www.Caffarattidentalgroup.com 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

We all know we need Vitamin D, but do you know if you’re getting enough? A Vitamin D deficiency can easily go unnoticed until there are potentially severe consequences such as broken bones. Until recently, the only way to discover a Vitamin D deficiency was by drawing blood or examining the inside composition of a… Read More

Make 2018 Your Healthiest Year Yet! Check out our most popular articles of years past, and get your dental health back on track for the new year. Teeth and Balance Gum Disease Related to Heart Disease Gum Disease Related to Alzheimer’s Gum Disease Related to Pancreatic Cancer Diabetes and Snoring Obstructive Sleep Apnea and Low… Read More

Can Tooth Enamel Regrow? The question I often get asked is, Can toothpastes or mouthwash regrow or strengthen tooth enamel? I have to take a moment to answer with clarity because many of my patients experience the results of battered or damaged tooth enamel. When you maintain good brushing and flossing care for your teeth, your tooth… Read More

Do you want a more beautiful smile to address underlying issues such as cracked or stained teeth but don’t know your options? Porcelain veneers may be your answer. In many cases, they can serve as a wonderful alternative to crowns, lasting years if properly applied. What are Veneers? Like the name implies, veneers are a… Read More

Halloween season is here and it is time to ramp up your oral care!     Eat Halloween candy with meals or shortly after mealtime. Saliva production is increased during meals, helping to cancel out acids produced by bacteria in your mouth and rinse away food particles. Avoid hard candy and other sweets that stay… Read More

Do You Know How Your Health Affects Your Child’s Teeth Before, During and After Pregnancy? Have you ever wondered when your baby’s teeth are formed? Most people would say, “after birth” however that is definitely not the case. Since they are developing early in the pregnancy, it is important to monitor your health during each… Read More