The Unpredictable Ways to Keep Tooth Decay at Bay

Our dentist, Dr. Roy A. Smith, III, strongly encourages you to do all you can to prevent cavities, which are also known as tooth decay. This is why he 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 do... 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. Roy A. Smith, III, is more than happy to help you by giving you... 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. Roy A. Smith, III, recommends using an electric toothbrush for many reasons. Today, he is happy to tell you all about those reasons so you can know a little more about this top-of-the-line tool. Those... 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 sharing some things you didn’t... 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 do next. If you have swallowed a small amount of... 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 tell you all about them. The first tool is a... read more »

Canker Sores: Causes and Care

Sometimes the mouth can be confusing, especially if you don't know much about the teeth and tissues. No need to worry! This is the case for many people. One mystery of the mouth is canker sores. These are shallow, small ulcers that make eating and talking difficult. They are not contagious and can occur as one sore or several at... read more »

Bad Habits That Hurt Your Teeth

It’s easy for so many of us to take our smile for granted. Our teeth play an important role in our oral health. That is why here at Rocky Ridge Dental Associates, we offer advice to help protect your teeth and avoid such damaging habits! Some of these damaging habits include: Playing sports without wearing a mouthguard Playing sports without... read more »

What to Expect When Whitening Your Smile at Home

If you’ve decided to take advantage of the at-home whitening treatment we offer at Rocky Ridge Dental Associates, our team is more than happy to tell you what to expect when enhancing the appearance of your smile! The treatment we offer is clean and successful, and you can expect the following steps when using the treatment: -Step 1: First, you... read more »