Our professionals… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth Often Need to Be Extracted to Prevent Pain and Further Complications

Wisdom teeth are essentially vestigial third molars that no longer play a role in the modern mouth. Most adolescents have four wisdom teeth developing deep in the periodontal tissues behind their rear molars. They typically attempt to emerge from the gums at some point after all their primary teeth have been replaced by their permanent… Read more »

The Brushing Habits that Don’t Help Your Hygiene Routine

Did you know there are many brushing habits that don’t quite help you or your smile as much as you might think they do? Well, it’s true. In fact, some habits might even harm your smile. Dr. Zack Nimri would like to help you drop these habits so you can maintain strong and healthy teeth… Read more »

A Loose Dental Crown Needs a Dentist’s Care

Dental crowns are typically cemented onto their anchoring abutment with a strong dental adhesive. This creates a strong bond that will endure years of use. Yet there are times when complications from poor oral hygiene or dental trauma can weaken this connection. If your dental crown feels loose you should not delay in seeking dental… Read more »

The Power of Dental Sealants

Have you ever considered the power of dental sealants? Dental sealants can ward off cavities and protect your teeth. Here at Higley Dental Care in Gilbert, Arizona, we offer dental sealants and are happy to keep you informed on how they can work for you. In a nutshell, dental sealants are designed to protect the… Read more »

Do You Have Gum Disease?

Gum disease attacks the gums and tissues that surround and support the teeth. This infection is a major cause of tooth loss in adults. Gum disease is caused by plaque, the sticky bacteria that form on the teeth. Gum disease is usually painless, so you may not know that you have it. However, there are… Read more »

Do You Need to Replace a Lost or Missing Tooth?

Do you need to replace a lost or missing tooth? If so, here are some excellent options to choose from: – Dentures: Dentures come in two forms. Partial dentures, which are used to replace a few missing teeth at a time, and complete dentures, which can be crafted to replace entire rows of teeth. Dentures… Read more »

A Removable Partial Can Replace the Function of Your Multiple Missing Teeth

Untreated tooth decay sometimes has the unfortunate ability to afflict the health of multiple teeth. If the decay is allowed to penetrate into the roots of the teeth, it could result in multiple tooth loss in that area. This is even more likely to be a problem if an abscess forms and requires surgical extraction…. Read more »