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Just a Teeth Cleaning? Think Again!
added on: August 14, 2017

Every six months or so you come into our dental office in El Paso to have your bi-annual teeth cleaning. This typically means a little bit of gentle scraping to remove plaque buildup, a thorough flossing, and a finishing polish. While one purpose for these hygiene visits is indeed to… Read More…


Exercise & Oral Health
added on: July 24, 2017

We all know that we should exercise regularly to keep our bodies healthy. At our dental office in El Paso, we also know that exercising can be beneficial for our smiles. However, just like too much exercise or improper form can lead to injuries or trouble with overall health, we… Read More…


“What’s My Dentist Mean When Talking About Occlusion?”
added on: July 7, 2017

During your appointments at our El Paso dental office, you may have heard your dental team talk about “occlusion”, and you may have thought to yourself, “What are they talking about?” Basically, occlusion is just a dentist’s way of describing the way your top teeth come in contact with your… Read More…


What Your Tongue Can Say About Your Health
added on: June 26, 2017

Have you been feeling a little off or just not yourself? When you’re not your best, you might be able to figure out why by simply sticking out your tongue. When you visit my dental office in El Paso, we’re always on the lookout for any bumps or discolorations, just… Read More…


All About Bottled Water: What You Need to Know
added on: June 14, 2017

These days, bottled water is everywhere. It’s one of our most common accessories when heading out the door to work, sending the kids to school, packing for a sporting event, or gearing up for outdoor activities. And we all know that staying hydrated becomes even more important this time of… Read More…

Posted In: Overall Health

Negative Effects of Nail Biting
added on: May 18, 2017

Nail biting is a bad habit that often begins early in life as a response to stress or boredom, or sometimes as a subconscious reaction to nervousness. While the habit tends to fade as we get older, it’s estimated that about 30% of people continue to gnaw on their nails… Read More…


The Importance of Measuring Gum Pockets
added on: May 9, 2017

The process of measuring gum pockets, also known as periodontal charting, is pretty simple and should be painless as long as there is no infection. At our dental office in El Paso, when we do a periodontal charting, you’ll hear us call out several numbers as we gently poke along… Read More…


The Oral Health Dangers of Smokeless Tobacco
added on: April 24, 2017

April is recognized as Oral Cancer Awareness Month, and while many people know the risks associated with smoking tobacco, the team at our dental office in El Paso want to make sure our patients and neighbors know that just because smokeless tobacco is, well, smokeless, doesn’t mean it doesn’t have… Read More…


Your Frenectomy Questions Answered
added on: April 7, 2017

At our dental office in El Paso, we know our patients have questions about all things related to their oral health and the appearance of their smiles. Frenectomies are no different. What exactly is a frenectomy? Why would we ever recommend one? Can it really be beneficial? Not to worry,… Read More…


A Word to the Wise: Don’t Let Wisdom Teeth Cause Trouble
added on: March 20, 2017

Wisdom teeth usually begin to develop and show on x-rays in our early teens. And that’s the best time to start monitoring their growth to see if your wisdom teeth can stay, or if it’s better to get them removed. While all wisdom teeth don’t necessarily have to be extracted,… Read More…

Posted In: Prevention

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Aug14

Just a Teeth Cleaning? Think Again!

Every six months or so you come into our dental office in El Paso to have your bi-annual teeth cleaning. This typically means a little bit of gentle scraping to remove plaque buildup, a thorough flossing, and a finishing polish. While one purpose for these hygiene visits is indeed to... Read More...

Jul24

Exercise & Oral Health

We all know that we should exercise regularly to keep our bodies healthy. At our dental office in El Paso, we also know that exercising can be beneficial for our smiles. However, just like too much exercise or improper form can lead to injuries or trouble with overall health, we... Read More...