What Causes Oral Thrush?

Oral thrush is a condition that causes white lesions to appear on your tongue and inner cheek tissues, with the possibility of spreading to other areas. We encourage you to learn more about oral thrush and its causes so that you can protect your smile from its effects. Inflammation caused... Read more »

Teach Your Smile New Tricks: Dental Bridges

As the years travel on, your teeth will begin to wear down. Unfortunately, this is just a natural progression of life as with all aspects of our bodies. However, the one good thing about our teeth is that we have numerous treatments available to help repair them and make them... Read more »

Answer Your Questions on Composite Dental Fillings

Never give up on your teeth and gums and never assume that your oral health is at its maximum. Even if your teeth and gums look extremely healthy, microscopic damage could be occurring that you are not aware of. If harmful acids being to chew through your tooth enamel, this... Read more »

Oral Health Care Highlights: Oral Emergencies

Not all oral accidents and injuries are preventable. Because of this, you need to make sure you're taking the necessary steps to have a prevention plan in place, and treatment plans ready to care for your smile should the worst come to pass. Even though oral accidents tend to be... Read more »

Essential Dental Tips on Halitosis Prevention

  In order to for your smile to have the greatest chance for oral health care success, always look for ways to eradicate bad breath from occurring in your mouth. This can be by changing your lifestyle habits or improving ways to keep your smile safe. If you are suffering... Read more »

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 »