Do Your Teeth Health Affect Your Life?

Do Your Teeth Health Affect Your Life?

Oral health and dental aesthetics have big impacts on your lifestyle. Achieving a healthy, confidence-building smile takes more than good oral hygiene. Aside from tooth loss from gum disease, tooth decay, or accident, your quality of life and self-confidence can also be affected by gaps between teeth or bite malocclusion (misalignment). Studies have shown a […]

Dental tourism in Costa Rica

Dental tourism in Costa Rica

Dr. Mario Garita talks about pioneering a niche market for dental tourism in Costa Rica. In the early 80s, dental tourism began to make inroads in Costa Rica. Doctor Garita’s father, also a dentist, noticed an increase in tourists coming into his office off Plaza La Ventura for dental emergencies. Without exception, these patients were […]

Why do dental implants fail?

Why do dental implants fail?

Top 3 reasons for implant failure Dental implants are commonly used to replace natural teeth. Properly cared for, your dental implants can last a lifetime. With a success rate of 95%, dental implants are a highly effective treatment to replace severely damaged or lost teeth. Although failure is unusual, it can happen, which is why […]

How digestive problems affect your teeth

How digestive problems affect your teeth

People with chronic digestive diseases can tell you such diseases are often difficult to treat. That’s because the intestines, the most complex part of your digestive tract, sit in the middle of that system, making it all the harder to treat. But there’s an early warning system. Your mouth, the gateway to the digestive process, […]

What is bruxism?

What is bruxism?

Custom-made night guards, somewhat like a Clear Aligner, are made to wear during your sleep and buffer your teeth from the damage of the grinding. They tend to be thinner than over-the-counter products, too. When you use a custom-fit guard, custom made for you here at Dr. Mario Garita MP Dental Experience Clinic, it will be more comfortable and beneficial than any you might buy at a drug store.