Facts About Extraction

Your teeth can become damaged from an accident or other trauma, or by disease or decay. Extraction may be necessary to relieve a mouth crowded with teeth, or for an orthodontic or wisdom tooth procedure. In a simple extraction, your dentist will us an instrument called an elevator to loosen your tooth, before extracting it… Read more »

What Do You Know about Zoom! Whitening Systems?

Are you looking to improve the appearance of your teeth without the addition of artificial materials on your smile? Do you want to boost the color of your smile by clearing away the problematic stains? If so, make room for a Zoom! Whitening treatment. Zoom! whitening is designed to keep your teeth looking white and… Read more »

A Healthy Mouth and a Healthy Body

When you visit Dr. at Blue Ribbon Dental in , , will of course focus on your teeth and gums. But the health of your mouth can be an indicator of your overall health. And, issues in your mouth can impact the rest of your body. Your dentist may be the first person to notice… Read more »

How to Keep Your Smile Bright & Beautiful

You finally decided to have a professional teeth whitening treatment. You’re loving your newfound confidence and the renewed brightness of your teeth. Finding an excuse to smile is easy as you enjoy sharing its radiance. Unfortunately, teeth whitening is not permanent. Touch-ups will be needed from time to time to retain the brightness of your… Read more »

All You Need to Know About Teeth Grinding

Unfortunately, many people in the world today grind their teeth, whether it’s at night or during the day. If you’re one of these people, it’s important to do what you can to eliminate the habit and save your smile. Dr. and our dental team will be more than happy to help you do so, but… Read more »

Oral Accidents Happen… Are You Prepared?

Oral accidents happen… are you prepared? Even though you cannot predict when accidents will occur, and you cannot fully prevent them from happening, you can take steps to prepare yourself with effective treatment means which can often be the difference in your recovery. Listed below are a few varieties of oral emergencies and their effective… Read more »

What Are the Benefits of a Zoom! Whitening Treatment?

What are the benefits of a Zoom! Whitening treatment? Although Zoom! whitening is considered a major technological breakthrough in the battle against stained teeth, it is still underutilized by many individuals. Zoom! whitening works by applying a specialized whitening gel to a tray that is placed in your mouth. Once activated by a specialized light… Read more »

An Unhealthy Diet Leads to an Unhealthy Smile

An unhealthy diet leads to an unhealthy smile. Your teeth and gums could be at an increased risk of damage based on what you eat. Many foods can increase the rate at which tooth decay can ensue, while some can cause oral accidents or injuries to occur, and others can be so acidic that they… Read more »

Can Sugarless Gum Be Used to Fight off Tooth Decay and Cavities?

Can sugarless gum be used to fight off tooth decay and cavities? As crazy as this may seem, the truth is that yes indeed chewing gum does have the ability to alter your dental habits and produce factors that help keep your mouth clean and clear of decay. The reason chewing gum is beneficial for… Read more »

A Tooth with a Distressed Filling Might Need a Total Crown Restoration

Fillings are typically made from amalgam, composite resin, gold, or dental-grade porcelain. They are intended to repair a modest-sized cavity that forms in the enamel layer of a tooth. Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine, procrastinating your dental checkups at , and the passage of time can have an adverse effect on a filling…. Read more »