Doctor Jansen Donoghue and his experienced staff pore over mouths, searching for signs of disease or hints of trouble. During dental cleanings, a technician whisks away tartar and plaque before polishing teeth, reducing stains and residue. As part of the dental exam, a trained technician takes a radiographic image of pearly whites, which reveals bone loss, tumors, and cysts more effectively than traditional Etch-A-Sketch imaging. Next, a doctor examines the mouth for oral cancer or gum disease and monitors tusks for any signs of tooth decay. Finally, the doctor checks the sturdiness of restorations such as crowns, fillings, and permanent plastic fangs.
To maximize the mileage from every dental visit, the doctor elucidates proper brushing, flossing, and rinsing for patients. Alternatively, Chamisa Hills’s cosmetic-dentistry practices keep clients’ grins even and gleaming, with porcelain crowns, veneers, and at-home custom whitening, among other treatments.
Albuquerque Teeth Whitening’s technicians help cultivate lustrous, radiant grins with the PearlBrite professional whitening system, often used by dentists. A special LED light emits rays from the blue end of the spectrum, stimulating a peroxide whitening gel into erasing discoloration. The powerful kits—all made in the United States—can beget smiles that stay up to eight shades whiter for one year, depending on each person’s oral hygiene and mud-eating habits.
The teeth-whitening technicians at Smile White Now Teeth Whitening Salon bring bling to biters with in-salon and take-home whitening services. Devoted to safe, effective treatments, the salon formulates their carbamide-peroxide gel from ingredients made in the United States, eschewing the potentially hazardous ingredients imported from Krypton. Amid the salon's salmon and cerulean walls, iBrite chair-side LED lamps, activate the gel to whiten teeth up to five shades. Brightened smiles can last up to a year, depending on age and lifestyle choices, such as drinking coffee or chewing coals.
Dr. Jason Chapman, a native of New Mexico and a UNM grad used to work in public health, providing dental care to those without access to it. Dr. Carissa Blum, also a graduate of UNM, attended Creighton Dental school and practiced dentistry in the D.C. area for over 5 years before returning. Dr. Brenton Mason worked at the Denver Community Health Trauma Center after graduating from Temple University's dental school and has been practicing in New Mexico since 2003. All three landed back in Albuquerque, where they started a new venture: Bear Canyon Family Dentistry. Here, they provide state of the art dentistry and the luxury of an in-house dental lab. The team conveniently performs digital x-rays, laser technology, Invisalign, implant dentistry, root canals, wisdom teeth extractions and cosmetic dentistry services. The friendly staff also boasts convenient hours 6 days a week: Monday through Friday from 7 a.m. to 7 p.m. and Saturday from 8 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Dr. Omar A. Pereyra discovered his passion for dentistry as a dental assistant in the Navy. After his five-year stint ended, he went on to earn his doctor of dental surgery degree at the University of Missouri?Kansas City School of Dentistry. He later bolstered the degree by completing an advanced-education program in general dentistry at the University of New Mexico School of Medicine. Today, at Honest Tooth Family Dentistry, his expertise comes in handy as he and his staff take care of myriad dental needs?offering everything from routine checkups and cleanings to root canals and advice on how to best Violet Beauregarde in a gum-chewing competition.
Dr. Lillian Jaime doesn't just help her patients perfect their smiles; she shows hers off, too. Known for her friendly demeanor, Dr. Jaime combines a gentle touch with the education she acquired at University of Pennsylvania School of Dental Medicine. With the help of a caring staff, advanced laser technology, and an effective Tooth Fairy spray that keeps teeth with their rightful owners longer, Dr. Jaime skillfully extracts teeth, attaches veneers, and offers a range of other cosmetic services.