Recent Posts by Oscar Menendez, DDS, MAGD

Five More Questions You Should Ask Your Dentist

By now we realize how dental health can impact your overall health and well-being. Asking your dentist the right questions can be the key to starting a conversation that benefits not only your mouth, but your overall health. If you’re excited about the progress you’ve made so far, but are ready to take your dental…
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How Qualified is My Dentist?

When trying to select a dentist, many people have questions about what qualifications they should look for. I receive questions like, “How is DDS different from DMD?”, “What are the extra acronyms after DDS or DMD?”, and “How can I really know how qualified a dentist is?” To help you in your quest to select…
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What are Dental Implants?

A dental implant is an artificial tooth root, usually made of titanium, that is surgically connected to your jaw in order to place a replacement tooth or bridge in your mouth. The root plus the replacement tooth are often collectively referred to as “dental implants.” Implants are ideal for people who have lost teeth due…
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Five Questions You Should Ask Your Dentist

Did you know your dental health impacts your overall health and well-being? The condition of your teeth and gums can be linked to cardiovascular function and certain diseases and medical conditions like diabetes and osteoporosis. Even periodontitis, an infection of the gums, can affect a woman’s healthy pregnancy. Because your dental health is so critical…
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