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,... 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... 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. Doris Madrigal the damaged tooth enamel could eventually foster... Read more »

What to Watch For After and Extraction

A tooth may need to be extracted if it has become damaged or decayed, if it is keeping other teeth from properly coming in, or to mitigate wisdom teeth issues. If you are receiving certain drugs for cancer treatment, or radiation therapy to your head and neck, tooth extraction may... Read more »

Dentistry Topic Data Blog: Toothache Treatments

Did you know that a toothache specifically refers to nerve damage within a tooth? However, the nerve endings can cause pain all throughout your head, making it difficult to detect what exactly is the root cause of the pain. Be on the lookout for numerous signs and symptoms that your... Read more »

A Tooth Lost to Decay Can Often Be Replaced with a Dental Bridge

Poor oral hygiene habits and skipping your routine dental checkups at Dr. Doris Madrigal and Dr. Thu H. Nguyen's office can allow a cavity to develop and grow. In time the tooth decay can penetrate deep into the tooth. As it progresses the cavity can infect the root of the... Read more »

What Are the Benefits of Gum Disease Treatments?

Periodontal disease, more commonly referred to as gum disease, is a common infection of the gums that can lead to tooth loss. Typical risk factors for gum disease include genetics, certain medications, unhealthy habits such as smoking, hormonal changes, and your age. The most common cause of gum disease is... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Healthy by the Foods You Eat

To keep your smile healthy is the first step to a beautiful smile. You can give your smile the building blocks it deserves by laying a healthy foundation and then maintaining good oral health daily. In today's blog, Dr. Doris Madrigal and our team are sharing a few smile-healthy tips... Read more »

Your Child’s Dental Visit

Taking your child to the dentist doesn’t have to be a traumatic experience. In fact, you should start your child’s dental visits early in life. You child’s first visit to the dentist should be within six months of their first tooth coming in, but before her first birthday. Sometimes, it... Read more »

Thumbsucking Solutions

Thumbsucking is a normal part of being an infant. However, by the time your child is four years old, if he hasn’t grown out of it, it may be time to take some steps. That may sound a little harsh, but by the time your child is four, thumbsucking could... Read more »