Avoid Having Gum Recession Ruin Your Smile

Many people are aware of the problems that can plague their teeth, such as cavities or periodontal disease. Adequate dental hygiene extends beyond your teeth, thus, your gum health shouldn’t be neglected. Hundreds of thousands of people are suffering from a  gum recession crisis. Not only can this painful condition lead to irritation, it can…

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Just How Are Lasers Used in Dentistry

As kids, our only encounter of lasers in science fiction movies was seeing uses as weapons. They’ve always had practical application in our lives, though; we never knew that. Today, for a number of different tasks and functions, we depend on lasers.  Advances in the medical and dental sciences have even allowed them to be…

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The Routine Tooth Extraction

Tooth extractions are a simple medical procedure which deals with the removal of a one or multiple teeth. Regardless of whether you have just had your wisdom teeth removed or have been through some other type of tooth extraction procedure, it is vital that you take care of your mouth after the tooth extraction has…

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The Low Down on Dental Implants

Losing teeth is never ideal. Luckily, dental implants are a perfect way to regain your confidence and reconstruct your smile. While the surgery may be pricey, it is a completely worthwhile investment. Dental implants, unlike other dental replacement solutions ensure that you maintain your jawbone density and facial shape. Whether you need full arch implants…

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Receding Gums and the Pinhole Surgical Technique

What to Do With Receding Gums Receding gums is often difficult to detect because it is a gradual process that occurs over an extended period of time. Also, given the fact that the change is so gradual sometimes it can often go unnoticed. However, it’s important to regularly check your gums to be sure that…

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Gum Disease And Its Impact On Your Oral And Body Health

Gum Disease Damages More Than Your Teeth While most people are aware of the physical effects of Periodontal disease many do not know that there are systemic effects that stem from periodontal disease as well. Periodontal disease which is commonly referred to as gum disease is often referred to as the silent killer. Also, all…

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How Harmful is Halloween Candy?

Children and adults alike eat plenty of candy on Halloween. While most people do not see the harm in indulging in sweets once in a while, enough sugar can lead to many oral health problems, including gum recession. Patients at the office of Andres R. Sanchez, DDS MS need to be aware of how candy…

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All-On-4: A Dental Implant Solution

Dental implants are becoming more and more popularized by patients. Being that dental implants are a permanent option, patients everywhere are deciding to choose this solution over bridges and dentures. The all-on-4 option of dental implants is a great treatment for many because they allow for a stable smile with only four implant sites. In…

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What is LANAP?

If you suffer from gum disease, then there are a variety of potential treatments available to you. It’s a good idea to be aware of all your potential options, including LANAP. Here’s a quick introduction to this revolutionary technique. LANAP and Traditional Techniques “LANAP” is an acronym for “Laser Assisted New Attachment Procedure”. In order…

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The Risk of Gum Recession

There are numerous ways for a person to develop gum recession. It typically occurs due to gum disease, but many people develop it from genetics or having misaligned teeth. Some people will notice a receded gum line from brushing and flossing too aggressively. No matter what, it is critical to take prompt action by seeing a professional periodontist posthaste…

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