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...]

Denture Talk: Common Reasons Young People Need Dentures

Dentures can become stigmatized as an old person thing. But in reality, many younger people end up needing dentures to restore their smile. It makes sense when you think about it. Most people finish having all their permanent teeth come in by their early teens—with wisdom teeth usually erupting in the late teens, early … [Read more...]

Is A Dental Implant Painful?

For those who have been considering one or more dental implants, a common concern is if a dental implant is painful. Since receiving a dental implant requires surgery, there is a certain amount of pain associated with this dental operation. However, the pain is temporary and can be overcome with the right dentist and … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: Are Supported Or Fixed-Implant Dentures What You Need?

If you have been considering dentures to address your oral health needs, you likely know that there are several styles of dentures and that implanted dentures are the most stable options. However, what you may not know is that there are two different types of implanted dentures—implant-supported dentures and fixed-implant … [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...]

Denture Talk: All You Need To Know About Partial Dentures

There are plenty of instances where you don’t need the full traditional dentures, but other dental solutions such as dental implants or dental bridges aren’t the answer. Instead, you can opt for partial dentures as a flexible solution to replace missing and damaged teeth. Partial dentures are custom-made dental … [Read more...]

How Dental Checkups Can Help Fight Gingivitis and Alzheimer’s Disease

As the effects of Alzheimer’s disease become better known, more people are investigating ways to prevent this debilitating cognitive decline disorder. Among the preventative solutions, you get answers like using hearing aids to correct hearing loss, stay social, keep engaged in things to help occupy your mind, and other … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: Are There Different Kinds Of Dentures?

The image of dentures that comes to most people’s minds is the traditional removable dentures, the ones they may have seen their grandparents use. However, dental technology has become far more advanced, and there are several different kinds of dentures now available. Two Basic Styles Of Dentures Here at Castle Rock … [Read more...]

Denture Talk: What You Need To Know About Dry Mouth And Dentures

When you are missing most to all of your teeth, dentures can help make eating and speaking far easier, as well as helping to prevent your face from having a sunken in look. But, sometimes, dentures wearers can suffer from dry mouth, which can have a significant impact on your oral health. What Is Dry Mouth Dry mouth is a … [Read more...]