Today’s Implant Restoration!

Check out the dental implant restoration Dr. Brent Rigby  just completed for one of our outstanding patients!  The implant was placed and restored by Dr. Rigby.  It was allowed to integrate with the surrounding bone for roughly six months before final restoration.  The patient had a very smooth and comfortable healing period and was surprised by how simple and straight forward dental implants can be.  Both Dr. Rigby and the patient were pleased with the outcome.

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Why You Should Schedule A Dental Cleaning

One of the most important ways to stay healthy is to schedule a regular dental checkup with Dr. Brent Rigby of Rigby Advanced Dental in Bee Cave, TX.  Dental health is often neglected and put off until a problem arises. Yet keeping your pearly whites in top shape not only keeps your smile white, but can also help you avoid other health problems. The following ten reasons are why you should schedule a dental cleaning and keep your mouth happy and healthy.

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What Causes Periodontal Disease?

In recent years numerous studies and articles have tried to educate the general public on the importance of the oral cavity and its direct correlation to an individuals overall health.  It has been shown that poor dental hygiene is linked to numerous health problems, including heart disease. Gum disease also called “Periodontal Disease” has become a hot topic and understanding what it is and how it is caused is the purpose of this weeks post. Luckily right here in Bee Cave, Texas Dr. Brent Rigby has extensive training in treating and caring for individuals with periodontal and gum concerns.
 

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What Are the Signs and Symptoms of Oral Cancer?

At Rigby Advanced Dental we take evaluating those who trust us with their care for oral cancer seriously.  Dr. Rigby has had the unique opportunity to train directly with dental oral cancer experts while he was in his specialty prosthodontic training at The Ohio State University.  He was able to participate and train at the highly esteemed James Cancer Institute in Columbus, OH and while in his rotations, with the institute, he took a special interest in the subject of Oral Cancer and its treatment.  Rigby Advanced Dental in Bee Cave, TX is pleased to offer oral cancer services including oral cancer screenings and oral facial prosthetic fabrication.   

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What Causes Dry Mouth?

Ever experienced a dry mouth?  It happens to all of us every once in a while.  We all need saliva to moisten and cleanse our mouths, keep bacteria under control, and to help us digest our food properly.  If we don’t produce enough saliva, we experience a dry mouth, which can be uncomfortable.  It is normal to experience a dry mouth occasionally, but if it becomes a frequent chronic problem then something may be an underlying casue. 

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