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Welcome to Mesilla Valley Family Dentistry

Your Las Cruces Dentist for Families

Trusting a team to take care of your family’s dental needs isn’t an easy task. As you search for a family dentist in Las Cruces you want someone who will care for your needs like they would their own. Dr. Borham and the rest of our amazing team at Mesilla Valley Family Dentistry are committed to treating patients like family.

We cater to a diverse range of patients, including those who aren’t the biggest fans of going to the dentist. We strive to create a welcoming atmosphere. So whether you’re here for a cleaning, teeth whitening, or implants you can rest assured your needs will be met and you’ll feel at ease. Friendly, gentle care that makes even the most nervous patient relaxed, is what you’ll find at our office.

Dr. Borham is an experienced Las Cruces dentist who along with his team seeks to create a safe environment where patients can get the best dental care possible. Located in Las Cruces, we’re conveniently situated and easy to get to. Our mission is to make dental care easily accessible to our community. That’s why we take a variety of insurances and offer a two visit new patient special that is affordable for those who might not have insurance. Learn more about how you can schedule your appointment online, discover our services, and find out answers to some of our most frequently asked questions.

Mercury Safe Dentistry

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Safe Amalgam Removal

At Mesilla Valley Family Dentistry, we utilize safe & proven protocols to remove amalgam fillings based on recommendations of the  International Association of Mercury Safe Dentistry (IAMSD), and the International Academy of Oral Medicine and Toxicology (IAOMT). Making the dental office mercury safe is supported by the American Dental Association (ADA) and other dental organizations. For more information click here

Our doctor has completed the NDD course, and received a Certification, in How to Make Your Practice Mercury Safe – Minimizing Occupational Exposure to Mercury in the Dental Office. This is the only course of its kind offered to dentists and qualifies the doctor to remove amalgam fillings safely, protecting the doctor, the staff, the patients, and the environment from excessive and unnecessary exposure to mercury vapor at the dental office. Our doctors are active members of the IAOMT. Click here for a list of members in NM.

Safe Mercury Amalgam Removal Technique (SMART)

These are protocols that are specified and recommended by the International Academy of Oral medicine and toxicology (IAOMT), and include:

  • Utilizing an independent mercury vapor unit (Dent Air Vac) designed specifically to remove and filter  vapors away from the immediate breathing area.
  • Utilizing an efficient suction system that contains the amalgam particles and vapor.
  • Isolating the involve teeth from the rest of the mouth with Iso-dry isolation system to prevent ingestion of particles.
  • Applying copious amount of water, to minimize heat generation and subsequent vapor.
  • Removing the amalgam in large segments to minimize mercury vapor generation.
  • Provide an independent airway mask for a 100% source of oxygen.
  • Protect the environment by collecting old amalgam particles and safely dispose of them with recycling equipment.

Bio-compatible Restorations

Our office uses bio-compatible BPA-Free tooth-colored composite restoration and metal-free porcelain crowns to replace amalgam. The results of these cosmetic and biological materials will deliver a beautiful and natural smile.