Natural Dental Services Blog

5 Reasons to Get Started with Dental Implants This Summer

June 24, 2023

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Smiling, mature couple enjoying time outdoors

Missing teeth can lead to a number of serious problems. Not only might they make you feel self-conscious, but they could also adversely affect your health and daily quality of life. That is why many people are turning to dental implants to replace their lost dentition. Are you thinking about investing in this remarkable form of tooth replacement for yourself? If so, there is no need to wait before you embark on your journey. In fact, there are plenty of reasons to get started with dental implants this summer.


3 Reasons to Brighten Your Smile with Professional Teeth Whitening for the Summer!

May 24, 2023

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a family smiling on the beach after the parents got professional teeth whitening

Summer has arrived and it’s time to enjoy all that it brings! Whether it’s an exciting travel destination, time on the beach, or enjoying a family barbeque, the warmer months bring many picture-perfect moments. However, many people don’t feel comfortable flashing their smiles for a camera. A survey done by OnePoll found that almost 70% of Americans try to hide their teeth due to feeling insecure about them. One of the top reasons for feeling unhappy about them was discoloration and staining. Read on to learn why summertime is the perfect time to get one of the easiest cosmetic dental treatments: professional teeth whitening!


5 Steps to Take if You Have a Loose Tooth

May 4, 2023

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a man is getting his loose tooth treated at the dentist

When you were a child, getting a loose tooth meant exciting things were about to happen. The tooth fairy would be arriving and maybe you’d be a few cents richer. However, as an adult, you always want all your pearly whites to remain firmly in your mouth! If one of your teeth becomes loose, it can be very alarming. Read on to learn five steps to take to get your smile back to being stable and happy as soon as possible.


Debunking 4 Common Myths About Dentures

April 2, 2023

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a closeup of dentures

Dentures are a tried-and-true solution for replacing missing teeth, and of the estimated 35 million Americans who are missing all of their pearly whites, about 90% of them turn toward dentures to restore their oral functionality. But sadly, there are many myths and falsehoods attributed to dentures that discourage patients from getting them! Despite what you’ve heard through the grapevine, dentures remain a great option for restoring smiles. Keep reading as your dentist debunks four common myths surrounding them.


Why You Should Pick a Tooth-Colored Filling Over an Amalgam Filling

March 4, 2023

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a patient smiling and visiting her dentist for a tooth-colored filling

Dental fillings are one of the go-to options for treating cavities and tooth decay, and for a long time, dentists have relied on using metal alloys to craft them. These fillings, referred to as amalgam fillings, certainly have their usefulness—but they’re also very noticeable and awkward, given their unnatural appearance! However, in recent years tooth-colored fillings made from composite materials have become a popular alternative to these amalgam fillings. Keep reading to learn more about why you shouldn’t think twice about opting for one of these over a traditional metal one.


What You Need to Know About Oral Cancer Prevention

February 5, 2023

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a patient receiving an oral cancer screening

Oral cancer is a menace; roughly 50,000 cases are diagnosed in the US each year, and sadly, many more cases go completely undiagnosed! But believe it or not, oral cancer is actually among the most preventable types of cancer; especially if you know what to look for and what measures to take. Here’s more from your dentist about some of the most common oral cancer risk factors and symptoms you should know about, along with why prevention and early detection is so crucial.


5 New Year’s Resolutions for a Healthier, Brighter Smile in 2023!

January 13, 2023

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woman smiling happily for New Year’s Eve

With the new year approaching, it is not uncommon for people to take the last weeks of December to think about the things they would like to improve in the coming months. In fact, it’s estimated that about 50% of Americans make resolutions. Many of these goals are related to your physical well-being. But why not also include your oral health? If you would like a healthier, happier smile in 2023, here are five resolutions to help you achieve one!


Getting Veneers: How Much Enamel Needs to Be Removed?

December 16, 2022

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Several veneers on table, one picked up by forceps

Veneers can help make the smile of your dreams a reality, but it’s important to remember that the procedure is considered irreversible. That’s because to place veneers, a small amount of enamel needs to be removed from the teeth in question. Exactly how much enamel can you expect to be taken off? And why is it necessary to have it removed in the first place? Your dentist has the answers.


5 At-Home Natural Remedies to Help Eliminate a Toothache

November 7, 2022

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woman experiencing tooth pain

Dealing with a toothache can derail your entire day. The pain is unforgivable, and you often find yourself willing to try just about anything to feel better. But before you resort to drastic measures, have you considered trying one of the many natural, at-home remedies that are available? Get rid of the pain that is dragging you down by trying one of these 5 solutions that you may already have in your home.


4 Tips to Keep Your Smile Healthy During the Holidays

October 4, 2022

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loved ones smiling and celebrating the holidays

The holidays are a special time of celebration with your family and friends. Oftentimes, this means a season full of delicious foods and plenty of traveling. Unfortunately, these nonstop weeks can wreak havoc on your oral health if you are not being mindful of your dental habits. Here are four tips from your dentist in Albuquerque to keep your smile happy and healthy for the upcoming year!

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