Yet Another Study Links Alzheimer’s to Gum Disease

Studies in the United States and around the world have linked gum disease with the development of Alzheimers disease. The research showed populations over 50 years of age diagnosed with periodontitis (gum disease) were at higher risk of developing Alzheimers disease. When left untreated the percentage of developing the disease increases to 70 percent. The [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | April 16, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health

Amazing 3-D Denture Technology

Many people as they age find that tooth loss has become a part of their life. When tooth loss originally starts it can be startling and difficult to cope with. The loss of one tooth is often not as noticeable unless it is a front tooth. If a person loses more than one tooth that [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | April 11, 2018 | Comments: 0 | 3D Dentures | Dental Technology

3 Myths About Dental Bone Grafting

Losing your teeth as an adult has some risks that you might not think about. Every time we lose a tooth, the bone in the jaw starts to disappear. Since the tooth is no longer in place, there is no need to preserve the bone. Not correcting this problem can lead to you having issues [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | March 19, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Bone Grafting | Dental Health

Black Triangles: What are the dark spaces between your teeth?

What are the dark spaces between your teeth? Dental hygiene is vital when it comes to overall health and wellness. Dentists are able to understand what’s going on inside of your mouth based off of many factors – such as bad breath, yellowing teeth, or dark spots on your gums. There are always underlying causes [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | March 12, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health

How have veneers changed over the years

The Evolving Veneer Process Dentistry has evolved over the years just as medicine and science have. New ways of protecting dental health, providing preventative care, and utilizing the tools at dentistry’s disposal to create confidence-building aesthetics after disease or injury is changing all the time. A cosmetic dentist can create an entirely new smile while [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | March 2, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Dental Technology

Signs your dental implant is infected

Six Signs Your Dental Implant Is Infected Infections are the most common problem that people experience after getting a dental implant. Peri-implantits is a common type of infection. It is a type of gum disease. If it is not treated, then it can lead to bone loss, inflammation and implant failure. Bacteria causes implant infections. [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | February 28, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Dental implants

What are receding gums?

Receding Gums Many people believe that receding gums are just another sign of aging, and there’s nothing to be done about them. While it is true that receding gums can be a sign of aging, they are not inevitable, and there are several things that can be done to prevent them or at least keep [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | February 20, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health

Signs Of A Dead Tooth

A non-vital, or dead, tooth is one that is not receiving any blood flow. The tooth is made out of three layers, which are the pulp, dentin and enamel. The pulp is where the nerve fibers and blood vessels meet. If the pulp is dead, then the tooth is dead. A non-vital tooth is extracted [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | February 13, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health

Diabetics and Dental Implants

Diabetics and Dental Implants Diabetes is a metabolic disease that affects the body’s ability to process glucose, or sugar. Normally the pancreas produces insulin, a hormone that helps the body move sugar out of the blood and into cells where it produces energy. Some diabetics fail to produce enough insulin to accomplish this task while [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 29, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants

Cracked Teeth

All About Cracked Teeth Did you know that the human jaw can close with a force up to 270 lbs? You could either be a patient of 15 or 72 years of age, and present to a dental office for a comprehensive exam with a chief complaint that the tooth on the upper right side [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 26, 2018 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Dental implants