Request Request an Appointment Forms Forms Call Call Us Map View Map Google Google Facebook Facebook

Rosemeade Dental Blog

Avoiding Dry Socket: Your Guide to Post-Tooth Extraction Care

March 4, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 11:16 pm
Someone holding their cheek and wincing

Congratulations! You’ve successfully had a tooth extracted, a necessary step towards maintaining your oral health. But now comes the crucial part: ensuring proper healing and avoiding complications like dry socket. Dry socket occurs when the blood clot that forms in the socket after a tooth extraction becomes dislodged or dissolves prematurely, exposing the nerves and bone underneath. This can lead to severe pain and delayed healing. However, by following some simple steps and taking precautions, you can significantly reduce your risk of developing this unpleasant condition.


Brewing Concerns: Is it Safe to Drink Coffee After Tooth Extraction?

February 9, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 8:44 pm
Woman enjoying a cup of coffee after tooth extraction

So, you’ve just had a tooth extraction, and you’re craving your morning cup of joe. But wait – is it safe to indulge in your favorite beverage so soon after the procedure? There are actually many reasons why coffee may not be the best drink of choice after tooth extraction. Read on to delve into the topic and explore whether coffee is a safe choice for your post-extraction nourishment.


The Fascinating Role of CAD/CAM Technology in Dentistry

December 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 9:52 pm
Dentist using intraoral scanner to capture digital impression

In recent decades, dental technology has moved forward by leaps and bounds. In fact, CAD/CAM instruments are now commonly used to help patients have a more efficient, more satisfying dental care experience. What exactly is the role of CAD/CAM technology in dentistry? This blog post provides fascinating information.


Letter to Patients

December 4, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 6:44 am

Dear Patients,

It is with mixed emotions that I am announcing my retirement from active practice at Rosemeade Dental. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for your trust and confidence in allowing me to provide your dental care over these past 10 years.


Dental Drama: What’s Causing the Dark Line Around My Tooth?

November 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 7:21 pm
Sample porcelain-fused-to-metal restorations on a black background

Imagine having a severely damaged tooth that your dentist mended and capped with a dental crown, only to notice years later that the repaired tooth has a dark line along the edge where it meets your gums. No matter how well or frequently you brush or floss your teeth, it doesn’t go away. You may even have tried whitening treatments, but nothing seems to touch it. If this sounds familiar, you probably have some questions. What is causing this discoloration, and how can you get rid of it? If you’ve been wondering, keep reading to find the answers!


The Dental Coverage Dilemma: In-Network and Out-of-Network Options

November 17, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 3:16 pm
A dentist discussing dental insurance with her patients

Insurance is an overly complicated system by design. Sometimes it seems like you need to be a lawyer to understand all the nuances! But don’t despair. Learning even one piece of the puzzle like in-network and out-of-network coverage can significantly impact your investment in oral health.

Don’t be one of the millions of Americans who leave over 100 Billion dollars in unused premiums on the table annually! Continue reading to learn about insurance networks.


4 Tips to Get the Most Out of Your Dental Insurance!

October 12, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 6:22 am

Dental insurance is a monthly investment that can help you save on your oral healthcare. By taking all the right steps, you can completely maximize your benefits. However, dental insurance works quite a bit differently than medical insurance, so it can be confusing to understand at first. Continue reading to learn some tips that can help you get the most for your smile while spending the least amount of money.


Will Wisdom Teeth Stitches Dissolve on Their Own?

September 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 6:09 pm
patient smiling after wisdom tooth extraction

If you’ve recently had your wisdom teeth extracted, you might be curious about whether the stitches used in the procedure are designed to dissolve on their own. The answer is that, in some cases, they are indeed intended to do just that! Continue reading for a comprehensive overview of what you should know about these stitches, as well as some valuable aftercare suggestions to ensure they fulfill their role in aiding your mouth’s healing process.


Is Charcoal Safe for Teeth Whitening? A Closer Look at the Risks

August 24, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 10:07 am
Someone brushing with whitening toothpaste

Teeth whitening has become a popular trend in recent years, driven in part by the allure of a bright, radiant smile. Among the various methods available, charcoal teeth whitening has gained significant attention. It’s often touted as a natural and cost-effective way to achieve a whiter smile. But is it safe? In this blog, we’ll delve into the world of charcoal teeth whitening, explore the associated risks, and explain why consulting a dentist for professional whitening might be a wiser choice.


Does Teeth Whitening Work on Bonded Teeth?

August 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — rmdental @ 10:03 am
Person with a perfectly white smile

Dental bonding is an excellent way to patch up all kinds of minor dental issues, ranging anywhere from tiny chips to discolored teeth. The procedure is so fast, and the results so seamless, that you might hardly even remember that you’ve had work done on your teeth.

It may come as a surprise that if you’re interested in teeth whitening, your bonded tooth may need to be treated a bit differently. Here’s what you should know.

Older Posts »