If you have aches in your smile, then you should let your Albuquerque, NM, dentist know. Often, persistent pain in our smile could mean the presence of a cavity or a dental infection. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we treat the factors behind your aching tooth, and what you can do to keep your smile healthy.
When a tooth becomes infected, people often report serious discomfort, especially when they eat. You shouldn’t ignore these warning signs, and instead should contact your Albuquerque, NM, dentist. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how we identify and treat an infection, and when you should contact our team for care.
Social distancing is a great way to help slow the spread the COVID-19 and protect members of our community. Right now, we’re offering emergency treatment, but otherwise limiting treatments to help safeguard the health of our patients and team members. However, if you experience an emergency situation, like pain in your tooth, then you should still contact your Albuquerque, NM, dentist.
Our last blog talked about a great solution for minor tooth loss: dental bridges. But what if you have several large gaps in your smile? What if you’re missing most of your teeth? In these scenarios, you may need more than just a dental bridge. In today’s blog, we’re looking at how your Albuquerque, NM, dentist creates and places a full and partial set of dentures.
When you lose a tooth (or two or three) then you may develop complications for your oral health and even your ability to eat your favorite meals. To help people in Albuquerque, NM, suffering from tooth loss, we may create and place a custom-made dental bridge. How do we craft these lifelike tooth replacement options, and how long do they last?
As a dental professional, your Albuquerque, NM, dentist often focuses on preserving your smile, which means repairing damage with lifelike restoration and providing preventive care to protect your teeth. But occasionally, issues arise that could threaten your whole smile unless dealt with quickly. In these scenarios, we may need to extract your tooth completely!
A root canal is procedure crucial for addressing infected teeth and preventing them from becoming lost. However, may people fear this endodontic procedure due to misinformation about severe discomfort. Fortunately, your Albuquerque, NM, dentist can ensure you feel calm and comfortable throughout the procedure!