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August 1, 2019

5 Reasons It’s Important to Maintain Regular Dental Checkups with Your Dentist

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a man in a dentist chairIt 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.

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June 9, 2019

4 Ways Your Dentist Says You Can Keep a Healthy Smile While on Vacation

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 8:44 pm

a woman smiling on the beachIt’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.

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March 16, 2019

5 Tips for At-Home Oral Hygiene from Your Dentist in Albuquerque

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 9:10 pm

woman brushing spring

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…)

November 7, 2018

Can I Get Metal-Free Dental Implants in Albuquerque?

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dental implant “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?

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October 29, 2018

Should I Replace My Metal Fillings? Your Dentist in Albuquerque Answers

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 4:36 pm

Woman having a dental examination.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.

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April 13, 2018

Household Environment, Not Genetics, Shapes Salivary Microbes

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A smiling, happy couple.The saliva in your mouth is probably something you don’t think much about. However, did you know that it plays a crucial role in not only your oral health, but also your overall health? This is because your mouth and saliva are home to hundreds of species of bacteria which can both protect and harm your overall health and well-being, depending on the makeup of the bacteria. Your dentist in Albuquerque shares more on what this information means for you and your family.

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March 17, 2018

How Saliva Plays a Role in Oral Health

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 7:27 pm

Woman using a mouth rinse.You probably don’t think about your saliva very much; however, it is an important factor that is critical to having a healthy mouth. Believe it or not, saliva actually has many important jobs to do in your mouth each day, and we couldn’t function properly without it. Your dentist in Albuquerque explains why saliva is so important for optimum oral health.

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February 12, 2018

Are All Dentists the Same? The Answer is No!

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 4:10 pm

Smiling woman in dental chair.We’ve all experienced the dental office that rushes you through your appointment, and doesn’t really have the time to spend with each patient. Perhaps they don’t really know you very well, and this is because you may be seeing a different hygienist or even dentist each time you visit. It doesn’t feel very good to be just another number at your dental office, and you may not be receiving the care you deserve. What should you look for in your Albuquerque dentist?

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January 23, 2018

Does Your Family Dentist Offer Comprehensive Treatments?

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Smiling woman in the dental chair.You have to take your daughter to the dentist today, and your son has an appointment at the dentist in two days, oh, and your dental appointment is the day after that. Seems like you spend a lot of time traveling to and from the dental office. There must be a better way, you think, and the good news is that there is! Dr. Monica Boehmer, your family dentist in Albuquerque, can take care of the needs of the entire family so each person can be seen at the same office, perhaps even at the same time, or at least in the same timeframe. Here are some of the comprehensive services you can expect to find when you choose Dr. Boehmer for your family’s dental care.

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December 11, 2017

There Is Such a Thing as Too Much Brushing

Filed under: Uncategorized — dr_boehmer @ 9:41 pm

Woman brushing her teeth. Brushing your teeth at least twice per day is ingrained in us at a very early age. Some people brush after every meal. This can only be helpful, right? The truth is, how you brush you teeth and using the right tools is just as critical as how often you brush them. Your dentist in Albuquerque explains.

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