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Invisalign vs Porcelain Veneers

Dr. Degel Jun 30, 2020

Invisalign and porcelain veneers are both popular cosmetic treatments that offer impressive long-term results. How can you know which one is right for you? In…

History of Porcelain Veneers

Dr. Degel Jun 26, 2020

Porcelain veneers are one of the most popular cosmetic dental treatments pursued today. But these custom prosthetics have changed quite a bit over the years.…

Should You Avoid Alcohol after Dental Implant Surgery?

Dr. Degel Jun 5, 2020

After dental implants are placed, it is important to follow post-operative guidelines for a successful recovery. But what about alcohol after dental implant surgery? Does…

How Long Do Prettau Zirconia Bridges Last?

Dr. Degel May 29, 2020

Prettau® Zirconia is an incredibly strong and durable dental material used to make a variety of restorations, including implant-supported bridges. But how long do Prettau…

Porcelain Veneers for Gaps and Spaces

Dr. Degel May 26, 2020

Porcelain veneers can conceal a variety of cosmetic imperfections, including gaps and spaces. In this article, the team at Cosmetic Dentistry of New Mexico in…

What Are My Options for Replacing Silver Fillings?

Dr. Degel May 21, 2020

Silver fillings are a common restorative option following cavity removal. The fillings can lead to temperature sensitivity and other problems. Many patients are beginning to…

Are there Alternatives to Invisalign Treatment?

Dr. Degel May 7, 2020

Invisalign trays gently nudge teeth into better alignment through micromovements. Patients who wish to address alignment issues have a few alternatives to choose from. Depending…

Do Seniors Require Specialized Dental Care?

Dr. Degel Apr 22, 2020

Adults who are 65 and over have unique oral health care needs that require special attention from our dental team. To ensure that age-related dental…

What Are My Options for an Instant Smile Makeover?

Dr. Degel Apr 13, 2020

If you require extensive cosmetic dental work, you may be a good candidate for an instant smile makeover. The comprehensive approach combines multiple cosmetic procedures…

Will Enamel Thickness Affect My Candidacy for Porcelain Veneers?

Dr. Degel Apr 6, 2020

In order to place one or more porcelain veneers, candidates will need to have healthy tooth enamel. The thickness of your enamel may also be…

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