The Benefits of IV Conscious Sedation

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IV Conscious Sedation Dentistry

Oral health has many effects on your overall health. If you have problems with your teeth and gums, you may have an increased risk of heart problems. For example, endocarditis can develop if bacteria from your teeth travel to your heart. This condition affects the inner lining of the heart, increasing the risk for heart failure and stroke. Inflammation associated with gum disease has also been linked to cardiovascular disease. Poor oral health may even cause pneumonia or pregnancy complications.


Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Implants

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Dental implants are a procedure offered by oral care specialists. They are used for restorative and cosmetic purposes to get a healthy and gorgeous smile. Implants are a popular choice because they offer permanent results that look and function exactly like real teeth. If you have missing or damaged teeth and are curious about your options, then implants are worth checking into. These FAQs give you the answers to some of your most pressing questions and concerns regarding dental implants.


Best Periodontal Care for Your Teeth and Gums

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Practicing the correct oral hygiene techniques is essential to keep your entire mouth healthy. The right dental habits lower your risk of developing periodontal disease or other problems. Routine care also allows you to recognize any changes in your oral health, so you can seek treatment immediately. Learn how to properly care for your teeth and gums to maintain good periodontal care and a beautiful smile.


Minimally Invasive Gum Surgery Options to Treat Gum Disease

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Gum disease, or periodontitis, is a serious dental health concern. Untreated gum disease may cause damage to your bone and soft tissue or even tooth loss. Fortunately, there is a minimally invasive surgery and non-surgical treatment options available to address any stage of gum disease and restore your health and smile. The purpose of this article is to provide an understanding of these treatment options. With this basic understanding, you can make an informed decision about treatments.


Everything You Need to Know About Implant-Supported Dentures

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If you are missing many or all of your teeth you most likely want to find the best dentures to replace them. Advances in dental technology have led to the creation of new types of dentures that are more natural-looking, comfortable, and stable than traditional dentures.

Find out more about implant-supported dentures and how they can restore your speech, ability to chew, and smile.


Start your day with a beautiful smile.

When you visit our office, your oral health is our top priority. Dr. Trujillo and his entire team is dedicated to providing you with the personalized, gentle care that you deserve.