We Treat Pregnant Women

If you are pregnant, please let us know so that we can prepare a special visit for you. Even if you think you may be pregnant, please give us a call so that we can adapt your service accordingly. Give us a call about how long along you are or... Read more »

Tips on Preventing Gum Disease

To keep your oral cavity from forming periodontal disease, you should brush twice a day and floss once daily. Keeping your chompers and gums healthy is our priority at Montes Periodontics & Implant Dentistry, so we've assembled this post on how you can steer clear of gum disease. Periodontal disease... Read more »

The Perils of Periodontitis

Gum disease can strike anyone anytime. If you are noticing that you have bad breath, taste an unpleasant flavor in your mouth, or find yourself with red, bleeding or swollen gums, you may have the early stage of gum disease or periodontitis. Fortunately, this stage is highly treatable and reversible.... Read more »

Catching Bruxism in Action

Do you think that bruxism causing your smile to deteriorate? This is a common yet invisible sleep disorder characterized by grinding or gnashing your teeth unconsciously. Catching yourself in the act of teeth grinding is nearly impossible as you probably do it while you sleep. However, if you have a... Read more »

Oral Health Treatments: Gingivitis

Do you think that you are showing signs of gum tissue infections within your mouth? Do you often suffer from pain associated with your gums while eating, chewing, or brushing and flossing? If so, you may be suffering from gum disease. One of the early stages of gum disease is... Read more »

Gum Disease Symptoms & Risks

Have you ever heard of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease? Gum disease is a common oral infection that affects numerous people all around the world. Gum disease can have profound consequences if left untreated, including the loss of permanent teeth. Listed below are the symptoms and risks of... Read more »

Can Your Oral Health Be Improved with Dental Erosion Treatments?

Are you aware that your oral health can be improved with dental erosion treatments? Because acidic foods can erode your tooth enamel, prevention is necessary to keep your smile in tip-top shape. Speak with your dentist about which products will require extra caution, and which ones should be avoided completely.... Read more »

Dangerous Foods to Avoid and Why It’s Vital

If you wish to keep your smile shining for the rest of your life, it is crucial to avoid bad foods and harmful materials that seek to harm your teeth and gums. Some substances can cause dental erosion, while others can chip and crack your smile, which can lead to... Read more »

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 »