Archive | November, 2019

Daily Stretches for Dental Staff [INFOGRAPHIC]

As a dental hygienist, dentist or dental staff member, you put your patient’s comfort first. If a patient has a hard time reclining fully or positioning themselves for a cleaning or exam, you twist and contort to make it work. But this can take a toll on your back and neck. It’s easy to develop […]

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Orthodontist Dr. McGuire

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Jesse McGuire

We’d like to introduce you to Delta Dental orthodontist, Dr. Jesse McGuire of ProSmiles Orthodontics in Goodyear. Dr. McGuire offers an array of services for adults and children, from traditional braces and clear aligners to jaw surgery and TMJ therapy. What made you decide to become an orthodontist? I was at a job fair and […]

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Mouthwash Burns

3 Reasons Your Mouthwash Burns (And What To Do About It)

We love the squeaky-clean feeling we get after swishing with a minty mouthwash. Mouthwashes and rinses can freshen breath and promote good oral health. But when they start to burn, it can be a cause for concern. There are two types of mouthwashes: Cosmetic mouthwashes and rinses can control bad breath and leave behind a […]

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Marijuana and anesthesia

Marijuana & Anesthesia: Can You Smoke Weed Before Oral Surgery?

As medical marijuana use becomes more common, medical professionals are learning more about the different ways cannabis users respond to anesthesia, heal post-surgery or react to certain medications. Because of this, it’s important to tell your dentist or doctor if you use marijuana. What Are The Marijuana Laws In Arizona? You probably noticed some changes […]

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Dr. Joy Collier

Dentist Spotlight: Dr. Joy M. Collier

We’d like to introduce Delta Dental dentist, Dr. Joy Collier. Her Goodyear practice, Desert Vista Dental, offers a comprehensive list of services. From basic dental checkups to a selection of cosmetic treatments, Dr. Collier aims to treat all her patients with kindness and compassion. Do you brush and floss as much as recommended?Yes, I do. […]

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