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Gum disease? Me?

As a manager in a dentist office, is common to think that I am an expert in the matter. But no, definitely I have learned more about since my son got his braces than ever. Healthy pink gums can quickly become red and swollen from poor oral hygiene. Yes, it happens to dentist’s kids too. So, I started to read more about and found some interesting information that can come handy for you.

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Thinking on you...

... We upgraded our X-ray equipment!

Thinking on how to make your visit more comfortable and pleasant, we are looking for the up-to-date technology and the best quality in resources.

We upgraded our radiology equipment and now we have the DEXIS intra-oral camera that is the best in dental imaging solutions. Image quality, ergonomics, ease of use, efficiency, practicality and case presentation are all considerations when it comes to look for the best digital X-ray sensor and dental imaging software we can.

This intra-oral camera, allows us to have real-time intra-oral video and pictures and help patients create an immediate visual idea of what is happening and can aid in their under­standing of our clinical findings and treatment recommendations.

Come in and see for yourself!

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Isn’t Deep Cleaning For People Who NEVER Visit the Hygienist?

Our expert Dr. Alvaro Ordonez DDS, is always concerned about the dental check up our patients do during the year.
For him, the process isn't done just with one visit to solve everything. You have to follow the expert instructions!

"You brush your teeth morning and evening. You floss. You get your teeth professionally cleaned twice a year. So, why in the world is your dentist suggesting a deep cleaning? Isn’t that for someone who is neglectful of proper dental care?

While this may surprise you, the answer is no. Here’s why:

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Putting Pain and Anxiety to Rest: Your Anesthetic and Sedative Options

Panicking at the mere thought of visiting the dentist?

From mild anxiety to a full-blown phobia, fear of dental work is an all-too-common problem that stands between many individuals and the oral health care they need.
However, you need not choose between suffering in the chair or staying away until it is an emergency. Between various types of anesthesia and several kinds of sedatives, there are more options than you might think to avoid pain or discomfort.

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For good dental health, watch what you eat!

The foods you choose and how often you eat them can affect your general health and the health of your teeth and gums, too.
Tooth decay is the single most common chronic childhood disease, but the good news is that it is entirely preventable. It happens when plaque come into contact with sugar in the mouth, causing acid to attack the teeth.

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Taste Loss: It Could Be a Dental Problem

Most adults know that poor oral hygiene results in cavities and gum disease, but did you know that it can also cause taste loss?

From salty to sweet, spicy to savory – failing to take proper care of your mouth can impede your ability to taste and enjoy just about any type of food set before you. Dentists call this condition "dysguesia", and if you haven't heard about it, here's what you should be aware of to prevent and/or treat this unpleasant taste disorder.

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How to teach Your Child to clean their Teeth

Many things are said about the first care of your child while they grown up, some opinions are tend to wait other to rush, but the truth is that for a good health the sooner the better.

Here you have some ideas that can help in different times with your kids oral care:

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This is the Children Dental Health Month, and can be for the whole Family too!

Did you know?

A baby's primary teeth begin forming before birth — at about the sixth week of pregnancy, and begin mineralizing at around the third to fourth month of pregnancy. To ensure proper dental development, the mother's diet must be adequate in all nutrients, especially calcium, phosphorous, and protein.

Here are some other tips that can help you making work on your child dental care.

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Oral Health Tips For Children

February is the Child Dental Care Month and we want to help you to take care of your little ones!

Most of the parents thin that is ok to wait a little bit, but there's no need to wait until a baby actually has teeth to lay the foundations for good oral or general health. Good nutrition and oral hygiene can start right away.

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Might tooth loss affect vision?

Tooth decay, mercury fillings and gum disease often lead to deterioration in vision.  Every day more evidence emerges that poor oral health has implications beyond the oral cavity itself, many studies links a type of glaucoma to poor oral health. The health of teeth and gums can dramatically affect the vision, causing a variety of eye conditions such as ocular lymphoma or glaucoma.

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