dental health Tag

Dental anxiety can affect anyone, even people who previously had no anxiety about going to the dentist. Sometimes dental anxiety occurs because of a past negative experience. Other times it is linked to a specific fear, like a fear of needles or a fear of...

People often talk about the mind-body connection, but did you know there is also a mouth-body connection? This means that what is happening in the mouth is connected to what’s happening in the body, and vice versa. Professor Iain Chapple, from the University of Birmingham,...

If you have swollen, puffy or inflamed gums these could be signs of gum disease. Plaque buildup is the most common cause, however, there are several other factors that can also lead to gum disease. At Hicks Dental Group in Prescott, we believe an ounce...

Tooth sensitivity, or dentin hypersensitivity (DH),  is one of the most common dental conditions, with over 40 million American adults suffering from it. At Hicks Dental Group in Prescott, we want to help you understand why your teeth are sensitive and what you can do...

In recent years, there has been some debate in the news about the effectiveness of flossing. However, dental experts agree that even if there aren’t a lot of scientific studies available to support it, you shouldn’t assume there are no benefits of flossing. As dentists,...