Dentist Recommended Dental Tools for Your Home

Dentist Recommended Dental Tools for Your Home General Dentistry Oakmont Here’s what Oakmont dentist Dr. Rice recommends you use at home and why! Mouthwash and ToothpasteAntimicrobial mouthwashes are best at combating bad breath, and to fight plaque and gingivitis, keep an eye out for the active ingredients cetylpyridinium chloride and chlorhexidine. For sensitive teeth toothpaste…

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Dental Sealants FAQ

Dental Sealants FAQ General Dentistry Oakmont Oakmont dentist Dr. Rice is dedicated to providing the most state-of-the-art services to all patients and Dental Sealants are one of the many dental treatments she offers that is customized to improve your oral health. Dental Sealants are easily applied in only a few minutes for each tooth and…

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The Evolution of Dental Implants

The Evolution of Dental Implants Implant Dentistry Oakmont Evidence suggests that for thousands of years people have been replacing teeth they have lost due to accidents, aging or underdeveloped oral hygiene habits. Some archeologists report finding evidence of dental implants carved out of stones and seashells embedded in the jaws of remains dating back to…

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New Year, New Dental Goals

New Year, New Dental Goals General Dentistry Oakmont The new year marks a new start, and is a great time to set resolutions! You would be surprised at all the benefits improving your oral health routine can have on your daily life and overall wellness. Here are some of Oakmont dentist Dr. Rice’s top oral…

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Dental Tips for a Merry Holiday

Dental Tips for a Merry Holiday Dental Tips Oakmont   Happy happy holidays! How are you celebrating the season this year? Whatever your December festivities look like, Dr. Rice wants to ensure that you are informed and prepared to keep your oral wellness in top shape throughout all your celebrations. Here are some of her…

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Cold Weather and Tooth Sensitivity

Cold Weather and Tooth Sensitivity General Dentistry Oakmont     There are so many things to look forward to with the change of the season, but the effects of the cold weather on your teeth aren’t usually included in that list! Here’s a little overview of how your teeth can react to changes in the…

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National Dental Hygiene Month

National Dental Hygiene Month General Dentistry Oakmont       Did you know that October is National Dental Hygiene Month? Most people think of tricks and treats this Halloween season, but here are a few other things to keep in mind while you’re costume prepping this year:       Brushing According to the American…

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Porcelain Veneers: FAQ

Porcelain Veneers: FAQ Cosmetic Veneers Oakmont   Would you believe that veneers have been around since the 1920s?! They debuted in Hollywood, no surprise, but porcelain veneers have come a long way from the red carpet and are surprisingly more common and more natural looking today than you might suspect.   Between the 1920s and…

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A Guide to Your Teeth!

A Guide to Your Teeth! General Dentistry Oakmont   Brush and floss daily, avoid staining food and drink, schedule regular appointments with your Oakmont dentist, but amid your extensive dental treatment plan, are you curious about what exactly is going on in there? You know you’ve got molars, maybe canine teeth, maybe you’ve seen you…

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Dental Emergencies: What to Do

Dental Emergencies: What to Do Emergency Dentistry Oakmont       Dental emergencies can be scary, especially if you feel underprepared for how to respond in the situation. Ignoring dental emergencies can lead to painful and costly issues in the future, so being prepared to handle issues that arise upfront can be the best solution…

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