Jul 07

Treatments for Missing Teeth

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

Apr 18

Causes of Tooth Pain

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

Tooth pain is the sort of pain that can make even the strongest among us feel helpless. It’s a pain we wouldn’t wish upon our worst enemies. Thankfully, restorative dentistry techniques can be used to reconstruct damaged teeth, making them whole again, but that means very little to a person who is going through searing tooth pain at the moment. That person simply wants the pain to cease. Read More »

Jan 26

Treatments to Close Gapped or Spaced Teeth

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

If gapped teeth are making you unhappy with the appearance of your smile, you can seek treatment. There are many cosmetic dentistry treatments that can close gaps between teeth and improve the smile's appearance. We welcome you to schedule a consultation with Albuquerque Cosmetic dentist Philip M. Gallegos for your personalized treatment plan.   Read More »

Jan 18

The Life Span of Tooth-Colored Fillings

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

A dental cavity is a fairly common oral health problem that can easily be treated in order to restore the structure and strength of the affected tooth. Although dental cavities have been in use for decades, it is only in recent years that patients have had so many restorative dentistry treatment options for repairing these damaged teeth. While patients in the past had to rely on noticeable metal fillings, an increasing number of patients are now turning to tooth-colored fillings. Tooth-colored fillings restore and protect the tooth without compromising its aesthetics. In addition, tooth-colored fillings strengthen the teeth and are extremely durable. In fact, the lifespan of tooth-colored fillings provides our Albuquerque patients with years of protection. Read More »

Sep 18

Common Bad Habits When it Comes to Dental Health

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

Patients who meet with Dr. Philip M. Gallegos will let you know that he is one of the leading dentists in Albuquerque. He offers the latest in cosmetic dentistry and advanced restorative dentistry, all grounded in a belief in the fundamentals of general care.   Read More »

Mar 09

Causes and Treatment for Bad Breath

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

Many people think that bad breath is merely an inconvenience and something that's socially unacceptable. While both of those hold true, bad breath can actually be a major warning sign of a serious dental health issue or general health issue. The team at Gallegos Family Dentistry would like to take a moment right now to look at some of the basics concerning bad breath, what its causes are, and how it can best be treated by skilled dental care professionals.   Read More »

Mar 02

Tooth Colored Fillings vs. Silver Fillings

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

For our patients in Albuquerque, dental fillings are an ideal treatment for a minor to moderate amount of enamel loss due to tooth decay, tooth fractures, or trauma. Dental fillings are designed to fill the void created by decay or damage, and they can be used to even out the surface of the teeth. The team at Gallegos Family Dentistry can strategically apply durable, natural-looking dental fillings to restore the aesthetic of your smile and improve the health of your teeth.   Read More »

Feb 26

How Do Cavities Form?

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

“You have a cavity.” These are the words all patients dread hearing at routine dental check-ups. However, the reality is that most patients have, or will, hear these words at one point or another. But even though most patients have experienced a dental cavity at some point, most don’t understand how they form. At Dr. Philip M. Gallegos' practice, Dr. Gallegos believes that understanding how a cavity forms can give patients a better understanding of how to prevent dental cavities from developing.   Read More »

Jan 21

The Four Different Types of Teeth We Are Born With!

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

You may have noticed that your teeth all look different, but not many people know why. In a human mouth there are four types of teeth, all with a different function:  Read More »

Jan 13

$600 Special for Full Mouth Deep Cleaning (AKA Scaling and Root Planing)

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

In recent news researchers have found a link between the bacteria that cause gum disease and those that cause cancer.  The researchers found the following. Read More »