Periodontal Disease & Covid 19 Connection

With Covid being such a prevalent topic in today’s media and news, it’s important to know that recent studies have shown a connection between gum disease (periodontitis) and the Corona Virus. It seems that not only is it important to cover your mouth, it’s also important that your mouth be healthy in order to prevent the spread of this pandemic.

The latest research and report, titled The Mouth COVID Connection” (MCC), found a disturbing link between the bacteria produced by swollen, red, bleeding gums and bone loss and COVID-19, which has claimed more than 650,000 lives and continues to baffle infection disease experts.

Covid Mouth Connection
Preventing gum disease is more important than ever!

Why You Should Be Concerned

The study found that hospitalised COVID-19 patients with high levels of IL-6 (Interleukin), a harmful protein produced by gum disease, were at significantly greater risk of suffering life-threatening respiratory complications. The MCC study suggests that COVID-19 patients with bad gums, are at risk of generating harmful levels of IL-6 proteins that spread to their lungs and, when combined with the COVID-19 virus, can trigger a life-threatening respiratory crisis.

MCC researchers describe the IL-6 protein as the chemical culprit that makes COVID-19 deadly. Produced by gum disease bacteria, the protein enters the bloodstream, often in large amounts, causing inflammation throughout the body but dealing a particularly devastating blow to lungs infected with COVID-19. One tiny, inflammatory protein robbed them of their ability to breathe!

What You Can Do to Prevent Periodontitis

Gum disease is usually painless and slow to progress, so it can easily reach an advanced stage before you notice anything wrong.

The daily removal of plaque through brushing and flossing as well as scheduling regular dental appointments for professional teeth cleaning are the best ways to minimize your risk for gum disease. Depending on your oral health condition, our dentist can design a personalized program of home oral care and scheduled teeth cleanings to help you prevent periodontitis.

Schedule an Appointment Today!

Call us at (915) 621-2880 today or visit our Contact Us page to send us a message. Our professional dental team are highly trained in gum disease prevention which is more important now than ever!

Dentist In-Network With Tricare

Our dentist and team are thankful for our brave service members and their families. We value the opportunity to serve you, and we are honored to help you achieve the beautiful, healthy smiles you deserve. Therefore, we proudly accept TRICARE (United Concordia).

Dentist In-Network With Tricare in El Paso, TX

East El Paso Dentist also offers a 10% military discount. Our staff is happy to answer your questions regarding United Concordia TRICARE coverage for the treatment options that we offer.

As a Tricare dentist in El Paso, we provide comprehensive family dentistry for kids, adults, and the elderly. We provide common services such as teeth cleaningtooth extractionteeth whiteningdental implants, as well as dentures.

$750 Affordable Dental Implants in El Paso, TX!

Dental Implants are the best option today to replacing of a tooth or bridge for those who have lost a tooth or teeth due to periodontal disease, severe dental injury. Dental implants provide a complete restoration of your entire mouth by replacing teeth and functioning just like your natural teeth.

Affordable Dental Implants in El Paso, TX
$750 Affordable Dental Implants in El Paso, TX

Dental Implants are rooted in the jaw, resulting in a strong, and durable foundation for a crown. The implant is made of titanium which is a biocompatible material that bonds to your jaw bone. Which means you’ll never have to worry about it falling out. The false tooth, also named crown, attached to the implant post will match the color and shape of the rest of your teeth. Therefore, dental implants look and feel just like your natural teeth! With proper and diligent oral hygiene and maintenance, implants can last you a lifetime.

At East El Paso Dentist, we use the best dental materials available in the United States. We also work with the highest quality dental components available on the market today including the best quality medical grade titanium for dental implants.

Call today to schedule a dental implant for only $750 per tooth at (915) 621-2880, or send us an email by visiting our Contact Us page. We will answer any questions you have concerning dental treatment, insurance, or financial options. We can’t wait to see your new smile!

Did you know you can lose your dental benefits after December?!

Another year has come and gone and East El Paso Dentist would like to say thank you for your trust and confidence in our dental clinic. 2020 is soon coming to a close, and so too will your dental benefits. Many of our patients do not realize that the dental benefits they have will not roll over into the New Year. So, if you do not use those plan benefit dollars you will lose them. The cost of these benefits is on the rise and many employers are cutting back on dental benefits. It makes sense to use every dollar that you are entitled to and for which you have already paid.

This blog is here as a friendly reminder to schedule your teeth cleaning, dental exam, and any other dental procedures as soon as possible in order to fully utilize your 2020 dental insurance benefits. These dental benefits, as well as healthcare flexible spending accounts (HFS), may expire at the end of December 2020.

Last year many patients took advantage of their flexible spending accounts to get started on Invisalign – the clear alternative to braces!

We know how busy family life can be, but regular dental cleanings and exams may allow you to avoid dental complications that may cause you to exceed future dental benefits.

At East El Paso Dentist we are committed to the prevention of dental disease and regular exams and cleanings are essential for you and your family’s oral health.

As the end of the year approaches, calendars get busy and things get put off. Our goal is to assist you and your family in obtaining optimum dental health and saving money too. You don’t have to start the treatment now, but it is wise to schedule the time that you request before the “rush” begins.

We want you to maximize your benefits AND have the best dental treatment available. Remember, it is always best to prevent any problems before they arise!

Call Today To Schedule A Dental Appointment! (915) 621-2880

How to Find the Best “Dentist Near Me”

Oral healthcare should be a task that you and your dentist will be working on for a long time, so choosing the best dentist is an important decision for you and all of your family. So considering this, how do you go about finding the right dentist?

If you’re currently looking for a new dentist, you’re searching for more than someone to just clean your teeth. Your dental health is of such vital importance for your overall health, it’s important for every patient to have a for the long haul. This article will give you some great tips on finding the best dentist in El Paso, TX.

Dentist Near You

One thing to look for in a family dentist is a good location that will be convenient for you in order to minimize your time spent on the road. East El Paso Dentist is conveniently located on Edgemere Blvd. off of Zaragosa and next to McDonald’s and Walmart. Making us a prime location for you to get shopping done, and have your family get dental care simultaneously.

Friend or Family Referrals

Remember to ask friends, family, and other dental health professionals when looking for a new family dentist. They will usually give sincere accounts of what they have experienced from dental practices in your area.

Google Reviews

Another factor to take into consideration when choosing a family dentist is their reviews. What are their ratings on Google My Business? What experiences have other patients had at the dental office you are looking at? Reviews can truly give you insight into a dental practice.

Schedule a Dental Appointment Today!

While choosing a new dentist in El Paso is an important decision, it doesn’t have to be a difficult one. Fortunately, some of these tips should be helpful to you in your search. And of course, if you are looking for a new dentist, we invite you to call our office located on the Eastside of town.

Call today at (915) 621-2880, or visit our Contact Us page to send us a message!

$50 Exámenes y rayos X ¡Especial!

¡Solo por tiempo limitado, llevaremos a cabo un examen especial de $50 por rayos X para cualquier paciente que ingrese a nuestro nuevo consultorio dental Eastside!

¿Qué Está Incluido?

• Nuestro personal tomará radiografías de alta definición que nos ayudarán a diagnosticar su boca y elaborar un plan de tratamiento suficiente.

• Realizaremos un examen exhaustivo: le daremos una vista panorámica de su salud dental y qué pasos se pueden tomar para que su boca vuelva al 100% de funcionamiento.

Nos enorgullece tratar a nuestros pacientes como si fueran familiares; venga a verlo usted mismo en East El Paso Dentist. ¡Estamos ansiosos por conocerte!

¡Programe Un Examen, Radiografías y Consultas Hoy!

A diferencia de las cadenas de odontología cosmética o familiar más grandes, siempre verá al mismo dentista e higienista en su consultorio dental de East El Paso, lo que le dará tranquilidad y garantizará la continuidad entre sus citas.

Llámenos hoy al (915) 621-2880, o programe una cita dental visitando nuestra página Contáctenos. ¡Nuestro personal dental espera pacientemente su conveniencia!

$50 Exams & X-rays Special!

For a limited time only, we’re running a $50 Exam & X-ray Special to any new patient that walks into our brand new Eastside dental office!

What’s Included?

• Our staff will take high definition x-rays that will help us diagnose your oral health condition and come up with your personalized treatment plan.

• We’ll perform a thorough dental exam by giving you a comprehensive view of your dental health and what treatment is needed to get your mouth back to 100% working order.

We take pride in treating our patients like family – come see for yourself at East El Paso Dentist. We can’t wait to meet you!

Schedule an Exam, X-rays, and Consultation Today!

Unlike the larger cosmetic or family dentistry chains, you’ll always see the same dentist and hygienist at your local East El Paso Dentist dental office, giving you peace of mind and ensuring continuity between your appointments.

Call us today at (915) 621-2880, or schedule a dental appointment by visiting our Contact Us page. Our dental staff is waiting patiently for your convenience!

We are a New East El Paso Dentist!

Looking for a new dentist in East El Paso, TX? Look no farther, East El Paso Dentist offers comprehensive dental care for the whole family. Gone are the days of taking every member of the family to a different dentist that specializes in either pediatric or adult dental care. Our staff is highly trained and equipped with state-of-the-art technology to meet every oral health care need of you and your loved ones.

New Dentist in Far East El Paso, TX

Have you ever searched on Google for “east El Paso dentist“? If so, then you know that finding a good dentist on the east side can be difficult. East El Paso Dentist is here to provide you with the best dental care in a comfortable and inviting environment.

We are conveniently located next to Walmart and Mc Donalds at the crossroads of Edgemere and Zaragosa. Our highly trained staff is professional and patient and ready to answer any questions you have about dental treatment, financing, or procedures.

Call us today at (915) 621-2880, or schedule an appointment through our Contact Us page. We are here to help you smile bright!