Month: September 2019

How Do You Extract A Tooth?

While your El Paso, TX, dentist strive to preserve and protect your natural teeth, sometimes maintaining optimal oral health actually means removing teeth, such as wisdom teeth or those developing severe infections. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we extract teeth, and what steps we can take to place them with a… Read more »

Your Broken Tooth Needs Emergency Care!

Maybe you bit down on a hard piece of food. Maybe you chipped your tooth playing football. No matter the cause, when your tooth becomes damaged, then you need to see your El Paso, TX, dentist for emergency treatment. Failing to do so could mean cavities, infection, and more! How do we provide emergency care… Read more »

What Happens When We Receive A Root Canal?

Let’s say you experience pain when eating, or your tooth begins to ache, experiences swelling, or has a discharge. If this occurs, then you may need to have a root canal procedure. But what happens during this procedure and when should you see your El Paso, TX, dentists for a root canal treatment? In today’s… Read more »

Placing Minimal Restorations To Treat Your Child’s Smile

What happens when a child develops a cavity, or if a tooth becomes damaged? In these situations, we can help El Paso, TX, children enjoy a healthier smile by treating cavities and preventing more serious complications from developing. How do we create and place a minimal restoration? When should your child receive one?

When Should Kids Start Brushing And Flossing?

Every six months, you should see your children’s dentist so your little ones can obtain the preventive care needed to maintain optimal oral health and avoid cavities. However, children also benefit from daily brushing and flossing, which helps control plaque buildup and remove food particles. When should children start brushing and flossing their teeth?

How Do I Know If I Have A Cavity?

So, how do you know if you have a cavity that needs treatment? Well, you or a member of your family may complain about sudden sensitivity in the smile, or an ache that doesn’t subside after a few days. What causes a cavity, and how do we treat them? When you should you see your… Read more »

A Single-Visit Solution To Cavities

Just because you have a painful cavity, doesn’t mean you will need to undergo multiple visits and treatments. In fact, we often help repair smiles both young and old in El Paso, TX, with a single-visit solution. Find out how our tooth-colored composite resin fillings can treat tooth decay and stop the pain in your… Read more »

Dental Cleanings Help Patients Of All Ages

Yesterday, we took a look at dental checkups, and why having your smile regularly examined helps protect teeth and gums from poor oral health. In addition to an exam, kids and adults need to have their teeth cleaned. Let’s look at how a dental cleaning can help patients in El Paso, TX, can enjoy optimal… Read more »

What Happens In A Dental Checkup?

When was the last time you visited your El Paso, TX, office for a dental exam? We suggest a visit for a checkup twice a year to help you enjoy optimal oral health. In today’s blog, we’re going to take a closer look at what happens during this visit, and why you need to have… Read more »

Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Hurt Your Smile!

If you or a member of your family is approaching adulthood, now is the prime time to address your wisdom teeth. Also known as third molars, these are four additional teeth that may erupt as we leave our teens and enter our adult years. Without treatment, this could mean poor alignment and other serious oral… Read more »