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Dr. Nylund Dared Me

Dr. Nylund Dared Me
Dr. Nylund and the molar at the Taos Dental Group water station For the Health of it 5K run June 2013. Taos Ski Valley Pond Skimming contest

“Bridging” the Gaps and Wearing a “Cr...

“Bridging” the Gaps and Wearing a “Crown”: Total Oral Health Renovation
Face it, we are rough on our teeth. Sometimes we neglect them, take them for granted or simply just abuse them. Between physical activities like sports or chewing hard substances like ice, our teeth can get knocked out, broken, cracked and worn down. Forgetting routine dental appointments and ignoring proper cleaning tactics can result in per [...]

From Dull to Dazzling: Enhancing Your...

From Dull to Dazzling: Enhancing Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry
Oftentimes the dental profession is considered strictly for more intense cleaning and hygiene purposes. However, a dentist is actually an artist who can make your smile sensational. Most dentists now practice and perform cosmetic techniques, not just the run-of-the-mill routine cleanings. Cosmetic dentistry seeks to create a more aestheticall [...]

Periodontal: Something to Smile About

Periodontal: Something to Smile About
Caring for your oral health includes regular teeth care and gum care. Neglecting your gums can eventually lead to periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, which is a culprit for the deterioration of your overall oral health. Periodontal disease affects 75% of adults over 35 years of age and is responsible for approximately 70% of all a [...]

Taos Dental Group Recommends Homeopat...

Bruising of Tissue, Sore Tooth, or Trauma to the Mouth Arnica Recommended for any procedure that might cause pain, bleeding, or bruising. It can be taken after tooth extractions, gum surgeries or cleaning, and any drilling procedure.  It has been called “the dentist’s best friend” because of its wide range of dental applications. It can also [...]

Did Your Know?

According to a study by the Gallop Organization and Consumer Reports, dentists are among the top five most trusted professionals.

What do powdered fruit, talc, honey, dried flowers, mice and lizard livers have in common? They have all been ingredients in ancient toothpaste and powder. Yum.

Attention Chocolate Lovers…Many dentists agree raisins can cause more tooth decay than chocolate. Sticky foods such as raisins and dried fruits can stay on the teeth longer and develop more decay.

According to a study at the University of Connecticut, too much toothpaste early in life is responsible for more than 70% of fluorosis cases (staining or mottling of tooth enamel that develops when children swallow fluoridated toothpaste). Although this problem is only cosmetic, it is recommended children under six only use a pea-sized amount of toothpaste and be reminded to spit it out after brushing.