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 »

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 23

Ideal Candidates for Porcelain Veneers

Posted by Phillip Gallegos

There are plenty of options available to you if you would like to enhance the overall appearance of your smile. Many cosmetic treatments can be combined as you need them in order to perform a smile makeover. A cosmetic dentist can craft a custom smile makeover just for you, addressing all aesthetic flaws that you may be facing.   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 »