We love to learn at Devin Giron, DDS! Being informed is one of the most important components of taking care of your oral and overall health for life. We love to share our knowledge with our patients, because our team learns from each and every one of you. To encourage your burn to learn, we post blog articles twice a month that include dental-related topics on everything from nutrition to dental procedures and products to oral-systemic wellness and more. We hope our posts bring more fun dental knowledge into your daily life. Read, enjoy, and feel free to share your thoughts with us!
One of the most common and destructive myths about oral health is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Devin Giron would like everyone in Santa Fe to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums—should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it?… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Originally created for people unable to consume regular sugars, alternative and artificial sweeteners have become extremely popular in all kinds of different products. From chewing gum to diet soda, Dr. Giron wants you to know which of these options are best for your dental and general health – so here are the facts about a… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Technology has changed nearly every aspect of human life and modern society. New tools, programs, and education can greatly improve your healthcare, too! Let’s say you need any kind of standard dental restoration for a cracked or missing tooth. From x-rays and impressions to surgery and installation, your whole treatment could be digital. We’re so… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Sore jaw? Restless nights? Play sports? If any of these apply to you, you might be surprised to hear that you could use a mouthguard! Functions of Mouthguards Mouthguards are solid pieces of plastic that keep your teeth and jaw in a specific resting position. The basic function of a mouthguard is protection. Mouthguards help… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Accidents are never planned and rarely anticipated, but good dental care is always ready and available 24/7. Like all medical emergencies, dental emergencies require quality care, and fast! Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency on your hands. What is a Dental Emergency? If you are in a lot of… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Understanding any type of medical or dental insurance can be a challenge, especially for uninsured folks trying to find a plan on their own. According to the National Association of Dental Plans, about 74 million Americans had no dental insurance coverage at the end of 2016. One possible solution is dental savings plans (also called… (Read More)Continue Reading »
CariFree® is a revolutionary dental product line that balances the bacteria in your mouth for a healthier pH level. Once the chemical makeup inside your mouth is healthy and stable, CariFree products have been scientifically proven to prevent cavities. They also offer solutions for sensitive teeth and dry mouth, and xylitol gum in addition to… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Cracked, broken, and decayed teeth require restoration or they will break down further until they become infected and/or require extraction. At Devin Giron, DDS, our goal is to preserve your natural teeth for as long as possible. Depending on the extent and location of the damage, we will likely recommend an inlay, onlay, or crown…. (Read More)Continue Reading »
Your mouth is an intelligent system made to work with every piece doing its part. When you’re missing a tooth, the empty spaces are more than unsightly; they can be dangerous. Your other teeth, your gums, and even the bones in your face rely on you having a full smile. Enter: dental implants. Thanks to… (Read More)Continue Reading »
A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found… (Read More)Continue Reading »
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