Adapting to Wearing Dentures

To put it mildly, wearing dentures can be a bit of an adjustment for some people. A few patients have found dentures to be large and/or wobbly appliances, and getting used to them can be frustrating. To help you during this adjustment period, we’ve assembled the following data about how... Read more »

How to Protect Your Smile When You Play an Instrument

If you’re a musician, whether you play the piano, tuba, or harmonica, music is your passion. As you play your favorite instrument, you don’t usually think about your smile. This can be dangerous and our dentist, Dr. Rob Holdridge, asks you to keep your smile in mind. If you’re not... Read more »

New Dental Products

You know the rules: brush twice a day, and floss once daily. Those are absolutely essential. But what if we told you there was more you could do for your oral health? As dental science progresses, new products are constantly being developed that could transform the way you take care... Read more »

Watch Out for Gum Disease

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease, is an infection affecting the gums and connective tissues. After plaque and tartar remain on teeth for too long, the bacteria in them slide under and along the gums, resulting in serious inflammation and eventual tooth loss. Gum disease comes in two varieties:... Read more »

Advice about Dental Floss

A major part of your oral health care includes your everyday routines, including brushing and flossing. Even though flossing is a relatively easy skill, there are new products and techniques that continue to push the boundaries as dentists continually implement better ways to ensure that your teeth are thoroughly cleaned.... Read more »

The Excitement of a Better Smile Awaits with Cosmetic Dentistry

Not every cosmetic dentistry procedure is fashioned to only improve the look of your smile. Some can greatly the function of teeth as well. The excitement of a better smile awaits with cosmetic dentistry. The key to understanding cosmetic dentistry includes the following: - If you are in need of... Read more »

5 Things to Consider When Choosing Toothpaste

Buying toothpaste doesn’t have to be a stressful or hassle. You just have to know what to look for and consider your unique oral health needs. Fluoride When choosing a kind of toothpaste, the most important thing to look for is fluoride. This naturally-occurring mineral helps protect the teeth from... Read more »

Keeping Your Smile Radiant

If you decide to have your teeth whitened, you should be aware that teeth whitening is not permanent. Touch-ups will be needed from time to time to retain the brightness of your teeth. However, there are ways to keep the sparkle in your smile for longer. Believe it or not,... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Rob Holdridge, DMD & Associates, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our... Read more »