Welcome to Alfonso E. Martinez DDS, Inc.. At our our state-of-the-art dental practice located in El Monte we are committed to providing our patients with the highest quality dental care in an environment that is warm and welcoming. Using the latest equipment and techniques, our skilled and experienced dental staff will handle all of your oral health needs in general, restorative and cosmetic dentistry. We feel that one of our most important functions is to listen to our patients concerns and educate them as to their best options in handling their dental health issues. Our mission is to provide our patients with a gentle, anxiety-free experience and send them home with healthy and beautiful smiles.Read more
According to recent studies good oral hygiene is essential not only for your dental health, it is important to your overall health and well-being. Our comprehensive dental hygiene program is designed to preserve your teeth and the supporting structures by preventing the onset, progress, and recurrence of dental disease.
Dental Fillings are the most common type of dental restoration used to replace sections of teeth that are missing, damaged or decayed. While traditional dental materials like gold, amalgam, porcelain, and composite successfully restore teeth; recent advances in dental technology have made a wider and improved selection of restorative choices available.
Inside every tooth is either a single central chamber or multiple ones that contain connective tissue, a nerve supply, and blood vessels. These core tissues, known as the dental pulp, help your tooth to grow and mature before it emerges into the mouth. A root canal procedure is required when this dental pulp is irreversibly damaged or has died.
Losing a tooth due to injury, dental decay, or gum disease can happen. However, in order to avoid causing problems for the adjacent teeth and your overall dental health, it is important to replace the tooth that has been lost. This can be done a number of ways including fixed bridges, removable partial or full dentures as well as a more recent procedure known as dental implants.
Chronic jaw clenching and grinding one’s teeth is called bruxism. While it can happen any time of day, it often occurs at night causing an individual to wake up with any number of symptoms including jaw pain, headaches, and sore teeth that may feel loose. Although, stress and anxiety are the most common causes of bruxism there may be other contributing factors such as a sleep disorder, an abnormal bite, as well as teeth that are missing or poorly aligned.
This is my entire family's dentist. I have a great smile :) thanks to them. I've had cavities fixed. The normal teeth cleaning and a root canal done. And I've never suffered from extra pain after the procedures. I've also had braces along with my sister and they work with your payments. My brother's teeth were getting gaps and they were also getting tiny. They fixed them and now look awesome. And NATURAL. The staff is super friendly :-)
It's super easy to schedule or reschedule with the staff, they're readily available to help you with that- they even call you to remind you! It felt like my personal dentist assistant in some ways.