Welcome, Dr. Taylor Ross!

Las Cruces Dental Solutions is pleased to welcome Dr. Taylor Ross to our growing practice! Dr. Ross is a Las Cruces dentist who has joined Las Cruces Dental Solutions to work with Dr. Petersen and Dr. Mackey.  He was born and raised in Colorado where he earned his DDS degree at the University of Colorado—Anschutz Medical Campus in Denver, then pursuing additional training in hospital dentistry at the University of Colorado Hospital.  There he focused on implant dentistry, IV sedation, wisdom teeth and emergency room dentistry. Dr. Ross knows a visit to the dentist can be nerve-wracking and will offer multiple sedation options to… Read Full Post

Are Dental Implants the Solution to Restoring Your Smile?

One ugly or missing tooth leaves a nasty stain on even the brightest smile— and a missing mouthful can destroy your self-image. Statistics show that by the age of 60, 25% of adults have lost all of their permanent teeth. This usually happens one tooth at a time. Dental implants are the superior solution, whether you are in your teens or enjoying your golden years. A dental implant is an artificial tooth root, which is placed inside the jaw—just like the missing tooth used to be— and then attached to a crown (or can also be used to stabilize a… Read Full Post

Welcoming, Dr. Orrin Mackey, DMD!

We recently welcomed Dr. Mackey to our Las Cruces Dental Solutions team.  Dr. Mackey is an experienced dentist from Arizona who is now happy to call Las Cruces home.  Dr. Mackey is a native to Arizona where he obtained his bachelor degree at Arizona State University. He received his dental training at Oregon Health and Science University in Portland Oregon. He enjoys connecting with his patients and helping them feel comfortable. To stay abreast of dental technology Dr Mackey is a member of the American Dental Association and the Academy of General Dentistry. When he is not in the dental… Read Full Post

Dr. Petersen’s Dental Product Guide

Dr. Petersen from Las Cruces Dental Solutions cares for his patients in many ways, not just in their regular visits or cleanings, but also in their daily lives. This is why we have compiled a list of some of his favorite and most recommended products to his patients. 1. Philips Sonicare Toothbrush: Why we like this product so much? This toothbrush is great! Our patients who use the Philips Sonicare Toothbrush say that by daily use of this product they have noticed less decay and healthier gums. The truth is that if you want a great brush for your teeth… Read Full Post

Las Cruces Dental Solutions goes a step further to ensure safety for our patients!

When you go to the dentist, the last thing you want to worry about is potential infections or other potential dangers that could come from unsanitary practices, right? We know the importance of making sure we not only keep a clean and pristine lobby for your enjoyment, but that everything from our chairs to tools and equipment that we use are up to and exceed the standards of safety and sterilization. But how do we make sure that all of our equipment is safe? We use a process to ensure cleanliness and safety for each time we use our tools:… Read Full Post