In years past, many children and teenagers looked at their teeth with apprehension about the potential of getting braces, as there was a negative stigma associated with them. Fortunately, in more recent years, braces have even become somewhat “cool,” having shed their negative image.read more
Most of us realize that flossing is an important part of our dental care and yet it is often overlooked. One of the things that your dentist will ask you with every dental exam is “are you flossing?”read more
Dentist Toothbrush Review 2021 When it comes to toothbrushes, there is certainly no shortage of options. While it may have once been a simple decision between hard, medium, and soft bristles, there are now many types of toothbrushes available, with ergonomic handles, bamboo or plastic handles, and bristles that are at odd angles or infusedread more
Prevent your Teeth from Staining Yellow Everyone wants to have white, healthy-looking teeth, but age, the foods we eat, and the beverages we consume all conspire to dull our smile and stain our teeth. In truth, teeth are not naturally a perfect white to begin with; the enamel on the surface of our teeth isread more
The human body has a variety of microbiomes, the largest and second largest being the gut and oral cavity, respectively. These microbiomes exist in a complex relationship with one another. The bacteria that cause gum disease and tooth decay, for example, may travel to the gut microbiome and affect change there. Since our overallread more
How to keep your breath fresh with a mask. This year has brought us a variety of changes due to the arrival of COVID-19, not the least of which is the need to wear a mask when in an environment with other people. Some joked that masks allowed the wearer to make faces or evenread more
Every September, the dental community celebrates Dental Implant Awareness Month, and this year is no exception!
This year’s Dental Implant Awareness Month is focused on raising awareness of the various health benefits that dental implants can bring.read more
If you’re pregnant or thinking about expanding your family, your oral health and hygiene might not be too high up your list of priorities and health concerns.
However, growing evidence and research suggests that the link between good oral health and a healthy pregnancy may be stronger than you think.read more
Wisdom tooth removal has become one of the most common dental procedures, and here at Rocky Ridge Dental we have helped hundreds of patients over the years with quick and easy wisdom tooth extractions.read more
Experiencing pain in any part of the body is never a nice feeling, but tooth pain in particular can be very difficult to deal with. Anyone who has ever experienced really severe tooth pain will know how much it can impact your daily life and how disruptive an experience it can be.read more