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!
Imagine this – you have come to see Devin Giron, DDS for a cleaning and routine checkup. The cleaning goes well, but then Dr. Giron tells you that you have a cavity. You’ve been dreading the possibility of this news and now you fear that something must be wrong since you have been brushing and… (Read More)Continue Reading »
It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards for protection during all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing, but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People who grind their teeth (bruxism) and people with sleep apnea can get relief from their symptoms… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Whether you’ve never been thrilled with your smile, or it lacks the luster it once had, dental bonding is a multipurpose cosmetic and restorative dental procedure that can be performed on patients of all ages. Bonding has the capability to fill gaps, correct damage, and refurbish the overall structure and look of your teeth. Santa… (Read More)Continue Reading »
First things first, put your worries away! We are not about to tell you that your coffee drinking days are over. We know that each shot of caffeine is crucial and we cherish our coffee, too! At Devin Giron, DDS, we want to educate you on what causes coffee stains and what you can do… (Read More)Continue Reading »
What is Gum Disease? The short answer: gum disease is a common gum infection that can become very problematic, but you can prevent it! The long answer: all the tissues in your body have a self-defense mechanism called “inflammation.” When bacteria build up in your mouth, your gum tissue will inflame to try and kill… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal cleaning tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Santa Fe dentist Dr. Devin Giron and his skillful team of hygienists. Toothbrush, Toothpaste, Floss & Mouthwash… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Traditionally, dentists have used what’s known as amalgam, or special metal alloys, to fill cavities. However, modern dental medicine has advanced to the point that Santa Fe dentist Dr. Devin Giron can offer patients a much better option for filling holes caused by tooth decay: composite fillings. At Devin Giron, DDS, we would like to… (Read More)Continue Reading »
In today’s calorie-obsessed culture, it can be hard to hear the truth among all the other health-conscious noise. People are frequently misinformed and misled about the health benefits of trends such as cleanses, sugar alternatives, diets, organic vs. nonorganic, and a myriad of other common topics. Today, Santa Fe dentist Dr. Devin Giron would like… (Read More)Continue Reading »
We’ve all had a toothache at some point or another. While you should always consult your Santa Fe dentist, it’s not always a serious problem. Often, the issue can be fixed with a filling or a root canal. However, many people have found themselves in a situation where the tooth is not salvageable, and the… (Read More)Continue Reading »
Headaches are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Santa Fe dentist Dr. Devin Giron would like you to know about bruxism, or teeth grinding. At Devin Giron, DDS,… (Read More)Continue Reading »
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