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Dentist Extraordinaire Embraces All Aspects of His Calling

By Joan Holstein Dr. Brian Williams’ enthusiasm for dentistry doesn’t stop at caring for patients who need preventive or reconstructive services at his new Scottsdale practice. In fact, his zest for his chosen field includes lecturing at UCLA School of Dentistry-Division of Advanced Prosthodontics, Biomaterials and Hospital Dentistry for more than eight years, as well [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:56+00:00 April 12th, 2016|Blog|

Hospital Dentistry by Scottsdale Dentist, Dr. Brian Williams – Treating Dental Phobics and the Medically Compromised

Brian H. Williams, DDS, FAGD, LTD is currently on staff and has hospital privileges at Mayo Hospital in Phoenix and Banner Desert Hospital.  Dr. Williams offers the option of “hospital dentistry” for patients with a fear of dental treatment (dental phobia) or for those patients who are medically compromised. For more information about hospital dentistry, please contact [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:56+00:00 March 24th, 2014|Blog|

Preventing Strokes with Dental X-Rays (Panoramic Radiographs)

Routine dental radiographs may be an effective tool in preventing strokes, according to researchers at the University of Buffalo. Stroke victims usually receive no warning of the impending stroke, but dental radiographs can help spot potentially dangerous calcium buildups in the carotid arteries near both ends of the jawbone. These buildups can choke off blood [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:56+00:00 March 13th, 2014|Blog|

Are You Suffering from Sleep Apnia?

Do you struggle at getting a good night’s sleep? You could be suffering from sleep apnea. At the dental practice of Dr. Brian Williams, we specialize in sleep apnea and we may have a solution for you! Dental appliances, oral devices, and lower jaw-positioners can be used. The appliances are custom-made, positioned to fit into [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:56+00:00 February 28th, 2014|Blog|

Prescription Medications and Gum Disease

Gingival overgrowth (overgrowth of the gums) can be a side effect of many drugs including certain types of oral contraceptives, antidepressants, and heart medications. Any drug that has a side effect of dry mouth can increase the risk for gum disease. Be sure to discuss the medications you take with Dr. Brian Williams or your [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:56+00:00 February 25th, 2014|Blog|

A Healthy Mouth Contributes to a Healthy Body!

Periodontal Disease & Cancer: Experts have been aware of a relationship between periodontal disease and cancer for some time now. However, studies are showing that there are even more potential cancer links than originally suspected. Not only can advanced gum disease possibly lead to oral, lung, pancreatic and upper gastrointestinal cancers, it may also be [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:57+00:00 February 24th, 2014|Blog|

Dr. Brian Williams’ Scottsdale Dental Practice is Centered on Prevention and Health

We have centered our practice on prevention and health as opposed to one that simply emphasizes emergency and repair care. The supporting gum tissue and bone are just as vital as the teeth themselves. Unfortunately only lip service is paid to these important areas and prevention is often misunderstood and inadequately stressed. The best way [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:57+00:00 February 20th, 2014|Blog|

GLO Teeth Whitening at Dr. Brian Williams’ Dental Office!

Clinical Results on Sensitivity No sensitivity! The GLO Brilliant™ Personal Teeth Whitening Device reinvents the experience of teeth whitening using patented G.L.O. (Guided Light Optic) technology, combining professional elements of heat and light built into a one of a kind - closed system mouthpiece that accelerates the whitening process, preventing the whitening oxygens from escaping the [...]

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:57+00:00 January 30th, 2014|Blog|

Do Your Gums Bleed when you Brush or Floss?

Bleeding gums are never normal. If your gums bleed when you brush, it could be a sign of gingivitis, the early stage of gum disease. It also could be something simple like brushing or flossing too hard. If your gums bleed regularly or enough to worry you, contact our office to schedule an appointment.

By | 2017-02-23T12:05:57+00:00 January 17th, 2014|Blog|