The American Dental Association Recommends Having a Dental Checkup Every Six Months

Maintaining a healthy mouth can contribute significantly to your overall quality of life. Problems with gum disease, cavities, and oral cancer can cause significant discomfort and prove costly to treat. To help reduce your chances of suffering these problems, the American Dental Association offers several recommendations. This starts with a consistent daily oral hygiene routine founded on brushing twice and... read more »

Is a Root Canal in the Cards for You This Summer?

Is a root canal in the cards for you this summer? Root canal treatments are typically used to save teeth that otherwise would have to be extracted due to severe damage or infection to the pulp. Common causes that typically require root canal treatments include: - If a cavity has gone untreated in a tooth, it can eventually decay your... read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Can Help Prevent New Cavities

As hard as tooth enamel is, there are still times when oral hygiene issues and acidic foods and beverages can weaken it enough to allow bacteria to exploit an area. When this happens, the resulting tooth decay can spread to compromise a significant amount of the tooth. One easy way to improve the mineral strength of tooth enamel is to... read more »

The Magical Treatment of Dental Veneers

Have you heard of the magic of dental veneers? If not, then we have news for you! Dental veneers have swept the nation leaving flawless, beautiful smiles in its wake. With cosmetic dentistry becoming more popular, it’s only natural to wonder how dental veneers can enhance your smile. That is why, Dr. Jade Cherrington and our team here at Rimrock... read more »

What You Should Know About Sensitive Teeth

Do you know what the underlying causes of sensitive teeth are? Unfortunately, there are many different reasons that you could be dealing with this dental problem, and there may not always be something you can do to help this problem—though there are options you can explore. However, do you know exactly why your pearly whites could be sensitive? You see,... read more »

Mouthwash Treatments Include Whiter Teeth and Fresh Breath

Mouthwash treatments include whiter teeth and fresher breath. As with all products, speak with your dentist before using any products to ensure they are safe and meet the needs you are looking for. Many products also feature the ADA Seal of Acceptance, which is the American Dental Association’s seal given out to products to show that they are safe to... read more »

Protecting Your Children’s Teeth With Dental Sealants

It can be difficult for young children to properly care for their teeth. The techniques of brushing and flossing aren’t yet familiar to them. This can lead to cracks and crevices not being cleaned out as well as they should, which is why it’s easy for a child to develop cavities. Thankfully, there is a preventative treatment for your child... read more »

Tips for Protecting Your Teeth and Gums

Are you doing everything you can to keep your teeth and gums safe? Are you aware of which foods and drinks could potentially damage your smile? Are you aware of which activities and lifestyle habits are also dangerous? Be prepared by always asking yourself what lifestyle choices you are currently involved in could be dangerous, and what to do to... read more »

Basic Care and Cleaning Information to Take Good Care of Your Partial

Dr. Jade Cherrington designed your new partial denture out of durable materials to fit snuggly into the void left by your multiple missing teeth. Even with this naturally tight hold, you might want to also use denture adhesive to lock the partial in place and block out stray food particles from infiltrating the area. If food particles do get stuck... read more »