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Sometimes pulling a tooth is the only option. Disease, decay, or trauma can necessitate an extraction. At Mettler and Griego Family Dentistry in Peoria, Arizona, we specialize in gentle dentistry. We do everything we can to make tooth extractions as painless and easy for our...

With early diagnosis, Mettler & Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale can help you reduce your risk for periodontal disease. We are experts in diagnosing, treating, and preventing all gum diseases. There are many risks for periodontal disease, from genetics to lifestyle choices. Over half of...

Over half of Americans suffer from some form of gum disease, which develops into more serious conditions if it is not treated right away. Sometimes surgery is necessary to repair damage from gingivitis or periodontitis. If you are concerned about the health of your gums,...

If you suffer from anxiety before a dental appointment, you are not alone. Many people experience fear or anxiety about visiting the dentist. Whether it’s the sound of the drill, fear of needles, apprehension of pain, or generalized dental anxiety, we can help. Mettler &...

Smoking has many serious side effects that impair your dental health. Side effects of smoking begin with tooth staining, then progress to gum disease, tooth loss, and even mouth cancer. At Mettler & Griego Family Dentistry of Glendale, Arizona we always encourage our patients to...

Dry mouth, or xerostomia, is a condition where the mouth does not produce adequate saliva. This condition can compromise the health of teeth and gums. At Mettler & Griego Family Dentistry of Peoria, we often treat patients with symptoms of dry mouth. If you suffer...

If you have questions about xylitol and how it can help prevent cavities, ask one of the experts at Mettler & Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale. Our dentists recommend xylitol for its many cavity-fighting benefits. Xylitol can help balance the pH of saliva, assist in...

Many dental patients wonder whether teeth whitening is safe; they would like to have whiter teeth but are concerned about the procedure. If you would like a brighter smile, contact Mettler & Griego Family Dentistry in Glendale, Arizona to schedule a consultation. Professional teeth whitening...

Mettler & Griego Family Dentistry are experts in treating and preventing gum diseases like gingivitis. If your gums are red and swollen or if they bleed easily, this could be a symptom of gum disease. Gingivitis is a common bacterial infection that causes inflammation of...