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Dental Crowns – What You Need to Know

American Dental Association: A crown is a cover or "cap” your dentist can put over a tooth. A crown restores a damaged or missing tooth to its normal shape, size and function. A crown can protect the tooth or improve the way it looks. Your dentist may recommend a crown to: Support a tooth that [...]

Mother’s Day 2021 – Smile Gift Ideas

You have probably been hearing or seeing commercials about what to get your mother for Mother's Day. We’d like to suggest something you may not have thought of – a pearly white smile! Here are some suggestions: Professional Teeth Whitening Everyone wants to see their mom smile. As we get older, our teeth start to [...]

Clear Aligners – A Great Option for Adults

Have you thought about getting Clear Aligners but are not sure if they are right for you? Do you think you are too old to get your teeth corrected? Many adults need to get their teeth straightened but believe they are too old to get them. Some are embarrassed to wear braces as an adult. [...]

Christensen Dental – Providing High-Quality Air in Our Office

A science brief from the CDC, explains how respiratory viruses are transmitted in multiple ways: Contact:  the infectious person spreads the infection through direct contact (e.g., touching during a handshake) or with an article or surface that has become contaminated. Droplet: respiratory droplets expose others to the infection. In other words, an infectious person exhales [...]

Removable Implant Dentures

Traditional Dentures Before we discuss removable implant dentures, let us cover traditional dentures so you can have a comparison when considering removable implant dentures. Dentures are required when a person has lost many or all of their teeth. Partial dentures date back as far as the 7th century B.C.  Full dentures were developed in Japan [...]

Prime Scan – New Innovative Technology at Christensen Dental

Why Dental Imaging Dentists use dental impressions to make dentures, crowns, bridges, veneers, and other dental procedures for your teeth. Of course, you want your new dental restoration to look natural and fit correctly over your tooth. When the fit isn't right it can change your bite, feel uncomfortable, and cause irritation. Many dentists still [...]

Healthy Mouth, Healthier Body

The mouth can be a window into the health of the body. For example, when your body is lacking essential vitamins, this can lead to teeth and gum problems, such as bleeding gums. When someone has a disease such as diabetes, one of the symptoms can be lesions in the mouth. Additionally, oral problems can [...]

Our Mission Statement

Who We Are We are a family practice located in Henderson, the second-largest city in Nevada. We are a full-service dental office dedicated to providing high quality, personalized service in a gentle, caring atmosphere. What is Our Mission? At Christensen Dental, our mission is to create and maintain healthy smiles in a gentle, caring environment. [...]

Don’t Let Your Dental Insurance Go to Waste!

6 Reasons to Use Your Dental Insurance before the End of the Year The Halloween decorations are up. Before you know it, we will be ringing in the New Year. There are only three months until the end of the year, and you want to make the most of your hard-earned money. So now is [...]

The Benefits of Laser Treatment for Gum Disease

Gum disease is on the rise. Per a recent report from the CDC: 47.2% of adults aged 30 years and older have some form of periodontal disease. Periodontal disease increases with age; 70.1% of adults 65 years and older have periodontal disease. In our last month's blog, we talked about laser technology for dentistry and [...]

We Now Offer Laser Therapy!

Laser Dentistry A laser is an instrument that can produce a powerful beam of light. The word "LASER" stands for “light amplification by the stimulated emission of radiation.” In dentistry, the laser light produces a reaction when it hits tissue, allowing it to remove or shape the tissue. There are many procedures a dentist can [...]

GET THAT GAP IN YOUR MOUTH FIXED!

5 Reasons to Fix That Gap in Your Mouth Have you lost a tooth? Over time, a missing tooth can cause problems for the rest of your mouth. Here is what can happen: A missing tooth can affect your chewing. Each tooth plays an important role in processing food. A missing tooth changes the natural [...]

Helpful Tips to Manage Stress

Stress in any form can take its toll on your health and the last few months have been an extreme test of our perseverance through these troubled times; therefore, we would like to talk about some helpful tips to manage stress.  Simple Ways to Relieve Stress  Get Some Exercise.  Exercise is one of the most [...]

We are Open!

We are happy to announce that we are now open to deliver both emergency and routine dental care. As always, we maintain the highest hygiene standards. Additionally, we have implemented all the CDC protocols to keep everyone safe. We are ready to service you! Services We currently can deliver the following services under CDC protocols: [...]

The COVID-19 Outbreak and Your Dental Care

On April 1st, the American Dental Association issued a statement urging dentists nationwide to keep their offices closed to all but urgent and emergency procedures until April 30 at the earliest. This is for the safety of both patients and dental staff and to do our part to slow the rate of transmission of the [...]

Oral Hygiene: Can you pass this quiz?

Parents usually do their best to teach their children the basics of keeping their teeth clean to avoid cavities. However, there is a lot more to keeping your teeth and mouth healthy than just brushing your teeth at night before you go to bed. The more you know about your teeth and what causes tooth [...]

February 2020 National Children’s Dental Health Month

February is National Children's Dental Health Month. This is a great time to talk about caring for your child's teeth. Since many parents have asked us, "When should my child have their first dental visit?" this is a good place to start.  Sadly, many parents think that because baby teeth will be replaced by permanent [...]

Dry Mouth

Could you be suffering from Dry Mouth? We don't often think about saliva, but it actually plays an important role in our health. For instance, one of its functions is controlling bacteria in the mouth helping to prevent infections and tooth decay. A thin film of saliva covers the teeth and buffers against bacteria, while [...]

Keep Your Smile Bright for the Holidays

There are lots of things to smile about over the holidays, such as the quality time you can spend with family and friends, the exchange of gifts which say "I am thinking of you", and of course it’s also a time to share and enjoy festive foods and drinks. For this reason, our staff at [...]

USE YOUR BENEFITS, BEFORE YOU LOSE THEM!

Here at Christensen Dental in Henderson, NV we are always striving to help our patients out. One thing we felt it important to make sure is known is that if you do not use your insurance benefits you lose them, and in some cases even lose money you have paid towards dental procedures. According to [...]

National Dental Hygiene Month

Our dental hygienists work hard to keep our gums and teeth healthy. Because of this, October is the month we recognize all dental hygienists for what they do. Also, we dedicate this month to raise awareness on the importance of good oral health. Taking care of your teeth at home and seeing your hygienist regularly are so [...]

PERIOPROTECT® – Introducing a new product to help fight gum disease!

As your Henderson, Nevada dental office we are excited to announce a new product. This product can help treat and prevent serious gum disease. The new product is called Perio Protect®.  However, before telling you about this I want to go over why this product is so important. WHAT DO THE NUMBERS MEAN ON YOUR [...]

Back-to-School Dental Checkups

5 REASONS TO SCHEDULE YOUR CHILD’S BACK-TO-SCHOOL DENTAL CHECKUP This is the month to get kids ready for school. It is important your children have what they need for school. And equally important is that they are healthy. You want them to start the year with healthy teeth. Prevention and detection are your best bet [...]

July Celebrations and Special Days

We hope you enjoyed your 4th of July holiday. July’s calendar is full

5 Tips for Summer Vacation

Going on Summer Vacation?

May Events

Happy Mother’s Day! Mother’s Day this year is on Sunday, May 12. For a little history on the holiday,

5 Tips To Prevent Teeth Grinding

The medical term for teeth grinding is bruxism.

The Brilliance of Modern Dental Implants

A Dental Implant is having an artificial root and tooth placed in your jaw.

The Importance of Your Smile

We understand the importance of having good teeth and a great smile.

Making Your New Year’s Resolutions?

Did you know man has been making resolutions for a long time?