TEETH WHITENING: DIY Home Remedies Vs Professional Whitening

March 16, 2018|Uncategorized|

Teeth Whitening: DIY Home Remedies Vs Professional Whitening  Everybody wants a nice healthy white smile, but that once beautiful white smile begins to fade as we begin to introduce things into our diet that cause staining and discoloration. Coffee and red wine are the main things we think of, when talking about the causes of a less white smile, but did you know that the things you eat in your diet can also cause a less desirable smile? Acidic foods, tea, dark berries and yes even WHITE wine can cause our once beautiful white smiles to be, well, not so white. Who knew?? So [...]


March 9, 2018|Uncategorized|

Sometimes getting your kiddos to brush their teeth can seem like a constant uphill battle. Trying to get them into a routine or getting them to understand the importance of good oral hygiene can be exhausting to say the least. Here are some hacks to help make your life run a little smoother, while  you create good dental habits in your childrens lives.  Try a few of these below, so your kids grow up understanding the importance of good dental health. TEACH GOOD HABITS WHILE THEY ARE YOUNG As soon as your little one can hold a toothbrush, you should begin teaching them about [...]


July 3, 2017|Uncategorized|

Are you someone who suffers from migraines? This can be such a debilitating thing when they come on. Most people take pain medications, turn lights off, go to bed and just "deal" with their migraines. But, have you ever thought to see your dentist for this? Everyone clenches their teeth at night when sleeping, some worse than others. This clenching can lead to the cause of headaches. A dentist can do an exam and make a guard for you to wear at night, while you sleep. By wearing this guard, it reduces the intensity of the clenching by not allowing the back teeth to [...]

PERIODONTAL DISEASE- What is it and how to prevent it

May 15, 2017|Uncategorized|

Did you know that in 2001 the Guinness Book of World Records named Periodontal Disease the #1 disease affecting Mankind? If this is the case, what is it? Periodontal is a broad term, used to describe various diseases that affect the gums, bone and surrounding structures of the teeth. The most common types are gingivitis and periodontitis. Gingivitis causes bleeding and reddening of the gums. It is inflammation of the gum tissue. This happens when bacteria increases causing plaque to form on the teeth. An accumulation of plaque and tartar are the beginning stages of periodontal diseases. Tartar is a long standing plaque that has now absorbed calcium on [...]


April 13, 2017|Uncategorized|

Have you ever looked in the mirror and wondered, are my teeth yellow? Overtime, it is not uncommon for your teeth to stain. There are many causes to this. Do you drink coffee, tea, pop, sports drinks, wine? Did you know that there are foods that can cause staining as well? Many citrus foods and even berries can cause tooth discoloration! If you have begun to notice that your teeth are not as white as they once were, no worries! Rosewood Dental does AMAZING teeth whitening! We even have a whitening for life, patient loyalty program! So How do you join the program? * First, [...]


March 31, 2017|Uncategorized|

Did you know that your mouth can affect your heart condition? Recent studies have shown that bacteria in dental plaque have been linked to: * Blood clots that can induce heart attacks * Inflammation of the lining in blood vessels which is known to build up plaque in arteries * Risk of infective endocarditis   What causes Gum Disease/ What are the Risk Factors? * Poor dental hygiene * Poor nutrition * Tobacco use (smoking or chewing) * Diabetes * Extended time between dental cleanings * Certain medications   Here are some signs of Gum Disease: * Gums that bleed or are red, puffy, or [...]


March 15, 2017|Uncategorized|

Forms of the toothbrush date back to 3000 BC when people would use twigs or "chew sticks" to rub against their teeth and help freshen their breath. The modern toothbrush as we know it today, was developed in 1938 and the first electric toothbrush was invented in 1939. The question is, does the power toothbrush really do a better job then the manual toothbrush? The answer is, YES!   When you brush with a power toothbrush, you do so much more for your oral health, then with a mannual one. It cleans better between your teeth, removes more plaque and helps with gum health. [...]


March 1, 2017|Uncategorized|

There are many questions in regards to a child who needs dental work. Here are the answers to the most frequently asked questions that we get in our office, here at Rosewood Dental. 1.) WHY SHOULD WE FIX BABY TEETH? THEY ARE GOING TO FALL OUT ANYWAY, RIGHT?      There are several reasons to fix primary (baby) teeth: * To avoid possible damage to developing permanent (adult) teeth * They help guide eruption of permanent teeth * They help children chew and speak properly * Cavities that are allowed to continue to grow may cause your child to have a toothache or a harmful infection * The infectious bacteria [...]


February 13, 2017|Uncategorized|

Why kids suck their thumbs- Thumbsucking is a common habit during childhood, and is normal in babies and young children. Many infants suck their thumbs or fingers during the first year of life, and 30 percent of kids continue during the preschool years. Thumbsucking is comforting for children, and they usually do it when they are: * Bored                       * Tired                       * Worried                       * Feeling stressed Most kids outgrow the habit by [...]

Which Toothpaste Should I Choose?

February 1, 2017|Uncategorized|

There you are, standing in the supermarket isle, with rows and rows of toothpaste. There is blue toothpaste, red toothpaste, green toothpaste, toothpaste with sparkles, toothpaste with three different colors and even plain white toothpaste. Now, which flavor should you choose? Which Brand should you choose? Do you want the typical toothpaste tube or do you want the cool stand up straight pump dispenser? The combination of choices are endless and at times overwhelming! Keep in mind, when choosing a toothpaste there are a few basic things that you should check off the list, to ensure you are getting the right kind. Everything else [...]

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