Dental Hygiene and Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is a time to indulge and eat delicious foods. However, all that food can cause significant damage on your teeth and gum tissue, greatly increasing your odds of developing gum disease and other oral health problems. Fortunately, practicing dental hygiene take before and after the holidays can decrease that likelihood. Perform Daily Dental Hygiene…

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Get All-On-4 Dental Implants Set in Just One Day

Everyone wants to be able to enjoy their favorite foods whenever they want, but as we get older, this can sometimes be a challenge. Teeth that are missing or broken can interfere with many daily activities and prevent us from enjoying favorite foods. Biting, chewing, speaking, and smiling can all become challenges as the result…

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How to Conquer Gum Disease Once and for All

Finding out you have gum disease can be tough, but for most patients, it is relatively easy to improve. The key to improving your gum health is to partner with an experienced professional dental provider, such as Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez, a periodontist with specialized skills and knowledge treating all parts of the gums. With…

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Did You Know that Your Medication Could Damage Your Smile?

When most people are prescribed a medication, they have it filled and take it, believing that it will safeguard their overall health. Yet, some drugs have side effects that have a negative impact upon other elements of wellness. Your periodontist in Eden Prairie, MN, should go over a list of any medications that you are…

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Best Methods for Cleaning Your Dental Implants

Good oral hygiene is a must for the long-term success of dental implants. With the right home care and professional dental maintenance, your implants can last a lifetime, as they are meant to do. Dr. Andrés R. Sánchez specializes in implant dentistry and periodontics in the Minneapolis, MN area. He and his dedicated staff can…

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Study Finds Link to Periodontal Disease and Stroke

Did you know that May is National Stroke Awareness Month? We’re using this occasion as a springboard to talk about the link that researchers have made between stroke and gum disease in Eden Prairie, MN. What Happens to the Mouth During Gum Disease Gum disease starts as a bacterial build-up deep in the periodontal pockets,…

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Maintain Healthy Gums in Support of Stroke Awareness Month

Gums and the heart work side by side to keep your body healthy. With May being Stroke Awareness Month, it’s the perfect opportunity to reflect on what you can do to keep your gums in good shape. After all, your heart depends on it. The Facts about Gum Disease There are three levels of gum…

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How Pinhole Surgical Technique Can Improve Your Life

As you age, it’s normal for your gums to recede and more of your tooth to show. This makes many people self-conscious and uncomfortable about the way their smile looks, but they fear the gum grafting procedure that can fix it. Fortunately, Dr. Sanchez offers a minimally-invasive surgical technique that can fix receding gums without…

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Check Out These Key Benefits of Cone Beam CT

When you work with a periodontist who practiced advanced medicine and offers high-tech equipment, you may hear the team refer to a Cone Beam CT. This is a type of scanning device that gives incredibly clear images of what’s happening in your mouth. With those images, your periodontist can determine how to best proceed with…

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Top Five Causes of Tooth Loss

Healthy teeth are essential for eating, speaking, and feeling confident in your smile. Between oral health issues, gum disease, and accidents, there are many things that can cause tooth loss. Fortunately, Dr. Andrés Sánchez is an experienced periodontist who offers dental implants and other effective tooth replacement treatments. Here are some of the most common causes…

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