If only our teeth would last a lifetime, problem-free. Unfortunately, it’s not that easy. Teeth require a lot of attention and care. And oftentimes, when we’re older, teeth begin to decay or wear away, no matter how careful we may be. Read our blog post for a look at the options available for replacing missing or damaged teeth.
Do you wish you had an even, bright megawatt smile? Even if you have discolored, uneven, or chipped teeth, it’s totally possible with porcelain veneers. Read our blog post to learn if porcelain veneers might be right for you!
One of the latest inventions in modern medicine is 3D printing. This impressive technology is being fine-tuned to create replacement parts for nearly every part of the body, including the teeth! In fact, 3D printing in restorative dentistry is leading the way for other medical fields. To date, millions of crowns, bridges, dentures and implants … View Post
We are halfway through the year. While you may be planning your summer vacation or relaxing by the pool, have you considered using your family’s dental benefits. Not everyone has dental insurance, but if you do, it is a shame not to cash in on your covered services. Most dental insurance companies offer dental cleanings … View Post
There are many misconceptions related to dental care. At Red Oak Family Dentistry, we welcome the opportunity to debunk the following three dental myths: All Sugar Is Equally Bad For Your Teeth While it is true that sugar increases your risk for cavities, there are better and worse ways to satisfy your sweet tooth. Sugary … View Post
When you lose a tooth, you may be quick to worry about the appearance of your smile or how difficult it may be to eat certain foods. While aesthetics and chewing function are certainly concerns of missing teeth, there are other less obvious consequences that you need to be aware of. Even one missing tooth … View Post
Just as it is with other parts of our body, when there is pain in your mouth, it is a sign that something is not right. There are many reasons for sudden tooth pain, including an abscess, infection, severe decay or damage to the tooth or a dental restoration (crown or filling). A toothache can … View Post
If root canal is a phrase that makes you wince, it is time you get the correct facts on root canals. Dispelling common myths surrounding root canals can make it much easier to follow through on this endodontic procedure if your dentist suggests it. Red Oak Family Dentistry always educates patients about their treatment plan, … View Post