Sensitive Teeth Treatment

Woman with sensitive teeth holding an ice cream cone holding cheek.

Do you experience discomfort or pain in your teeth when eating ice cream or something cold or hot? If so, you probably have teeth sensitivity. When your teeth are sensitive, activities like drinking, eating, and brushing can cause your teeth to experience mild to severe temporary pain. However, this may also occur due to other factors such as gum disease, worn fillings, chipped or cracked teeth.

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Affordable Dental Implants: Your Questions, Answered

Senior couple smile with dental implants

How much is your smile worth to you? 

When it comes to the cost of dental implants, some people feel like they have to decide between their smile and their bank account. For those without dental insurance, the decision becomes even more challenging. Is self-esteem worth the cost of dental work? 

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Gum Grafting: Procedure and Aftercare

A women sitting in a dental chair for gum grafting procedure.

Gum grafting is a dental procedure to fortify areas of the mouth that lack gum tissue by adding new layers of tissue. This material typically comes from another section of the patient’s mouth, which is numbed beforehand. The purpose of gum grafting is to combat receding gums.

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Sinus Lift: What It Is and Why You May Need It

Sinus Lift Surgery - Sinus Augmentation. 3D illustration

Dental implants are ideal for patients who have one or more missing teeth. Recent studies reveal that there about 5 million implant procedures done by dentists in the United States annually. Some situations may require additional treatments before an implant can be placed. One such recommended treatment is a sinus lift. In this post we will focus on when a sinus lift is appropriate and its benefits.

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Gum Whitening: Benefits and Candidates

Man smile after gum whitening

While discoloration on your gums is usually harmless, it can negatively impact self-confidence and make you reluctant to smile. For this reason, many patients undergo gum whitening, a cosmetic procedure to remove dark spots to enhance the appearance of their gums. Also known as gingival depigmentation, this process involves eliminating the melanin that causes dark spots. This is done in one of two ways. The first is by applying a whitening solution and then gently removing the top layer of the gum. The second, and more modern way, is by using a laser treatment.

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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.