As an innovative new technology, Platelet Rich Fibrin (PRF), has many important advantages for dental implants and oral surgery, including its low cost, convenience and safety.  Because it comes from your own blood, it is safe and readily available.  Platelet Rich Fibrin is a valuable treatment option to aid in healing and blood clotting following…

Guatemala is considered one of the most exotic, lush cultural tourist destinations on Earth. Just south of the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, it is known as the heart of the Mayan world.  Guatemala is a treasure trove of history and architecture with Mayan and colonial roots. As the plane flies, Guatemala City is only two…

Dental health is often overlooked when determining a person’s quality of life. Imagine not being able to eat the foods you want because you can’t bite or chew properly. If you suffer from poor teeth and problems biting, chewing and eating healthy foods, Guatemala has the solution for you. If you’ve been shopping for dental…

One of the most important benefits of dental implants are their longevity. Yes, a dental implant that is performed by a skilled dentist into adequate jawbone can be expected to last for a quarter of a century or more if it is periodically seen and adjusted by a dentist. For many people dental implants do…

Are you thinking about traveling to Guatemala for dental care? It is recommended that patients have a good general state of health before getting any major dental work. From time to time, patients travel to Guatemala for dental care and are unaware that they are ill. Most cases deal with minor issues and they are…

Maxillary Sinus Lift The maxillary sinus is a cavity located within the cheek bone. It is a pyramid shaped, growing space with a membrane lining the sinus called the Schneider Membrane. The ends of the roots of the upper back teeth are close to the maxillary sinus and in some cases, even inside of it.…

Veneers or Crowns: Which is the Best Choice for You? When teeth appear worn, chipped, broken or stained the use of dental veneers or crowns are a great option for improving aesthetics and functionality. Although both veneers and crowns present similar characteristics, they have important differences that must be taken into account by the dentist…

Invisalign Improves Your Oral Health Invisalign aligners are a new solution to an old problem. Malocclusions, the medical condition commonly known as crooked teeth, are typically considered an aesthetic problem. People consider braces to treat this condition, thinking it will make them look good. This misconception is especially wide-spread among teenagers for whom it is…

Modern Dentistry: Digital Systems Along with many technological advances, dentistry has evolved towards becoming more digital in the past few years. The newest systems include computerized methods, and new materials are constantly being introduced in the market with promising results, ensuring increased success and longevity of restorations. CAD/CAM CAD/CAM means computer-aided design and computer-aided manufacturing.…