root-canal

What Happens During a Root Canal

What Happens During a Root Canal?   You’ve probably heard a lot about root canals, and most of it doesn’t necessarily sound like fun. But a root canal really isn’t so bad. Advances in dentistry have made this option one of the easier and more effective ones for anyone who is having problems with their teeth. Fillings, crowns, and other procedures …

Discussing: Sedation Dentistry

Randy Alvarez: “So, you’re big on sedation?” Dr: Rogers: “Oh, huge! My favorite thing to do! So a lot of patients, Randy, are struggling with coming to the dentist because of fear and anxiety. And, because they’re concerned about the amount of time they’re gonna have to spend with me. So, if someone’s got a lot of fear and anxiety …

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Single Tooth Implants

Randy Alvarez: “So if you’re only missing one tooth, why a dental implant over a traditional bridge?” Dr. Rogers: “So, traditional bridges, it’s the way we’ve been doing it forever, to replace a single tooth is we’d cut down the teeth on either side to replace one tooth. And of course, once we do that, once those teeth are cut …

What is the Cost of Dental Implants? | Desert Ridge Dental | Albuquerque

What Is the Cost of Dental Implants?

What is the cost of dental implants for 1 or multiple teeth? Missing teeth can have a negative impact on your smile and make it harder to speak clearly and chew food. Dental implants offer an option for replacing teeth you might have lost due to decay or damage, so you can enjoy the benefits of having a beautiful smile. …

Emergency Dentistry & COVID 19 | Albuquerque NM

Emergency Dentistry & COVID 19

At Desert Ridge Dental we’re dedicated to keeping our team, our families and our patients safe in every way we can. We have embraced social distancing practices and standards for cleanliness as well as the recommendations of the New Mexico Department of Health to limit the number of patients we see, by only treating emergencies. We want to thank you, …

Desert Ridge Dental Mark's Testimonial

Mark’s Testimonial

Mark is a patient and friend of ours who has been suffering with a bad tooth for a while now, but not anymore. His smile had become pretty uncomfortable and we were happy to help him make it comfortable and functional again. Mark has offered to tell his story and we’re happy to let you hear it here:   “My …

Rosie's Testimonial Implant Dentures

Rosie’s Testimonial

Rosie has been a patient and friend of ours for a while now. Her smile was becoming pretty uncomfortable and she needed our help to make it beautiful to look at and functional to use, again. Rosie has a beautiful voice so we’re going to let her tell you her experience in her own words: “My name is Rosie and …

Mary's Testimonial

Mary’s Testimonial

Mary is a local working mother. She and her whole family come to Desert Ridge Dental to keep their smiles clean and bright. Mary has recently taken her smile to the top of its game and would like to tell you her story in her own words: “My name is Mary, and I have 3 kids and our entire family …

Desert Ridge Dental- Lorinda's Testimonial

Lorinda’s Testimonial

Our amazing patient’s at Desert Ridge Dental have trusted us with their oral health for years and in some cases, with a little bit more. Lorinda is a great patient who was going through a rough patch when we met her and now she’s got her confidence and her smile back. Here’s her story: “My name is Lorinda and I’m …

Sedation Dentistry Options

Sedation Dentistry Options Video

What are My Sedation Dentistry Options Here at Desert Ridge Dental, we see patients every day that have high fears and anxieties about coming to the dentist. For most of those patients, it takes a tremendous amount of courage just to get in the door, they’ve been putting off their work for 5, 10, 15, 20 years. Because we’re able …