Tooth-Colored Fillings Offer Appearance-Friendly Protection

Even a small cavity will do irreversible damage to your enamel, which is why restorative dental care is something you should seek as soon as possible when you feel something is wrong. When you visit your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office for cavity treatment, they can determine how much support your tooth needs, and supply you with the appropriate care. Unless your cavity is more significant, a dental filling should be able to offer the needed support to keep your tooth secure, and healthy. Modern dental fillings have the ability to bond with your tooth, so you have the kind of support you can count on in the long term. (more…)

Keeping Up With Your Smile Needs During Every Checkup

Attending one dental checkup can benefit you because you will undergo a thorough dental cleaning, and a careful check to see if you have any smile issues that need to be treated. When you attend dental checkups on a routine basis, you can enjoy ongoing support that helps you keep your smile in consistent good condition. Unless you are told to operate on a different schedule, you should plan to attend checkups every six months. Your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office can provide you with ongoing support against tartar and plaque during every cleaning, and your dentist can monitor the condition of your teeth. A cavity can do surprising harm in less time than you might anticipate – by skipping checkups, you could find yourself with an internal tooth infection that requires a root canal treatment. (more…)

How All-On-4 Dentures Can Improve A Person’s Life

Losing an entire row of teeth can have major consequences for your oral health, and it can make you highly uncomfortable with your smile. Traditional dentures, which can be supported with epoxies, or natural suction, have helped people improve their appearances, and enjoy some functional improvements. Unfortunately, these restorations could feel insecure at times, leading to troubles. Dentures can also become uncomfortable as time passes, as your jawbone can deteriorate as a consequence of tooth loss. All-on-4 implant dentures can provide you with a better experience when you have dentures. With this implant-supported restoration, daily activities can be more comfortable, your diet can be more varied, and you can protect the health and condition of your jawbone. (more…)

Finding An Effective Approach To Whitening Your Smile

You can find many products promising to make your smile brighter when you visit your nearby grocery store or pharmacy. With that said, you may have some concerns about the effectiveness of the products being offered. Will they really deliver the kind of noticeable results you want? Store bought products can disappointment people, as they can leave behind stains that are below the surface of your enamel. Fortunately, your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office can offer a professional teeth whitening kit that leads to bigger changes. With professional cosmetic dental care, you can look forward to remarkable smile improvements! (more…)

Improve Your Appearance By Using ClearCorrect Aligners

The thought of fixing crooked teeth may make you uneasy. Sure, the idea of straightened teeth can be exciting, especially when you think about how your smile will look. The trouble for many people is in the orthodontic work itself, as they assume the only way to see results is with conspicuous metal braces. Fortunately, your Rapid City dentist’s office can talk to you about orthodontic work that avoids the issues often associated with orthodontic care. Rather than using metal braces, your dentist can recommend the use of ClearCorrect aligners to correct problems with the alignment and spacing of your teeth. In addition to being hard to see, these clear aligners give you the ability to remove your appliance on your own, which can make eating and cleaning your teeth easier. (more…)

Take Part In The Pig Roast And Military Appreciation Event

On the evening of Tuesday, July 31, the Rapid City Chamber will hold its thirty second annual Pig Roast and Military Appreciation event. Main Street Square will be set up to welcome participants for a tasty cookout, with a dinner and awards presentation where ten military service members will be recognized. With the help of sponsors for the event, military members and their families will be able to attend for free! Contributing to the community is important – your Rapid City, SD dentist is proud to provide dental care to area families. If you have a possible oral health problem, or if you are due for a dental checkup, let us know! (more…)

Stop Tooth Decay Before Uncomfortable Complications Arise

You should seek out restorative dental care from your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office promptly when you think you might need to have tooth decay addressed. Waiting to treat a cavity can lead to the condition of your tooth worsening, the onset of recurring pain, and further potential oral health threats. To understand why this care should be seen as a priority, you should know that a cavity will continue to grow once it forms. At first, you may not realize that something is wrong, though your dentist can identify this early stage of decay during a routine dental exam. As time passes, your tooth structure will continue to erode, until your pulp is exposed, and oral bacteria infect the living tissues housed within. At this point, it will be necessary to perform a root canal treatment. (more…)

Protecting Your Smile By Flossing Each Day

Do you feel like you can take perfectly good care of your teeth by brushing and watching your diet, to the point that you can skip flossing? Are you confident that your next routine dental exam at your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office will see you receive a clean bill of oral health? If you continue to ignore your need to floss, you may be surprised at how your smile can be affected. Because flossing protects areas of your teeth that are particularly hard to clean when you brush, a failure to practice this habit can lead to cavities and gum disease.  (more…)

How Your Health Can Be Negatively Impacted By Sleep Apnea

Your mornings can certainly be impacted by sleep apnea, as you can wake up without feeling rested, and face the day while still groggy. If you spend your nights with a partner, their ability to sleep well can be impacted by the snoring sounds you can produce due to sleep apnea. What you should know is that this condition also causes real issues with your health – you may face steeper risks than you realize. If it goes untreated, sleep apnea can affect your blood pressure, interfere with other health issues, and generally downgrade your quality of life. Your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office can talk to you about a treatment for sleep apnea that relies on a special oral appliance, rather than using a CPAP machine. (more…)

Check Out Art Night At The Suzie Cappa Art Gallery Aug 10!

On Friday, August 10, you can enjoy a fun and stimulating evening at the Art Night event held at the Suzie Cappa Art Gallery! The Suzie Cappa Art Gallery supports the Rapid City community by supporting local artists, and bringing art to the area. At Art Night events, residents are encouraged to swing by for an “open house” style event where you can check out the works on display, and enjoy food and refreshments. These events are based around helping to support a local organization or cause – this upcoming event will be based around animal awareness, and will feature an appearance from a local animal shelter. Your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office is proud to support the smiles of Rapid City residents, as well as the community. (more…)