Dentists in Albuquerque

Sedation Dentistry Options For Children
08/22/2019

Sedation Dentistry Options For Children

Dental anxiety and fear could be major complications for both patient and dental care provider. In fact, more than half of the people, in general, are afraid of dentists. Children are most often apprehensive about dental treatment. However, keeping oral health in good condition is important, especially at a young age. A child could be…
Are Same Day Crowns Worth It?
08/15/2019

Are Same Day Crowns Worth It?

Dental crowns are needed for multiple reasons. You might have to restore a broken or cracked tooth, to cover a dental implant, to hold a dental bridge in place or to cover misshapen or discolored teeth.  However, the traditional dental crown procedure requires at least two appointments with your dentist and it usually takes over…
Is Fluoride Safe During Pregnancy? Dr. Gallegos Answers The Most Frequently Asked Questions
08/13/2019

Is Fluoride Safe During Pregnancy? Dr. Gallegos Answers The Most Frequently Asked Questions

Fluoride is a natural mineral that builds strong teeth and prevents cavities. It’s an essential oral health treatment. Fluoride also supports healthy tooth enamel and fight bacteria that harm your teeth and gums.  It’s especially helpful if you’re at higher risk of developing dental caries and cavities. These occur when bacteria builds up and forms…
How Does Stress Affect Your Teeth and Gums?
08/12/2019

How Does Stress Affect Your Teeth and Gums?

In our fast-paced lifestyles, stress has become a common thing. We often avoid it, but it’s definitely not something to dismiss so lightly. In fact, stress could cause serious consequences for your overall health.  Stress and oral health have a strong link as well. Dentists always include stress as a cause of damaged teeth and…
7 Tips to Take Care for Your Teeth After Wearing Braces
08/09/2019

7 Tips to Take Care for Your Teeth After Wearing Braces

Practicing good oral hygiene is always a must. However, when you wear braces, it’s taken to a whole new level. You might have considered braces, because you want that perfectly straight smile. If you don’t take extra care of your teeth during and after wearing them, you could end up with stains, white spots or…
Top 5 Whitening Toothpastes Celebrity Dentists Love
08/07/2019

Top 5 Whitening Toothpastes Celebrity Dentists Love

Our daily lifestyle is filled with things that readily stain teeth. From coffee to blueberries or wine, they are so many that it’s impossible to avoid consuming some. However, half of Americans believe a smile is the most memorable feature when you first meet someone, according to the American Association of Cosmetic Dentists, even more,…
10 Essential Tips To Care for Infant’s Oral Health
08/05/2019

10 Essential Tips To Care for Infant’s Oral Health

We all know dental care is important for kids as well as for adults. Babies don’t always come to mind when we think of oral health, as they still don’t have teeth. However, dentists suggest that teeth and gum care should be given even before the first baby tooth appears. Keep in mind that baby…
5 Big Reasons Why Deep Dental Cleaning Is Crucial for Healthy Teeth
08/01/2019

5 Big Reasons Why Deep Dental Cleaning Is Crucial for Healthy Teeth

We all want healthy teeth, but we still tend to skip our regular dental appointments. In fact, 42% of Americans don’t see a dentist as often as they’d like to. We all know that good at-home oral hygiene is crucial for keeping teeth and gums healthy.  However, even if have the absolute best dental care…
6 Frequently Asked Questions about Dental Implants
07/25/2019

6 Frequently Asked Questions about Dental Implants

Tooth loss has always been a main oral health concern. In fact, frightening statistics show that more than 36 million Americans don’t have any teeth and 120 million are missing at least one tooth. The numbers are expected to continue growing despite the improvements in dental care. Most common causes of tooth loss are decay,…
8 Possible Reasons for Toothache
07/24/2019

8 Possible Reasons for Toothache

There is nothing more aggravating than tooth pain. It could be so severe that it may cause overall distress. Toothaches make you feel weak and miserable and just really ruin your day. You might experience difficulties when eating or drinking which makes it even more frustrating. In fact, there are some frightening statistics of oral…