Identifying Peri-Implantitis

First, let’s define peri-implantitis, a term associated with dental implants. It happens in patients that already have dental implants and suddenly present an infection that causes inflammation on the bone and gum around the integrated implant that leads to an important loss of supporting bone. For different reasons the loss of bone around a dental [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | December 8, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Postoperative Care

What is a temporomandibular disorder? Or well known as TMJ?

As we all know the human body has joints. One of the strongest joints we have is located in our mouth, which allows us to open and close our mouth, eat and chew. If you are someone who suffers from a temporomandibular joint and muscle disorder you have to let your dentist know. This condition [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | November 30, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health

Dental Veneers … The smile of my dreams! (Real Patient Testimonial)

Have you ever wondered what famous artists, actors and actresses do to have such beautiful teeth and smiles? How do they look so natural? Veneers! That’s how! We recently welcomed a patient who’s main concern was how to have a better smile. She is 37 years old, and she was born with a maxillofacial dysfunction. [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | November 1, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Veneers

What is a dental abscess?

“I was watching TV and started feeling some discomfort in my mouth, later the same day I was at my son’s soccer game and felt it again, like a sharp pain in my mouth, the pain started to be so intense. What is it? The first thing I thought was… did I break my tooth?” [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 26, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health

What are good oral hygiene habits?

By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 14, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health

Dental Implant Failure – Why does it happen and how will I know?

Dental implants were introduced in the dental industry over 40 years ago. Back then the whole restorative procedure had a totally different meaning. The introduction of the dental implants was the most clever move to restore missing teeth. It is the closest as having a natural tooth without touching the teeth that are next to [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 13, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants

Why are dental implants so expensive?

You may have heard your dentist referencing premium dental implants, and wondered what the difference was. The word “premium” means that during your procedure, “top of the line implants” will be used when we replace your natural dentition. Patients often ask, why the high price tag? The Following Factors Determine Dental Implant Costs The quality of [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 5, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants

All About Crown Lengthening

“I was ready for my restorative dental procedure, once I got to my dentist after several months, he says I will need to have a crown-lengthening. I looked up wondering what is that?” Most patients know what a dental crown is – but only a few know what crown lengthening is. The majority of the [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 2, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Dental Technology

Exercising after Dental Implant Surgery

For proper care for your dental implants post-surgery, there are certain steps you must follow to minimize discomfort.  For example, it is important not to disturb the wound. Avoid spitting, rinsing or touching the area were the surgery was performed. What a Patient Should Know After Surgery If you examine the wound in the mirror, [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | September 29, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Postoperative Care

Dental Implant Surgery on Diabetic Patients

“I am diabetic and I need a fixed permanent teeth, a bridge, a single tooth or multiple teeth dental implants, can I still have a procedure like that under my health circumstances?” Yes, you can! At Implantation Dental Center we can give you the opportunity to enjoy not only a new and beautiful smile, but [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | September 28, 2017 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health