A Fluoride Treatment Can Be Included in Your Regularly Scheduled Dental Checkup

Attending a regularly scheduled dental checkup every six months at Dr. Jose-Luis Ruiz is very important for maintaining strong teeth and a healthy mouth. This simple outpatient appointment will clean away hardened tartar and other bacterial deposits, as well as polishing away minor dental stains and detecting any oral health problems. Any active cavities on your teeth may need to... read more »

Dealing with Root Caries

Although people are most vulnerable to cavities when they are children and teens, tooth decay can remain a problem throughout your lifetime. Older people should not put off visiting the dentist, since they may have special concerns, and are vulnerable to root caries. As a person ages, receding gums may be a problem, and receding gums are also a symptom... read more »

Envelope Your Enamel with the Power of Fluoride

Did you know that fluoride is an extremely beneficial mineral in most teeth cleaning products designed to improve your smile? Envelope your enamel with the power of fluoride. Here are a few tips about fluoride: - Fluoride is put in many types of oral health care supplements, toothpastes, and mouthwashes. - Due to fluoride’s skill to protect the tooth enamel... read more »

Your Teeth and Enamel Erosion

Did you know that the strongest muscle in your body is actually your tongue? Have you also heard that your mouth also contains the strongest substance in your body? As you may already know, this incredibly hard substance is your enamel--the outer, protective layer of your teeth. But even though enamel is extremely hard, it can still be damaged or... read more »

Dental Myths vs. Dental Facts

Oral care is very important if you're interested in protecting your oral—or overall—health. Unfortunately, there are many dental myths that are widely accepted by the general public, which could lead to complications. To help you avoid some of these issues, our team is happy to reveal the truth behind these rumors. One common myth you may have heard is that... read more »