Keeping Kids Teeth Healthy!

Unfortunately, many parents do not put much thought into keeping their kids’ teeth healthy. The thought is…….”They fall out anyway…right?” At Rigby Advanced Dental we say WRONG!!! Although baby teeth do eventually fall out, disregarding dental hygiene can cause some serious problems and turn out to be very expensive when considering the long term.

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Caring For Your Dentures

Dentures today are made from very advanced materials designed to give you a natural appearance. However, keep in mind that just like your teeth, dentures should be cared for with the same diligence. This means daily brushing and regular visits to your dentist. Regular visits to your dentist are critical. Your dentist also can make minor adjustments that ensure that your dentures continue fitting naturally and comfortably. Just like natural teeth, dentures need to be cleansed of plaque, food particles and other debris. Keeping your dentures in top shape will also help keep the soft tissues of your mouth healthy; an unclean or malformed denture can cause infections and irritation.

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Realities Of Tooth Whitening

Here at Rigby Advanced Dental in Bee Cave, TX we understand that in today’s society, there seems to have been a shift in shade.  No longer are people proudly flashing their pearly whites, but now we are told to reach for that iridescent, ultra-white smile.  Just walking down the isle at the grocery store you’ll find you can’t buy a pack of gum or a tube of toothpaste without being bombarded by promises of a whiter smile.  If you are the type seeking professional assistance in making your pearly whites white, here are a few things you should know before you go to keep your expectations in check.

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