4 Reasons to Consider Invisible Braces


Are you in need of braces? Consider these 4 reasons to choose invisible braces.

Braces have come a long way since the 18th century when they were first experimenting with them. Today, invisible braces is one of the most innovative dentistry advances in straightening teeth. For decades, metal wires and brackets have worked to producing millions of straighter smiles, now all that’s needed in most cases are plastic, smooth aligners that are completely invisible.

Here are 4 reasons to consider the invisible braces:

  1. Better fit, greater comfort- Invisible braces are very smooth and removable so you can eat, drink, and brush your teeth.

  2. Easy to keep clean- Since invisible braces can be taken out to eat and drink, food will not get stuck in the aligners which make it a lot easier to clean with water and antibacterial soft soap.

  3. Painless- With traditional braces, most people have to deal with wires scraping their cheeks or their mouths being sore after getting them adjusted. Invisible braces, on the other hand, are molded to your teeth for a pain-free, comfortable experience.

  4. Appearance- The name speaks for itself! Invisible braces are actually invisible. Unlike traditional braces where people will have a mouth full of metal, invisible braces is a clear, plastic that is near to impossible to spot.

At Dental Innovations of Gallup, we offer invisible braces to our patients in hopes of giving them a faster straighter smile. Note that invisible braces aren’t for everyone, so schedule an appointment today to see if invisible braces are meant for you. Call now!

Back to School Cleaning


Are your kids’ teeth ready for school?

Year-round dentist visits are very important, but a back-to-school dentist visit is key to fighting the top chronic disease found in children: cavities. Every year, children miss 51 million hours of school due to dental diseases. Scheduling a back-to-school check-up will not only reduce or prevent you child from missing a day or two but can help your child avoid pain, eating troubles, difficulty speaking and school absences.

On top of taking your child to the dentist at the beginning of the school year, it would also be a good time to start getting your child into healthy oral habits. Teach your child the importance of taking extra special care of their teeth and how they can do so, such as…

  • Brushing teeth morning and night for two minutes.
  • How to correctly brush teeth.
  • Flossing once a day.
  • Eating healthy foods and drinking plenty of water.

Oral health starts early, so make sure to get your child into our office today!

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Reasons for Professional Teeth Whitening


Professional Teeth Whitening or Over the Counter?

Are you insecure about your smile? Are those over-the-counter teeth whitening products not doing the job? Look no further!

Everyone wants a whiter smile, but many people are worried about the cost and whether or not the product will work. If the only option was going to the local supermarket to purchase teeth whitening strips or teeth whitening mouthwash, the process would be very discouraging, because these aren’t always promising and take weeks, if not months to begin working. Professional teeth whitening, however, is guaranteed and safer than using over-the-counter products. Read more

3 Options to Fill In Those Permanent Teeth Gaps


Don’t let teeth gaps keep you from showing off your pearly whites.

Not everyone is blessed with perfect, healthy teeth their whole lives. Sometimes as adults, we lose a tooth or two. Now, having teeth gaps in your smile isn’t as terrible as some may think, but it isn’t too great either. Rather than having a gap in our smile, here are three options you can do to have a full set of teeth: Read more

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay


Wanting something can be as bad as getting it

The worst jobs for us, as dentist’s and hygienists, are the ones we have to do on babies teeth. These are unfortunately common and heartbreaking. Can you imagine an infant having a tooth pulled? It’s the kind of situation that makes you wish you could trade places with them in the chair! The worst part is, it’s Completely Avoidable! Read more

3 Tips for Smokers Teeth


Tips to Whiten Smokers Teeth

smoker's teethAlthough there is much focus on the adverse health concerns that smokers face, there is, in fact, another area which may prove to be troublesome for smokers, which is more aesthetic in nature, smokers teeth… That is, getting and keeping a white smile. Smokers can struggle with discolored teeth, finding that the discoloration can range from moderate, to severely discolored. This is caused by the nicotine and tar in cigarettes creeping into the enamel of your teeth. Read more

What Your Kids Should Know Before Asking for Oral Piercings


What your child should know about oral piercings


Whether it is a trend or self-expression, oral piercings are becoming more and more prominent. Sometimes, your child feels that he just can’t say what he is feeling unless there is something metal pierced through his tongue or lip. Many parents cower at the thought, but this simply isn’t enough to discourage the practice. And since this is something that will affect your child’s life, he simply needs to face the facts. Read more