Month: October 2023

Gum Contouring Balances Smiles

A beautiful smile relies on more than straight, white teeth. The gums play a crucial role in framing our teeth. Gum contouring is a procedure that restores harmony to your smile. In today’s blog, your team at Sunny Smiles Family Dentistry, explains the benefits of gum contouring, determines candidacy, and highlights the simplicity of the process and… Read more »

Wisdom Teeth and When They Cause Problems

Sunny Smiles Wisdom Teeth

Are you wondering why you’ve been told to remove your third molars? Wisdom teeth, also known as third molars, are the last set of teeth to come in, usually during the late teens or early twenties. Many times, they can bring discomfort and complications, leading to the need for removal. In today’s blog, your team… Read more »

Maintaining A Healthy Smile After Gum Disease

El Paso, TX, Gum Disease

Living with gum disease requires constant monitoring of your oral health to maintain a healthy smile. This is because an infection that reaches the jawbone become permanent. However, by attending cleanings and exams on a regular basis, you may be able to detect an infection when it is in its reversible initial stage. At each… Read more »

Repairing Your Smile With A Prosthetic Replacement Tooth

El Paso, TX, Dental Implant

If tooth loss strikes your smile, it can be rather upsetting. Not only are the esthetic effects obvious, but losing a tooth can destroy your bite’s function as well. Tasks you once took for granted become measurably more difficult. Certain foods you love must be avoided lest they harm your open gap. Because we rely… Read more »

We Restore Bright, White Smiles!

El Paso, TX, Teeth Whitening

Is your smile beginning to dull with stains or a yellowing appearance? If you would like to regain the bright, white appearance you enjoyed in the past, your dentist can help! Our cosmetic treatments address the nature of your discoloration to bring out your natural beauty. We can examine your teeth to determine if the… Read more »

Restoring Your Smile With Dental Implants

El Paso, TX, Dental Implants

When you lose one of your teeth, speak with your dentist about prosthetic options for restoring your smile. By taking on tooth loss early, you can prevent many of the the consequences that can harm the function of your bite. Because we rely upon our teeth to help form speech, your voice may sound off… Read more »

Preserving Your Healthy Gums

El Paso, TX, Gum Disease

If you notice the shape of your gumline beginning to recede, it could be time to call the dentist. The movement of this tissue results from an infection that risks becoming permanent without timely treatment. Other common symptoms include chronic bad breath, bleeding when you floss or brush, and sore tissues. Do not wait until… Read more »

Relieving A Chronic Toothache

El Paso, TX, Root Canal

If you experience a toothache that lasts more than 24 hours, it is important to see a dentist as soon as possible. This condition cannot wait until your next scheduled checkup, as it is a common symptom of a dangerous infection. Without treatment, bacteria could break off a deposit in your tooth’s inner chamber and… Read more »

Treating Your Dental Discoloration

El Paso, TX, Teeth Whitening

If you notice the bright appearance of your smile beginning to fade compared to the recent past, let your dentist know! We can detect the source of your discoloration and explore options for restoring your bright, white look. A review of your oral hygiene habits and diet can uncover room for improving the appearance of… Read more »

Dental Implants Help Replace Lost Teeth

El Paso, TX, Dental Implant

If you have recently lost one of your teeth, talk to your dentist about your options for restoring your smile. While the esthetic impact of tooth loss may be apparent, its effect on the function of your bite can be much worse. Certain foods you once loved may now cause serious pain. If your voice… Read more »