• Quality Dental Care Within Your Reach

    by Nancy Duque | January 4, 2019

    At Tuscany Dental Care, Dr. Duque and her team strive to provide the highest quality care at the most affordable prices. There are times, however, where patients need to finance a portion of their dental care – whether it’s covered by dental insurance or not. I In order to accommodate our patients, we offer three […]

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  • LANAP – An Alternative to Gum Surgery

    by Nancy Duque | October 3, 2018

    In our previous blog post, we talked about periodontal disease and the available treatments for periodontal disease including deep cleanings and traditional periodontal surgery (gum surgery). With that background in mind, we can discuss LANAP – a procedure that similar benefits to gum surgery, but with much less discomfort. What is LANAP? LANAP stands for […]

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  • Periodontitis- What is it?

    by Nancy Duque | October 3, 2018

    What is Periodontitis? Periodontitis (a.k.a. periodontal disease or gum disease) causes uncomfortable, inflamed gums.   If not treated, periodontal disease can lead to tooth loss.   Treating Periodontitis Deep cleaning (also called “scaling and root planing”), is the first line of defense when it comes to treating periodontitis. In a deep cleaning, we clean the surfaces […]

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  • Cosmetic Dentistry – Direct and Indirect Veneers

    by Nancy Duque | August 18, 2018

    Wondering how veneers work? If you’re considering getting cosmetic dentistry, you’ve probably been doing some research on your options and how veneers might be a great solution. There are so many options today in cosmetic dentistry to make your smile beautiful including veneers. As one of the best Cosmetic Dentists in San Antonio (over 30 […]

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  • Tooth Erosion

    by Nancy Duque | August 18, 2018

    Tooth Erosion is the process by which the top (enamel) layer of a tooth or teeth begins to break down, exposing the second layer (dentin) and thereby causing sensitivity. You might find it helpful to read our previous set of posts where we discussed tooth sensitivity and the mechanism behind it. What causes tooth erosion? […]

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  • Ceramic Crowns: Another Way We Bring Current Technology to You!

    by Nancy Duque | July 13, 2018

    Dr. Duque participates in an extensive amount of continuing education in order to be able to use the most current research and technology in her practice. One of these technological advances is her use of ceramic crowns. What is a ceramic crown? A ceramic crown is a dental crown that is made completely out of […]

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