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 »

A Complete Denture Can Replicate the Function of Your Compromised Teeth

Severe gum disease can cause your gums to recede as the bacteria grows and the infection spreads. As this condition continues to progress, small pockets of infected material can start to accumulate near the roots of your teeth. Over time, if this condition is not treated, you could end up losing healthy bone and even… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: Why You Should Use an Electric Toothbrush

Electric toothbrushes are handy tools that can help you achieve and maintain the strong and healthy teeth, gums, and smile you desire. Our dentist, Dr. , recommends using an electric toothbrush for many reasons. Today, is happy to tell you all about those reasons so you can know a little more about this top-of-the-line tool…. Read more »

Do You Even Floss?

The new year is here! For many people, that means New Year’s Resolutions. Cardio, weights, cleaning, relationships–we make lofty goals that soon fall by the wayside. Here is a suggestion that doesn’t have to be forgotten by Valentine’s Day: take better care of your mouth! This starts with brushing your teeth, of course, but it… Read more »

Important Tips About Tooth Restorations

Restoring teeth has never been easier. Dentistry has come a long way in a few decades and now features realistic-looking prosthetics to replace missing teeth. Furthermore, numerous tooth restorations exist to drastically improve the look of your teeth and even restore the damage that may have occurred. Effective treatments include dental crowns, dental veneers, dental… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: The Things You Didn’t Know About Toothbrushes

Do you ever think about your toothbrush when you grab it to brush every morning and night? If not, you should! There are many things you probably didn’t know about toothbrushes. In fact, some details might even blow your mind! Our dentist, Dr. Roy A. Smith, is happy to tell you about your toothbrush by… Read more »