Save Money with Regular Dental Visits

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures, Oral Health

Just by spending a couple of hours on a yearly basis at Cottonwood Dental, you can save yourself hundreds, maybe even thousands of dollars on dental care in the long run. In general, preventive dental maintenance is much less costly than the extensive treatments and involved procedures that come with restorative dental treatments. Consider how much cheaper a filling is, … Read More

More Good Reasons to Quit Smoking

CWD EditorOral Health

If you’re a smoker, chances are someone has told you that smoking can be very bad for your overall health, but fewer people realize the impact that tobacco use can have on dental health specifically. Dr. Giacquinto and the rest of the staff at Cottonwood Dental want to ensure your total health and happiness for years to come. You use … Read More

Common Misconceptions About Your Teeth & Oral Health

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures, Oral Health

We know teeth at Cottonwood Dental. So, when it comes to myths about dental health, prostate we’ve pretty much heard them all. We thought we’d give our local Albuquerque clients a rundown of some not-so-true ideas we’ve heard about teeth in our many years of business. Lost Teeth are Gone Forever Whether you’re playing hockey, or simply neglecting your daily … Read More

Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist

CWD EditorPediatric Dentistry & Children

Watching your child grow is a joy that only parents know, but it also comes with unique stressors. At Cottonwood Dental we understand how important it is for your child to have a positive experience during their first visit to the dentist, and make the experience as enjoyable as possible in order to promote good dental habits in the future. … Read More

Treat & Prevent Bad Breath

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures, Oral Health

Bad Breath

Bad breath can have lots of causes, but regardless of where it stems from, shop it is always downright embarrassing. The good news is there are plenty of ways to combat this unattractive problem, and Cottonwood Dental has the advice you need to keep your mouth healthy and fight bad breath throughout the day. First and foremost, you should practice … Read More

The Real Story on Coffee and Dental Health

CWD EditorNews

Coffee supplies large numbers of Americans with much needed caffeine and beneficial antioxidants as well as a much needed excuse to sit down and enjoy one another’s company. But the beverage is often demonized for its effect on teeth. The staff of Cottonwood Dental love their cup of morning brew… or afternoon brew… or evening brew… just as much as … Read More

The Dangers of Periodontal Disease

CWD EditorNews, Oral Health

Nearly 75% of all Americans have some form of periodontal disease, otherwise known as gum disease. This pervasive problem for our population is caused by inflammation of the gums due to infrequent or inadequate dental hygiene. Gum disease is important to identify and treat quickly due to increasing and overwhelming evidence that it is linked to other, more serious conditions, … Read More

Habits to Avoid for Healthier Teeth

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures, Oral Health

Just like brushing and flossing become healthy habits that are easily incorporated into your daily routines, many people, consciously or not, engage in habits that are actually detrimental to their dental health. Cottonwood Dental wants to see our patients’ health thrive inside and outside of our clinic, and this means a lot more than frequent brushing, flossing, and visits to … Read More