Some Things to Remember About Brushing

Brushing our teeth helps us keep them a nice white color and keep gum disease from taking hold. Of course, brushing is only effective when it is done correctly. If you would like to review brushing, we will gladly give you a few pointers. – When you set the brush to your teeth, hold it… Read more »

Closing the Gap With Dental Bridges

Teeth get lost sometimes, and that can leave us with a gap in our smile. Of course, there are many ways to fill in the gap, and one of them is a dental bridge. A dental bridge can replace that missing tooth by providing a natural-looking artificial one. A bridge is usually crafted with a… Read more »

The Benefits of Composite Fillings

A composite filling is just one of the many types of dental fillings available to you. All dental fillings serve the purpose of restoring teeth that have succumbed to tooth decay. As their name suggests, they fill the cavities created by decay so the affected tooth can get its strength back and be protected from… Read more »

What Is Scaling and Root Planing?

Scaling and root planing is a treatment that can help you fight gum disease once it has set in. It can help you clean out the plaque and the tartar that is affecting your gums and causing the disease. What typically happens with gum disease is that the gums pull away from your teeth. When… Read more »

How to Guard Your Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a good way to fix teeth that are chipped, are discolored or have large gaps in between. However, as with many dental restorations, you need to take good care of your bonding to get the full benefits. You will need to be careful that you do not break the bonding, as it… Read more »

Dental Crowns and Tooth Decay

A dental crown can protect a tooth that was partially decayed or broken. It covers up the tooth and can be used to chew food as you normally would. However, we hope that you understand that this protection is not absolute, but there are some normal, everyday things you can do to keep the tooth… Read more »

What Are the Benefits to Having Partial Dentures?

At the practice of Johnson Ranch Dental, we provide custom-made partial dentures for our clients in Roseville, California who have missing teeth. Partial dentures are removable and are created in a dental lab from impressions of your mouth. This type of denture sits on a metal framework that attaches to your own teeth in the… Read more »

Smile Recovery After Football Season

Do you have dental problems or a poor oral health because you failed to keep your smile in mind during football season? If so, our dentist, Dr. Oliver Wong, strongly encourages you to do what you can to restore the health and function of your teeth and gums. To help you do so, he has… Read more »

The Wonder of Dental Implants

If you have lost one or more adult teeth, our dentist may recommend a dental implant. A dental implant is made up of a titanium implant post, which is surgically placed in the jawbone, a dental restoration, like a dental crown, and a dental abutment, which connects the post and the restoration. Before you choose… Read more »

Mouthwash for More Than Bad Breath

Adding a mouthwash to your daily oral hygiene maintenance is a good idea. Even though there is no better alternative for good dental health than brushing and flossing, pairing a mouthwash to your morning ritual is a welcome addition. The campaign against tooth decay is predicated on delving into those cracks and tight spaces and… Read more »