pregnant woman speaking with her dentist about pregnancy gingivitis

Do Your Gums Hurt During Pregnancy

Gingivitis during pregnancy is a common occurrence and can be treated during pregnancy with good oral hygiene. Pregnancy gingivitis is caused by a bacterial growth on your teeth that results in the buildup of plaque and may cause pain and bleeding through inflammation and swelling. We also recommend that women who are pregnant should have a periodontal…

dentist checking your annual dental x-rays

How Often Should You Have Dental X-Rays

How often you receive dental x-rays is very dependent on your medical history, dental history, and current condition. Some people receive x-rays every six months. For others with no recent dental or gum disease, they may receive x-rays every 5-7 years. That would be the full Panorex x-ray. The Panorex x-ray provides a full view of…

A mother and daughter brushing their teeth before the dentist

When To Take Your Child To The Dentist

At Eagle Rock Dental Care we think the best age is about 3 years old to start seeing the dentist for regular check-ups and cleanings. Some dentists may recommend an earlier age for your child’s first dental visit, but we have found that 3 years old is just right. If you are worried about the…

Why Your Tooth May Be Loose

The first thing to determine is your age. Okay! Now that we have confirmed you are an adult with a loose tooth let’s continue on. There are many reasons your tooth could be loose, but there is nothing to worry about. There are plenty of treatments to make sure you don’t lose that tooth. Maybe you…

Why Your Teeth May Be Sensitive To The Cold

If your teeth are sensitive to the cold you are not alone. This is a very common problem amongst adults. The good news is that nowadays there are many ways to reduce the sensitivity in your teeth. There are special types of toothpaste for sensitive teeth, like Sensodyne®. On rare occasions, your sensitive teeth may…

healthy gums that don't bleed when you floss

Why Your Gums Bleed When You Floss

Bleeding gums when you floss is a sign that you need to change your personal dental care routine; however, it does not mean your mouth is dirty. It is a common thing to experience bleeding gums when you floss so long as the bleeding stops. So even though your gums bleed when you floss, you should…

Girl having her impacted wisdom teeth removed

Wisdom Teeth

Wisdom teeth are the molars in the very back of the mouth, which usually emerge later in life. In many cases, however, the wisdom teeth become impacted. Having impacted wisdom teeth means the teeth fail to emerge properly because of a lack of room in the mouth. Impacted wisdom teeth do not always cause immediate…

natural restoration of teeth

Natural Restoration

If there is one great fear that many people have for their smiles, it is the loss of teeth. We don’t want to be the one who has gaps in their smile or discomfort while we chew. Remember losing teeth as a child? Your parents probably gave you plenty of soft foods to eat so…