Toothache Cures “Back in the Day”

If you have a toothache, you aren’t alone. People have been getting toothaches since the dawn of teeth. And that has been a while. If your physician in ancient times thought you had a tooth worm causing your pain, he might try to remove it. The problem was, no one really knew what a tooth worm looked like and it... read more »

Don’t Forget the Importance of Sleep Apnea Prevention and Care

Did you know that sleep apnea is a condition in which an individual may begin to suffer interrupted breathing patterns while they sleep? Often times, it can be a difficult condition to detect because an individual cannot self-diagnose themselves due to the fact they are asleep when the condition occurs. However, if it goes untreated, it can cause serious health... read more »

Achievements in Dentistry: Treating Jaw and Facial Pain

Are you suffering from recurring jaw and facial pain? If you are, it could be linked to an underlying issue within your oral health that needs to be corrected as soon as possible. By understanding the risk factors associated with jaw and facial pain, our dentist can provide treatments that are tailored to your specific needs. To help you learn... read more »

Discover Your Smile with Composite Dental Fillings

Protecting your smile from the risk of dental erosion often requires the use of tooth restorations such as dental fillings. Dental fillings are used for treating and preventing cavities as well as providing additional support for your smile. One highly effective dental filling treatment they consider is a composite filling. If a composite dental filling is needed to repair a... read more »

Unlock Your Smile with Dentures

Whether you are seeking a tooth prosthetic to replace a single tooth, or need to replace an entire row of teeth, dentures can be used. Dentures are tooth prosthetics that can be customized and crafted to provide the comfort and durability your smile requires. To complete your smile once more, use dentures to replace any missing pieces you may have.... read more »

Find Out More About Restorative Dental Treatments Here

Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that can help you treat your decayed, broken, injured, and even missing teeth. With the help of restorative dentistry, you can have the top-notch smile and oral health you deserve. Fortunately, there are many restorative treatments available, and our dentist, Dr. Richard J. Koeltl, is happy to tell you all about them. A... read more »

Are You at Higher Risk for Oral Cancer?

At RK Dentistry, we provide oral cancer screening for our patients in Danville, California, as part of your routine dental exam. We provide this service because detecting mouth cancers and lesions which are precancerous have the highest success rate when it comes to treatment. We check for cancers in the following areas: Lips, tongue, and cheek. The hard and soft... 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 »

Surprise Your Smile with a CEREC® Celebration

CEREC dental crowns are highly impressive because of their ability to improve the look and function of your smile by capping and concealing damaged or broken teeth. Surprise your smile with a CEREC celebration. For more information about CEREC, consider the following: - CEREC crowns are fashioned and milled at the dentist’s office using a computer which ensures quality and... read more »