Sleep Better Without a Screen!

Do you stare at a screen before bed? This entertaining device may be affecting your sleep in more ways than you realize. Check out this article entitled “How Technology Affects Your Sleep” from Sleep.org. These little screens we carry around suppress...

Reno Dental Trivia Question for April

Reno Dental Trivia this month has to do with Dr. Pastrell! April Trivia Question: Where did Dr. Pastrell graduate from dental school in 1983? Thanks to everyone who participates in our monthly trivia game! We are enjoying the fun responses! First person to email the...

Testimonial for New Nightguard

We had a patient come in a few months ago. She was grinding her teeth in her sleep to the extent that she actually ground through her night guard. We suggested making our new type of night guard – the RiPPLE. She was hesitant at first. But this is what she has...

Reno Dental Article – Myths Debunked

  Some truth about dental hygiene from your Reno Dentist!  There are many myths circulating about good oral hygiene. This article from EverydayHealth.com mentions some of these myths and gives the truth. Take a look and see which ones you have heard! If you need to...

Reno Dental Office March Trivia Answered

Question: There are several other sayings about March. Perhaps the best known is “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a —-?”  The answer is: “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a LAMB.”  Explanation: March comes in like a lion and...

Reno Dental Trivia Question for March

March Trivia Question: There are several other sayings about March. Perhaps the best known is “March comes in like a lion and goes out like a —-?” Thanks to everyone who participates in our monthly trivia game! We are enjoying the fun responses!...

Sleep Apnea and Your Reno Dentist

Many people struggle with sleepless nights or snoring. This may be the first sign there is a problem. A recent article entitled “Snoring is NOT Normal” goes into detail about how this is a common sleep struggle but should not be your normal. If you...

Charcoal Teeth Whitening?

We have had several patients ask us about charcoal teeth whitening. There are some differing views out there about this new method of getting those teeth whiter. This article from Fox News is entitled Dentist Warns Against Charcoal Teeth Whitening Trend.  It might be...

Reno Dental Office February Trivia Answered

Question:  In Splash Mountain at Disneyland there was a cave with the sign “Rufus.” Who is Rufus and what is he doing? The answer is: Rufus is a hibernating bear. He can be heard snoring. The “Rufus” mailbox has been changed to “Brer...