What Can I Expect When Treating a Tooth With a Dental Crown

If you have an upcoming dental crown treatment, then you’re probably wondering what is involved with your appointment. Our dentist, Dr. Mike Roussel, is more than happy to help you because sometimes knowing everything about the treatment can help you prepare for your appointment. All in all, this might even... Read more »

A Positive Oral Health Care Outlook with Dental Anxiety

Have you ever heard of dental anxiety? Dental anxiety, although common, can be a debilitating condition in which an individual is too afraid to visit their dentist. In addition, extreme stress and anxiety can be felt while at the dentist office, due to anything from sounds heard to the visual... Read more »

Additional Principles of Mouth Care

Brushing and flossing aren’t the only things you can do to take care of your smile. Try integrating these small habits into your day to make your teeth healthy and your smile happy. Chewing Gum: Chewing gum actually does help your smile, though indirectly. Chewing ADA-approved sugar-free gum for 20... Read more »

Dental Veneers for a Beautiful and Permanent Smile Solution

Dr. Mike Roussel in Albuquerque, New Mexico offers dental veneers for our patients who want to achieve beautiful and permanent smile solutions. Dental veneers, which are wafer-thin shells, made of either porcelain or composite resin and bonds them over the front tooth surfaces. Veneers are customized to fit perfectly over... Read more »

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 »