Why are they called wisdom teeth?

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If you have ever experienced pain from a wisdom tooth, thus, you are probably thinking, why are they called wisdom teeth, and why do we develop if they just need to be removed?  For instance, they are formally known as the third moral, but their nickname “wisdom teeth” is much more commonly used. In particular, […]

5 Types of Cosmetic Dental Procedures You Need to Know

Going to the dentist is not just cleanings, braces and extractions, in actuality you can divide the procedures into categories depending on the end goal of the procedure. These are General Procedures and Cosmetic Dental Procedures. Even though they can overlap, both of these categories serve a different purpose. For General Dentistry the objective is […]

Learn about the different prices of brackets

The reality is that the cost of braces usually varies depending on the customizations that each patient needs or likes to add, however, we can say that the standard usually ranges from $3,000 to $10,000. So, so that you are aware of all the details, today we will leave you with the most recurring questions […]

Get to know about the different types of dental crowns

types of dental crowns

Dental crowns are the most popular types of restorative dental treatments. With them, people have been able to smile once again after suffering from either trauma to the teeth or deep cavities. However, when dentists suggest dental crowns, patients have lots of questions, such as: How much are they going to cost? What type of […]

Know the dangers of fake braces

Fake brackets

We have already talked about DIY braces in a past blog entry. There is a whole new trend of people wanting to get the braces’ look, or wanting to get the results of professionally done orthodontic treatments with DIY techniques. Even when some websites may promise that you can close gaps between your front teeth, […]

What is a dental implant healing cap?

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If you have a missing tooth your dentist can recommend a dental implant. As stated in a former blog, dental implants are artificial teeth that are fixed into the jawbone which work and look just like natural teeth (after having a crown placed over them). Dental implants can replace a single tooth, hold fixed bridges, […]

Wisdom teeth symptoms: How to know when they are coming out


There are some signs and symptoms that indicate that wisdom teeth are coming out. When wisdom teeth are erupting you may want to go to the dentist to get them removed, this prevents future problems.  Wisdom teeth or third molars are the last teeth to come out in someone’s life between the age of 17 […]

What causes tooth sensitivity to cold?


Tooth sensitivity to cold is the overstimulation of the nerves in the teeth due to substances at low temperature. Tooth sensitivity can be temporary or chronic and can affect one tooth or affect several teeth. There are two situations as to why you may have sensitive teeth. The first one is due to an unhealthy […]

Should I go to the dentist while coronavirus is going around?

So, how can you take care of your dental health during quarantine?

As of April 4, 2020 at 11:32 pm (MST), the United States of America is the country with the most confirmed cases of COVID-19 (also known as ‘Coronavirus‘) in the world. This has led the president of the U.S. to declare a state of emergency for the entire country. Furthermore, several states have mandated social distancing and […]

How to take care after a tooth extraction

How to take care after a tooth extraction

Tooth extraction aftercare. Healing properly after a tooth extraction depends on how well you stick to the routine given to you by your dentist. Maybe you got your wisdom teeth removed, maybe you got a tooth removed for a dental implant, or maybe you got several teeth extracted to start wearing braces. Now you’re asking yourself “How do I care for […]


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