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Deep Perio Pockets and Deep Cleanings

In a healthy mouth, gums fit securely around each tooth. The maximum distance between the gum tissue and its attachment to the tooth should be no more than three millimeters. People who have periodontal disease, however, tend to develop deep pockets around their teeth. In the long run, these pockets cause numerous problems, including tooth…

Importance of Replacing Extracted Teeth

Patients who have lost teeth at the front of their mouth can’t get to the dentist fast enough. They’re eager to have those teeth replaced to improve their appearance. After all, tooth loss leads to more than just impaired function of the mouth, it’s also closely linked to low self-esteem. Interestingly, patients who have lost teeth…

Common Third Molar Problems

Third molars, also known as wisdom teeth, are one of the most commonly removed teeth. Whether they aren’t growing in correctly or aren’t growing at all, third molar problems can be both painful and bothersome. By ignoring the issues caused by third molars patients risk several conditions that could have otherwise been prevented. Most third…

Root Canals

If you’ve recently been told that you need a root canal, chances are you have images of extreme pain and discomfort in your mind. Root canals, after all, don’t have a very good reputation. Fortunately, this procedures reputation is totally unfounded and it’s not as bad as it sounds. Root canal therapy, or root canals,…

Invisalign

Braces have long been one of the most effective methods of straightening teeth or correcting an under or overbite. At Dental American Group, Dr. Carlos Gonzalez can offer you a number of teeth straightening solutions so that you can get a true smile makeover. The standard orthodontic treatment has for years meant metal and rubber…

The Benefits of Veneers

Get the smile that you deserve with veneers that can restore your smile and boost your confidence. Dental American Group and Dr. Lilian Gonzalez can provide you with a custom solution that is perfect for your unique dental needs. Veneers can’t replace good dental hygiene and good oral care, but they can help with the…

What Patients Should Know About Crowns

Dr. Lilian Gonzalez, a Hialeah Dentist, would like to talk to you about crowns and bridges. Crowns are used in dentistry to cover or “cap” a tooth in order to restore its normal size and shape. Crowns can strengthen teeth with large fillings when there’s not enough remaining tooth to hold a filling in place.…

Dental Bonding

Bonding is one of the least expensive and easiest cosmetic dental procedures. Dental bonding uses tooth-colored composite resin (a type of plastic) to repair a tooth that is chipped, decayed, discolored, or fractured. Bonding resin can be polished and shaped to match surrounding teeth, to close up spaces between teeth, or to change the color…

What is Orthodontics?

Orthodontics is a specialized field of dentistry focusing on the irregularities of the teeth and jaw. Dentists who specialize in orthodontics require extra training beyond the standard dentistry training. How Do I Know I Need Orthodontics? If you have an underbite or overbite, you may require orthodontics. If food often gets stuck between your teeth,…

The Numerous Benefits of Implants over Dentures

For many individuals, having teeth problems is simply a part of getting older. Over time, the years of wear and tear on the enamel, roots, and gumline frequently become too much for the typical tooth to handle. Unfortunately, many individuals suffer from missing several teeth in their mouth. This can cause severe self-esteem issues along…