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Teeth Grinding and Its Effects on Your Health

Teeth Grinding and Its Effects on Your Health

Are you waking up with a sore jaw and aching teeth? If so, you could be grinding your teeth during the night. Teeth grinding, or bruxism, is very common and affects nearly 30 to 40 million children and adults in the United States. Bruxism can develop at any age, so you mustn’t miss your regular visits with the team at Dobson Ranch Dental Care. The cause for your teeth grinding might be...
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3 Dental Care Concerns for Seniors

3 Dental Care Concerns for Seniors

As we age, our dental care routines and oral hygiene needs can change. According to the CDC, many older Americans lack proper dental care once they retire and lose health coverage benefits. However, our team at Dobson Ranch Dental Care understands that senior dental care is essential, and we’re here to provide ongoing support and service, even after retirement. That’s why we’ve put together this...
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3 Things You Can Learn About Your Health from Your Tongue

3 Things You Can Learn About Your Health from Your Tongue

The tongue is a powerful muscle. From an early age, we learn how to explore the different flavors and textures of the world with it. We learn what tastes good, what tastes bad, and how our tongue can help us chew and swallow foods. As an essential part of our oral anatomy, the tongue can also help your dentist at Dobson Ranch Dental Care identify underlying oral and overall health issues. This...
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5 FAQs about Porcelain Veneers

5 FAQs about Porcelain Veneers

Patients with permanently discolored teeth, gaps, or other dental flaws frequently ask about their options for cosmetic dentistry. At Dobson Ranch Dental Care, we offer a variety of options including bridges and implants. Yet, perhaps one of the most common fixes is a set of porcelain veneers. Below are answers to some of the most commonly asked questions that we get from patients about this...
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4 Types of Sedation Dentistry

4 Types of Sedation Dentistry

If going to the dentist to have your teeth cleaned makes you extremely uncomfortable, you may want to consider sedation dentistry. Your oral hygiene is important and regular visits to your dentist don’t need to fill you with dread. Even if you struggle with a sensitive gag reflex, sensitive teeth, or have a fear of needles, the team at Dobson Ranch Dental Care do our very best to minimize your...
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3 Oral Care Tips If You Have Arthritis in Your Hands

3 Oral Care Tips If You Have Arthritis in Your Hands

Arthritis in your hands, wrists, and other joints can make daily activities painful and unpleasant. If you’re suffering from any type of arthritis, it’s not uncommon to want to skip out on things that cause you discomfort, including brushing your teeth. However, avoiding your oral care can lead to other health issues: recent studies have linked arthritis to gum disease, periodontal disease, and...
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5 Ways to Treat Sensitive Teeth

5 Ways to Treat Sensitive Teeth

Do sensitive teeth have you wincing every time you try to enjoy your favorite coffee beverage, or do they keep you from enjoying those delicious frozen yogurt flavors with the grandkids? Sensitive teeth can have a variety of causes and keep you from enjoying things in your everyday life; however, it doesn’t have to be that way. Let the dental team at Dobson Ranch Dental Care assess your oral...
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How to Select the Right Mouthwash

How to Select the Right Mouthwash

Daily brushing and flossing are two of the most essential steps in your oral health care routine. But how do you fit the right mouthwash into that mix? Better yet, how do you select the right rinse? The dental experts at Dobson Ranch Dental Care can help guide you in the decision-making process based on the current health of your teeth and where you can make improvements.  What Are the Different...
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4 Steps to Taking Care of Your Dentures

4 Steps to Taking Care of Your Dentures

Caring for a partial or full denture set can be overwhelming if you’re new to owning this type of dental hardware. It’s not difficult though and, with the help of Dobson Ranch Dental Care, you’ll have the guidance and expertise to help you transition into your new dental care routine.  How to Take Care of Your Dentures Rinse after Eating After eating, rinse out your dentures if possible. This is...
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What’s the Difference Between Dental Implants and Dentures?

What’s the Difference Between Dental Implants and Dentures?

It is not unusual for individuals to lose one or more teeth prematurely due to poor oral hygiene, untreated cavities or accidents that can break or loosen teeth permanently. In these cases, dentures or dental implant procedures offer two viable solutions to help bring back one’s smile. However, these two restoration techniques are very different in nature, and we’ll explain some pros and cons of...
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