As states begin to slowly reopen various businesses, dental offices are preparing for an influx of patients in need of checkups and cleanings as well as elective treatments. To prepare for this event, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has issued several protocols practices should adhere to in order to prevent the possibility of spreading COVID-19. While it is understandable you might be concerned about your health and wellbeing when visiting your dentist, take some time to find out what measures are being taken to keep you safe from the moment you arrive.
Monica Boehmer DDS, PC Blog
May 10, 2020
April 18, 2020
For the past few months, people throughout the world have been forced to adjust to a new “normal.” Staying indoors, wearing masks and gloves, avoiding social gatherings, working from home, and being unable to patronize various businesses have quickly become the daily routine. COVID-19 has definitely caused a dramatic shift in the way people live, interact, and do business, but some of that is about to change. How? As states begin to slowly reopen in the coming weeks, you may find yourself asking, “When is it safe to go to the dentist?” Read on to find out when you can expect this to happen and what precautions your dental team will be taking to keep you safe.
December 17, 2019
As a passionate dentist in Albuquerque, Dr. Monica Boehmer has been offering one-of-a-kind smiles to her patients for more than 25 years. This level of high-quality dental care and her meticulous attention to detail is why she has continued to remain one of the “Top Dentists” in Albuquerque the Magazine since 2005.
September 5, 2019
From porcelain veneers to metal-free restorations, there are a wide variety of cosmetic dentistry services, but just because someone offers these services doesn’t always mean they’re qualified to perform them on patients. You know you want to do something about those unsightly cracks in your smile, but how do you know which cosmetic dentist to choose? Here are 5 questions you should ask a prospective clinician before moving forward with treatment.
August 1, 2019
It has been a few years since your last visit to the dentist office. You haven’t experienced any pain, and you’re continuing to brush and floss as you should. While maintaining good oral hygiene practices is important, you’re missing a crucial part to truly effective preventive care – a regular dental checkup and cleaning. If you think you only need to see a dental professional when you’re in pain, that’s simply not true. To offer some insight into how beneficial regular checkups can be, here are 5 reasons you should maintain a six-month schedule with your dentist.
June 9, 2019
It’s summertime, and that means, you and your family are preparing a trip to the sunny west coast. Spending a week on the beach is what’s in store, and you can’t wait to get there. Vacations are always fun, and they usually mean staying up late and getting out of the normal routine you have at home. While this is fine in some instances, it’s not when it comes to your oral health. To help you maintain a healthy smile, your dentist suggests these 4 ways to keep your teeth and gums shining bright while on vacation.
March 16, 2019
You diligently brush your teeth twice every day, and you try to go to your dental cleaning appointment every six months. That’s enough to maintain your oral health, right? Well, there are so many other things you could do on your own to ensure that your smile remains healthy for the long haul. Check out these five tips to improve your oral hygiene at home from your dentist in Albuquerque. (more…)
December 1, 2018
Have you noticed something different around here lately? As part of our continuous effort to improve the patient experience of all our guests, we recently completed a makeover of our dental website. Now, our website shares more custom photos and tells more of our story. At the same time, it includes the latest technology and makes us more accessible to everyone on the Internet. To learn more about the details behind the change, read on! (more…)
November 7, 2018
“Metal-free dentistry” is a bit of buzzword these days. As more and more patients are becoming interested in dental treatments that are good for their whole body, they are opting for white fillings over metal ones, and they’re always ready to learn about holistic alternatives to traditional treatments. But what about when it comes to dental implants in Albuquerque? Is there a metal-free way to take advantage of this tooth replacement method?
October 29, 2018
Even though tooth-colored material is the gold standard these days for dental fillings, if you’ve had cavities and restorations done in the past, you may still have metal amalgam fillings in your mouth. Not only are metal fillings noticeable since they are silver or grey, but they are also not the best choice for your oral health for a few reasons that your dentist in Albuquerque will share.