Periodontal disease Periodontal disease is the most common cause of tooth loss among adult Tooth decay remains the most prevalent chronic disease in adults, even though it is largely preventable http://www.nidcr.nih.gov/DataStatistics/ByPopulation/Adults Regular dental check ups are key to maintaining your dental health. Call Twohig Dentistry at 505-881-9767 for an appointment.
Please join the dentists and staff at the NM Mission of Mercy, October 23-26 at the Santa Ana Star Center. NM MOM is still looking for more lay volunteers and dental professionals to make our upcoming event a success. Patient escorts, security help, parking assistance, and equipment set up and take down are all areas […]
Dr. Jim Twohig will now be working on Monday, Tuesdays and Thursdays only. The office will continue to be open Monday through Friday to serve you.
When you meet a person for the first time what is the first thing that you notice about them? Their face, exactly! Research suggests that we make a mental picture based on a person’s facial features within the first 5 seconds of meeting someone. An appealing face is the best letter of recommendation; the quote […]
While there are a lot of factors involved in getting braces, there are many factors that stand out in favor of Invisalign in dentistry. Braces: Through the years, braces have evolved but the basic skeleton of its structure has been the same. It has a bracket that is attached to each tooth with an adhesive. […]
Gum disease has now been added to the list of potential risk factors for Americans that result from obesity. Also on this list are the development of type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain forms of cancer. Although the studies are in their earliest stages, scientists are suspecting a link between gum disease and being […]
Twohig Dentistry is your source for oral health questions! What to Do • Brush and floss regularly: This may seem like a no-brainer, but good oral hygiene is key to achieving fresh breath. To further maximize a minty mouth, brush and floss as soon as possible after eating to reduce the amount of bacteria build-up. […]
One of the most important things anyone can do to prevent cavities and gum disease is to floss regularly. Flossy, from SlyBits, reminds users to floss each day. This essential step in daily oral care is also the most unpopular and dentists tire of having to remind patients of its importance. Only available on iTunes […]
You’ve probably wanted to have straighter teeth for a while, but at this stage in your adult life, metal braces are not a choice you are willing to consider. Invisalign® offers the convenience and flexibility to live life without the hassle associated with other types of treatment. From the moment you start Invisalign treatment, you’ll […]
The Kids’ Health Mouths Campaign- joint effort between the Partnership for Healthy Mouths, Healthy Lives and the Ad Council- has released a free interactive game, Toothsavers, which is available online and as an app for Android and iOS devices. The game geared toward 3 to 6 year olds, was designed to motivate children to take […]