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New Year, New You, New Habits: Dental Care Tips to Enhance Your Routine

The new year signals a time for new goals, resolutions, and habits. Many people focus on health this time of year, aiming to exercise more, consume fewer calories, or even add more fruits and vegetables to their plates. But, if you aren’t resolving to focus on oral health too, you could be missing an important part of the health picture. With ...

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Ask Your Albuquerque Dentist: Christmas Stocking Filler Ideas

While Christmas stocking traditions can vary from one household to the next, sometimes it can feel like a challenge to fill one up. Luckily, there are a lot of stocking stuffer ideas that can be ideal for the occasion, and many of them won’t break the bank either. If you are looking for stocking filler ideas, here are a few to get you ...

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Give Yourself the Gift of a Radiant Smile

With the holiday season in full swing, many people are in the gift-giving mood. While this usually focuses on friends and family members, why not treat yourself to the gift of a radiant smile this holiday season. Taking time to care for yourself, including your teeth and gums, is as important as showering your loved ones with presents. And now ...

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3 Reasons We Love Our Albuquerque Dental Patients!

As the winter holiday season draws nearer, Thanksgiving is practically just around the corner. It’s a special time where everyone considers what they are thankful for, including their families, friends, and communities. With that in mind, we want to pause for a moment and let you know how thankful we are for patients like YOU! Here are three ...

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3 Great Ways to Utilize Your Dental Insurance Benefits Before the End of the Year

Did you know that nearly everyone’s dental benefits reset every year? It’s true. If your dental plan cycles on the calendar year, as most do, then you miss out on any benefits you didn’t use before December 31st. That means now is the ideal time to maximize your 2018 dental insurance benefits. If you aren’t sure how to begin, here are ...

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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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