Gum Disease Treatment and Prevention

The periodontal inflammation and possible infection associated with gum disease can cause significant discomfort and other embarrassing symptoms. Left untreated it could even lead to tooth loss and medical complications related to systemic inflammation. Gingivitis is the earliest form of gum disease. If it’s caught in a reasonable amount of time, a professional dental cleaning… Read more »

Dentures: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about dentures, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. Doris Madrigal, is happy to tell you all about replacing your missing teeth with dentures by providing answers to commonly asked questions. Q: What types of dentures are available? A: There are two different types of dentures… Read more »

Improving Your Smile With Dental Veneers

If you look in the mirror, and your smile could use a little help, maybe dental veneers are a good choice for you. Veneers are thin shells made out of porcelain that are cemented to the fronts of your teeth and are used to cover up small problems like chips or stained teeth. They can… Read more »

Dentistry Essentials 101: Dental Sealants

Although it’s always a good idea to visit your dentist for tooth restorations in regard to any issues associated with your oral health care, it’s much more effective to prevent damage from occurring in the first place. One highly effective procedure that can drastically improve your smile’s durability is through dental sealants. Dental sealants use… Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you routinely follow oral health care procedures on a daily basis and keep your teeth strong and safe? Are you suffering from any blemishes or unsightly abnormalities that you wish to repair or cover up? If so, consider a cosmetic dentistry treatment to help meet your needs. Here are some of your options: –… Read more »

Soft Tissue Trauma Often Requires Oral First-Aid

In times like this, you might need to apply some simple first-aid might help manage the pain, prevent further complications. This can also give you the necessary insights to determine the need for professional treatment. It’s often helpful to get a clear look at the traumatized oral tissues. You can gently clear away any dry… Read more »

Invest in Your Dental Veneers With Proper Care

Do you dislike the appearance of your smile due to cosmetic flaws such as stains, gaps, or chips? Would you like to achieve a gorgeous smile with cosmetic dentistry? Depending on your needs, we can offer dental veneers–thin shells of tooth-colored material that bond to the front of your teeth. Dental veneers are designed to… Read more »

Your Dentist Can Provide Different Methods for Restoring a Missing Tooth

When a tooth is lost to an untreated cavity or a severe dental trauma, the impact on your mouth and lifestyle can sometimes be profound. Even if you learn to adapt to the impaired oral function, changes in your appearance and the possible alterations in the clarity of your speech, the void remaining in your… Read more »

Complications From A Root Canal

Although root canals have gotten a bad reputation over the years they really are a very important dental procedure. Thanks to root canals, teeth that would have needed to be extracted in the past can now be saved. A root canal is needed when the pulp of your tooth becomes infected due to decay, or… Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Might Be Needed to Repair a Chipped Tooth

Your smile appears in many of your common facial expressions. If one of these teeth is chipped on a single surface it can cause discomfort, and sensitivity, while also affecting your self-confidence. Without the timely attention of a dentist like Dr. the damaged tooth enamel could eventually foster a cavity. If the tooth has been… Read more »