You don’t have to wait until it’s time to make New Year’s resolutions before deciding to improve your smile. However, a new smile is on the list for many people. For those who have hesitated until now because they have several different issues to address, porcelain veneers may be the answer they’ve been looking for…. Read more »
Month: December 2018
Why Your TMJ Disorder Isn’t Like Everyone Else’s
TMJ (temporomandibular joint) disorder is something many patients don’t recognize that they have. Yet, the symptoms of it, which can include intense discomfort, teeth-grinding, and more, can sometimes be so severe that ignoring them is impossible. At our El Paso, TX, dental office, we can diagnose your TMJ disorder and develop a highly customized treatment… Read more »
Would Anyone Know if I Got Dental Implants?
When it comes to rebuilding your smile after tooth loss, there are several different areas of concern, each of which being just as important as the others. For example, there’s the esthetic concern of how your smile looks and the functional concern of how well your bite will function. There’re also long-term concerns of what… Read more »
Did You Crack a Tooth? We Can Fix It
Damaging a tooth is no small matter. When the tooth cracks, or fractures, it will only grow worse the longer it remains untreated. Fortunately, we offer a variety of cosmetic and restorative treatments at our El Paso, TX, dental office that can effectively restore your tooth in the most conservative manner. With the dual goals… Read more »
3 Things You Didn’t Know Tooth Bonding Could Do
Cosmetic tooth bonding is one of more conservative yet versatile cosmetic dentistry options available. It involves customizing composite resin to match your tooth’s color and shade, then applying the resin to the tooth’s surface in order to restore its structure and/or appearance. For many patients at our El Pas, TX, dental office, tooth bonding is… Read more »
How Clean Are Your Teeth, Really?
Cleaning your teeth is one of the most important parts of your preventive dental care routine, and it includes what you do at home as well as what happens during your cleaning appointments. However, despite knowing the basics of good dental hygiene (i.e., brushing and flossing your teeth regularly), you may not always be perfect… Read more »
Want Replacement Teeth that Don’t Shift? Give Them Roots
For years, dental prostheses have offered patients highly realistic results when rebuilding their smiles after losing one or more teeth. This is largely due to the materials (such as lifelike dental porcelain) and the highly precise digital images and measurements used to craft them. However, only dental implants extend their realism to include implanted anchors… Read more »
What’s the Best Gift You Can Give Your Smile?
The best gifts are those that keep on giving, and as a dominant factor in your self-confidence, a healthy, beautiful smile is one of the greatest gifts you can give yourself. For some patients, that may mean boosting their smile’s appearance with a cosmetic touchup, while for others, it may mean finally addressing that troublesome… Read more »
Why Do You Need Root Canal Treatment?
To some people, tooth decay doesn’t seem that serious. That’s because they may be able to treat it with a minimally invasive tooth filling and never have to worry about it again. However, for many patients, decay is a more serious condition that a tooth-colored filling may not be able to address. When patients at… Read more »
Answering Questions About Teeth-Whitening
Because stains commonly develop on teeth, even when they’re healthy, teeth-whitening is a common cosmetic treatment option. However, that’s also why many people seek over-the-counter (OTC) whitening options in hopes of brightening their smiles quickly and conveniently. Unfortunately, this can lead to unsatisfactory results, and you may still be left with stains that need to… Read more »