Metal amalgam used to be the go-to solution for anyone who had a cavity that needed filling. Because nearly anyone can develop a cavity, that meant metal tooth fillings were one of the most frequently recommended restorative dental treatments. Today, however, increasingly more people are choosing to fill their cavities with materials that don’t include metal. At our Albuquerque, NM, dentist’s office, we offer custom-made, metal-free fillings that provide several important benefits besides their complete lack of metal. (more…)
Do you have an ache in one or more of your teeth? What does this pain and sensitivity mean? In today’s blog, we’re looking at when Albuquerque, NM, residents should seek care for their toothaches. From tooth decay to dental infection, a number of different issues could lead to pain in your smile.
Your oral health is about more than just keeping your teeth and gums free of disease. It also includes maintaining the proper balance and function of your bite – something that your temporomandibular joints (TMJs) play a significant role in. TMJ disorder, which affects this balance and function, can occur in a variety of forms and have several different impacts on just how well your jaw can open, close, and move. At our Albuquerque, NM, dental office, we can help you find relief from TMJ disorder by customizing an appropriate treatment plan, based on an accurate diagnosis of the specific cause of your TMJ disorder. (more…)
Once again, we’re going to dedicate a blog to upcoming community events in Albuquerque, NM. From American Indian Week to the Albuquerque Renaissance Faire, there are so many fun and educational events happening in April, all perfect for the whole family to attend. If you would like to attend these events with a healthier and more attractive smile, then consider scheduling an appointment today!
From stress to tooth loss, multiple factors may lead to chronic teeth grinding, known as bruxism. Without treatment, your smile’s health and stability may suffer. Fortunately, there are options to help stop bruxism and restore your smile to optimal health and function. Let’s look at how a bruxism appliance could improve oral health in Albuquerque, NM.
How many times has your dentist reminded you to schedule a six-month visit? Due to our hectic schedules, many of us in Albuquerque, NM, put off these regular visits. In today’s blog, we want to explain what makes a checkup and cleaning so vital for our smile’s health and beauty. We’re going to look at what happens during an exam and a dental cleaning.
What a month! In April, Albuquerque, NM, residents and visitors can enjoy a number of fun events, many great for the whole family. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at four different upcoming events. We also want to remind our patients that with cosmetic dental care, we can help them attend many of these events with a more attractive smile!