Taking Action Against Persistent Dental Pain

Dental pain has a way of cutting into your life, and intruding on even the most pleasant moments. This can be understandably frustrating. It is also something you should take seriously, as those symptoms you experience could warn you that you need to do something about your oral health. Your El Paso, TX dentist’s office can help you understand why you have been experiencing pain, and what can be done about the matter. Modern restorative dental work can put a stop to a toothache, and provide you with a lifelike restoration for lasting support. If the problems you have concern general pain in your face, neck, and head, you may need treatment for TMJ dysfunction. (more…)

Receiving A Modern Restoration During Your Cavity Treatment

Treating a cavity properly requires the placement of a permanent dental restoration. Unfortunately, when tooth decay affects your tooth, the damage it leaves behind will be permanent. This is why dental fillings and dental crowns need to be put in place – once they are set, they can offer needed protection. Your El Paso, TX dentist’s office offers patients modern restorations that closely match the look of their enamel. As a result, you can flash a smile that is not interrupted by conspicuous dental work. In addition to offering cosmetic benefits, modern restorations are effective at preserving your tooth’s health, and allowing you to bite and chew like normal. (more…)

Are Your Gums Hurting The Quality Of Your Smile?

Why are you feeling dissatisfied with your smile? Some people have concerns that have clear solutions. For instance, a person who feels that their teeth look stained can look into a professional whitening treatment. Other people can be interested in improving their appearance, but unsure of how their dentist can help. You may be surprised to know that your best treatment might not involve work on your teeth. Instead, you can have your El Paso, TX dentist make corrections to your smile by performing a gum contouring treatment. This procedure can make teeth look less squat, and it can help with tissues that appear bulky or uneven. (more…)

Fixing The Jagged Or Damaged Teeth That Hurt Your Smile

Your appearance can be disrupted by just one tooth that seems out of place for any reason. You could have a problem with a jagged or uneven tooth that shows signs of physical damage, or you could be bothered by a naturally flawed tooth that seems to be the wrong shape or size for your smile. Fortunately, cosmetic dental treatments can carefully correct these issues, and make a big improvement to the way you look. Your El Paso, TX dentist is ready to help you by reviewing your treatment options, and providing valuable care! (more…)

The Connection Between Bruxism and TMJ Disorder

Your smile is made of many different parts, each of which has to work together with all the others for your bite to function properly. In some cases, one or more issues can affect one or more parts of your bite to cease functioning correctly, or to become overactive and lead to a host of other issues. For example, bruxism (constant teeth-grinding) and TMJ disorder (a jaw joint dysfunction) are often closely related conditions that can cause extensive damage to your teeth, jaw joints and muscles, and more. At our Northeast El Paso, TX, dental office, we can help you address bruxism and TMJ disorder with a custom-designed appliance, and help you regain the proper function of your bite. (more…)

A Brief Look at Perio Cleaning (Scaling and Root Planing)

Preventive dental care is meant to help you avoid common oral health issues like gum disease, or to help you prevent the more serious consequences that they could cause. For example, in most general cases, sticking to a schedule of regular checkups and cleanings can help you prevent the formation of cavities or gum disease by controlling the buildup of plaque and tartar. However, at our East El Paso, TX, dental office, we may also recommend periodontal cleaning to help prevent the progression of gum disease. If plaque or tartar has developed underneath your gums, then perio cleaning may be the only way to remove them before gum disease becomes a significant threat. (more…)

How a Wisdom Tooth Becomes a Problem

Wisdom teeth are most notoriously known for the problems that they can often cause. In fact, for some people, the mere mention of wisdom teeth automatically brings up thoughts of discomfort, pain, and more. That’s because wisdom teeth – the non-official name for your third molars – often don’t have the room they need to develop and erupt properly. Because of this, they can become impacted by nearby teeth, leading to a host of increasingly worse concerns until you have them extracted. At our Northeast El Paso, TX, dental office, we can help you address or avoid those concerns by recommending and performing customized wisdom tooth extraction. (more…)

Thinking About Dental Implants? Here’s What You Should Know

For patients who’ve lost teeth, dental implants are often the most beneficial option for replacing them. When it comes to rebuilding your smile, dental implants not only offer a lifelike way to make your smile whole again, but also a comprehensive way to reestablish the vital functions of your lost teeth roots. At our East El Paso, TX, dental office, we often recommend dental implants for patients who’ve lost teeth and wish for the most lifelike and beneficial way to replace them. If you’re considering dental implants, then we’re happy to help you decide if they’re your best option, as well. (more…)

What a Porcelain Crown Can Do for Your Tooth

Dental crowns are popular because they can effectively address a wide range of dental health concerns, such as damage to a tooth’s structure or after treating a severe tooth infection. A crown is designed to completely cover and protect the tooth, which stops the damage from growing worse while restoring the tooth’s ability to function properly. At our Northeast El Paso, TX, dental office, we often craft dental crowns from highly customizable and lifelike porcelain, which is not only durable but also more esthetically pleasing than traditional restorative materials. (more…)

Get to Know More About Teeth-Whitening

The thing about teeth stains is that you can’t always successfully prevent them. Even when you take excellent care of your teeth by brushing them twice a day and flossing at least once, they can gradually lose their healthy shine from exposure to food, beverages, and more. At our East El Paso, TX, dental office, we can help effectively and conveniently erase your teeth stains and brighten your smile’s appearance with the help of custom-designed teeth-whitening. During your consultation, we’ll carefully examine your teeth to ensure that teeth-whitening is your best option, and answer questions you may have about the treatment. (more…)