210-590-4100

Meet the Doctor

Our highly trained team of professionals
is determined to make your experience
at Sonrisa Dental a pleasant one.

Appointment

Please call 210-590-4100 to schedule an appointment, our office hours are Monday 9:00am to 5:00pm, Tuesday thru Friday 10:00am to 6:00pm and Saturday 9:00am - noon.

First Visit

Your initial appointment will consist of any necessary digital X-rays (which require less than 1/7 of radiographic exposure than traditional dental X-rays)

Oral Hygiene

Dental hygiene or oral hygiene means maintenance of the mouth, teeth and gums. Oral hygiene is made up of at-home daily maintenance and regular visits to your dentist. The daily brushing and flossing you do at home combined with the professional cleanings provided by your dentist and dental hygienist will ensure you keep your natural teeth for a life time.

The Dental Hygiene process...

No matter how thorough an at-home brushing and flossing routine may be, calculus will build up on the teeth over time. As calculus builds below the gum line, bacteria eventually invade the area with the potential to create a host of dental problems. A dental hygienist is trained to eliminate this calculus buildup and eliminate this threat to ones health.

Dental hygienists are specialists at scraping away the hard plaque and removing calculus deposits. They also take X-rays and look for changes to the patient’s bite.

When the hygienist is done cleaning, the dentist will conduct further examination of the gums and mouth for signs of tooth decay or gum disease. The American Dental Association suggests patients schedule a visit to the dentist and dental hygienist twice a year to guarantee good oral hygiene.

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13909 Nacogdoches Rd, Suite 113-A, San Antonio, TX 78217, Fax: 210-590-4107