Month: May 2024

Bruxism And TMJ Should Not Be Ignored

El Paso, TX, dentist offers treatment for TMJ

Chronic teeth grinding and jaw pain are fairly common problems for many patients. Many people may notice symptoms like headaches, tooth sensitivity, or facial pain that they simply ignore or try to relieve on their own. However, if you experience these side effects on a daily basis, it could be a sign of a severe… Read more »

How You Can Prioritize Gum Health

El Paso, TX, dentist offers treatment for periodontal disease

What comes to mind when you think of your oral health? For many patients, the first thing they think of is their teeth. Brushing your teeth twice a day is an essential part of caring for your smile, but there are other important steps to include. It’s important to take care of your gums by… Read more »

Why Kids Need To See The Dentist

El Paso, TX, dentist offers kids children's care

In yesterday’s blog, we mentioned that it is important to see your dentist biannually for a checkup. These routine visits are just as important for kids as they are for adults! Your Sunny Smiles team is here today to explain the many benefits of preventive dental care for kids. By starting at a young age,… Read more »

Don’t Forget To Schedule Your Next Checkup!

El Paso, TX, dentist offers checkups for adults and kids

When was the last time you saw your dentist? As a general rule, you should come in twice a year for a cleaning and examination. In some cases, your dentist may recommend that you come in more often. Before you get started on planning your summer activities and vacations, bring your family members in for… Read more »

Can You Keep Your Wisdom Teeth?

El Paso, TX, dentist offers wisdom tooth extractions

Most of your teeth will have fully grown by the time you reach adulthood. However, our third molars (wisdom teeth) come in a bit later. Usually, these structures come in during your late teen years or early twenties. You may notice symptoms like swelling to your gums, sensitivity when chewing, or headaches. When this happens,… Read more »

Don’t Let A Dental Emergency Ruin Your Day

El Paso, TX, dentist offers emergency treatment for patients

A sudden and persistent toothache can be alarming. If this happens to you, it’s important that you treat the problem as soon as possible so that it does not worsen. Whether you are experiencing an ache or have broken one of your pearly whites, your Sunny Smiles team can help examine and treat the area… Read more »

Exploring Your Implant Options

El Paso, TX, dentist offers same-day implants and all-on-4 dentures

As we mentioned in our last blog, having missing teeth can disrupt your appearance and the mobility of your smile. Options like bridges and dentures can help improve your ability to chew, but they may not be able to support your jaw and other teeth. Sunny Smiles offers implants that can prevent further bone loss… Read more »

Custom-Made Restorations Could Renew Your Smile

El Paso, TX, dentist offers restorative options including bridges and dentures

Losing just a single tooth could cause serious problems for your oral health. Aside from the visual aspect of this issue, it can also cause changes for the function of your mouth. It may become difficult to chew certain foods or pronounce certain words correctly. Your team at Sunny Smiles can help replace your lost… Read more »

Restore Your Tooth After A Fracture

el Paso, tx dentist offers dental crowns to repair tooth

One of the best ways to keep your smile healthy is by practicing preventive care. Unfortunately, though, brushing your teeth and seeing your dentist regularly cannot prevent all issues. Injuries like breaking a tooth can happen accidentally and should be treated as soon as possible to protect your smile. Your Sunny Smiles team offers dental… Read more »

When Is Root Canal Treatment Necessary?

El Paso, TX, dentist offers root canal treatments

In our last blog, we mentioned that root canals may be necessary if your cavity cannot be treated with a filling. It can be used for deep decay, toothaches, extreme damage, and other concerns. This restorative option may seem intimidating for patients because it is slightly more invasive. The team at Sunny Smiles can help… Read more »