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

Dental Care on the Go

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures, Oral Health

When you travel frequently, it can be difficult to keep up with a proactive and successful dental care regimen. At Cottonwood Dental, we know just how difficult it can be to live out of a suitcase and to make frequent trips around the country, or maybe even around the world! However, despite your busy lifestyle, your dental health doesn’t have … Read More

Dental Crowns for a Bright, Even Smile

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures, Cosmetic Dentistry & Teeth Whitening

Dealing with the dental imperfections that come with age, or that perhaps you’ve been struggling with your whole life, can be difficult. Cracked, discolored, or misshapen teeth can hold you back, and keep you from pursuing opportunities due to insecurity. Luckily, Cottonwood Dental offers a solution to all sorts of practical and cosmetic concerns. Dr. Giaquinto and his staff are … Read More

Dental Implants Benefit Long Term Dental Health

CWD EditorImplant Dentistry

Missing teeth can cause a variety of problems for patients, from lost bone to changes in the bite and gum recession. When left untreated, missing teeth not only disrupt daily life but also cause complex problems that can become both difficult and costly to fix later on. Albuquerque’s restorative dentist Dr. Giacquinto recommends replacing missing teeth right away for the … Read More

5 Reasons to have your Teeth Cleaned Twice a Year

CWD EditorOral Health

Cavity Prevention Not only are the staff of Cottonwood Dental able to treat cavities after they have already formed, but we are able to help prevent them through our thorough cleaning process. Plaque, the leading cause of tooth decay, builds up on your teeth throughout the year. While regular brushing and flossing mitigate the buildup of this nasty substance, regular … Read More

Achieve a Better Smile with Teeth Whitening from Cottonwood Dental

CWD EditorCosmetic Dentistry & Teeth Whitening

Perhaps one of the most classic characteristics of a beautiful smile is a set of clean, order white teeth. Yet, teeth can darken over time due to genetics, use, and the consumption of certain foods and drinks (we’re looking at you, coffee and red wine!). But, there is a safe, effective, convenient and cost-effective way to improve your appearance and … Read More

Coping with Sensitive Teeth

CWD EditorCommon Dental Issues & Procedures

At Cottonwood Dental we have been in business in the Albuquerque area for many years, pharm and one of the most common problems we see among our patients is teeth sensitivity. While it may seem like a minor problem, sensitive teeth can prevent individuals from enjoying certain foods and drinks, search and can be the result of more serious dental … Read More