Investigating the Ingredients of Toothpaste

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Have you ever wondered... Besides fluoride, which is the main ingredient in almost every kind of toothpaste, what else is included in the typical tube of toothpaste? Abrasives scrub away stains. For this, you need a grainy substance. Early formulas from ancient times used ashes, stone pumice, and crushed shells.... Read more »

Foods to Avoid for Dental Health

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There are many foods we know are bad for our body but did you know there are foods that are dangerous to your teeth? By keeping your oral health in mind while you eat, you can help keep your teeth healthy. Our dentist, Dr. Zack Nimri at Higley Dental Care... Read more »

Want to Know More About Fluoride? Take This Quiz

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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:... Read more »

Tell Us If You’re Pregnant

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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... Read more »

The Power of Dental Sealants

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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... Read more »

Do You Have Gum Disease?

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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... Read more »

Do You Need to Replace a Lost or Missing Tooth?

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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... Read more »