Are Zirconium Dental Crowns right for You ?

Zirconium is the latest advance in dental crowns. More durable than porcelain and more natural in appearance than gold, this latest innovation gives patients the desired look of real teeth with less breakage than traditional porcelain crowns.
Because zirconium is harder than both gold and porcelain, it is more robust and long lasting. It can stand up to years of continuous use due to the strength and versatility of this metallic compound. Though it is a strong metal, it has […]


Full Mouth Restoration – Show your smile again!

Full mouth restoration is the preferred solution when a patient suffers from an entire mouth full of missing or failing teeth. The goal of a full mouth restoration is to completely rehabilitate the oral health of the patient, so that they may enjoy the use and appearance of fully functional dental work to replace their own.
Your full mouth restoration will include a comprehensive analysis of every aspect of your dental health. Before full replacement implants can be fitted, your […]


Dental Implants – A replacement for tooth roots

Dental implants are replacement tooth roots. With surgical posts in place of your natural tooth roots, you can have replacement teeth installed that are almost indistinguishable from your own. Removing the necessity for temporary bridges and dentures, dental implants allow for permanent dental work that is not only beautiful but fully functional.
Improve your oral health and your self-confidence with dental implants, so that you never have to worry about uncomfortable and embarrassing removable pieces again. Even your speech could […]


Everything You Need to Know About Dental Veneers

Dental veneers started as a Hollywood trick to perfect the smiles of actors and actresses onscreen. Today, they are frequently in demand to restore the appearance of patients’ teeth and give everyone a Hollywood smile.
Porcelain veneers are thin casings that surround your teeth to give them an unblemished and perfectly shaped appearance. Made from medical grade ceramic, these cosmetic covers have the remarkable appearance of naturally perfect teeth. When you see people with an impossibly perfect smile, they can […]


Dental care throughout the ages

Our dental issues transition, as we get older. At our youth, we used to worry about brushing our teeth properly and flossing to avoid cavities just like our dentist and parents warned us if we didn’t. As seniors or elders the problems differ, gums get the spotlight, cavities still are considered a problem but not as severe and issues related to dentures, bridges, and tooth wear down appear.
Physiologically, the gums recede and increase the risk of root decay. In young adults, the […]


Invisalign: Ortodoncia Invisible

¿Qué es invisalign?
Es una alternativa novedosa de ortodoncia invisible para adultos y jóvenes.
Por medio de un estudio específico se planifica una secuencia de alineadores que se cambian cada 3 0 4 semanas dependiendo del caso, se van desplazando los dientes hasta corregir problemas ortodónticos dentales complejos.

¿Cómo funciona su metodología?
Su metodología consiste en el escaneo de los moldes del paciente que se toman en el consultorio dental, para producir una secuencia de modelos con cambios incrementales, y así fabricar los […]


Why Dental Implants?

Implants feel and look like your own teeth, and their durability is designed to fuse with bone (osseointegrate) they become permanent, an implant can last a lifetime.
Dr. Cordero is our implant expert. He has more than 32 years of experience with constant training. Successfully placed more than 5000 implants.

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Healthy gums means healthy heart and healthy teeth.

This month we celebrate the elderly with our patients and remind them that no matter how old, excellent care of our oral health is essential to good living conditions. Where we restore lost bite, either with implants, crowns, dentures, bridges or resins.
With dental implants we can replace one or more teeth and may also provide support for fixed or removable prosthesis.
The function of the bridge is to replace one or more teeth permanently and once the dental and periodontal […]


Why Apicoectomy?

A dental infection that originates in a sección that requires nerve treatment or retreatment of the nerve (re-do the treatment) and / or microsurgery (Apicoectomy) to achieve clearing the infection of the piece, both inside and its contour (bone and gum).
Cyst Periapicales

What to do?
1-If any of these chronicdisease conditionsthat occurat the level ofthe tooth roots:

chronic alveolar abscesses

The technique to follow would be to make a root canal in order to eliminate the infection in the tooth root. Followed by an […]


Dental Implants: Safety and comfort

Dental Implants are over 25 years of being an excellent choice for improving dental aesthetics and functionality of the mouth in those who have lost one or more teeth.

Dental implants are artificial titanium roots that function as bases for placement of fixed prosthodontists, avoiding the use of dentures annoying.
First, the dentist must make an assessment of the patient’s oral situation, through panoramic x-rays and CT scans (3D), to measure the remaining bone and condition.

The placement is […]