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Knowledge is Power

At the office of Peter L. Thompson, DDS, patient education is one of our top priorities. We know that the better you understand your oral and overall health and how they go hand-in-hand, the better equipped you are to make small changes that will make big impacts on your health and longevity. There’s a lot of new information out there, so follow along on our blog for bi-monthly articles on all things oral health.

LED Dentistry

September 27th, 2013

bayasaa / Foter / CC BY Teeth that Light Up a Room…in the Dark We’ve all seen glow-in-the-dark t-shirts, little kids shoes that light up when they walk, and even belts with flashing lights on them. But light up teeth? Two designers in Japan are doing just that to advertise a winter sale at their […]

Post-Menopausal Women Need More Dental Checkups

September 13th, 2013

moodboardphotography / Foter / CC BY This September, Dr. Thompson is celebrating National Healthy Aging Month, which was established to broaden awareness of the positive side of aging, and to motivate improved health, financial and overall wellness. He wants to make sure all post-menopausal women in Portales, NM are aware of a new study from […]

Americans Would Rather Brush than Surf

August 27th, 2013

Is your toothbrush one of your most precious possessions? Could you survive without one? In a recent survey, participants were asked to choose the invention they could not live without and 34 percent of teens and 42 percent of adults chose their toothbrush over a personal computer, automobile, microwave, or a cell phone. Would you […]

Keeping Your Mouth Clean and Healthy with Hydrogen Peroxide: Four Easy Tips

August 13th, 2013

adinaplus / Foter / CC BY Peter L. Thompson, DDS loves providing you with simple, inexpensive ways to keep your mouth healthy. In this post, we wanted to let you know about the many ways you can use hydrogen peroxide, and how your family can benefit from it. Hydrogen Peroxide is affordable, can be found all […]

Get Your Smile Back with Dental Implants

July 27th, 2013

Don’t let dentures or gaps in your teeth take away your confidence! Talk to Dr. Thompson about dental implants and get started on a path to reclaiming your smile! Thompson Smiles offers the best dental implant technology available and we love to help our Portales, NM patients regain their confidence with a beautiful, healthy mouth.

Forget About Traditional Braces

July 13th, 2013

It’s no secret that regular old braces carry a certain stigma. The brackets, wires, and small, colored bands are clunky and painful, and most people shudder at the thought of having to get them. However, the dentistry of today is very different and Dr. Robinson has options for you that are less-invasive, nearly invisible, more […]

10 Gum Disease Facts for Men

June 27th, 2013

June is National Men’s Health Month and Thompson Smiles is taking this opportunity to educate our male patients and their loved ones on the facts about gum disease. Sadly, many men with gum disease either don’t know it or don’t treat their condition.  

Sedation Dentistry

June 20th, 2013

operation_janet / Foter.com / CC BY-ND Are you one of those people who finds it an ordeal to visit the dentist? Do you prefer to put up with toothache rather than seek essential dental treatment? Does the mere thought of sitting in the dental chair bring you out in a cold sweat? If so you […]

“Jailbreak” Bacteria Travel to Your Heart

June 13th, 2013

June is National Men’s Health Month, and Peter L. Thompson DDS wants you to know about how your teeth can affect cardiovascular disease, the number one cause of death for men in our country. We want all of our patients to have healthy mouths, as well as healthy bodies. New studies show that it may […]

Sleep Apnea: What You Didn’t Know

May 27th, 2013

In celebration of National Men’s Health Month and Father’s Day, Dr. Thompson is hoping to educate all Portales, NM men and their loved ones about the dangers of sleep apnea. This condition is sadly underdiagnosed  and, of the 12 million people who do know they have it, many often do not get the treatment they […]

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