Entries by Dr. Ray Cros

A Look at the Signs of a Dental Abscess

Infection caused by a bad tooth is referred to as a dental abscess. While common, the condition can be worrisome, and this form of infection may mean you are at risk of losing your tooth without treatment. Take a look at some of the signs you may have a dental abscess. Intense Throbbing Pain That […]

What Causes Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea, a dangerous condition where a person’s breathing may frequently stop for as long as 10 seconds at a time while sleeping, is a serious medical problem requiring treatment and correction. Potentially threatening in that it can lead to increased risk of being involved in motor vehicle accidents due to drowsiness or even lead […]

Diabetes and Your Smile – A Look at the Risks

The Centers for Disease Control says that about 100 million people in the United States are living with either diabetes or prediabetes. If you happen to be part of this huge number of people who have been diagnosed, it is ever-important that you are attentive to the health of your smile. Diabetes can bring about […]

Say Goodbye to Your Dental Stains

Has your smile gradually become duller over the years? The problem may be due to stains from foods and beverages. Dentists Dr. Ray teeth whitening Cros and Dr. Sheri Cros of Cros Dental in Rancho Mirage, CA and serving Palm Desert, explain how teeth whitening can remove stubborn stains and brighten your smile. Strong whitening agents dissolve […]

Would Dental Implants Help Me?

Missing teeth cause damage to your smile that is easily avoidable by utilizing the teeth replacement options available at your dentist’s office. However, dental implants are the only teeth replacement option that restores both your missing tooth and its root. Find out more about dental implants and how they can benefit your smile with Dr. […]

The Benefits of Porcelain Veneers

Could this simple cosmetic treatment give you the ideal smile? Are you dealing with certain aesthetic flaws or imperfections in your smile that keep you from feeling confident in your appearance? Do you find yourself feeling self-conscious and hiding your smile from those around you? Do you often envy other people’s smiles? If you said […]

Do I Need a Root Canal?

Do you know the warning signs that can occur if you need a root canal? Recognizing the signs can help you ensure that you receive prompt treatment for your problem tooth. Rancho Mirage, CA, dentists Dr. Ray Cros and Dr. Sheri Cros of Cros Dental provide Root canal therapy and other treatments that relieve pain and protect […]

Reasons for Tooth Extraction

At Cros Dental we are dedicated to protecting our patients and their smiles, however, in certain situations, the best treatment option may be a tooth extraction. Prior to providing a tooth extraction in Rancho Mirage, your dentist will provide diagnostic testing to determine if it is the best option for your smile. At Cros Dental […]