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 »

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 »

Jun 02

Albuquerque Dentist

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

Gallegos Family Dentistry specializes in your family's oral health.  We offer services to children as young as 0 and adults as old as 100.  Dr. Philip Gallegos is here to serve you and your family for years to come providing services to families in Albuquerque and all surrounding areas.  We offer all services under one roof, have an inviting practice, wonderful staff, and state-of-the-art technology.  We're in a convenient location on the westside of Albuquerque on the NW corner of Coors Blvd and Montano Rd across the street from Dions with plenty of parking.  We offer everything from complete exams, to full mouth restoration, dentures, emergency services, root canals, crowns, bridges, and whitening.  We offer senior discounts for individuals over the age of 65, and reward referrals with a lifetime supply of whitening.  We accept all insurances and offer convieinent payment options sure to fit anyones budget.   Finally we're open early mornings and late evenings and on Saturdays by appointment for those that have a hard time getting away from the daily grind.  So if you're in the market, just want to check us out, or just plain old curious, please give us a call at 505-503-6720 or visit us online at, and please don't forget to smile! Read More »

Apr 30

Premature Loss of Baby Teeth Can Lead to Crowded Permanent Teeth!

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

Premature Loss of Baby Teeth Can Lead to Crowded Permanent Teeth !  Read More »

Dec 19

Children and their Dental Needs

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

When it comes to health care, children have unique needs that may require specialized attention. This is certainly true when it comes to dentistry.   Read More »