Why Do You Need A Dental Exam Every 6 Months?

Sometimes, it can be a struggle to see your dentist once a year, especially if you suffer from dental-related anxiety. But your biannual dental cleaning is an essential part of your overall oral health routine, and you should be sticking to visiting the dentist every six months. Also, there is much more than simple … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: You Shouldn’t Be Using Loose Dentures

When you first received your dentures, they likely fit perfectly or maybe needed a couple of adjustments to provide you with a good fit. But after a few years of wearing your dentures, you may have found that your dentures are feeling a bit loose and ill-fitting. No, it’s not just in your head. Depending on the style of … [Read more...]

Don’t Believe These 10 Dental Myths

As your local denture dentists in Billings, MT, we have heard it all when it comes to dental myths. From not needing dental cleanings to using gum instead of brushing, all the myths you’ve ever heard, and more have been told to our dentists and dental staff. If you have heard some questionable dental claims but aren’t … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: How Long Do Dentures Last?

A common question our dentists are asked concerning dentures is how long someone can expect dentures to last? Unfortunately, it isn’t as straightforward as just giving you a range of years of how long you can expect your dentures to hold up. Instead, the lifespan of your dentures is highly dependent on what style of … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: 5 Ways To Overcome Dating Fears Of Denture Wearers

Many people experience initial nervousness about the appearance of their dentures when they first start wearing them. But, if you are going to date with dentures, you may have a greater amount of anxiety concerning your dentures and how a prospective date will view them. As your local Billings, MT dentures experts, … [Read more...]

Your 2020 Oral Care Resolutions

We’re getting to that time of year again where it’s time to consider our 2020 New Year Resolutions. Health goals are some of the most popular goals to set—yet, it can be incredibly difficult to form the habits needed to stick with healthy goals. As you consider your health and wellness goals, our local Billings, MT, … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: Dental Implants Can Help Preserve Jawbone

Teeth that have become damaged to the point where they need to be removed can be more than just an aesthetic problem. If there is a gap where a tooth should be, your teeth can shift, you can have an uneven bite, and over time, you can lose density in your jawbone. As you lose jawbone density, your other teeth are … [Read more...]

Why Dentists Recommend Toothpastes With Fluoride

If you’ve ever worked with our dentists here at Castle Rock Dental, then you have likely had our dentists recommend you use toothpaste with fluoride. But there isn’t much of a difference between various kinds of toothpaste, right? Well, actually, toothpaste that has fluoride is far more effective at keeping your teeth … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: Dentures Can Help Fight Depression By Restoring Smiles

When there is something wrong with your teeth, it can be hard to even want to smile. Issues ranging from chipped teeth, discoloration, to tooth loss can be demoralizing and trigger depression and anxiety, notable worse in those predisposed to those issues. Tooth loss is particularly hard on people, especially if multiple … [Read more...]

How To Win Halloween With Your Kids And Your Dentist

With temperatures dropping here in the far north of the U.S., it is clear that fall is upon us, and with fall, you get Halloween. To help protect your kids’ teeth this Halloween from all the candy they trick-or-treat from the neighbors, your local Billings, MT, dentists have some tips for you from the candies to watch … [Read more...]