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How to Prepare For Dental Fillings

Posted May 18, 2020 in Cavities, Fillings

3 Minute Read: Most people will end up getting dental fillings at some point in their lifetime. With over 92 percent of adults developing cavities, fillings are simply a part of keeping tooth decay at bay.  Fillings are a practical option for stopping cavities in their tracks and protecting teeth from further damage. Unfortunately, concerns […]

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The Ultimate Child Dental Care Guide

Posted May 14, 2020 in Dental/Oral Health

3 Minute Read: While dental visits can be intimidating for children, they are necessary. According to the American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry and the American Dental Association, children need to see a dentist as soon as the first teeth come in—which should come before the age of one or two. Introducing your children to a […]

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How to Choose the Right Night Guard

Posted April 30, 2020 in Night Guards, Proactive Dental Services, TMJ/Bruxism

It was 1927 in Madison Square Garden, and boxer Mike McTigue was comfortably coasting towards a victory against his opponent, Jack Sharkey.  Yet, headlines later that night would end with McTigue’s defeat from a mouth injury. Future boxers paid attention, and mouth protection via the mouth guard became an essential part of this sport.  Dentists […]

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COVID-19 Update

Posted March 17, 2020 in Gentle Care Dentistry News, Health & Wellness, News

An Important Message From Our Dentists: Due to the latest American Dental Association (ADA) and New Mexico Dental Association (NMDA) guidelines to “stop the spread” of COVID-19 nationwide, Gentle Care Dentistry must make the difficult, unprecedented, and extraordinary decision to drastically reduce operations to the point of only appointing and seeing patients on a true […]

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3 Reasons to Choose ClearCorrect™

Posted February 28, 2020 in ClearCorrect

2 Minute Read: Your smile is important. Not only does it make a strong first impression, but the quality of your smile can also impact your sense of self-esteem and social worth. For better or worse, you are often judged by how others perceive your smile, and unattractive or crooked teeth may prevent you from […]

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