Red light therapy has gained widespread attention for its therapeutic applications in various medical fields. Also referred to as photobiomodulation or low-level light therapy, Red light therapy involves the dispersion of concentrated wavelengths of natural light onto the skin or mucosal lining of the mouth. This method aims to address various ailments by enhancing cellular … Continued
Maintaining good oral health is not only essential for a dazzling smile but also for overall well-being. The key to achieving optimal oral health lies not only in regular dental care practices but also in a balanced and nutrient-rich diet. Among the various factors influencing oral health, vitamins play a crucial role in supporting the … Continued
The Symbiotic Harmony In the intricate tapestry of our body’s health, the balance of pH plays a crucial role, not only in maintaining optimal function but also in establishing a harmonious relationship between different systems. As a biological dental office, we often find ourselves emphasizing the profound connection between pH levels, gut health, and your … Continued
Remineralization of teeth is crucial for overall oral health, and it can have broader implications for your general well-being. Here’s why remineralization of teeth is important: Prevents Tooth Decay Remineralization helps repair the enamel of your teeth, which is the protective outer layer. When enamel demineralizes due to acids produced by bacteria in your mouth, … Continued
When it comes to our health, we often think of different parts of our body as separate entities. We visit doctors for various issues—cardiologists for heart problems, dermatologists for skin conditions, and dentists for oral health. However, there is a profound connection that exists between our mouth and the rest of our body. Integrative dentistry … Continued
Many times we think of a clean mouth as a sterile mouth, but we need a proper balance of bacteria in our oral microbiome in order to be healthy and to produce nitric oxide. Nitric oxide is most known for its role in heart health for being a potent vasodilator (keeps your arteries and veins … Continued
At Santa Theresa Smiles we use ozone for cleaning and disinfection purposes. Ozone’s antimicrobial properties make it a good method for sterilizing equipment and disinfecting surfaces in dental settings. What is ozone? Ozone is oxygen with an extra atom. It is chemically unstable or “excited” and carries a negative charge which means it tries to … Continued
Nutrition and diet play a crucial role in maintaining optimal oral health and overall well-being. As an integrative dental office, we believe that maintaining overall health and dental health requires looking at the foods we eat because the mouth is the gateway to the entire body and doesn’t exist as a separate entity from the … Continued
If you have chronic bad breath, Santa Teresa Smiles will work with you to find out why. Then we can take steps to help you enjoy fresher breath. To ask our team any questions or to schedule an appointment in Santa Teresa, NM or El Paso, TX call us today!
Santa Teresa Smiles offers laser gum therapy for patients with advanced stages of gum disease. Our state-of-the-art dental technology is only an appointment away! Contact us in Santa Teresa, NM or El Paso, TX for an appointment to restore your gum health.