Fluoridated Water and Why it’s Beneficial

Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral that is good for your teeth because it strengthens the protective enamel and prevents tooth decay. Fluoride dental care products are available, like toothpaste and mouthwash, but did you know that fluoride is also present in water. Many community water systems are fluoridated in order the give the already naturally occurring fluoride the extra... 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 »

The Things Flossing Can Actually Do for Your Smile

As we’re sure you’ve been told, flossing is vital for your oral health. In fact, it’s so important that you should floss your teeth at least once a day. But why? Well, our RK Dentistry dental team will be more than happy to tell you why. Flossing can: -Remove plaque: Plaque is the dangerous substance that can create tooth decay... read more »

Oral Health Care Tips to Prevent Cavities

Cavities are caused by the removal of tooth enamel and the creation of holes in our teeth. Tooth enamel is most easily removed by plaque buildup that uses ingredients such as sugar to create harmful acids to eat their way through the enamel. Only with effective cleaning habits and daily upkeep can we keep plaque buildup at bay. Here are... 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 »