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

Dental Bridges Can Remove Gaps in Teeth

Do you have a gap between your teeth that you’re ashamed of? If the gap is preventing you from smiling, you might actually be putting your health at risk. Luckily, there are a number of ways to correct this issue. If you’ve spoken to a dental professional, you’ve probably considered braces or other orthodontic work [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | August 8, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Dental Technology

Study Shows That Dental Health Can Impact Drug Abuse Recovery

As with many conditions, the more substance abuse is researched, the more professionals learn about treating the condition. Drug abuse treatment is a lengthy and challenging process. Drug abuse recovery requires abstaining from drugs, but for many people finding the drive and motivation to stick to their treatment plan is difficult. Often, people who begin [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | July 29, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Wellness

What is PRP?

No one enjoys having oral surgery. Often, the recovery process is painful and at times lengthy. This alone could cause patients to prolong necessary surgeries. To combat this, dental professionals aim to improve their patients experience by reducing healing times and improving the recovery process after procedures. Advanced surgical offices offer PRP, which stands for [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | July 24, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Dental Technology

How to Treat Periodontal Disease with Laser Therapy

Lasers are becoming an increasingly popular method to treat many medical conditions and health concerns. From cosmetic procedures to the removal of overgrown gum tissue, the uses for laser treatments are endless. The dental industry is beginning to use laser therapy treatments more and more often. While in the past many problems were treated with [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | July 5, 2019 | Comments: 1 | Dental Technology | Periodontics

What to do When You Have a Loose Tooth

For kids, a loose tooth is no big deal. In fact, discovering a loose tooth is exciting. When kids lose their baby teeth, it’s a good thing. This means that there will be space for their adult teeth to grow in. But when an adult has a loose tooth, that’s a whole other story. When [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | June 26, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health

Is Your Chronic Illness Causing Dental Issues?

If you have a chronic illness, you likely have many uncomfortable symptoms that impact your life on a day-to-day basis. While you’re aware of all of these, did you know that your dental issues could be caused by your chronic illness, as well?   The connection between oral health and the rest of the body [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | June 19, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Wellness

New Advanced Dental Procedures Require Certifications

As the dental field advances, new, more advanced procedures are being developed. These procedures provide new ways to treat conditions, but many of them are high-risk. This poses a problem for the dental field. While new procedures can change the field entirely, a few key questions arise. Who should be allowed to perform the procedures? [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | June 13, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Dental Technology

Is Whitening Your Teeth Really Safe?

Do you wish your teeth were whiter? If so, you’re not alone. The teeth whitening industry was worth $3.2 billion dollars in 2017. You can whiten your teeth with at home bleaching strips or at your dentist. Either way, you’re likely to be left with a much whiter smile that you’ll want to show off. [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | June 5, 2019 | Comments: 0 | Wellness