Restorative and Neuromuscular Dentistry - Dental Bridges, Periodontal Disease Treatment and More - Albuquerque

Bernalillo County including Santa Fe and Albuquerque 

Restorative and Neuromuscular DentistryWe offer a full range of restorative and neuromuscular dentistry services at our Albuquerque practice in Bernalillo County. If you are looking for quality, comprehensive dental care with procedures such as dental bridges and periodontal disease treatment in the Santa Fe area, our office produces superior results and offers above average patient care.

Dental Bridges

If you have missing or misaligned teeth, the long-term consequences can mean loss of additional teeth, increased susceptibility to gum disease and loss of bone structure. Dental bridges at our Albuquerque office near Santa Fe might be the right option for you. Dental bridges can effectively close the gap between missing teeth, and create a durable, realistic-looking artificial tooth.

There are several types of dental bridges; however, our Santa Fe and Albuquerque patients most often benefit from a traditional bridge consisting of an artificial tooth held together by two crowns The crowns are secured to neighboring teeth to hold the bridge in place. In order to accommodate the crowns, a small amount of tooth structure is removed from the teeth surrounding the gap. The crowns are custom-made to fit the new shape of your teeth, and the bridge is securely bonded into place. The final result is a long- lasting and strong restoration that looks completely natural.

To learn more about dental bridges at our office near Santa Fe , please contact our practice today

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Neuromuscular Dentistry

Our office offers a range of neuromuscular dentistry services for individuals in Albuquerque and throughout Bernalillo County to treat TMJ and a host of other disorders.

If you suffer from headaches, neck and shoulder pain, ringing in the ear or clicking or popping of the jaw, you may benefit from neuromuscular dentistry at our Albuquerque office in Bernalillo County.

Unlike traditional dentistry, neuromuscular dentistry focuses on the muscle activity responsible for movement of the jaw. The philosophy of neuromuscular dentistry is based on the idea that the muscles in the jaw must be completely relaxed for efficient functioning of the teeth and joints. When this does not occur, the patient may suffer from such symptoms as headaches, loose teeth, and pain in the eyes and ears. Neuromuscular dentistry has helped countless patients in Albuquerque and throughout Bernalillo County suffering from TMJ disorder.

Using the most sophisticated and advanced equipment available in neuromuscular dentistry, Dr. Wall will first find the most ideal position of your jaw. The device we use is called a Myomonitor™. The Myomonitor™ relaxes the jaw muscles utilizing low frequency electrical impulses. This technique also increases blood flow and helps to remove toxins.

When Dr. Wall has established the ideal jaw position, an orthotic can then be made which will help the jaw return to this position. Dr. Wall will determine how frequently the orthotic should be worn or whether additional orthodontic treatment is needed. 

For more information on neuromuscular dentistry in at our Albuquerque office in Bernalillo County, please contact our office.

Resin Restoration

Cavities no longer need to be filled with unattractive amalgam fillings. Modern restorative dentistry provides Albuquerque residents with a much more aesthetically pleasing solution. Tooth-colored fillings made of durable resin can be bonded to your teeth for a durable, and natural-looking effect. Resin restorations are virtually undetectable and easy to apply.

Resin restorations offer several advantages over traditional metal fillings. Because only the decayed portion of the tooth is affected during the procedure, and natural tooth structure is preserved. The result is a stronger, more natural looking restoration. Resin fillings also provide a better seal than metal fillings, helping to avoid further damage to the tooth.

To find out more about tooth-colored fillings or any other restorative dentistry procedure, contact our Albuquerque office today.

Dr. Wall

Our office offers high-quality, comprehensive restorative and neuromuscular dental care that you can count on. - Dr. Wall

Full Mouth Reconstruction

For many years, full mouth reconstruction has been performed in conjunction with neuromuscular dentistry for people all over Bernalillo County – the goal is to achieve a healthy, functional, and beautiful smile. Candidates for full mouth reconstruction include those who have short, worn, broken, or chipped teeth. In addition, those who suffer from symptoms of TMJ, such as headaches, jaw pain, and neck and shoulder pain, may benefit from full mouth reconstruction.

During full mouth reconstruction, each tooth is restructured to attain ideal bite. Using neuromuscular dentistry techniques we first determine your optimal jaw position. Next, old dental work is removed and your teeth are prepared for new restorations. Finally, the new restorations are placed, and you leave our office with a functional, comfortable, striking new smile.

If you would like to learn more about full mouth reconstruction and neuromuscular dentistry at our Albuquerque office, contact us today

General Dentistry

Maintaining a healthy mouth and beautiful smile requires more than just twice-daily brushings and regular flossing. It is important to schedule routine general and preventative exams to keep your smile looking and feeling its best. Our practice offers general care that includes regular oral examinations and cleanings. Don’t wait until a painful, and costly problem develops. With a regular, healthy regimen of good oral hygiene, you can avoid future problems down the road.

Whatever your current dental condition, Dr. Wall can help with quality general, neuromuscular, cosmetic and restorative dentistry for residents in Albuquerque and throughout Bernalillo County.

Contact our office today to schedule a cleaning or consultation.

Periodontal Diseases

Periodontal disease in Bernalillo County and throughout the country is a very common problem. It can lead to more than just an unsightly smile—it can cause loss of teeth and, eventually, if left untreated, serious health problems. Early warning signs of periodontal disease include red, swollen, bleeding gums. If periodontal disease is caught early at our Bernalillo County practice, we can help you reverse the damage, or, if caught in the later stages, we can employ one of our cosmetic or restorative dentistry procedures to restore your mouth to a healthy, attractive state.

For more information on periodontal disease treatment in Bernalillo County, please contact our office today.

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