A few things are equally important for your oral health, no matter what your age or stage of life. Good nutrition, brushing and flossing habits, visiting the dentist and a little fluoride are always (always) the essentials – you won’t ever hear us say otherwise. However, your dental hygiene routine requires unique considerations for each new season of growth and maturity. Read below as Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, and Nelson of Wagner Dental share what is especially important knowledge to maintain your oral health throughout your life. You may be surprised at what we have to say! Read more ›
When to Straighten Your Teeth
There are a lot of reasons to straighten your teeth, and there are a lot of ways to do it. But, you may not know that there are many unique times in your life when it might be best to straighten your teeth. In general, dentists begin considering the potential need to straighten a patient’s teeth around 8-10 years of age. People of any age can have their teeth straightened-there is never a bad time-but there are certain times when it makes more sense. Read more ›
At Wagner Dental, we understand that dental insurance can be a tricky thing to navigate. Evaluating dental plans and considering deductibles, benefits, which treatments are covered, and the mountain of other information insurance companies provide can be a headache in and of itself. Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, and Nelson want every Las Vegas resident to have the power to control their own health, so here’s a simplified guide to the basics of dental health insurance. As always, if you have a question, don’t be afraid to contact us! Read more ›
If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone in Las Vegas has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk about a few of the factors involved in causing tooth decay and what you and Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, and Nelson can do to protect your smile. Read more ›
If you have a crooked tooth, odd spaces between your teeth or a poor bite, you might be considering all of your orthodontic options. Orthodontics is a specialty in dentistry that realigns your bite and teeth for the best possible look and function.
Did you know that our ancestors actually had naturally larger jaws? This meant they had more room in their mouth for all of their teeth to fit comfortably. But over time, due to genetic changes, human mouths are smaller than ever before. One out of every five people will have a problem with how their teeth fit and line up in their mouth! Invisalign® is one great option for the modern human who wants straighter teeth, without unsightly metal brackets and wires. Read more ›
Your Mouth: A Picture of Health
Did you know that when a dentist looks at your mouth, they can tell a lot more than just how often you’re brushing? It’s true: your oral health is like a window into your lifestyle and habits. Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, and Nelson at Wagner Dental should know. We’ve seen mouths from all over Las Vegas in our office! Read more ›
There’s a lot of hair and makeup that goes into making your favorite stars sparkle on the screen. And while we can’t all hire a professional artist to make us look perfect every day, there is a lasting solution to giving you that perfect Hollywood smile – veneers! Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, and Nelson in Las Vegas are experienced and trusted providers of veneer treatments. Read more ›
So, you’re missing a tooth—or a few!
An apple a day will not take care of this one, unfortunately. It’s time to consider dentures or dental implants. A variety of personal and practical factors will determine which solution is best for your new smile. Don’t feel lost among all the pros and cons of choosing a tooth-replacement plan. Wagner Dental in Las Vegas is an experienced practice you can trust to help guide you on your journey from missing teeth toward a complete, natural, and healthy smile. Read more ›
Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Las Vegas smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, & Nelson, along with the expert hygienists at Wagner Dental. Read more ›
In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. Las Vegas residents are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today Drs. Wagner, Cannon, Lawler, & Nelson would like to clear up any misconceptions about dental health and diet soda. If you have any questions, please contact us at Wagner Dental. Read more ›