To Floss or Not to Floss? | Dentist in 87109

2021-08-27T08:25:46-06:00

By now, you have likely seen news reports questioning whether flossing is necessary for your oral health.   We want to answer your question right away with an absolute YES. Cleaning between your teeth is an essential part of caring for your teeth and gums.   Whether you use traditional string dental floss, a water [...]

To Floss or Not to Floss? | Dentist in 871092021-08-27T08:25:46-06:00

Oral Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life | 87109 Dentist

2021-08-27T08:25:34-06:00

By now, you have likely seen news reports questioning whether flossing is necessary for your oral health. Our expert dentist wants to remind patients that our office offers thorough oral cancer screening as part of our comprehensive dental health services. Like with every form of cancer, early diagnosis can have a profound impact on the [...]

Oral Cancer Screening Can Save Your Life | 87109 Dentist2021-08-27T08:25:34-06:00

Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease | Dentist Albuquerque, NM

2021-08-27T09:16:51-06:00

Over 45% of U.S. adults have moderate to severe periodontal disease. Periodontal disease ranges from a mild inflammation of the gum tissues to periodontitis, a major oral disease that can result in soft tissue and bone damage and even tooth loss.  Our experienced dentist is providing periodontal treatments to both new and existing patients who [...]

Providing Relief from Periodontal Disease | Dentist Albuquerque, NM2021-08-27T09:16:51-06:00

Only Floss The Teeth You Want To Keep | Dentist Albuquerque

2021-08-13T11:31:34-06:00

  Every time you stop in to visit your dentist, you are asked, “Do you floss regularly?” This is because flossing is instrumental in maintaining a healthy, beautiful smile. It helps to remove the plaque that brushing alone can’t reach. While we all know brushing is critical to your oral health, it is important to [...]

Only Floss The Teeth You Want To Keep | Dentist Albuquerque2021-08-13T11:31:34-06:00

Sugar, Are You Addicted?

2021-08-19T09:21:53-06:00

It is a Sunday afternoon, and I find myself flipping through TV shows, finally settling on NBC’s Biggest Loser. This show caught my attention because of a scene showing a human size pile of sugar in front of a contestant representing the amount of sugar this contestant consumes in a year.  Each day this contestant [...]

Sugar, Are You Addicted?2021-08-19T09:21:53-06:00

Detecting Oral Cancer One Massage at a Time

2017-06-12T21:53:39-06:00

Patients see me coming as I round the wall to enter the hygiene room to start my exams following their cleanings. I jokingly ask, “ready for your mini massage?” I am referring to the extra-oral full head neck exam followed by an intra-oral cancer screening I am about to perform as part of my exam [...]

Detecting Oral Cancer One Massage at a Time2017-06-12T21:53:39-06:00

Why Does Food Taste Funny After Brushing?

2016-11-09T21:41:30-07:00

HAVE YOU EVER WONDERED why certain foods taste unpleasant after brushing your teeth in the morning? Most of us have experienced that bitter sensation a time or two, but what exactly causes it? Your Mint Toothpaste Flavor Isn’t To Blame It’s a common misconception that mint-flavored toothpaste causes the unpleasant taste when eating that first meal [...]

Why Does Food Taste Funny After Brushing?2016-11-09T21:41:30-07:00

Washington Post- Does gum disease have a link to cancer, dementia, stroke?

2016-10-05T21:44:13-06:00

What’s the connection between dental health and overall health? A growing number of researchers are trying to figure that out. By Suzanne Allard Levingston October 1 Open wide. There’s a host of researchers peering inside your mouth, and you may be surprised at what they hope to find. They’re looking for a connection between gum [...]

Washington Post- Does gum disease have a link to cancer, dementia, stroke?2016-10-05T21:44:13-06:00

See The Full Picture On Dental X-Rays

2016-10-01T21:42:11-06:00

IF YOU COULD HAVE any superpower, what would it be? Would you choose super strength? How about the power of flight? Maybe you’d like the ability to see through solid objects! Although super strength and flight may not come too easily, you don’t have to search far for x-ray vision (in a manner of speaking)! Today, [...]

See The Full Picture On Dental X-Rays2016-10-01T21:42:11-06:00

How To Care For Your Teething Baby

2016-09-19T10:29:35-06:00

TEETHING IS NO FUN for babies or parents. Some babies’ teeth erupt with no problems at all but for others, it could be a long and painful process. Besides giving your child plenty of tender loving care, here are some things you can do to care for your child’s mouth during the teething phase. Be Aware [...]

How To Care For Your Teething Baby2016-09-19T10:29:35-06:00
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