Dental inlays, onlays, and crowns

When you have decayed or chipped teeth your self-confidence suffers. A less than perfect smile not only poses serious health risks by making you vulnerable to gingivitis and other serious issues, but it also impacts your self esteem. For both of those reasons, it’s important to see your dentist regularly for treatment. There are a [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | March 11, 2020 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Wellness

All-On-Four Dental Bridge – Factors to Consider

The All-on-4™ dental bridge is a full arch fixed implant bridge. As a large dental bridge it solves a number of issues but it also is accompanied by possible side effects and consequences that should be considered. 5 Factors to Consider When Determining Whether the All-on-4 dental™ bridge is Right   Speech Issues Implanting this [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | March 2, 2020 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants

What does abrasion, erosion and cupping mean?

Teeth, like bones, can wear down with age and use. The enamel can become perforated or erode due to normal use and wear and tear. This creates a concave erosion on the biting surface of the teeth. The erosion is referred to as cupping. This results from the perforation of enamel due to use which [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | February 24, 2020 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Veneers

The importance of a good temporary crown or provisional restoration

Any dental procedure or implantation has the potential to be uncomfortable for the patient. Sometimes the period between the initial consultation visit and the final procedure that results in the dentist placing permanent crowns can span months. This time period feels especially long for the patient who is experiencing complications and discomfort due to decayed [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | February 18, 2020 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Oral Surgery

As a senior, should I get dental implants?

Dental Implants for Seniors If you’re deciding whether or not to get dental implants as a senior, you’ll want to learn about the benefits and the requirements you need to have permanent dental implants. With age the risk of decay and loss of teeth increases. With implants, seniors can have the opportunity to have a [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | February 12, 2020 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Oral Surgery

Can I Get Dental Implants If…

Are you wondering if you are a candidate for dental implants? Dental implants can change your smile, boost your confidence, and solve common dental issues. Here are a few frequently asked questions: At what age am I no longer eligible for dental implants? There is no cutoff age for dental implants, but there are certain [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 30, 2020 | Comments: 0 | Dental implants | Oral Surgery

What Happens When You Miss a Dental Appointment?

While going to the dentist may not be your favorite way to pass your time, it’s really important to take good care of your teeth. Part of doing that is regularly seeing your dentist. You may think that occasionally skipping an appointment won’t make a big impact on your dental health, but that’s not the [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 22, 2020 | Comments: 0 | Wellness

Can your dentist fix a chipped tooth? How bad is it to chip a tooth?

Have you ever chipped a tooth? It’s pretty easy to do unintentionally. Whether you accidentally bumped into something or were injured playing sports, little everyday accidents can cause unsightly chips. Sometimes you get away with a small chip on your tooth that you can hardly see. Maybe you shrug it off and hope that no [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | January 13, 2020 | Comments: 0 | Dental Health | Veneers

What is your level of risk for tooth decay?

Tooth decay can happen to anyone, but some people are at an increased risk. This can be due to health conditions, age, genetics, and a number of other reasons. Tooth decay is simply damage to a tooth’s enamel and later dentin. This occurs when acid created by bacteria in your mouth damages a tooth’s surface. [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | December 30, 2019 | Comments: 1 | Dental Health | Wellness

What is a full mouth reconstruction and who may be a candidate?

Do you ever wish that you had a smile that you could confidently show off? That you never had to worry about what you looked like or whether or not anyone is staring at your teeth? With a lost or chipped tooth or two, the fix is relatively easy. You just talk to your dentist [Read More...]
By Dr. Mauricio Hervas | December 18, 2019 | Comments: 5 | 3D Dentures | Dental implants | Dental Technology | Oral Surgery