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How Can I Overcome My Fear of the Dentist?

Posted February 08, 2021 in Choosing a Dentist, Fear of the Dentist

3 Minute Read: Have you always wanted to overcome the anxiety and fear of visiting the dentist?  Is your fear counterintuitive to your dental health and getting in the way of your happiness? It is estimated that over 60 percent of people have some fear of the dentist. However, regular visits, exams, and professional cleanings […]

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How Can I Help Prevent Oral Cancer?

Posted January 25, 2021 in Dental/Oral Health, Oral Cancer

3 Minute Read: In early 2020, the United States projected that 53,260 people would receive an oral cancer diagnosis this year.  These numbers are staggering; however, oral cancer is one of the most preventable forms of cancer and treatable if caught early.  Here are simple steps patients can take to help avoid oral cancer.  1. […]

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5 Reasons Why You Shouldn’t Pull Your Teeth

Posted January 08, 2021 in Emergency Dental Care, Extraction

3 Minute Read: The ripple effect of COVID-19 is causing many dental practices to change hours or temporarily close and emergency rooms to be overloaded with high demands. Unable to receive help, some dental patients are beginning to take matters into their own hands. Some patients are even resorting to dangerous D.I.Y. methods in an […]

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What Is the Difference Between ClearCorrect™ and Braces?

Posted December 21, 2020 in ClearCorrect

2 Minute Read: Dental braces are a highly effective method for correcting the misalignment of the teeth.  While braces were once depicted as nerdy or uncool, they are now embraced by adults and adolescents of all backgrounds. Even famous socialites like Gwen Stefani, Emma Watson, and Tom Cruise have benefited from repositioning their teeth to […]

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Marissa Marketto Named Best Dental Hygienist

Posted December 19, 2020 in News, Oral Hygiene

Gentle Care Dentistry is proud to announce that our very own Marissa Marketto was named “Best Dental Hygienist” in the Las Cruces Bulletin’s Best of the Mesilla Valley for 2021. Thank you all so much for your votes and support! We think she’s pretty great as well! Call us today at 575-524-3722 or fill out […]

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