How Do You Know When It’s Time for a Tooth Filling?

With most dental health concerns, time is of the essence. The sooner you address it, the better the result is for your smile and long-term oral health. In the case of cavities – the depressions that form as a result of tooth decay – this is especially true. A cavity will continue to grow and erode your tooth structure until it’s treated. At our Albuquerque, NM, dental office, we can help you learn when it’s time for a tooth filling to treat your cavity, if preventing it fails. Receiving a filling as soon as possible will stop the cavity from growing worse and leading to the need for more extensive treatment later. (more…)

What Causes Gingivitis To Form?

Before we develop gum disease, we develop gingivitis, or gum inflammation. However, if we can treat the issue in the inflammation stage, we can help protect your smile from periodontal issues. In today’s blog, your Albuquerque, NM, dentist will discuss how to avoid gingivitis and when you should contact your dentist for treatment.


Why You Should Mention Teeth-Grinding to Your Dentist

Sometimes, you might have a concern that you aren’t sure you should mention to your dentist. For instance, if you grind your teeth enough to worry you, you might hesitate to bring it up because you believe everyone grinds their teeth occasionally. While this is true, excessively grinding your teeth can indicate a more serious problem known as bruxism, which can have several serious impacts on your oral health if it isn’t addressed as soon as possible. At our Albuquerque, NM, dental office, we can help you determine if you have bruxism, and how to protect your teeth with a custom-designed oral appliance. (more…)

July Events In Albuquerque

With the Fourth of July weekend almost here, there will be plenty of fun family-friendly events taking place in Albuquerque, NM. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at four upcoming events taking place in our community. In addition, we want to remind you that with cosmetic dentistry, we can help you and your family enjoy bright healthy smiles before your next big get-together!