Avoiding Enamel Erosion

Are you interested in avoiding enamel erosion? If so, you’re on the right track toward a top-notch smile! Enamel erosion can be destructive for the smile because it attacks the tooth enamel and weakens it. This can promote dental issues like cavities and tooth fractures. It’s best to maintain strong and healthy teeth and our dentist, Dr. Richard J. Koeltl,... read more »

Dentistry Topic Data Blog: Dental Floss

How would you rank your dental flossing techniques? Have you ever put any consideration into upgrading the floss you use or the products you use to clean between your teeth? Because dental floss and flossing techniques are so important for your oral health care, is it always important to make sure you can do what you can to keep your... read more »

Dealing With Gum Disease

Around half of the adults in the United States have gum disease. However, you may not even know you have it since in its earliest stages, gum disease can be painless. However, as the disease progresses, you may notice that your gums have turned from pink to red, and have started to swell or feel tender. Your gums may bleed... read more »

Your New Crown Needs to Play an Important Role in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

The dental crown restoration provided at RK Dentistry is designed to replace your damaged, decayed or cosmetically unappealing tooth with an alternative material. While the crown itself is immune to the bacterial threat of tooth decay, its longevity can still be threatened by other oral hygiene issues. Complications from untreated periodontal disease can still pose a threat to the long-term... read more »

Don’t Neglect Your Smile during Pregnancy

At RK Dentistry in Danville, California, we want our patients to be aware of how their oral health habits impact their pregnancy. You don’t want to neglect your smile during pregnancy, in fact, it is vital to take care of your oral health during pregnancy, not just for your oral health, but also for your developing baby. Poor oral habits... read more »