Why Regular Dental Exams Are More Vital Than You Might Realize

Attending your regularly scheduled dental checkups is vitally important to your well-being. Did you know that when you visit Dr. Nicholas and her team of specialists, they are not only watching for cavities and gum disease, they are examining the soft tissues of your mouth? A person's oral health can reveal important and even early insights about other aspects of... read more »

Cutting 5% Sugar Out Of Our Diet!

Dec. 9, 2013 — Newcastle University researchers have completed a study into the effects of sugars on our overall oral health and their recommendation to reduce the amount of sugar which will help reduce tooth decay and improve our health. The World Health Organization (WHO) has recommended for twenty four years that intake of "free sugars" should be less than... read more »

Frequently Asked Questions and Answers

Q: How do I know if I am a candidate for dental implant treatment? A: Almost everyone who is missing one or more teeth and is in general good health is a candidate for dental implant treatment. There are few medical conditions that can undermine the success of implant treatment, such as uncontrolled diabetes, but few conditions would prevent keep... read more »

October is National Dental Hygiene Awareness Month!

Complete Relaxation with No Anxiety October is National Dental Hygiene Awareness month. It's the perfect time to remind everyone about the importance of oral health. Statistically, nearly 50% of Americans don't seek dental care. Dr. Anne A. Nicholas says there are many reasons why we need to take oral health seriously. "It's really important for my patients to come in... read more »

Chlorhexidine Mouthwash with Antidiscoloration System

Fight antiplaque and antigingivitis agents with mouthwash! Dental plaque is the primary etiologic factor of the two most prevalent oral diseases: dental caries (cavities) and periodontal disease. Numerous studies have concluded and demonstrated that the ability to control the onset or progression of periodontal diseases is improved by regular plaque-control practices. The Palm Desert Center for Advanced Cosmetic, Sedation and... read more »

Oral health an ‘independent risk factor’

A recently released article from the University of Texas Health Sciences Center in Houston describes the risk factor of oral human papillomavirus (HPV). “The Palm Desert Center for Advanced Periodontics, Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry,” staff suggest that you read the following article and should you have questions or concerns, contact Dr. Anne A. Nicholas to determine if you are at... read more »

Your Avoidance Of Reading This Blog May Be Costing You Your TEETH!

If I haven’t seen you in over six months we should be getting concerned about what this is doing to your teeth and potentially to your wallet. After reading the attached article from USA Today, you will understand why. I have a couple of really important facts to share with you and then an “Ethical Bribe” to get you back... read more »

Are Dental X-rays Safe?

Dr. Dale A. Miles, adjunct professor at the University of Texas, and professor of Oral and Maxillofacial Radiology at the Arizona School of Dentistry, addressed the issue of dental X-rays. Dr. Miles asked the questions, are dental X-rays safe? Dr. Miles has determined after many years of research and study, the individualized radiographic exposure of radiation that we are exposed... read more »

Periodontal Health, Disease

National Academy of Sciences, profiles the SR1 bacteria, a group of microbes recently discovered my scientists. Microbes from the human mouth are telling Oak Ridge National Laboratory scientists something about periodontitis and more after they cracked the genetic code of bacteria linked to the condition. To read more about this new research on periodontitis click this link http://www.medicalnewstoday.com/releases/257849.php "The Palm... read more »

Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awarness

Oral, Head & Neck Cancer Awareness starts, April 12-18, 2013.  Contact "The Palm Desert Center for Advanced Cosmetic and Implant Dentistry" today to schedule your oral cancer screenings.  The oral cancer screenings are free when you have an oral exam or periodontal screening. If you're in the Palm Desert, Palm Springs, or Coachella Valley area, please feel free to contact... read more »