I Have Bleeding Gums. What Does that Mean?

Many people see a little pink in the sink (blood) when they are cleaning their smile and they tend to ignore it. This is a big mistake. If your gums are bleeding, something is wrong. To help you take good care of your gums, Dr. Shelly Montes and our dental... Read more »

Gum Disease Can Be Treated With Laser Dentistry

If your gums bleed easily, or are tender or red, you may have gum disease. In the case of advanced gum disease, Dr. Shelly Montes may utilize laser dentistry at Montes Periodontics & Implant Dentistry. The use of lasers in gum treatments allows more comfort for the patient and more... Read more »

A Tooth Lost to a Sports Injury Might Be Replaced by a Dental Implant

Many contact sports and rigorous athletics require the use of a quality mouth guard to help prevent or reduce the damage caused by oral trauma. Unfortunately, there are some athletes who find the mouth guards sold in stores to be bulky, uncomfortable or impede breathing. This might tempt you to... Read more »

Ways to Spot Gum Disease

Spotting gum disease is important to catch the disorder before it can truly do any serious harm. Because gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is a progressive disorder, you can show symptoms of it for a very long time until it progresses into its advanced stages. In its early... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Montes Periodontics & Implant Dentistry, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our... Read more »