Entries by Dr. Kathy Jacobsen

5 Signs of Deteriorating Gum Health

YourGilbert, AZ dentist at Kathy Jacobsen Contemporary Dentistry encourages you to have a dental exam at least once every six months. One of the important reasons for this is because of the way that gum disease develops. Gum disease doesn’t happen overnight or even over the course of a few weeks. It develops over several months […]

4 Dangers of Losing a Natural Tooth

When you lose a natural tooth, it’s traumatizing. No one wants to lose a permanent tooth, even thoughdental implants in Gilbert, AZ, are available at Kathy Jacobsen Contemporary Dentistry. But if you do lose a natural tooth, it’s imperative that you act quickly to avoid additional problems. Losing a natural tooth isn’t just a cosmetic […]

Why Is My Breath Bad?

Bad breath can be frustrating, especially if you brush and floss regularly. For many people, getting rid of bad breath is as easy as brushing their teeth. However, for some people, bad breath can be an ongoing problem. Knowing what causes bad breath and what you can do about it can help you take better […]

Can I Still Get Dental Implants if I Wear Dentures?

Are you interested in dental implants in Gilbert, AZ? If you have one or multiple missing teeth, dental implants may be a viable solution. Most people who have lost teeth in the past—before dental implants were available—have dentures. If you’re someone who wears dentures, you may be wondering if it’s possible to make the switch. How […]

Is Sedation Dentistry Safe?

Sedation density is one of the most welcome dental treatments that’s become available in recent years. Many dental patients have expressed anxiety about visiting the dentist, although much of that anxiety may come from unfamiliarity with treatments or not visiting the dentist often enough. Whatever the reason for the nervousness, dental sedation may help you […]

How Often Are Dental X-rays Needed?

Your dentist in Gilbert, AZ, will occasionally want to take x-rays during your dental visits. Sometimes, you may wonder if dental x-rays are absolutely necessary. After all, they add to the length of time your dental visit takes. Here is some insight into why your dentist takes dental X-rays and how often they are needed. What […]

3 Signs Your Dental Crowns Need to Be Adjusted

If you have new dental crowns, it is important to pay attention to any changes or signs that may indicate the need for adjustments in the days following crown placement. While dental crowns in Gilbert, AZ, are one of the most popular and effective options for smile restoration, they do sometimes need mild adjustments after […]