Dentists in Albuquerque

5 Reasons Why Porcelain Dental Veneers Are Worth It
01/30/2020

5 Reasons Why Porcelain Dental Veneers Are Worth It

The present state of mind of dental practitioners about the use of porcelain veneer complexes is unarguable. Seemingly, veneer prominence has doubled, if not tripled, as the cornerstone of the cosmetic restoration of anterior teeth, over the past decades. So, there has never been a better time to wrap fingers around the core reasons behind…
Your Guide to a Hollywood Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry
01/24/2020

Your Guide to a Hollywood Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

Reports show that the global cosmetic dentistry market is expected to reach a value of about $32 billion by 2026. Such a significant focus is due to the increasing need for treating prevalent tooth-related diseases. Hence, if you consider getting one done, it is a big decision. We don’t just wake up in the morning…
Here’s What Can Go Wrong With Your Veneers If You Don’t Have The Right Dentist
01/22/2020

Here’s What Can Go Wrong With Your Veneers If You Don’t Have The Right Dentist

For starters, porcelain veneers are originally designed to revamp the look of the teeth. Another name for this is dental veneers. A veneer is a thin custom-made shell used to cover the front part of the dentition. The materials applied for it are tooth-colored. Currently, the usage of porcelain veneers for enhancing dental aesthetics is…
What is the cost of dental implants in New Mexico?
01/20/2020

What is the cost of dental implants in New Mexico?

Today, implantation is the perfect method to restore lost teeth. Only dental implants allow you to restore the functionality of the tooth completely, including the root, without involving neighbouring teeth.  The implantation procedures include many devices and their design is usually multi-component. When prosthetics is performed, a titanium pin is inserted into the tooth bone…
Complications in implant dentistry
01/13/2020

Complications in implant dentistry

Loss of teeth can be associated with various causes, the most common among which are considered advanced caries, trauma, and aging. In such cases, an operation such as dental implantation has direct indications.  During the operation, a titanium element is introduced into the jaw bone, which serves as the basis for attaching the upper part…
Why don’t dental implants show up on scanners at the airport?
01/06/2020

Why don’t dental implants show up on scanners at the airport?

When we discuss dental implants, one of the common questions is: “Will I ring at the airport?”. Many patients ask the question of whether my dental implant will sound when passing through a metal detector, before deciding to accept the advice of their dentist about the need for an implantology treatment. Your family dentist will…
Dental implants treatment advisory
12/24/2019

Dental implants treatment advisory

Dental implantation is a surgical procedure that requires prior preparation and compliance with postoperative recommendations. High-quality implantation of a “new tooth” depends on the joint actions of the doctor and patient. Adhering to the doctor’s instructions for caring for the oral cavity, you reduce the possible risks and complications after dental implants services. After surgery,…
An Implant or a Bridge: Which is Better
12/17/2019

An Implant or a Bridge: Which is Better

Each tooth lost requires restoration. Even if one tooth is missing in the jaw,  an implant or bridge is installed so that the remaining units do not move to the side. If this is not done, the teeth have to bear additional load leading to loosening of the teeth and destruction. To understand what is…
Everything You Should Know about Periodontitis and Dental Implants
12/10/2019

Everything You Should Know about Periodontitis and Dental Implants

Everyone knows about caries. Almost 100% of people have it. But not everyone has heard of periodontitis, although it is the second most common disease of the oral cavity. This ignorance plays a cruel joke on health, and treating tooth decay, people can forget about the gums or believe that they will recover on their…
How to Save Teeth from Periodontal Disease?
12/04/2019

How to Save Teeth from Periodontal Disease?

Periodontal disease is widespread. Studies show that almost every person after 35 years has, to one degree or another, manifestations of similar diseases that lead to mobility and tooth loss if treatment is not started on time.  At Gallegos Family Dentistry we care about our patients’ health and educate them about the oral diseases, that…