Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

A Guide to Dental Implants

Losing teeth, no matter the reason, is rarely a good experience. In fact, most would call it one of the most difficult things you’ll ever have to deal with. Teeth are part of your everyday life. You rarely notice it until you lose them, though. The good news is that if you do lose a… Read more »

How to Floss

Flossing is one of the best things you can do to keep your oral health at the right levels. From cleaning teeth to removing plaque, it’s an indispensable part of your oral health routine. However, the majority of people don’t floss on a regular basis. Today, we’re going to look at why it’s so important,… Read more »

Plaque Buildup Prevention

One of the biggest risks to your oral health often arises in the form of plaque buildup. Plaque is a thin layer of debris and bacteria that often sits on your teeth and damages both your teeth and your gums. To prevent various oral health risks that can arise, including gingivitis, tooth decay, cavities and… Read more »

Show off Your Springtime Smile With Oral Health Care

Are your oral health care treatments being employed effectively? When thinking about your oral health care, it’s always a good idea to look at different things that you are doing and asking yourself what you can do to improve the health of your teeth and gums. If you have any issues with your oral health,… Read more »

The Unpredictable Ways to Keep Tooth Decay at Bay

Our dentist, Dr. , strongly encourages you to do all you can to prevent cavities, which are also known as tooth decay. This is why strongly recommends brushing twice a day, flossing once a day, rinsing daily and attending your checkups every six months. Little did you know, there are also little tricks you can… Read more »

Tricks to Help With Tooth Sensitivity

Tooth sensitivity is quite inconvenient, especially because it can make eating and drinking hot and cold foods and drinks very painful. It can even make breathing cold air uncomfortable! If you’re like many people, you’re looking for ways to soothe your tooth sensitivity. Our dentist, Dr. , is more than happy to help you by… Read more »

Fulfilling the Uses of a Dental Crown

Our team, at Rocky Ridge Dental Associates, is pleased to offer custom-made dental crowns when it comes to restoring the use of a damaged or decayed tooth. We can provide further information on the uses of dental crowns and how they can impact your oral health. How can a dental crown benefit me? These dental… Read more »