Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

Taking Steps Against Periodontal Disease

What can you do to avoid periodontal disease and the increased risks to your health? Here are some answers for you: Step 1. At-home Care This part is simple and easy to follow. Be sure to brush your teeth at least twice each day for two minutes with a soft-bristled... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Gum Disease: Age and Gender

While everyone is vulnerable to gum disease–men, women, and children–research has shown that men tend to have a higher risk of gum disease. Why? Perhaps because they are not seeing a dentist regularly or are not as consistent with good oral hygiene habits. Let’s take a closer look at periodontitis... Read more »

Why Bone Grafting Can Help You

Do you know how bone grafting can help you? If not, then we can tell you! Many people suffer from bone loss in their jaw due to advanced gum disease. When there is a bone loss, there is not enough strength in your jaw to support your teeth, including a... Read more »

The Stages of Gum Disease

Were you aware that gum disease has stages? We will describe two major stages, namely gingivitis and periodontitis. Our goal is to help you understand some of the symptoms and what we can do to help you treat them. Gingivitis is the first stage. If you have this condition, you... Read more »

Cleaning Your Toothbrush

Your toothbrush, like anything you put in your mouth, needs to be kept clean. If you don’t clean your toothbrush, food debris and bacteria can accumulate in the bristles, which will pretty much negate using it in the first place. Fortunately, cleaning your toothbrush is not a difficult proposition. It’s... Read more »

Cosmetically Enhance Your Smile with a Dental Veneer

Our dental team here at Sunridge Dental Care understands that having a smile that is bright and beautiful can greatly boost your self-confidence. If your teeth are affected by unwanted conditions such as chips, deep tooth stains or discolored fillings, you may be feeling nervous about your social life. To... Read more »

Oral Health Focus: Aging and Dental Health

Focusing on your oral health includes being aware of any issues that could have negative impact on your teeth, gums and mouth. There are habits and substances that can create health risks. Rather than continuously putting your smile at risk for further damage, take the necessary steps to protect your... Read more »

What Is Oral Thrush?

Have you ever heard of oral thrush? It is an unpleasant oral condition where you develop white lesions along the sides of your tongue and inside of your cheeks, though these lesions can spread to other areas of your smile. We have provided a review of the basics of oral... Read more »