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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 ...

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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 ...

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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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Dental Veneers Give You A GREAT Smile

Those flawless Hollywood smiles usually aren’t due to great genetics. Almost always, what you’re seeing are dental veneers. At Uptown Dental Associates in Albuquerque, NM, we’ve helped thousands of patients have the smile they’ve always wanted, and we can do the same for you. The Ins, Outs, And “Ons” Of Dental Veneers Dental veneers ...

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Dental Emergencies Need Emergency Care

Here’s an uncomfortable fact: your adult teeth aren’t supposed to hurt and they aren’t supposed to fall out. Dental pain or tooth loss is always a sign of something being wrong. When you experience pain in your teeth or jaw, it can be a sign of a dental emergency. The worst thing you can do is to try to tough out the pain. Dental emergencies ...

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You Don’t Have To Live With Receding Gums

Everybody would love to have a beautiful smile. But a beautiful smile needs more than white teeth. A great smile also requires the right balance of teeth and gums, among other things. Gum recession disrupts that balance and makes your smile less attractive. The effects don’t stop there, however. Gums that have receded to the point where the ...

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Help For Those Annoying Jaw Problems

A surprising number of adolescents and adults are bothered by clicking, popping, pain, or swelling in their jaws. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, between five and 12 percent of people may be affected. There can be any number of explanations for those problems, but one very likely explanation is ...

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Can I Get Clear Teeth Aligners? (Quiz)

Everyone likes the idea of a beautifully straight smile, but not everyone likes the idea of spending months wearing metal braces. If you’re in the latter camp, clear teeth aligners may be a great smile solution for you! At Uptown Dental Associates, our Albuquerque, NM dentists are happy to talk to you about Invisalign. The clear plastic ...

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How Our Quality Dentures Improve Your Smile! [VIDEO]

Frieda reached a point with her partial dentures where she had to make an important decision about how to preserve her oral health for the long term. Under the guidance of Dr. Shepherd at Uptown Dental Associates, she opted for our high-quality full dentures. Now, she loves her pretty smile! Listen to Frieda talk about her experience ...

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