Dr. James Heaton
Serving the Areas of Chandler and Tempe, AZ


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Keeping your Smile Healthy With General Dentistry

August 24, 2018

Can you name one health care provider you visit more than any other? For most people, the response may be thier general dentist. This is because your general dentist helps monitor the health of your mouth which for some people can change or go down hill fairly quickly. As general dentists, we not only help keep the plaque and tarter off your teeth that your daily brushing and flossing cant get to but we also help monitor you for diseases like oral cancer and periodontal disease. All though most of what we do is preventative, its like the old saying "an ounce of prevention is worth a pound of the cure"

What to Expect from Your General Dentist?

General dentists make a strong emphasis on regular dental checkups so that there are no hidden dental problems. Most dental visits are regular dental checkups (ideally every six months) which can help the dentist diagnose any potential dental issues.

On your first visit to a general dentist in Chandler AZ you will be asked for a full health history in order to know if there are any chronic diseases which can affect the dental treatment. A thorough cleaning will be performed with your regular checkups to remove plaque build-up and tartar which can cause gum disease. Your mouth will be thoroughly examined for any signs of disease which can become a serious problem in the future.

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Our Reviews

Dr Heaton is as kind as he is competent. He treats me like a person, not a paycheck and I feel like I can trust him to only recommend what I need. I also referred an employee of mine who needed serious dental care and did not have a lot of money. Dr Heaton was flexible and kind and so helpful. Highly Recommend.

Jason J.

Most people dread going to the dentist but I'm always excited to go especially when it means seeing all of the wonderful people who work there. My family has been going here for more than 20 years and I've never had a bad experience. You can count on walking out the door with a huge (minty fresh) smile on your face. Highly recommended!

Gina D.
  • Smiles of Chandler :
    Temporary Office
    Nathan Davis Orthodontics
    595 N Dobson Rd,
    Unit A-12,
    Chandler, AZ 85224
  • (480) 899-9484
  • Mon & Tue : 8am – 5pm Wednesday : 7am – 6pm Thursday : 7am – 5pm Friday : 7am – 2pm Saturday : 7am – 1pm Sunday : Closed

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