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Can You Get Cavities On Your Veneers?

April 2, 2023

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before and after veneer treatment

Veneers are incredibly powerful. In as little as two appointments, your dentist can give you a smile that’s completely transformed from what it was before. As fantastic as they are, it can be easy to feel like they make your teeth completely invincible.

You might even wonder whether your new smile is immune to any kind of tooth decay, especially if you’ve had to deal with any of it in the past. If you want to know more about the relationship between veneers and tooth decay, here’s a guide that may help you.


4 Reasons Dental Implants Are Worth the Investment into Your Smile!

March 28, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — myrhdentist @ 12:40 pm
a dental implant over a stack of money

If you are missing one or more teeth, you may be considering a few different tooth loss solutions. If so, you have probably come across one of the most reliable and popular options: dental implants. Considered the gold standard of tooth replacements by most dentists, they offer incomparable stability, longevity, and natural-looking results. However, you may have discovered they are more of a financial investment than other tooth replacements and may be tempted to go with them to save a few bucks. Before you decide, read on to learn four reasons why dental implants are worth the investment into your smile!


5 Tips for Finding a Cosmetic Dentist

February 28, 2023

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Smiling woman in dentist’s chair looking in mirrorAre you ready to turn the smile of your dreams into reality? Your first step toward a picture-perfect smile is finding a dentist. You don’t want to trust your investment to just anyone. Although there are many great dentists in the area, not all will be right for you. Here are 5 tips to help you choose the best cosmetic dentist to revamp your pearly whites.


Here’s Why There’s No Need to Fear Cosmetic Dentistry

January 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — myrhdentist @ 9:07 pm
patient being fitted for veneers

Cosmetic dentistry can give patients a new lease on life. Within a few appointments, or even just one, your dentist can fix aesthetic issues that may have bothered you for years.

However, many people who would really appreciate that level of care for their teeth are too intimidated by the process to go through with it. If that’s you, don’t worry! Whether you’re worried about pain, risks, or aftercare, cosmetic dentistry is nothing to be scared of.

If you have trouble believing that, here are some of the most common cosmetic dental treatments, and why you don’t have to be concerned about their safety.


4 Foods with Fluoride You Should Eat

December 27, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — myrhdentist @ 5:30 pm
person eating an apple with fluoride in it

Fluoride is a naturally occurring compound that has been found to benefit our smiles. Though it can be found in rocks and is released into the soil, water, and air, it is also added to many public water sources. It can also be found in dental products like toothpaste and mouthwash to help strengthen your teeth against decay as well as make you less likely to develop tooth infections or gum disease. In addition, fluoride is contained in many foods. Continue reading to learn about four foods with fluoride that can help you keep your smile in good condition.


5 Tips to Enjoy Holiday Foods Without Ruining Your Teeth

November 22, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — myrhdentist @ 3:29 pm
an assortment of sweet holiday foods

What’s your favorite part of the holiday season? For many, it’s the sweet treats. Candy canes, cookies, and homemade pie are some of the many holiday foods that may pass through your office or home this time of year. As tasty as these treats are, they can do a lot of damage to your smile if you aren’t careful. So you don’t have to stop the festivities early due to an emergency dental visit, continue reading to learn five tips that will help you keep your smile healthy and bright.


4 Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Sealants

November 7, 2022

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child at the dentist to get dental sealants

As you know, brushing and flossing your smile is key to keeping your pearly whites in good condition. It will help you prevent dental health issues like cavities and gum disease. When it comes to growing smiles, many children struggle to learn how to properly care for their smiles. This makes them more susceptible to problems. Fortunately, dental sealants can help your little one keep their smile in good condition. Read on to learn the answers to four common questions about dental sealants.


4 Types of Tooth Pain You Need to Get Checked Out

October 26, 2022

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young man suffering from tooth pain

There are two categories of tooth pain. The first will make you wonder whether you should go to the dentist or not. The second is the kind so bad that you aren’t wondering at all. If you’re experiencing the second kind, the only thing this guide can tell you is to follow your instincts. For the first kind, however, you may not be sure that what you’re experiencing is a genuine dental emergency. If you’re still wondering, here are four types of dental pain you should definitely talk to a professional about.


3 Foods That Can Easily Chip a Tooth

October 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — myrhdentist @ 12:10 am
Smiling Woman Eating Almonds In Kitchen

Life is about the stories we tell. When misfortune strikes, we can always say “well, at least there’s a story here.” If you were to chip a tooth, you’d want the story to involve extreme sports or a life-threatening stunt. You wouldn’t want to have to explain it by saying: “I once bit down too hard on a chicken bone.”

If you aren’t careful about what you eat, several foods can cause a dental emergency. To avoid winding up with an embarrassing story, here are three foods that can chip teeth.


3 Recovery Tips for Your Child’s Tooth Extraction

September 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — myrhdentist @ 8:33 am
A dentist performing children’s tooth extraction

While it’s sad, kids sometimes need to have their teeth pulled. After all, youngsters can have infections and dental injuries like anyone else. However, the healing process can be extra challenging for them. Since they’re not adults, they aren’t as skilled at caring for themselves. Therefore, it’s up to parents to ensure their little ones have a speedy and pain-free recovery. Fortunately, though, your Rocky Hill dentist is here to offer some advice. Read on to learn three ways to support your kid after a children’s tooth extraction.

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