What Happens When a Dental Implant is Poorly Aligned?

Dental implants are inserted in spaces where teeth are missing. Implants can help people chew and speak better, and implants also have a similar look to real teeth. Thus, people get implants for practical and cosmetic purposes. However, a poorly aligned implant can often lead to greater problems than the patient started with.   The [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | February 11, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants

Dental Tourism: The Emergence of Revision Surgeries

Health care tourism has been on the rise in recent years. While this is partly due to the increased ease and affordability of traveling from one country to another, it can also be attributed to the popularity of people seeking low cost cosmetic surgery procedures. Naturally, the prospect of being able to combine a dental [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | February 7, 2019 | Comments: 2 | Postoperative Care | Wellness

Cosmetic Dentistry – What are the Options?

We only get one set of teeth, and it’s important that we take care of them. However, despite their efforts toward maintaining proper dental care, many people still remain unsatisfied with their teeth or smile. In a survey conducted through the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, over 99 percent of adults believed that a smile [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 28, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Veneers

The process involved in getting dental implants

Dental implant insertion is a surgical procedure. Many nervous patients are apprehensive about getting dental implants inserted. Expert implant dentists perform the implant procedure and give patients with missing teeth long lasting, beautiful and healthy smiles. The procedure is performed for nervous patients under oral sedation and the result of the procedure transforms the life [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 21, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Wellness

Dental Implants are Beneficial to Health and Happiness

Dental implants are dental pieces made of titanium or zirconium that are surgically placed into the jawbone of patients to replace missing teeth. They are a permanent solution to missing teeth and ensure that the patient enjoys long term dental and oral health. They are surgically inserted by specialist and are beneficial to the patient’s [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 18, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Wellness

Why You Shouldn’t Sleep Wearing Dentures

Even though dentists always recommend sleeping without dentures, most patients find it hard to follow those instructions. It may be from shyness in front of a bed partner, the perceived ugliness of their face as it crumbles inward from lack of facial support by teeth or the discomfort of joints and muscles. When It’s Okay [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 2, 2019 | Comments: 0 | 3D Dentures | Dental implants

When Is It Time to Replace Your Dentures?

Your teeth don’t fit well unless you use quite a lot of denture adhesive. They slip, look dingy. Your dentures don’t fit your face any longer. These are all signs that it’s time to see your prosthodontist about replacing the dentures. Dentists recommend that you replace dentures after five to ten years. Also, the following [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | December 24, 2018 | Comments: 0 | 3D Dentures

Proper Care of Your Implants or Dentures

Many times, people who receive dentures or implants for the first time make assumptions. They generally think the material is stronger and sturdier than that of natural teeth. They may believe that they will need to scrub them hard with a material somewhat like kitchen cleanser. Some even think their new teeth will remain whiter [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | December 17, 2018 | Comments: 0 | 3D Dentures | Dental implants

Picking the Right Shade of White for Your New Smile

For years, you may have had to live with dingy, broken, missing or crooked teeth. Now that you’ve decided to replace them with new partials, dentures or implants, you want your teeth to look great, perhaps movie star great. You’re in the company of everyone else in your position. What is the point of paying [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | December 12, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Veneers

Extra Baggage: Why Your Gums May have Pockets and How to Fix Them

When it comes to maintaining your oral health, your gums are just as important as your teeth. The gums are prone to developing pockets over time, which can increase your risk of gum disease and result in tooth loss. If you have pockets that are present, it’s important to understand the cause and how to [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | December 4, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health