A Routine Dental Checkup Is Necessary for Detecting Early Signs of Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer

A healthy mouth includes more than strong teeth and gums free of periodontal disease. Indeed the soft tissues in your mouth and throat also play an important role in your oral health and the overall state of well-being. To help catch any oral health conditions before they escalate, the American... Read more »

Oral Health ABCs: Cosmetic Dentistry

Have you ever heard of cosmetic dentistry and its abilities to improve your smile? Cosmetic dentistry treatments are specialized treatments designed to improve the look of your teeth. Even if you have broken, damaged, discolored, or unsightly teeth, cosmetic dentistry treatments exist to give you the smile you desire. A... Read more »

Addressing Bruxism

Life can be stressful, and everyone has different ways of dealing with their stress. Sometimes, stress may manifest itself in the clenching or grinding of your teeth. Often, this happens on a subconscious level, and it may even occur while you sleep. The condition is called bruxism. If bruxism is... Read more »

How to Find the Best Teeth Whitening Kits

If you’re interested in whitening your smile with an over-the-counter whitening kit, our dentist, Dr. Mike Roussel, is happy to help you select the treatment that is best for your smile! Some treatments can help you more than others, and he would like to give you the tips you need... Read more »

Fun Facts About Healthy Food Choices

Did you know that just as some foods can damage your teeth, so too can some foods help them? Healthy foods create healthy smiles. With the proper healthy snacks, you can add an extra layer of protection on your teeth in the everyday battle against tooth decay and gum disease.... Read more »

A Dental Filling with a Toothache Needs a Dentist’s Attention

When a dental filling is used to repair a large cavity, it is securely bonded to the surrounding tooth enamel. This is designed to restore the full function of the tooth for many years to come. Yet as time goes on, inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine can start... Read more »

Are You Aware of Dental Sealants?

Are you aware of dental sealants and the benefits they can have for your smile? Especially in children who are at increased risk for sugar exposure, dental sealants can protect your molars from cavities and dental erosion. For more information about dental sealants, consider the following: - Although sealants are... Read more »

The Importance of Dental Implants

Did you know, it is important to restore a missing tooth? Dental implants have swept the nation in popularity because they are effective at restoring oral health and teeth. That is why, our team here at My Dentist Albuquerque in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is happy to give you some information... Read more »

What Are the Potential Risk Factors for Sleep Apnea?

Did you know that your age and health could be a potential risk factor for sleep apnea? Your gender and genetics also play heavy roles in your likelihood to develop the sleep disorder. Sleep apnea is generally characterized by irregular breathing patterns as you sleep. If left unchecked, you could... Read more »

What to Do When Your Favorite Food Is Staining Your Smile

Did you know that your tooth enamel is the hardest substance in your body, including your bones? Even so, tooth enamel is vulnerable to discoloration. This means regularly consume staining foods can affect your smile. Fortunately, certain foods stain more than others, and a good rule of thumb is, if... Read more »