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What Should I Do About My Nighttime Teeth Grinding?
added on: May 24, 2022

You wake up at least a few times a week with soreness in your jaw and a dull ache in your head. Are you dehydrated? Did you bite down too hard on something? Did you sleep in an awkward position? While all of these things are entirely possible, did you… Read More…


How Do You Know If Something Is Wrong With Your Teeth?
added on: April 7, 2022

An obvious broken tooth or other severe dental emergency isn’t the only sign that something may be wrong with your teeth. The truth is, there are some early signs that can let you know that something isn’t quite right and that you should see your dentist in El Paso sooner… Read More…


What Causes White Spots on Teeth?
added on: February 22, 2022

If you see white spots on your teeth, you might wonder what they mean and whether or not you should be worried about them. Rest assured that many times, white spots on teeth are harmless. However, white spots on teeth can occasionally indicate an underlying condition that could eventually cause… Read More…


Which is Better, String Floss or a Water Flosser?
added on: January 12, 2022

If you’re debating on whether to buy string floss or a water flosser, you’re probably wondering if there’s really a difference between the two. After all, there are dozens of types of products out there that claim to help keep your teeth clean, but all of them have pros and… Read More…


What You Need to Know About Post-Filling Pain
added on: December 28, 2021

As your trusted El Paso dentist, we never want you to be in pain or dental discomfort, especially when it comes to cavities. They are by far the most common problem we see at our office and generally rely on natural-looking fillings to help get your teeth healthy again. However,… Read More…


Dental Care Advice for Seniors
added on: August 19, 2021

As we get older, we’re naturally going to experience some changes in our oral health. That’s why it’s important to visit your dentist in El Paso at least twice a year. After all, gum disease and cavities become more common as we age. Even if you take really good care… Read More…


Make Dental Care Part of Your 2021 Resolutions
added on: January 14, 2021

New Year’s Resolutions are made each and every January and can range from committing to eating healthier to training to run your first marathon and anything in between. But all resolutions typically have the same underlying notion — to get healthier. This year is no different, and we may actually… Read More…


Can You Whiten Your Teeth Too Much?  
added on: December 23, 2020
David M. Rizk, DDS

There are so many ways to get a whiter smile these days. From over-the-counter whitening strips to a professional whitening treatment from your dentist in El Paso, getting a bright, white smile is no longer reserved for only celebrities. Usually, we interpret a white smile as a healthy, attractive smile,… Read More…


Kissing Under The Mistletoe & Oral Health
added on: December 11, 2020

Getting caught kissing under the mistletoe is a long-time holiday tradition that spans centuries. But did you know that this holiday smooch can also lead to some unwanted problems? Of course, kissing anyone can transfer cold or viruses, but your dentist in El Paso also knows that smooches may also… Read More…


How Can You Tell The Difference Between Plaque & Tartar?
added on: November 20, 2020

There are some key differences between plaque and tartar, and it’s easy for your dentist in El Paso to tell them apart. However, how different are these two things that sound awfully similar to each other? Well, the truth is, they’re not that different, but they can affect your teeth… Read More…


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May24

What Should I Do About My Nighttime Teeth Grinding?

You wake up at least a few times a week with soreness in your jaw and a dull ache in your head. Are you dehydrated? Did you bite down too hard on something? Did you sleep in an awkward position? While all of these things are entirely possible, did you... Read More...

May4

How to Keep Your Smile Healthy This Summer

Summer in El Paso is a fun, carefree time for everyone, with all of the exciting events and activities available every day. This time of year, it can be easy to take a break from our regular routines, which is part of what makes a summer vacation so necessary. Breaking... Read More...