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
We don’t tend to think of our teeth as being particularly delicate. And in reality, they’re not. Teeth are actually the hardest part of the human body owing mainly to a substance called dentin which makes up the majority of the tooth. Teeth actually contain a lot of the same minerals as bones, but withread more
Sugary foods speed up decay You’ve probably heard that sugary foods are bad for your teeth. Well, it’s true. Naturally occurring and ordinarily harmless bacteria that live in the mouth love sugar. Their interaction with the sugars that make their way into your mouth via the food and drink you consume is what causes toothread more
TMJ is the shortened abbreviation for the temporomandibular joint, and experiencing pain and discomfort here is not uncommon. The temporomandibular joint is basically the joint where the jawbone connects to the skull. If you think about the range of motion that your jawbone has, you might start to wonder how a joint like that canread more
Maintaining a great smile starts and ends with a great oral hygiene routine. Taking the appropriate and necessary steps to ensure that your mouth remains healthy and free from cavities and discoloration is the key to maintaining a better smile for years to come. A careful and purposeful oral hygiene routine can also save youread more
Regular dental checkups are a vital part of maintaining your oral health. Without them, problems are left unchecked until they eventually become a much bigger issue than they really needed to be. Here at Rocky Ridge Dental, we provide regular routine dental checkups in Calgary to help patients keep on top of their oral healthread more
If your gums bleed when brushing or flossing, read our blog post to discover potential causes. We also suggest how to improve your gum health.read more