New Year, New You

New Year, New You

Dental work can be prohibitively expensive in the States; sometimes your insurance isn’t even enough to cover it! With the holidays upon us, what better time is there than now to plan a New Year’s trip to Costa Rica and finally get the dental work that you’ve been dreaming of, but couldn’t afford. Sound too good to be true? It’s not; you can have t...

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 ben...

The Effect of Bisphosphonates on the Integration of Implants

The Effect of Bisphosphonates on the Integration of Implants

Bisphosphonates prevent the loss of bone density. They are used to treat osteoporosis and other related diseases. If your doctor has recommended you take bisphosphonates, consider delaying the medication until any extractions, implants, or any other oral surgery has been completed. If you are currently using bisphosphonates, dental implants are sti...