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Little Rock AR Dentist – Gum disease, gingivitis … what’s the difference?

Oh, that little “pink in the sink” after we brush and floss. We’re so used to seeing it, it must be normal, right? Wrong! That “pink in the sink” is, of course, BLOOD, coming from infected gum tissues. The most common form of gum disease, gingivitis, is characterized by red, …

Little Rock AR Dentist – Same day, same appointment crowns and more!

Less than 5% of dentists use a type of technology called “CAD-CAM” dentistry in their office today, although that number will be growing steadily in the coming years. Why would YOU want to know about this great technology? To put it bluntly, “it changes everything”! You can now complete your …

Little Rock AR Dentist – “Root canal” treatment – nothing to fear?

I remember being a dental student, and a magazine article was brought to my attention about the Top Ten most feared words/phrases from a dentist. Naturally, “You need a root canal” was only upstaged by “We’re going to remove a little bone” ! Yikes! Although we laughed it off, it’s …

Little Rock AR Dentist – Patient Testimonial about Porcelain Veneers

When people hear the words “porcelain veneers”, huge dollar signs start swirling around the room, “Hollywood smile” enters the conversation, and the “I’m not worth it” thought looms ominously. Unfortunately, people who could benefit from this type of dental treatment usually talk themselves out of it. Yet, the benefits of …

Little Rock Dentist introduces FASTBRACES(R) – Nothing short of WOW!!!

When Little Rock Dentist Dr. Don Deems became the first and only dentist in Arkansas to provide FASTBRACES(R), he wasn’t sure how easily and readily people would understand and want this revolutionary orthodontic system, developed and patented by Dr. Tony Viazis of Dallas, TX. Soon after the first few patients started, …

Cantrell West Dental & COVID-19IMPORTANT: PLEASE READ!

Thank you for choosing Cantrell West Dental for your care! We can’t wait to see you soon. Oral health is a gateway to your overall health, and your health is our top priority.

I’ve researched and consulted the many scientific resources I have access to as a doctor to address concerns around COVID-19. To keep you safe and smiling, our practice is adhering to the American Dental Association’s guidance for safely providing dental care during this pandemic.

What to Expect

  • Before your appointment, we’ll contact you to check on your current health status regarding COVID-19.
  • We prefer anyone with you to stay in your car except under extenuating circumstances.
  • You will notice that our team is wearing more personal protective equipment (PPE) than you’re used to seeing.
  • You must wear a mask, your temperature will be taken, and you will be asked a series of questions regarding your current health status.
  • Upon leaving, you will put on your mask.
  • Future appointments will be made in the treatment room if at all possible.

If you have any questions, please call me at (501) 664-3279 or email me at

Thank you for choosing us for your care!

~ Dr. Deems

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