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5 Benefits of Sedation Dentistry for Children

March 5, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 3:48 am
person about to undergo sedation dentistry

For some people, visiting the dentist can be a scary experience. Sedation dentistry offers a calming and reassuring option for patients who feel anxious or fearful about dental visits. Beyond helping them feel more at ease, it has other benefits that make dental care easier and more comfortable for patients. Keep reading to learn about five of the benefits of dental sedation beyond helping those with dental anxiety.


5 Little-Known Facts About Dental Implants

January 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 11:17 pm

Model of a dental implant replacing a lost toothBridges, partials, and dentures have been used to treat tooth loss for generations; however, 500,000 Americans every year are choosing another solution. A dental implant is unlike any other treatment and offers predictable results using a method that closely looks and feels natural. If you’re considering making the switch, here are 5 facts about dental implants you should know. 


Thinking About Cosmetic Dentistry? Make a Plan!

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 1:42 pm
A woman looking at her new cosmetic dentistry treatments in a mirror

If you daydream about having a smile like a movie star, there’s only one way to achieve it. Dreams are simply goals with no end in sight. If you’re considering cosmetic dentistry, the best way to finally achieve the results you desire is to consider your goals, learn about the treatments, and talk to your dentist.

If you want help going through this process step-by-step, continue reading. Don’t dream it, be it!


Are Dental Implants The Best Way To Replace My Tooth?

August 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 4:36 pm
Blurry background image of a woman touching her jaw while holding a model of a dental implant in the foreground

If you have lost one or more teeth, you may be wondering about the best way to replace them. Modern-day dentistry provides several tooth loss solutions ranging from bridges to dentures, but many consider dental implants to be the best solution. If you’re interested in learning why implants are so highly recommended, keep reading to find out!


How Dentures Can Affect Your Sense of Taste

June 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 5:41 pm
someone with dentures smiling and eating

As with any kind of major life change, wearing dentures will take some getting used to. You can eat, talk, and smile with a lot more confidence than you could before, but to do them properly with your prosthetic will take some getting used to.

One change that may come as a surprise to dental patients is that dentures can initially affect their sense of taste. Here are a few circumstances where you may run into that issue, and what you can consider doing about it.


Can You Be Too Old for Cosmetic Dentistry?

April 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 3:01 pm
Senior woman with glasses showing off her smile

No matter what age you are, it’s only natural to want your smile to look its best. As such, if there’s an aesthetic issue that’s bothering you, your first thought may be to have cosmetic dentistry done to correct it. But if you’re over a certain age, you might be worried that this is no longer a viable option for you. Is there any such thing as being too old for cosmetic dentistry? Here’s what your dentist has to say.


An Inside Look at the Dangerous “Veneer Check” TikTok Trend

February 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 5:32 am
a person on their phone looking at social media

Social media platforms have become a large part of life now, especially TikTok. It is estimated that the platform now has upwards of 1 billion users. While it is often used to upload and view entertaining content like dance videos or makeup tutorials, there can be harmful posts as well. A recent dangerous TikTok trend has been the “veneer check”.  While cosmetic procedures like veneers are very safe and reliable for most people, this challenge is spreading misinformation. This can negatively impact your oral health. Read on to learn more about the trend and how to safely achieve your smile goals.


Brighten Smiles with the Gift of Teeth Whitening!

December 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 1:40 am
a woman smiling with a gift in her hand

The holidays are a magical time. Showing your friends and family how much you appreciate them by giving gifts is one of the things that make it such a special time. It is always fun to give a unique present that you know will enhance the lives of your loved ones. Teeth whitening is a perfect idea to keep their smiles bright all year long! Here are four reasons why it will become one of your favorite things to give.


What Does Sedation Dentistry Feel Like?

October 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 10:21 pm

Woman benefiting from sedation dentistryDoes your heart race or do your palms sweat when it’s time to visit the dentist? Maybe you have an upcoming procedure, but you’re worried about pain. No matter the reason, you might be a candidate for sedation dentistry. You can sit back and relax to enjoy your time in the dental chair; however, there’s a lot of misinformation about dental sedation. Contrary to common belief, you aren’t “put to sleep.” Here’s what sedation dentistry feels like.


4 Potential Causes of a Bump on Your Gums

August 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Dr. Angela Ruff @ 12:29 am
dentist talking to patient about bump on gums

One morning while brushing your teeth before getting your day started, you noticed that there was a bump on your gums. As far as you can remember, it isn’t something that’s always been there. Several things can cause a bump to form on the gums. Read on to learn about four potential causes as well as what you should do about them.

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