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... 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... 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... Read more »

Tips on What to Do If You Swallow Mouthwash

Did you accidentally swallow your mouthwash? If so, it’s important to stay calm and keep your worries away. You have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Roy A. Smith, III, is happy to help you by telling you what to expect and giving you recommendations on what to... Read more »

Dry Mouth Figures

To guard yourself against dry mouth, there are a few different things you can do. Since the team at Rocky Ridge Dental Associates wants to keep your oral cavity healthy always, they’ve put together this post full of data about dry mouth for your education and learning. Dry mouth affects... Read more »

What are Cold Sores?

Cold sores, also called fever blisters, occur most commonly when immune systems’ strengths are weakened by fevers or colds. These fluid-filled blisters erupt on the face, most often near the nose and chin, and they can cause flu-like symptoms. Once you’ve been infected with the herpes simplex virus type 1... Read more »

The Cool Oral Hygiene Tools You Never Thought Existed

Are you bored with your oral hygiene routine? If so, our dentist, Dr. Roy A. Smith, III, and dental team have some good news for you. There are cool oral hygiene tools in the world that can make cleaning your smile a little more exciting! We will be thrilled to... Read more »

Caring for Your Teeth in Old Age

Solid health is wonderful, but that doesn’t mean it will always last continually. As people grow, their mouths tend to erode more quickly and require more maintenance, jaw muscles weaken, taste buds become less sensitive and the nerves in teeth shrink, making it harder to notice tooth pain and/or gum... Read more »

Defining Oral Cancer

Oral cancer, which is sometimes referred to as mouth cancer, is a head and neck cancer which occurs mostly in people aged 40-60, though it can strike at any age. Symptoms of mouth cancer may include lumps, bumps or knobs of cancerous tissue in the oral cavity, oral sores that... Read more »

Toothbrush Care

Brushing your teeth is such a frequent need that the habit can become mindless. While having a toothbrushing habit is a very good thing, occasionally we need to brush up on our brushing to make sure we are giving our teeth and gums the very best treatment we can. Soft-bristled... Read more »