Posts Tagged: Dr. Gallegos

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…
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…
Common Smile Anxieties And How To Ease Them
10/15/2019

Common Smile Anxieties And How To Ease Them

A person’s smile is one of the first things we notice when we meet them. Studies show that simulating a genuine smile can instantly lift your spirit. The ability to show off our smile is not only a sign of friendliness and trust; it’s also essential for our mental health and self-esteem. Yet many people…
5 Things To Know Before Whitening Your Teeth At Home
10/10/2019

5 Things To Know Before Whitening Your Teeth At Home

Have you ever scrolled through Instagram and wished for a  picture-perfect, bright smile, that everyone else seems to have? Unfortunately, your love for a daily cup of coffee is too strong to resist, and so your teeth get stained. Surely at-home whitening solutions couldn’t get any better – is this the solution you’ve been looking…
Top 10 Best Toothpaste For Pregnancy: Reviews 2019
09/26/2019

Top 10 Best Toothpaste For Pregnancy: Reviews 2019

Taking care of our teeth and gums is always important. However, there are times when special care is required. A great example of such a period is pregnancy. There is a proven link between gum disease in pregnant women and premature birth with low birth weight, which can put the baby at risk of many…
How Does Diabetes Affect Oral Health?
09/23/2019

How Does Diabetes Affect Oral Health?

According to the International Diabetes Federation, approximately 425 million adults were living with diabetes in 2017. By 2045 the number is set to rise to 629 million. Diabetes has caused 4 million deaths putting it among the main causes of death in the world. The disease comes with alarming a number of complications such as…
Do You Really Need To Invest In An Electric Toothbrush?
09/16/2019

Do You Really Need To Invest In An Electric Toothbrush?

You’re probably here because you wonder if electric toothbrushes are really better than manual ones. First of all, the main job of a toothbrush is vanquishing bad bacteria that want to mess up your oral health. If not removed this bacteria becomes plaque. Plaque is forming all the time. When not cleaned frequently enough, it…