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 your smile examined every six months.
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 health issues. Fortunately, your El Paso, TX, dentists can remove these teeth before they pose a risk!
Does a toothache automatically mean you need to see the dentist? How concerned should you be if a filling falls out? When do you need to see your El Paso, TX, dentists for emergency dental care? In today’s blog, we’re looking at common scenarios that call for attention, and how to contact us to schedule your visit.
Have you ever heard of plaque? A bacterial byproduct, this sticky material poses a serious risk to the health of smiles of all ages. In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, dentists will look at how removing this buildup from your smile can improve oral health and prevent serious complications, such as gum disease. Find out how removing plaque buildup through a dental cleaning can help your smile!
When a cavity goes untreated, or if you sustain some serious damage to your tooth, there is always a risk of a dental infection. With an infected tooth comes major aches and pain. Fortunately, we have a treatment option to address this issue and restore a tooth. We also have a few tips for our El Paso, TX, patients to help them avoid dental infections.
If your child complains about a toothache, or hasn’t seen the dentist in a long while, then chances are a toothache could form and lead to negative impacts on his or her smile health. But how do kids get cavities? In today’s blog, your El Paso, TX, kids’ dentists explain how a cavity forms, and what steps can be taken to protect smiles from them.
Routine care for kids helps stave off serious oral health concerns, such as tooth decay and gingivitis. In addition to seeing their El Paso, TX, dentists every six months, kids also need to care for their teeth and gums from home. In today’s blog, we’re talking about what parents and kids can do to ensure everyone is brushing and flossing as they should!
If you have a cavity, you may experience discomfort in and around a tooth. Unless treated, this discomfort could grow worse as the risks of serious complications grows as well. In order to help smiles of all ages, from kids to adults, we may treat the tooth decay using a lifelike dental filling. Find out how your El Paso, TX, dentists address cavities and provide a restoration that blends with the smile.
Did you know your El Paso, TX, dentists offer more than one type of cleaning? There’s a big difference between a routine six-month option, and a periodontal cleaning. One is necessary to maintain a healthy smile, the other to reverse inflammation and manage your oral health. In today’s blog, we’re looking at the difference between these preventive treatments and explaining why they can be essential for maintaining optimal oral health.
Our teeth may develop temporary aches for a number of reasons, few of which are a cause for concern. However, when you experience pain or sensitivity that persists for 48 hours or more, then you may need to see your El Paso, TX, dentists right away. Find out why a regular toothache could mean the need for a checkup and possible treatment.