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April 30, 2024
How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Boost Your Self Confidence

Studies demonstrably link poor oral health, including stained teeth, decay, and missing teeth with lower self-esteem. Those with poor oral health and appearance overwhelmingly report that problems with their teeth negatively impact their success in various relationships. However, there is excellent news if you’re feeling insecure about your teeth and smile. Cosmetic dentistry can fix […]

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March 15, 2024
Can Clear Aligners Fix An Underbite?

Clear aligners have revolutionized orthodontic treatment for millions of people in the U.S. An alternative to wire and bracket braces that are bonded to the teeth, clear aligners correct misaligned teeth and bite problems with removable, clear, plastic trays. Clear aligners are best suited for mild to moderate orthodontic conditions, including malocclusions. Indeed, clear aligners […]

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January 3, 2024
Can You Get Dental Implants While Pregnant?

Although dental implant surgery is considered low-risk, it is also deemed an elective surgery. As such, organizations such as the National Institute for Health and the Centers for Disease Control, recommend postponing elective surgery until after the baby is born. However, maintaining good oral health while pregnant is crucial. To that end, all preventative, diagnostic, […]

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December 6, 2023
4 Benefits of Invisalign Over Traditional Braces

Invisalign and other clear alignment treatments such as SureSmile clear aligners have exploded in popularity in recent years, and not just for adolescents. Today, more adults are opting to finally fix imperfections with their smiles, thanks to innovative alignment technology.  As a viable, effective, and affordable alternative to wire and bracket braces, Invisalign’s popularity can […]

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November 6, 2023
Can a Knocked Out Tooth be Saved?

If you’ve experienced a knocked-out tooth, there is a small window to potentially save the tooth. However, if you simultaneously experience any type of blow or trauma to the head or face, you must seek medical care first. Although a knocked-out tooth can be saved if immediate treatment is rendered, there are also a variety […]

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August 31, 2023
How Long After Dental Implants Can You Eat Normally?

After surgery to place dental implants, you may wonder how soon you’ll be able to eat normally. There is no single definitive answer, as recovery times from dental implant surgery can vary from person to person. Generally speaking, because your gums are likely to be a bit swollen and tender, a soft food or liquid […]

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June 9, 2023
Do You Need to See an Orthodontist for Invisalign?

Invisalign is a highly-sought alternative to traditional braces. Using clear, invisible aligners, this treatment tackles mild to moderate orthodontic needs. And they work just as well - if not better - than traditional options.    One of the many things that set Invisalign apart is that it may be considered an orthodontic treatment, but both […]

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June 8, 2023
Am I A Candidate for Dental Implants?

Are you missing one or more teeth? If so, you may be wondering if you’re a candidate for dental implants. This treatment option for missing teeth is popular not only because it offers cosmetic benefits, but also because dental implants function like natural teeth. However, no treatment option is ideal for everyone. This overview will […]

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January 23, 2023
The 4 Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are artificial tooth roots that are used to support a crown, bridge, or denture. They are made of biocompatible materials, such as titanium, that are accepted by the body and integrated into the jawbone. The process of placing dental implants involves a surgical procedure in which the implant is placed in the jawbone. […]

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December 16, 2022
When Should Kids Start Getting Their Teeth Cleaned by a Dentist?

Both the American Dental Association and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend that all children see a dentist by their first birthday or within six months of their first tooth erupting. Infants and children should continue to see a dentist for an oral exam and dental cleaning every six months. Why is early dental care […]

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September 2, 2022
Is Fluoride Necessary For Kids?

Did you know that in the United States, most public water sources contain fluoride?  And this is done on purpose because it’s proven to help with people’s dental health. When you drink fluoridated water, you are bathing your teeth every day in small amounts of fluoride to help reduce the risk of cavities developing. Fluoride […]

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August 11, 2022
How Long Do TMJ Flare Ups Typically Last?

TMJ Disorders can happen at any time, and they cause a variety of uncomfortable and painful health issues. Among the symptoms of TMJ are jaw pain, pain in your mouth, teeth, face, or shoulders, headaches, and difficulties opening and closing the mouth. Temporomandibular Joint Disorder,  or TMJ, may not appear to be that bad initially. […]

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August 9, 2022
How Much Does BOTOX Treatment Cost in Albuquerque?

Botox is a prescription medication that can help complement cosmetic dental work. More and more, patients are choosing a skilled, experienced dentist to provide this aesthetically enhancing but simple procedure to go along with a smile makeover. Botox can also be used to treat conditions such as TMJ and the bruxism that can cause it.  […]

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June 1, 2022
Are Dental Implants Safe?

Dental implants are considered one of the most reliable, and successful dental procedures with a more than 95% success rate. When dental implant surgery is performed by a highly trained, experienced dentist, the surgery is considered low risk. There is some risk with every surgery. However, for individuals in generally good overall health and who […]

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April 20, 2022
How Much Do Dentures Cost in Albuquerque?

If you’re thinking about getting dentures, you’re not alone. While some people feel shame or embarrassment over losing teeth, you should know that it’s normal and quite common.  About 23 million people in the United States have none of their natural teeth, and another 12 million people have no teeth either on the top or […]

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April 5, 2022
Cost of Restorative Dentistry in Albuquerque, NM

Restorative dentistry is dental work that involves fixing or replacing damaged teeth. Some types of restorative dentistry are done during routine visits. For example, your dentist may fill a small cavity when you visit for preventative cleaning. Other types of restorative dentistry involve several visits and custom-made hardware. Because the term “restorative dentistry” covers such […]

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February 17, 2022
What Are The Different Types Of Dental Implants?

Dental implants are long-lasting, durable, and look just like your natural teeth. Because they are fused directly to your jawbone, they’re permanent with proper care, replacing the tooth root, not just an external tooth, and strengthening your jawbone and surrounding bone. All About Implants There are a number of different types of implants, each designed […]

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December 29, 2021
How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

Dental implants are an investment in both time and money, so most patients want to know how long they can expect their restorations to last before they move forward with the procedure. If you’re wondering how long dental implants last, the answer is complicated; an implant-based restoration has a few different parts, and each has […]

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October 27, 2021
How to Get Rid of Denture Sores

Denture sores should not be a regular occurrence if you have dentures. They're most commonly experienced during the first few weeks of wearing a new denture, but if you don’t have a new denture and you’re getting sores, it may be a sign that the shape of your jawbone has changed and your denture has […]

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October 13, 2021
How Long Does BOTOX Last?

If you’re about to schedule your first appointment for BOTOX, you might be wondering how long you can expect to go before you need to schedule your next treatment. The answer isn’t as straightforward as you might expect, since every patient is different and typically, earlier treatments don’t last quite as long as subsequent injections. […]

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October 12, 2021
What Happens if TMJ is Left Untreated?

When TMJ disorder is left untreated, it can begin to have widespread effects on the body. Although the disorder begins in the temporomandibular joints (TMJ), when the TMJ are dysfunctional, it often causes chronic pain that impacts your overall quality of life. By identifying the root cause of your TMJ disorder, we can develop a […]

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August 16, 2021
What Is Restorative Dentistry?

As a specialist in cosmetic dentistry, Dr. Dennis has the eye for detail and experience needed to provide natural-looking restorative dentistry that blends in perfectly with the rest of your smile. Our practice uses state-of-the-art technology and materials to create restorations that look beautiful and stand the test of time. The Goals of Restorative Dentistry […]

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July 27, 2021
How Long Does Professional Teeth Whitening Last?

Having a beautiful white smile is something that many people dream about. After all, bright teeth help you glow with confidence. Unfortunately, life has its own plan for your teeth. Stains of browns and yellow seem to plague even the most careful individual. Not having pearly whites does not mean you don’t have excellent oral […]

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March 24, 2021
How to Find the Best Dental Implant Dentist in Albuquerque

Dental implants are an investment in your smile, your confidence, and even your overall health. With so much time and money involved in the process, it’s important to choose the best dental implant dentist in Albuquerque to ensure that you’re getting optimal results. We think you’ll agree that Dr. Brian Dennis is among the best […]

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February 8, 2021
How Much Do Dental Implants Cost in Albuquerque?

Are you considering dental implants? When you need a tooth replaced, a dental implant is most likely the best option. A dental implant completely replaces a tooth and the root, looking and functioning just like your natural tooth. It’s considered the gold standard of tooth replacement options.  How much do dental implants cost in Albuquerque? […]

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January 27, 2021
How Much Does Teeth Whitening Cost in Albuquerque?

Do you want a whiter smile? You can try whitening toothpaste, whitening strips, and other over the counter whitening products for mediocre results. Or you can get professional teeth whitening at your dentist’s office that will give you more dramatic results. How much does teeth whitening cost? It depends on a few different factors. Whitening […]

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January 5, 2021
How to Choose the Best Cosmetic Dentist

Choosing the best cosmetic dentist near you can be a daunting task. Nearly every dentist these days advertises cosmetic services like whitening and veneers, but when you’re investing in something as important as your smile, you want to make sure you’re seeing an expert with the knowledge and skill to help you achieve the results […]

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December 29, 2020
What Kind of Doctor Treats TMJ?

TMJ stands for temporomandibular joint, which is the place where your lower jaw attaches to your skull near the ear or temple area of your face. When something goes wrong with this joint, it is often referred to as TMJ, when it is actually a TMJ disorder. Problems with TMJ are common and can often […]

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December 2, 2020
What Are the Symptoms of TMJ Disorders?

TMJ disorder is a health condition affecting the jaw. TMJ stands for Temporomandibular Joint, which is the place where your lower jaw connects with your skull. The muscles, tendons, and ligaments in this joint can become inflamed and cause TMJ disorder. How do you know when you have TMJ disorder? Here are the common signs […]

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September 19, 2016
Welcome to Our New Site!

Welcome to our new website! Check back for updates to our blog to get the latest news and information for our office. We are delighted that you chose to visit our site today and look forward to having you visit our office soon!

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