1. Curbing Dental Anxiety

    Anxiety is something we all deal with to a varying degree. For some, visiting the dentist is a simple, noninvasive experience and for others…it’s phobic. As dentists and hygienists, it’s our job to make sure that anyone, wherever you land on the anxiety spectrum, gets the care they need with t…Read More

  2. Back To The Basics: Timeless Dental Habits

    Dental Care: The Fundamentals Basic dental care can keep you and your mouth in the best of health. Every day when you brush your teeth properly, what you're actually doing is preventative care. By taking a small step twice daily, you're preventing bigger issues with gums, teeth and bones. Preventati…Read More

  3. 5 Common Symptoms Of Cavities

    In a perfect world, good oral hygiene would be enough to stave off cavities. Unfortunately, even people who brush and floss regularly are at risk for cavities and tooth decay. It's important that people know how to recognize the symptoms of cavities, so that they can receive the proper treatment bef…Read More

  4. What Causes Tooth Pain?

    No matter how careful you are with your oral health, most people experience the dull ache of a toothache at some point in their lives. When you experience a toothache, it doesn't always mean a cavity. There are several issues that can cause tooth pain ranging from a damaged filling and temporary too…Read More

  5. How To Heal A Canker Sore

    Have you ever wondered about canker sores? Maybe you don’t know what’s been causing them, but you’re sure there’s a reason for them. The truth is, the unsightly ulcers can show up in your mouth or on your lips for a number of reasons. Below are the more common causes for canker sores and som…Read More

  6. What Do Gums…do?

    Whenever we think of oral health and hygiene, we tend to think of our teeth straight away. What about our gums, though? Unfortunately, many of us don’t know nearly as much as we should about them. Here are some interesting facts about gums and the steps we can take to properly care for them. What …Read More

  7. Altitude And Teeth: What To Know

    Did you notice on your last flight that you had a toothache? Or, do you live in an area that is higher in altitude than the rest of the country, such as Colorado, and have had a recurring toothache? It could be that your tooth problem is due to altitude issues, or barodontalgia. Barodontalgia: Your …Read More

  8. How Exactly Do Dental Implants Work?

    Dental implants work by replacing the foundation, your roots, and giving replacement teeth something to connect with to ensure that they stay in your mouth. Dental implants are typically used when people have missing teeth, need additional denture support, or have a failed root canal and need anothe…Read More

  9. Time to Talk About Dental Insurance

    2017 is almost over, and that means it’s time to talk about dental insurance. Most dental plans don’t let the benefits roll over into the next year if they go unused. If you haven’t yet taken advantage of all your benefits, then now is the time to do so! Is Your Coverage Compatible? At Rocky M…Read More

  10. The Bare Bones Of Gum Recession

    No one looks forward to getting “long in the tooth” because of gum recession. However, while tooth length might be an accurate yardstick for judging the age of a horse, age is not the culprit behind receding gums in humans. Gum recession is simply such a gradual process that it can take decades …Read More