Month: December 2018

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 »

Do You Snore? You Might Be a Candidate for Treatment

Snoring doesn’t always seem like such a big deal, especially when it doesn’t occur every night or it isn’t excessively loud. However, for many patients, ignoring it can lead to a host health concerns that may not be immediately obvious, but could have dramatic impacts over time. For patients in El Paso who experience chronic… Read more »

When Is a Good Time to Extract a Wisdom Tooth?

The most commonly known thing about wisdom teeth (also known as third molars) is that they tend to cause more problems than any other teeth. That’s because, unlike with other permanent teeth, third molars don’t always have enough room to develop and erupt properly. This leads to wisdom tooth impaction, and for many patients in… Read more »

What’s the Best Way to Fill a Cavity?

Keeping your smile consistently healthy isn’t complicated when you stick to an excellent hygiene routine and a regular schedule of preventive visits. However, it doesn’t take a lot for tooth decay to develop in a tooth, leading to a cavity that can grow larger the longer it’s left untreated. For many patients in El Paso,… Read more »