Rubal Dentistry Blog
October 13, 2023
Tooth restoration has come a long way since the old days. Dental bridges and dentures have been around for a long time, and modern versions of these feel more comfortable and look more realistic than they ever have before. Unfortunately, these restorations do not do anything to address the problems with the jawbone that result from tooth loss. Dental implants, on the other hand, can prevent and even reverse the process of bone loss that starts after you lose teeth. Here’s how dental implants can help make you look younger.(more…)
September 13, 2023
While a dental bridge can last for fifteen years or more with proper care, this is not always what happens. A dental bridge is a section of artificial teeth fixed in the mouth to fill a gap in the smile. Most dental bridges will need to be replaced at some point, but you probably want yours to last a long time. Here are a few things that can cause a dental bridge to fail so you can be better prepared to prevent that from happening.(more…)
August 5, 2023
Dental fillings are essential for treating cavities and maintaining oral health. For decades, metal fillings, made primarily of mercury, silver, and other metals, were the standard choice. However, recent advancements in dental technology have introduced safer and more aesthetically pleasing alternatives. This blog explores the critical reasons why replacing metal dental fillings is vital for your overall well-being.(more…)
July 4, 2023
If you have a benefits package through your employer, you may have both dental insurance and medical insurance. If you aren’t familiar with all the nuances of each of your policies, you might wonder about the role that each one can play in helping you to lead a healthy and active life. This blog post provides a basic definition of each type of insurance so you can gain a better understanding of how to use them.(more…)
June 6, 2023
If you’re ready to invest in the smile of your dreams, porcelain veneers can create the results you desire. Bonding veneers to the front surfaces of your teeth visible when smiling can address many imperfections. You won’t need multiple procedures or a lengthy treatment plan to fix gaps, stains, and many other flaws. Your dazzling smile can last for 10 years or longer, but many factors will affect its lifespan, like the foods you eat. Here’s what you should avoid to get the most out of your investment.
May 2, 2023
Your gums are equally important as your teeth when it comes to your oral health. Certain factors can irritate the soft tissues, which can increase your risk of gum disease. The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention estimates that 50% of adults have gum disease. With your oral and general health closely connected, healthy gums are essential for your overall wellness. Here are 3 simple mistakes that can irritate your gums.
April 29, 2023
There are a handful of dental emergencies that dentists regularly treat. For example, they might see infected teeth, sports injuries, and similar situations. Once in a while, though, they run into a patient who surprises them with their oral condition. Are you curious to learn about some of the strangest dental emergencies ever? Continue reading this blog post.(more…)
March 27, 2023
Spring has sprung! This time of the year is one of renewal and freshness. While spring cleaning may just bring to mind cleaning your home, it can also include your smile. While a consistent oral hygiene routine is essential to keeping your teeth clean and healthy, there are some other things that can be neglected that also help them. Here are four simple ways to get your smile blossoming for springtime.(more…)
February 27, 2023
February is American Heart Month, which is a time when healthcare professionals across the country emphasize the importance of a healthy heart to their patients. Heart disease is the number one cause of death among adults in the U.S., so informing people about what they can do to improve their cardiovascular health is critically important.
As it turns out, taking care of your oral health can help you to prevent heart disease. If you’re curious, here’s how.(more…)
January 6, 2023
It’s January now — 2023 is finally here. As such, you might wonder what the new year has in store. Perhaps you expect it to be delightful or a good change of pace! Whatever the case, though, you may want to start it off with a dental checkup. Visiting the dentist early in the year has several unique advantages. In fact, your local Azle practice has the evidence to prove it. Here are four amazing benefits of an early checkup with your dentist.(more…)