Posts Tagged: Dr. Gallegos

Charcoal Toothpaste: Are They Safe For Your Teeth?
09/10/2019

Charcoal Toothpaste: Are They Safe For Your Teeth?

Charcoal has now made its way in all kinds of products from supplements to face masks. That’s mostly because of the detoxifying powers that enable it to grab onto things like dangerous chemicals, oil, and dirt. It’s no surprise that people tend to apply charcoal more and more for cleaner and brighter teeth. In fact,…
6 Travel Tips For Healthy Teeth
09/03/2019

6 Travel Tips For Healthy Teeth

Many people ignore their teeth while on vacations. We’re here to share with you some travel tips, which can help banish this bad habit. It’s often hard to give your oral care the attention it needs when you’re traveling for business or pleasure.  However, being away from home shouldn’t mean that you’re out of your…
Revolutionary Discovery: Stem-Cell Dental Implants Grow New Teeth Right In Your Mouth
08/30/2019

Revolutionary Discovery: Stem-Cell Dental Implants Grow New Teeth Right In Your Mouth

Tooth loss is a common issue that most people face at some point in their lives. In fact, research shows that 27,27% of seniors over the age of 65 have no remaining teeth. Dentures have been a solution to this problem for a while now. However, they’re uncomfortable and cause significant slipping and pain if…
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,…
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,…