Dental Floss Comes In Several Types

The American Dental Association advocates flossing between your teeth and along the gumline at least once each day. Despite marketing claims by antiseptic mouthwash manufacturers, flossing remains the most effective way to remove residual food particles and plaque from between teeth and along the gumline. While there are some minor differences in composition, such as… Read more »

What are Dental Bridges?

If you have any kind of tooth decay or need some cosmetic dental work performed to help your smile look great again, then you may come across dental bridges as an option. Let’s look at what exactly a bridge is, how it works, and why you may want to consider it for your cosmetic dentistry… Read more »

The Ingredients in Mouthwash that Kill Bad Breath

Do you ever wonder how mouthwash can improve your bad breath? If so, our team is happy to help you! There are many ingredients in mouthwash that can improve odorous breath, and some of those ingredients are: Antibacterial agents: Bad breath is caused by bacteria, and the mouth is the perfect place for bacteria to… Read more »

How to Floss the Right Way

Over the past few years, many news providers have written articles about how flossing lacks scientific evidence that it works. This is a gross misrepresentation of the studies that were performed. If you’ve wondered why our dentist and hygienists continue to remind you to floss, it’s because it does work, as long as you use… Read more »

What are Dental Bridges?

You’ve likely heard the time often, but many people are unsure of what exactly a dental bridge is. What does it do? Why would you need one? Those are just a couple of the questions we’ll address in this piece. What are bridges? Bridges are simply a dental appliance used to replace missing teeth. They… Read more »

3 Warning Signs of Oral Cancer

Cancer is always a serious problem, and even though the survival rate for those who contract oral cancer is very high, it’s still not a problem that should be taken lightly. If you’re not vigilant in keeping track of your health, you could miss the early signs of oral cancer. While Dr. is always looking… Read more »

Build Your Summer Smile Confidence with a Dental Cleaning

Summer is one of the best times for a dental cleaning and exam to boost your oral health and your smile confidence. At ADC Dental & Denture Clinic Inc. in Medford, Oregon, our registered dental hygienist, Debbie Heil, is excited to get your smile ready for summer! The Academy of General Dentistry (AGD) reports that patients who… Read more »

Dental Sealants Protect Your Child’s Teeth

In time your child’s 20 baby teeth will be lost to make room for the 32 permanent teeth that will have to last them the rest of their lives. When permanent molars and premolars emerge it’s quite common for them to have deep pits, fissures and contours on the biting surface. While this helps make… Read more »

How Can My Crown Be Lengthened?

Crown lengthening in , , is a beneficial treatment that can give you the improved oral health and smile appearance that you deserve.  This treatment is generally needed when your gums have grown excessively and have covered the majority of the tooth’s surface. If you’re expecting to fix your smile with a crown lengthening treatment,… Read more »

Medications and Oral Health: The Ways Drugs and Supplements Can Impact Your Smile

Whether you believe it or not, prescription drugs and supplements can impact your smile and oral health. There are many side effects that can affect your mouth and give you annoying, inconvenient, and troublesome dental issues. Those issues are: Dry mouth: Some medications cause a decrease in saliva, which increases your risk of oral infections… Read more »