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Ask Your Albuquerque Dentist: October is National Dental Hygiene Month

October is Dental Hygiene Month, a special time where we stop to recognize all of the work that dental hygienists do to support the oral health of patients and to raise awareness regarding the importance of oral hygiene. Each year, education and awareness focuses on a specific aspect of oral health and, for 2018, we are concentrating on the ...

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Today’s Dentures Are Better Than Ever

These aren’t your grandparents’ dentures. Today’s thoroughly modern dentures are made from advanced materials that look lifelike and provide enhanced comfort. Advances in technology mean that your new dentures will fit better than you might have ever imagined. If you’re considering partial or full dentures, you owe it to yourself to ...

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Get Your Gums Back Where They Belong

Healthy gums closely surround your teeth, helping to prevent infection, stabilizing teeth, and give your smile the right balance of teeth and gums. Gum tissue can recede for a number of reasons, potentially exposing the tooth roots. If you have receding gums and thought there was nothing that could be done about it, read on. Uptown Dental ...

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Dental Implants May Be The Solution For You

This is hard for most people to believe, but it’s true: over one-third of U.S. adults are missing one or more teeth. More than 30 million people in this country are missing all of their teeth. Dental bridges and dentures are the traditional solutions for teeth replacement, but while they function fairly well they also have some limitations. ...

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Get That Old Dental Work Redone Right [Video]

Like every other area of human activity, dentistry has grown and evolved. If you’re living with old dental work that doesn’t look, feel, or function right, today’s modern dentistry can change all that! Joe A. chose Dr. Ryan Shepherd at Uptown Dental Associates to give him a flawless smile, the ability to eat comfortably, and dental ...

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Inflamed Gums Are Bad News

It’s surprising how many people take great care of their teeth but don’t give their gums a second thought. Gum disease is the leading cause of tooth loss, so if you want to keep your teeth for a lifetime, you need to pay attention to the state of your gums. Your Gums Are Important Gum tissue surrounds and helps stabilize your teeth. Keeping ...

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Jennifer on Why You Should Choose Uptown Dental Associates

There is a difference in dental practices, so doing your research makes sense. Watch Jennifer as she explains why she feels in control and like a partner in her own dental care. If you’re interested in experiencing the best dental care in the Albuquerque, NM area without having to pay premium fees, count on Uptown Dental Associates.  To ...

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A Healthy Mouth Helps Protect Your Overall Health

At Uptown Dental Associates in Albuquerque, NM we’re committed to helping our patients stay healthy in both mouth and body. Did you know that keeping a healthy mouth has a tremendous impact on your overall health? That's because there is a tremendous research effort that’s linking poor dental health with a wide and growing list of potentially ...

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You Can Utterly Transform Your Smile With Dental Veneers

Have you despaired of ever having a gorgeous smile? Here’s good news: dental veneers can do much more than correct minor smile flaws. You can completely transform your smile into a brilliant, completely lifelike work of art that you’ll love to show off. Discover what dental veneers can do for your smile, your self-confidence, and your success. ...

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Want Straight Teeth But Hate The Idea of Braces?

If you’re one of the many people who have always wanted straight teeth and a beautiful smile, but you hate the thought of putting up with the embarrassment and discomfort of metal braces, you’re in luck. Invisalign® clear aligners from Dr. Ryan Shepherd at Uptown Dental Associates in Albuquerque, NM can give you the smile you’ve always ...

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