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Welcome to our blog!  We periodically update our blog with questions from our patients, important issues or trends in dental care, and other important information for our patients in Mesa, Arizona.

North Stapley Dental Care’s blog will help you understand what to expect with Root Canal treatment, tooth extractions, keeping up with your dental care when traveling, bone grafting, and help with understanding dental needs for your children.

If you have any other questions, or have a topic you’d like to see us cover, please reach out to us and let us know!

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How Braces Affect Tooth Health

Traditional metal braces have been used to straighten countless teeth resulting in countless beautiful smiles. However, there is a downside to braces that many don’t

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Future of Dentistry

The Future of Dentistry

The practice of dentistry has existed since 7000 BC, and yet it continues to evolve. Due to new technology and techniques, dentistry is a changing

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Root Canal Therapy

What is a Root Canal

Needing a root canal can sound scary for many. The root canal procedure is often misunderstood. While is the procedure can be complex and fairly

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Tooth Decay Facts

What do you really know about tooth decay? Is it inevitable? Is sugar really bad? We’ve compiled 7 facts you should know to better protect

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Periodontal Disease and Respiratory Disease

Pregnancy and Dental Care

Pregnant women have a unique set of circumstances that affect their teeth, however, having dental check-ups and cleanings is safe and important during pregnancy. Dental

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Preventative Services

Teens and Dental Care

Empowering Teens to Take Control of their Oral Health Teenagers in general have notoriously bad dental habits. It is not uncommon for us to see

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Root Canal Therapy

Root Canal Therapy

Root canal therapy is needed when the nerve of a tooth is affected by decay or infection.  In order to save the tooth, the pulp

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Cracked Tooth

Cracked Tooth

Cracked and fractured teeth are common dental problems. As people retain their natural teeth longer (due to advances in dental technology), the likelihood of cracked

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Dental Cleaning and Exam in Mesa, AZ

After Dental Implant Surgery

Home Care for Dental Implants Following dental implant surgery, patients must take detailed care of the area surrounding their new implant.  For the first month

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Tooth Extractions - North Stapley Dental Care

Tooth Extractions

Tooth Extractions and Oral Surgery in Mesa If you are experiencing extreme sensitivity or are suffering from advanced periodontal disease, you may be required to

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Bone Grafting - North Stapley Dental Care

Bone Grafting

Bone grafting is often closely associated with dental restorations such as bridge work and dental implants. In the majority of cases, the success of a

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How to Prevent Cavities

How to Prevent Cavities

Childhood cavities, also known as childhood tooth decay and childhood caries, are common in children all over the world.  There are two main causes of

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Periodontal Disease Mesa AZ

Periodontal Disease

What Is Periodontal Disease? The word periodontal means “around the tooth”.  Periodontal disease attacks the gums and the bone that support the teeth.  Plaque is a sticky

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Teeth Whitening

Teeth Whitening

Like many of our patients, your teeth aren’t as white as you’d like, and you may feel unhappy with the color of your teeth. Fortunately,

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Porcelain Veneers

What Are Dental Veneers? Veneers are very thin pieces of durable, tooth-shaped porcelain custom made to go over your tooth (for shape and color).  Veneers

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Home Dental Care

Home Care

Dental Care At Home A beautiful, healthy smile that lasts a lifetime is our ultimate goal when treating patients.  Your personal home care plays an important

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