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Bleeding When You Floss: Gum Disease or Poor Habits?

Does flossing leave your gums tender and bleeding? Don’t brush off this less-than-pleasant symptom — it could be gum disease or simply poor dental habits. We can help you determine which one is plaguing you.

Sep 9th, 2020
How to Care for Your Dental Crown

Did you know that porcelain dental crowns can last more than 10 years with the right care? Our custom crowns look, feel, and function like a natural tooth. Here’s what you need to know when it comes to caring for your dental crown.

Aug 13th, 2020
ClearCorrect: Get Straighter Teeth Without Braces

Is ClearCorrect right for you? With capabilities like remote monitoring and speedy treatments, it’s no wonder why clear aligners are growing in popularity! Read on to learn how you can get straighter teeth with ClearCorrect.

Jul 27th, 2020
10 Easy Tips for Healthy Teeth

The key to a beautiful smile is keeping it healthy. And keeping your teeth — and mouth — healthy has never been easier with these 10 simple tips. Use this guide to take your oral care to the next level.

Jun 11th, 2020
How to Save a Tooth That's Been Knocked Out

Nearly 5 million teeth are knocked out each year. As a common dental emergency, it’s important to know what to do if your tooth is knocked out because quick action can save your tooth. Here are the steps you need to take.

Mar 10th, 2020
When Is It Time to Consider Dentures?

Getting dentures may feel like a big step, but don’t forget that saving your smile is a priority. If you’re not sure whether or not you need dentures, we can help you. Here are some insights into the process.

Jan 17th, 2020
How a Root Canal Can Save Your Tooth

A root canal might sound like a scary dental procedure, but the truth is that it’s common and often painless. Root canals remove infection and stop decay, effectively saving your tooth. Learn more about the benefits of a root canal.

Dec 4th, 2019
The Link Between Diabetes and Gum Disease

Long known as a potential complication of diabetes, it now seems as though gum disease can make it more difficult to control blood sugar and may even be a contributing cause to type 2 diabetes. Good oral care can help control both conditions.

Oct 8th, 2019
Non-Cosmetic Reasons to Consider Veneers

It’s true: Veneers can make your smile look amazing. But these versatile restorations have restorative purposes too. Here are three non-cosmetic issues that can be treated with beautiful porcelain veneers.

Jul 5th, 2019
Warning Signs of Gum Disease

Gum disease can lead to serious complications including tooth loss if it isn't treated. Find out if you have symptoms of gum disease.

Jun 10th, 2019
How to Extend the Results of Teeth Whitening

Now that you have beautifully white teeth after having a teeth whitening procedure, follow these steps to prolong the effects of your procedure. It only takes a few minutes to do, but it can help you to keep your white smile.

May 7th, 2019
How to Know If You Are Suffering from a Dental Emergency

Dental emergencies require prompt care not just to relieve symptoms, but to prevent further damage to your tooth. Here’s how to tell if you’re having a dental emergency and what you should do to get the treatment you need.

Mar 1st, 2019
Veneers: A Simple Solution to a Wide Array of Smile Flaws

Durable, beautiful porcelain veneers can take your smile from "blah" to "wow" in just a couple of visits. Plus, they can be customized for your needs, so you can feel confident in your results. Here's a quick rundown of the flaws they can correct.

Feb 6th, 2019
How To Take Care Of Your Mouth After Dental Extractions

Tooth extraction is recommended for several reasons, from tooth decay to the eruption of wisdom teeth. While removal of teeth is a relatively common and trouble-free procedure, your post-operative care at home is key to proper healing.

Nov 13th, 2018
El Paso Dentist Helped Locals With FREE Dentistry

El Paso dentist Dr. Mehrnoosh Darj helped residents of El Paso and Socorro during this difficult economic period by giving 2 free emergency dental treatment days on Oct. 26, 2012 and Nov 2, 2012.

Feb 23rd, 2018
El Paso Dentist Helped 200 Patients With FREE Dentistry

Seeing that many people cannot manage to spend money for basic dental care, Affordable Dental Associates owner Dr. Darj wanted to give those people an opportunity to take care of dental problems before they become more serious, and more costly.

Feb 23rd, 2018
El Paso Dentist About Antioxidants and Heart Disease

El Paso Dentist: There are several forms of heart disease, but heart disease primarily comes from the buildup of fatty deposits on the inner surface of arteries. Eventually these deposits block blood flow, leading to heart attack or stroke.

Feb 20th, 2018
El Paso TX Dentist Holiday Food Drive 2011

Dr. Mehrnoosh Darj offered a significant discount on dental services in order to assist people who needed dental care in tandem with helping her community food pantry this past holiday season.

Feb 23rd, 2011