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Jaw Problems Can Cause Big Problems

Are you fed up with experiencing migraines, other headaches, ringing in the ears, buzzing in the ears, and many other unexplained symptoms? The cause may be jaw problems. No, really – there’s even a name for the condition. It’s known as Temporomandibular Joint Disorder, or TMD. At Uptown Dental Associates in Albuquerque, NM, Dr. Ryan ...

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What’s Behind Your Bad Breath? [INFOGRAPHIC]

Nothing can repel people quite like stinky breath, which is why our team at Uptown Dental Associates wants you to know about how we can help you! Check out today’s infographic to learn some of the most common causes of bad breath. Then call us to find solutions! You’ll be doing your social life, and maybe even your oral health, a favor! To ...

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Dental Implants May Be The Answer

Dental implants are revolutionizing the process of replacing missing teeth. At Uptown Dental Associates in Albuquerque, NM, we’ve helped many, many people to once again eat all the foods they love and to smile confidently. Demystifying Dental Implants A dental implant is a small metal screw, usually made of titanium, that is inserted into the ...

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Dr. Ryan Shepherd, Your Hometown Dentist

Life certainly can throw curveballs at times, but in this case, life got it right. Dr. Ryan Shepherd of Uptown Dental Associates is Albuquerque born and bred. Watch his explanation  of why he practices dentistry in his hometown, and how the last 9 years have allowed him and the staff to care for the dental needs of many, many more Albuquerque ...

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Are You Ready To Face A Dental Emergency? [QUIZ]

If you were to face a dental emergency, would you know what to do? Take today’s quiz to find out! Also, it helps to remember where to turn should you injure a tooth or experience dental pain. Our team at Uptown Dental Associates is here to help you find relief and treatment when you need it. For help with your dental emergency, call our ...

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Choose Uptown Dental Associates For Your Family’s Care

At Uptown Dental Associates in Albuquerque, NM, we provide caring, gentle and expert family dental care for patients of all ages – even as young as 3 years!. We understand the unique needs and feelings of children, so we make every effort to maintain a warm, caring, and fun dental office. If you’re a time-crunched parent, rejoice! You can ...

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5 Tips For Better Oral Health

With proper care and barring accidents, your adult teeth should last a lifetime. To keep your mouth as healthy as possible, follow these 5 tips for better oral hygiene from Uptown Dental Associates in Albuquerque, NM. Your Toothbrush and Dental Floss Are Your Friends Regular, daily brushing and flossing are your first line of defense against ...

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Am I At Risk For Gum Disease? [QUIZ]

Knowing your risk for gum disease is an important part of preventing it. That’s because you’ll be more aware of how to protect your teeth and gums and what signs and symptoms to look for when you brush and floss your teeth. Our team at Uptown Dental Associates is sharing a brief quiz so you can find out if you’re at risk for gum disease ...

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Safeguard Your Health With Gum Recession Treatment

Nobody likes to talk about receding gums, but it’s a condition affects roughly half of Americans. By one estimate, at least 50 percent of the population has one or more sites in their mouths where the gumline has receded by at least one millimeter. That may not sound like much, but once gum recession has begun, it can continue. And that’s ...

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Discover Caring, Expert Dental Care

There is a difference between dentists and dental practices, and Dr. Ryan Shepherd at Uptown Dental Associates in Albuquerque, NM sets the standard. As Jennifer explains in her testimonial video, she feels both cared for and in control while she’s in the dental chair. And, she’s delighted with her experience before, during and after her ...

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