Digital Dentistry

Technology is being developed at lightning speeds across all parts of medicine. The development of newer, faster machines and techniques aided by computers and robots allows doctors to treat more patients, faster, and with better results. These advances even stretch into the dental industry. Robust development of new X-ray machines, virtual technologies, and more are [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | November 15, 2019 | Comments: 0 | 3D Dentures | Dental Technology | Digital Dentistry

3D guided surgery

Dental implants have become the most common and effective way to replace a missing teeth. Typically, implants are made out of titanium and are fused and integrated into the jawbone. Because of this, the spcecialist performing the implant surgery has to be precise and careful to ensure that the implants look natural and do not [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 31, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Dental Technology

How to address tooth-wear issues

With age, and as a result of other factors such as diet, genetics, lack of dental care, teeth can age and wear. This causes them to fall out, chip, turn yellow, and other unsightly consequences.  Most of the time, the obvious solution to the problem is dentures. But dentures require further damage to the existing [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 25, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Bruxism | Dental Health

Gum Disease May Raise Your Blood Pressure

The consequences and dangers of gum disease are enormous. Everything from deterioration in your jaw to infections that spread to other parts of your body can result from not taking proper care of your gums. Managing your gum health is as simple as going to your dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings, brushing and flossing [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 21, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Periodontics

The Opioid Epidemic Has an Impact on Dental Industry

The opioid crisis has affected the dental industry, just as it has other medical professions. This growing, dangerous addiction to pain-pills is widespread throughout the country. The problem isn’t limited to the patients receiving the prescription. Patients have to worry about their family members, especially teenagers, taking their pain killers and becoming addicted or engaging [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | October 7, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Wellness

What is a dental lab and why is it important to our practice?

Dental labs are instrumental to a good, progressive dental practice. They are used to manufacture or customize a variety of products such as crowns, dentures, bridges, and other important dental products. Prosthodontists prefer to have their own dental labs in order to make sure their patients receive the best fitting and highest quality products. Dental [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | September 27, 2019 | Comments: 3 | 3D Dentures | Dental implants | Dental Technology | Veneers

What are tonsil stones and how are they removed?

Pain in any part of your mouth is cause for concern. Typically, you’re hyper-aware of tooth pain and maybe jaw pain and if you feel that, you will seek help from your dentist or another dental professional, but what about the back of your throat? If you feel pain or inflammation in the back of [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | September 20, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Periodontics

New Discovery May Allow Dentists to Regenerate the Roots of a Tooth

As a child, losing a tooth is not a big deal. In fact, the teeth that are present early in our lives are meant to fall out, so they can be replaced with permanent, adult teeth. This regrowth process is natural, but once those permanent teeth grow in, there’s no way to replace them naturally [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | September 11, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Dental implants | Dental Technology

Exercising After Dental Implant Surgery

Some of our patients are very active, they love working out and spending a lot of time exercising. We completely understand, however, it is recommended to keep physical activities to a minimum of 1 week following the dental surgery specially if multiple implants were performed. This length of time depends upon your procedure and how [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | September 4, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Dental implants | Postoperative Care | Wellness

Bone Grafting After Tooth Removal

Tooth extraction is a very common procedure in the United States. In fact, nearly 50% of adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have had at least one tooth extracted. Following tooth extraction a patient may have a dental implant or dental bridge placed so they can retain function of that portion of their [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | August 23, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Bone Grafting | Dental implants