Why Dental Exams Become More Important with Age

As you age, the nerves in your teeth shrink, causing your teeth to lose sensitivity to cavities and other dental problems. As a result, tooth decay can develop to an advanced stage before you notice anything is wrong. Routine dental exams can reveal tooth decay that would otherwise have reached... Read more »

Six Facts You Didn’t Know About Dental Crowns

There is so much to learn about dental crowns that, even if you have had a dental crown for many years, some facts about these permanent prosthetics might surprise you. In fact, here are six facts about dental crowns that you may not already know:   Dental crowns are cemented... Read more »

Dealing with Dry Mouth

Everyone has had a moment of fear and panic when they experience dry mouth. It is a normal reaction to a stressful situation and quickly goes away when the moment passes. However, if you constantly experience a dry or sticky mouth, cracked lips, sores in your mouth, a burning sensation... Read more »

Beating Bad Breath

Bad breath, or halitosis is a common problem. All of us at one time or another, have been aware or made aware that our breath was a little pungent. Bad breath can be caused by something you eat, coffee, and tobacco use. But there are other causes that may require... Read more »

The Things that Wear Away Tooth Enamel and Promote Dental Issues

The Things that Wear Away Tooth Enamel and Promote Dental Issues Your tooth enamel (the outer shell of your teeth) is strong and resilient. However, this isn’t always the case if you don’t take good care of it. Unfortunately, enamel erosion can occur if you expose your chompers to acid... Read more »

The Treatments Provided During Your Routine Dental Cleaning and Exam Appointment

If you want a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to visit our dentist, Dr. Juan Echeverri, every six months for your routine dental checkup. Your dental checkups are vital and they can help you in more ways than you might realize. In fact, they include specific treatments... Read more »

Calcium Is Great for Dental Health

We all know that great health starts with the food we put in our bodies. Oral health is no different! One particularly beneficial nutrient is calcium. It helps strengthen the enamel of your teeth and protects them from decay. Here are some great ways to include calcium in your diet.... Read more »

How To Help Kids Brush

Helping kids learn healthy hygiene habits is not a task for the faint of heart! Here at Echeverri Dental Center, we realize some days, you need all the help you can get! Here are some ideas to help you help your kids brush their teeth.   Character Support: Enlist the... Read more »

Take Your Oral Health Care to New Heights with Hazardous Food Avoidance

Although treatments and cleaning methods such as brushing and flossing are vital for a clean smile, often one of the best treatments you can give your smile is a better diet, to begin with. By avoiding hazardous foods, you greatly lower your risk of oral health disorders ever developing. For more... Read more »

Oral Health Care Facts Blog: Dental Bridges

Not all tooth replacements are designed in the same way. While implants are directly attached to your jaw and dentures are bonded to your gums, dental bridges seek to apply a firm grip in your mouth by attaching to other teeth, including implants if available. It's never too late to... Read more »