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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 DentalThursday, January 19th, 2017 at 2:55am
ADA Spokesperson Discusses How To Prevent Cavities

A consumer-directed video on the Business Insider (10/19, Kakoyiannis, Larwin) website features American Dental Association spokesperson Dr. Ada Cooper discussing dental caries. “The biggest myth about cavities is that if it doesn’t hurt you don’t need to fix it,” Dr. Cooper said. “That is completely wrong.” She states that when a cavity has begun to cause pain, it usually requires “more extensive treatment” at that point. Explaining what causes dental decay and why some people may have more cavities than others, Dr. Cooper says “brushing and flossing, of course, are the best way to minimize the number of cavities that you get.” In addition, dentists have many tools available, such as fluoride rinses and treatments, to make teeth more resistant to dental decay. “The best thing to do,” Dr. Cooper says, is to have regular dental visits to ensure detection and treatment of cavities while they’re still small.
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Cantrell West DentalWednesday, January 18th, 2017 at 1:22am
Excellent review by Rebecca Kershaw, via Google

Dr. Deems and staff are awesome! After 50+ years, I am actually NOT afraid of getting my teeth cleaned, or even worried should I need extra work done. I highly recommend giving them a try!

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Cantrell West DentalTuesday, January 17th, 2017 at 2:55am
CDC Report Highlights Benefits Of Dental Sealants For Children

The ADA News (10/18, Manchir) reports that dental sealants could prevent 80 percent of cavities in school-age children, although 60 percent of children do not get them, according to a new CDC Vital Signs Report. The report also found that children without dental sealants had three times as many cavities as children who did, and that nearly $300 million in dental treatment costs could be saved by providing dental sealants to “the nearly seven million low-income children who don’t have them.”

CBS News (10/18, Marcus) reports that, in a press conference Tuesday, CDC officials encouraged parents, healthcare providers, and school administrators to be aware of the benefits and help make sure children have dental sealants. CBS News notes that ADA spokeswoman Dr. Mary Hayes “recommends sealants be used at about age 6 and then again around age 12 when adult molars come in.”
The New York Daily News (10/18, Pesce) reports that CDC Director Dr. Tom Frieden said in the report, “Many children with untreated cavities will have difficulty eating, speaking, and learning.” Frieden added, “Dental sealants can be an effective and inexpensive way to prevent cavities.”

NBC News (10/18, Fox) reports that although some parents may be concerned about sealants containing BPA, the ADA states, “The potential amount of BPA patients could be exposed to when receiving sealants is minuscule, and it’s less than the amount a person receives from breathing air or handling a receipt.”
A systematic review of the use of sealants and the updated clinical practice guidelines are both available in The Journal of the American Dental Association. The ADA News also reported previously on research published in the ADA Professional Product Review that shows BPA in dental sealants is safe.
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Cantrell West DentalThursday, January 12th, 2017 at 2:50am
Stress May Contribute To Bruxism, Other Health Issues

The Daily Mail (12/30) discussed six health issues, including bruxism, that may be caused by stress. The Daily Mail stated research has found an association between stress and teeth grinding, which can cause headaches, jaw pain, and fractured teeth. The article advised seeing a dentist to discuss possible solutions, which may include using a mouth guard at night to protect teeth. The article also discussed how stress may contribute to irritable bowel syndrome, excessive sweating, hair loss, insomnia, and fatigue.

MouthHealthy.org provides additional information for patients on bruxism.
In addition, a study in the November 2016 issue of The Journal of the American Dental Association suggests that teeth grinding is associated with alcohol and tobacco use.
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Cantrell West DentalWednesday, January 11th, 2017 at 10:27am
Excellent review by Joan P., via BirdEye

Perfect as always!

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