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Will My Dentures Look Real?

Patients who are curious about restorative dental treatments wonder if dentures are effective substitutes for missing teeth. Not only do dentures give you back your ability to speak, smile, and eat, but they are also natural-looking and perfectly fitted to your mouth and face. If you’re curious about how we create dentures to make them…
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Bad Habits for Your Teeth

Even if you’re daily brushing, flossing, and eating well, you may be doing damage to your teeth with other oral habits that you don’t even realize are harmful. We’ve compiled a list of bad habits that can lead to long-term and irreversible damage to teeth. Read on to see if there’s something you need to…
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Rabbit Teeth: A Tooth Tour

If you’ve been wondering about how Bugs Bunny and the Easter Bunny keep their rabbit teeth clean, we may be able to shed some light! Rabbits have fascinating chompers that are different than that of humans. But like rabbits, we all must manage our dental health through proper care and nutrition. Here’s a little bit…
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Can Gum Disease Be Reversed?

For many common dental conditions, early detection and treatment are of the utmost importance to maintain your oral health. Gum disease is a serious condition affecting almost half of American adults. But if gum disease is detected in its early stages, our team at Rigby Advanced Dental can often reverse its effects! Keep reading to…
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Tap Water vs. Bottled Water

Get ready for an epic showdown: bottled water vs. tap water. In the red corner, we have bottled water weighing in at 1.04 pounds. In the blue corner, we have tap water at roughly 8 ounces plus the weight of your cup. The stakes are high because our patients want to know which is better…
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When Did Removal of Wisdom Teeth Begin?

Wisdom teeth are the third set of molars that erupt behind the two sets of molars, typically in a person’s late teens or early twenties. These teeth often are misaligned or impacted (stuck below the gumline) and require removal to prevent potential dental health problems, such as overcrowding, decay, gum disease, infection, and damage to…
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Fun Dental-Related Stocking Stuffer Ideas

‘Tis the season for snow, Santa, and lots of sweets. In this blog post, we’ll list some tooth-friendly stocking stuffers and gifts to ring in the New Year that your family will love–especially if they’ve been sneaking the occasional sugar cookie. 1. Travel-Sized Basics Have an avid traveler in the family? It’s always great to…
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How Long Are Dental Implants Supposed to Last?

If you have, or are in need of a dental implant, that implant may well be with you for life! Read on to discover how long dental implants last and how to maximize their durability. What Is a Dental Implant? If you have missing or damaged teeth, dental implants are a fantastic solution that will…
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5 Tips to Impress Your Dentist at Your Next Checkup

Are you afraid to go to the dentist because you haven’t been taking great care of your teeth? First, we want you to know we are here to help you have outstanding oral health, no matter the current condition of your oral health. So when you come in for a cleaning, we’ll check for decay…
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What Percentage of People Have Cavities?

It’s likely that you or someone you know has had a cavity. In fact, you may be surprised to learn just how many people get cavities. But before we dive into the statistics, let’s learn a little more about what cavities are and how you get them. What Are Cavities? A cavity is tooth decay,…