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
Although we have now spent many months dealing with COVID and the changes it has wrought in our lives, it is hard to say we are used to it. People still have concerns and questions, so you may be wondering is it safe to visit your dentist during COVID?read 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 overall health isread 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
This year has been a trying one for many of us, perhaps even most of us. Now 2020 is drawing to a close, and what better way to close off this year than with an epic holiday season? For kids, that means playing in the snow, hot chocolate, and opening presents. For adults, gifts typicallyread more
How Much Do Dental Implants Cost? If you are missing one or more teeth and looking for a way to address that hole in your smile, or if you have teeth in need of replacing, you have probably considered dental implants. There are three parts to each implant, starting with a titanium metal screw thatread more
If you have knocked out a tooth, or a tooth has become loose, seek expert dental advice immediately. Call the Rocky Ridge Dental team at 403-244-2273 for a same day emergency dental appointment. Realizing you have suffered knocked out or loose teeth as a result of an accident can be a scary feeling. Withread 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
Depending on the type of crown you elect to have fitted, you can expect a lifespan for your crown anywhere between 5 and 15 years. After that time, dental crowns will usually need to be replaced with new ones.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