Posts Tagged: Gallegos Family Dentistry

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…
What To Expect If You Haven’t Been To The Dentist In Years
10/18/2019

What To Expect If You Haven’t Been To The Dentist In Years

Most people postpone their regular visits to dentists because of lack of time, little attention to their health, or even fear of doctors. Sometimes trepidation causes patients to postpone their visits for years. There are several reasons to cause fear or anxiety. The most common are childhood experiences and painful past procedures. Some people have…
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…
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…
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,…