Dental Veneers vs. Crowns Everyone wants a bright, white, straight, beautiful smile, don’t they? Unfortunately, many of us have experienced cracked, stained and misaligned teeth over the years, making that “perfect” smile seem impossible. At Caffaratti Dental Group, we have many options to restore your smile, including dental veneers and crowns. How are veneers different… Read More

Diabetes & Oral Health November is National Diabetes Month and with 1.5 million Americans diagnosed each year, sufferers may not realize that they should talk with their dentist as part of their treatment plan. Why Does Diabetes Affect Your Mouth? Diabetes is a disease in which the body does not respond properly to insulin, causing… Read More

Can my gum disease lead to heart disease and Alzheimer’s? If you have been told you have periodontal (gum) disease, you’re not alone. Many adults in the U.S. currently suffer from some form of this condition and may not be aware they are headed into trouble. It can range from simple gum inflammation to more… Read More

What are implant-supported dentures? Are you tired of your dentures slipping when you eat, chew or even laugh? Are you missing multiple teeth and think dentures are your only choice? Now there are solutions. Implant supported and implant retained dentures offer two options for a more secure oral fitting while eating and talking. They serve… Read More

HOW DENTAL EDUCATION WILL HELP YOUR STUDENTS Do you know teachers who might be influential in dental health education? If not maybe you or someone in your family could benefit from the following educational information on good dental practices and educational programs. Caffaratti Dental Group is offering community leaders helpful dental health tips and programs… Read More

Oral Risk Factors From Lack of Calcium in Reno, Nevada July is National Ice Cream Month, which is a great time to load up on extra calcium for strong teeth and nutrients that help prevent tooth decay and periodontal disease. While ice cream should not be a key part of your diet, it is possible… Read More Is Poor Oral Health Linked to Rheumatoid Arthritis?   At Caffaratti Dental Group, we understand that oral health is linked to overall health, including its impact on rheumatoid arthritis (RA), as well as other diseases. As premiere dental providers in the Reno/Sparks area, we are on the front lines of dental science, focused on… Read More

What are “All-on-4” Dental Implants? When reviewing statistics on endentulism, a term associated with loss of teeth, the data demonstrates this condition has a negative impact on oral health as well as overall quality of a patient’s life. If you are one of the estimated 35 million adults missing teeth, you may be a candidate… Read More

Medications that may affect your implant success   Based on latest research, a striking association links the success rate of dental implants and everyday pills you may be popping. Heartburn medications as well as beta-blockers, a group of cardiac drugs, were shown to affect the implant’s attachment and growth in different ways-one positively and one… Read More

Why “Kissing and Telling” May Help Avoid Allergic Food Reactions Did you know that your kiss as well as saliva shared might trigger allergic reactions in those individuals who have certain food sensitivities? Studies show that between 5 and 12 percent of food-allergic individuals will experience a reaction from kissing. Understanding the facts about you… Read More