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Cleaning is important too, you know?

When you change the oil in your car, you are not doing it only because it is what is recommended by professionals, but you also do it because you know that it is a preventive method to avoid a bigger issue with your vehicle. Going to your dentist for regular teeth cleaning can prevent many problems along the road as well, here are just five reasons why you should: 1. To prevent oral cancer: Did you know someone dies from oral cancer every hour of the day in the United States? What most people don’t usually know is that oral… Read Full Post

May is KöR Month!

Have you been thinking about our Kor system? Well, we have good news for you! During this whole month of May we will be promoting our Kor Whitening System. Las Cruces Dental Solutions carries this intense whitening cleaning product, and we want you to take advantage of the benefits of this great system! The KöR Whitening Deep Bleaching™ System is a clinically-developed and tested teeth whitening method that claims to improve upon many of the unresolved problems of older systems, including: impermanence, failure to correct deep intrinsic staining (such as tetracycline stains) and sensitivity. The KöR System has been developed… Read Full Post

What is Bruxism?

Do you suffer from migraine headaches? When you wake up, do you feel fabulous? (or is a sore, stiff jaw and sensitive teeth keeping you from feeling great?) Bruxism is a term that refers to teeth clenching or grinding.  This can occur both during daytime as well as during sleep, and most people are not aware that they do it.  More than half of all adults have this condition.  Symptoms include jaw pain, headaches (especially in the morning), tension of the facial muscles, sensitive teeth, worn teeth and front teeth getting shorter over time, as well as chipped or cracked… Read Full Post

Have Dental Insurance Questions?

Here’s a fantastic glossary from the American Dental Association that helps you better understand your dental insurance plan. ADA- Understanding Your Dental Insurance For specific insurance questions, contact your carrier, or call our office.  We are always happy to help make sense of your coverage and we are contracted providers with most dental insurance plans. Your Las Cruces Dental Solutions Team 575-524-7645

Improve Your Oral Health This Year!

Resolve to take better care of your teeth and gums this year! Maintaining good oral health, as we all know, includes diligent twice-daily brushing and daily flossing habits as well as visiting your dentist regularly.  Did you know there are other important steps to take to ensure your oral health? First, if you smoke, there’s no better time to stop than now.  Talk to your dentist about starting a smoking cessation program.  Negative consequences of smoking include an increased risk of tooth decay, gum disease, increased tartar buildup, bad breath, and an increased risk of oral cancers. Eating healthy not… Read Full Post