Why Your Dentist Should Know You’re On Blood Thinners

Perhaps you've heard the phrase before, "You can't change one part of the body without affecting the whole." Even in the world of dentistry, we see this inseparable interconnection from the mouth to the rest of the body. Changes done in your mouth have systemic effects because work done in your mouth doesn't just stay … [Read more...]

Do Dentures And Implants Cause Problems At Airport Security

Travelers who have had dental work may worry that they will set off the metal detectors when going through security at an airport. However, while there may be metal included in some dental work, such as the rods in dental implants, this kind of metal will not set off a metal detector at an airport. Dental Implants Do … [Read more...]

What You Can Do About Rotten Teeth

Living with rotten teeth can be incredibly painful, as the decay makes your teeth more sensitive when you are talking, eating, or simply at rest. It can also be embarrassing if your tooth decay is visible in the form of chipped or rotten teeth that show when you speak or smile. Yet, many people live with rotten teeth, … [Read more...]

What Is A Dental Bridge?

Having one or more teeth missing or damaged can be difficult, both for someone’s self-confidence as well as physically. One common option to correct this dental issue is to receive a dental bridge from our dentists here at Castle Rock Dental. A dental bridge is a custom-made set of replacement teeth which contains one or … [Read more...]

What Are Dental Sealants And Are They Worth It?

Here at Castle Rock Dental, our dentists provide a variety of services, from the standard dental cleanings to dentures implantation. But a dental service which can really help that you may not have heard much about is dental sealants. What Are Dental Sealants Dental sealants are simply a thin coating of plastic … [Read more...]

7 Best Tips To Clean And Store Dentures

Taking care of your dentures may not be as intuitive a process as you might think. As dentures are an investment in your overall oral health and confidence, it is important that you know how to care for your dentures. To help you properly care for your dentures, our dentists at Castle Rock Dental have seven of the best … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: How Dentures Used To Be Made And How They’re Made Today

The modern denture has come a long way since humankind first started trying to replace missing teeth. Where we now use materials such as porcelain and acrylic resins, dentures used to be made with far different materials, ranging from wood to animal teeth! While you won’t find animal teeth dentures at Castle Rock Dental, … [Read more...]

Kid Care: What You Should Be Doing For Your Baby’s First Set Of Teeth

Some people have the idea that because primary teeth are eventually replaced, those teeth can go through a bit more neglect than permanent teeth. However, to set your child up for success, our dentists at Castle Rock Dental are here to tell you just how you can best take care of your baby’s first set of teeth. Oral Care … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: You’re Never Too Young For Dentures

There is often a stigma surrounding dentures, as some people believe that dentures are only for the elderly. However, if you are someone who thinks seniors are the only ones with dentures, you may be surprised how people of all ages have dentures.   Your Smile Affects All Aspects Of Your Life Dental issues can strike at … [Read more...]

5 Benefits Of Taking Dental X-rays

Many of us are simply accustomed to having dental X-rays and not really thinking about what the X-rays are used for by our Billings, dentists. But having a dental X-rays has many benefits, which is why we always recommend you come in for your biannual cleaning so you can have regular X-rays. 1. Allows Dentists To Check For … [Read more...]