Making Changes to Your Diet: How it Affects your Oral Health

Did you know that the foods and beverages you consume can directly affect the health of your teeth and gums? Making simple, positive changes to your diet this new year can help lower your risk of developing dental diseases, including tooth decay and gum disease. We, at Dr. Rick Dentistry, are here to offer guidance…

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How Does Professional Teeth Whitening Work?

If you have been in search of ways to whiten and brighten your smile, you are not alone. Many adults struggle every day with tooth discoloration, making tooth whitening one of the most sought-after cosmetic dentistry trends today. The quick and simple procedure will improve the appearance of stained teeth, leaving you with a white,…

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Dental Implant Myths

If you’re considering replacing missing teeth using dental implants, you’ve made a wise choice. Dental implants are the next best thing to your natural teeth, fully restoring the way they look, feel, and function. You may have heard rumors about the process, and we, at Dr. Rick Dentistry, are here to set the record straight.…

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Is Your Sweet Tooth Affecting Your Smile?

Are you worried about your sweet tooth affecting your smile? It’s no secret that sugar can wreak havoc on your oral health. However, simple precautions will allow you to satisfy your sweet tooth without sacrificing your oral health. How Does Sugar Cause Cavities? Sugar itself isn’t the reason you develop tooth decay. What it does…

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dyi-dentistry

Some patients attempted do-it-yourself or DIY dentistry on themselves or their loved ones, often with catastrophic results. Financial difficulty or limited access to dental care may drive some people to try self-treatment. Others may be taken with all the commercials they see on TV ads or social media claiming quick fixes for dental problems. Choosing…

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Replacing-Veneers-When-Why.

At Dr. Rick Dentistry, we understand that even the slightest flaw in your teeth can detract from the beauty of your smile. That’s why we offer cosmetic dentistry solutions, including dental veneers, which instantly delivering stunning results. It’s important to keep in mind, though, that veneers, just like most restorations, can sustain damage or can…

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visit-dentist

Now that summer is here, let the fun begin. The weather is beautiful, and the kids are out of school. Time for vacation! During the summer “lazy days,” consider scheduling your family’s visit to the dentist. Following are some of the benefits of taking advantage of the summer break to tend to your oral health.…

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botox-near-me

If you are suffering from a painful jaw condition known as temporomandibular joint disorder (TMD), you may want to consider Botox. This minimally invasive treatment will relax your muscles, leaving you with incredible relief. Dr. Rick and his outstanding team look forward to helping you enjoy your life to the fullest once again! Why Does…

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Invisalign

After achieving your straight, beautiful smile with the innovative Invisalign® clear aligners, you’ll need to maintain the position of your teeth using Invisalign® retainers. Taking the time to carefully clean and care for your retainers will help keep them in tip-top shape. Invisalign® Retainers Overview While there are many types of retainers available, most patients…

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dental-crowns

While losing a dental crown is uncommon, it can happen, and being informed on what actions to take can help ensure the best treatment outcomes. In the event that your crown falls out, make sure to contact Dr. Rick Dentistry right away for an appointment to restore your tooth and to keep your smile bright…

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