Category: Oral care and health

3 Dental Care Concerns for Seniors

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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 […]

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3 Things You Can Learn About Your Health from Your Tongue

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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 […]

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5 FAQs about Porcelain Veneers

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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 […]

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4 Types of Sedation Dentistry

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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 […]

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3 Oral Care Tips If You Have Arthritis in Your Hands

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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 […]

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How to Select the Right Mouthwash

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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 […]

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How Often Should You Go to the Dentist?

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How Often Should You Go to the Dentist? The average person is advised to visit the dentist once every six months, but how often should you go to the dentist? Since it is something that many people fear, many people tend to avoid the dentist and visit far less than they should. There are a […]

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How to Get Rid of Germs on your Toothbrush

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How To Disinfect A Toothbrush You use your toothbrush every day to keep your gums strong, your breath fresh, and your teeth as clean as possible. The food you eat every day produces bacteria the longer it remains in the mouth. You take a bite and chew it thoroughly, allowing the saliva to start the […]

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Is It Okay to Share Toothbrushes?

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Sharing Toothbrushes, Is It Okay? When it comes to sharing personal items, your toothbrush is one of the most personal things you own. If you have a large family, put a mark on your toothbrush to make sure everyone knows it belongs to you. If you can purchase a small toothbrush cap or case to […]

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Fast Facts: How Diet Affects Your Dental Health

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Your body works hard to convert the foods you eat into energy. You may not think twice about what you are eating – especially when it comes to grabbing an afternoon snack or sipping on a vanilla latte on your Ahwatukee commute. But the food you put in your mouth affects more than just your […]

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