RDHGloria received her RDA in 1996. She attended Hygiene school at Phoenix College in Arizona in 2002.
RDHJane attended hygiene school at Indiana University and graduated with an Associated Degree in Hygiene
DDSDr. Wesley Kubo is from Los Angeles. He received his Doctor of Dental Surgery.
Dental Team LeadCrystal has been in the dental field and with this practice for 10 years.
Dental Treatment CoordinatorEmily Davis has been in dentistry field since 2004 as a Dental Assistant.
Treatment CoordinatorMelinda came to our practice in April 2013 as a Treatment Coordinator. She moved here from Virginia in June 2012.
RDA Hurst, TXVanessa graduated from school in 2010 and she recently joined Radiant Smiles.
RDAMayra started with Radiant Smiles in 2007 after she completed her Dental Assisting program.
RDATiffany has been a Dental Assistant for 20 years and obtained her license at TCC
A Breakthrough in Early Detection of Cancer: VELscope® Vx Enhanced Oral Assessment SystemAccording to the Oral Cancer Foundation, there is a series of startling new facts related to the diagnosis, cause and treatment of oral cancer:
You’ve heard the stories; we all have. People used to fight tooth and nail to avoid going to the dentist. That’s because some of those stories included people using nails on teeth (just guessing). Dentistry has advanced both professionally and technologically so much throughout the years that going to the dentist no longer feels like pulling teeth – even if you’re getting teeth pulled. Think about this: With dentistry not yet a profession through the 19th century, barbers, physicians and other unlicensed citizens chipped in on fixing teeth problems (using scary tools like pliers, chisels and forceps). Yikes! Beeswax, tin foil and lead and silver were used for fillings, toothbrushes were made of animal bones and bristles, and pain medication wasn’t even available until Novocain was created in the early 1900s. Hard to even imagine, huh? And that’s really only scratching the surface of all the uncomfortable proceedings that took place dating back thousands of years. However, times have changed and innovations in the industry abound. The patient experience has vastly improved, helping correct and maintain complete dental health, which also improves your overall health. Let’s take a look at a few of the more recent major changes in the profession that allows for a more effective patient experience.
According to a survey of 1,000 Americans, 94 percent reported that the first thing they notice about other people is their smile. Yet according to the CDC, nearly 40 percent of adults skip their annual dental exams. Contributing factors can be fear of hopping into the chair, anxiety over dental expenses, or just the unrelenting hustle and bustle of daily life. However, there are countless reasons to visit your dentist. Here are our top 10.
Do you avoid smiling because your teeth embarrass you? If so, you’re not alone; many people worry about the appearance of their smile. If you’re unhappy with your smile, teeth whitening could be the solution, but how does it work? Let’s find out.