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Invisible Braces Can Restore Your Smile

Crooked or crowded teeth can be more than a source of embarrassment about your smile. They can also have negative effects your oral health by changing the stability and function of your bite, which could lead to problems down the…


Is Getting Dental Implants Safe?

The dental implant procedure is a surgery, and as with any surgery there are risks. Dentists have been embedding dental implants for years now, and the technology has advanced. Implants are now very sophisticated devices designed and placed by highly…


The Link Between Your Mouth and Your Health

Everyone has heard that “the eyes are the window to the soul.” However, to Dr. Donald Reid of Truckee CA, the mouth can be the “window” to a view of your general health. In fact, your mouth could be viewed…


Why Do My Teeth Hurt?

Whenever you experience tooth pain you know that the sooner it can be relieved, the better. Your teeth should not hurt you so this pain can indicate a serious problem that needs to be addressed. If your teeth are hurting…


The Benefits of Sedation Dentistry

Studies show that somewhere between 9% to 15% of Americans avoid going to the dentist out of fear. They would rather endure painful, infected, discolored, and damaged teeth before setting foot in a dental office. Or, if they do come…


How Well Do You Know Your Teeth?

How well do you know your teeth? They help us chew. They play a large part in shaping the shape of your mouth and consequently your entire face. They make up your smile which helps you make first impressions on…


All About Cavities and How to Prevent Them

Our teeth are vital. We use them eat which nourishes our bodies and lets us grow strong and stay healthy. They also comprise our smiles which is the biggest part of a first impression when we meet new people. We…


Enhance Your Smile With Porcelain Veneers

Are you looking for a solution to transform your smile? Porcelain veneers may be the right cosmetic solution to improve your smile. Truckee dentist Dr. Donald Reid can work with you to determine if porcelain veneers are right for you.…


Preventing Gum Disease

Gum disease often goes undiagnosed until it reaches an advanced stage. During advanced stages of gum disease, patients are more likely to experience noticeable symptoms. Advanced stages of gum disease may require the need for extensive treatment and may affect the function and appearance…


How To Replace Missing Teeth

Missing teeth can lead to a wide range of complex dental concerns. It is important to replace missing teeth as soon as possible to restore health and function back to your smile. Patients with missing teeth may experience jaw bone deterioration, infection, and further tooth loss.…