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Cantrell West Dental Practice Serves Little Rock and Central Arkansas

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Cantrell West Dental is a one-stop, full-service, dental practice serving Little Rock and Central Arkansas.

Your dental health is important. It makes a difference in how you feel, how you look . . . and how you go about your life. At Cantrell West Dental, our top priority is the quality of your dental care, your comfort, and your satisfaction with our services.

Dr. Don Deems and the entire Cantrell West Dental team provide traditional preventive and diagnostic family dental care as well as leading edge cosmetic and restorative dentistry in a state-of-the art dental practice that emphasizes communication, patient comfort, and superb care and service.

Cantrell West Dental and Dr. Deems recognize that excellent dental care is about being at the forefront of new techniques and new ways of caring for your teeth and gums as well as building solid relationships with patients based on truthfulness, integrity, and caring. (Don’t take our word for it, though. Check real reviews from real patients by clicking on the “Certified Reviews” box above!)

Cantrell West is not your typical Little Rock dentist practice. When you come in for care, we help you understand your dental needs and available treatment options. We are proud of our tradition of excellence and innovation dating back more than 50 years since this practice was founded.

Dr. Deems is recognized as one of the top dentists in Little Rock and Central Arkansas by publications such as Active Years, and Cantrell West Dental is the only dental practice to receive the National Best Practices Honors by the American Psychological Association.

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Cantrell West DentalFriday, February 24th, 2017 at 4:53am
Excellent review by Susan, via BirdEye

Always on time, professional, and friendly. Well run office with caring and helpful staff. Don't mind going to the dentist! And that says a lot!

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Cantrell West DentalThursday, February 23rd, 2017 at 4:35am
Oncologist Lists Possible Signs Of Cancer Men Shouldn’t Ignore

In an article in the New York Daily News (1/27, Samadi), Dr. David Samadi, a board-certified urologic oncologist, lists 12 symptoms that could be a sign of cancer in men, encouraging men not to ignore these symptoms. “The sooner a man recognizes possible symptoms of cancer and gets it checked out, the better the chances of survival,” writes Dr. Samadi. “Early diagnosis is key.” Dr. Samadi includes changes in the mouth, particularly having white or red patches, in his list of possible signs of cancer, recommending men “see a dentist regularly who can notice these changes.” Additional symptoms that may be a sign of cancer in men include pain or difficulty urinating, pelvic pain, changes in intestinal or bowel habits, fatigue, shortness of breath, unintentional weight loss, abnormal skin growths, and fever or night sweats, among others.
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Cantrell West DentalTuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 4:25am
Flossing Still Beneficial For Oral Health

In the Chicago Sun-Times (1/17), Drs. Eve Glazier and Elizabeth Ko with UCLA Health respond to a reader’s question about the benefits of flossing. Drs. Glazier and Ko state that although an AP story questioned the benefits of the practice due to a lack of research, the story also “didn’t offer evidence that flossing doesn’t work,” and dentists still encourage cleaning between teeth to remove plaque and debris. Drs. Glazier and Ko add that when flossing is done properly, Dr. Matthew Messina, a spokesperson for the American Dental Association, “says it remains the most effective way to remove damaging plaque from those hard-to-reach inner surfaces of your teeth.”

KFDA-TV Amarillo, TX (1/18, Ramirez) reports that despite a lack of strong evidence, “local dentists are stressing the importance of flossing.” A local periodontist says, “Flossing is very important to maintain the health of your gums, your teeth, and in general your health.”
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Cantrell West DentalTuesday, February 21st, 2017 at 4:25am
FDA Now Offers Consumer Page On Opioids

The ADA News (1/20) reported that the Food and Drug Administration has a new consumer page listing questions for patients to ask their physicians, dentists, and other healthcare professionals before taking opioid painkillers. The new page also offers tips on opioid prescription storage and disposal. The article notes, “The ADA encourages dentists to talk to their patients about the dangers of using opioid painkillers for nonmedical purposes.” The ADA also “offers free continuing education courses to members and nonmembers alike that cover the latest techniques for recognizing when a patient may be seeking opioids for nonmedical purposes, and how to briefly counsel and refer those patients for appropriate substance abuse treatment.”
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Cantrell West DentalThursday, February 16th, 2017 at 4:20am
Toothbrushes Among Household Items That Need Replacing

Today Show Online (1/17) discusses how often “six common household items,” including toothbrushes, need to be replaced. TODAY states that “old and frayed” toothbrushes do not clean teeth as well, noting the ADA recommends replacing toothbrushes every three to four months. TODAY adds “the ADA also advises that children’s toothbrushes typically need to be replaced more often than adult brushes,” encouraging people to “keep a regular eye” on their toothbrush bristles and “update accordingly.
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