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 »

Improve Your Smile With Dental Bonding

Many people have little things about their teeth they aren’t completely satisfied with. Others have minor damage, such as chips or cracks, that disrupt an otherwise-great smile. There are all kinds of cosmetic dentistry treatments available to improve or repair teeth. Dental bonding is a simple yet effective way to treat all kinds of issues…. Read more »

Love Your Teeth by Drinking Water

Your teeth really do a lot for you. They help you eat, speak, and show when you are happy. And you do a great job of brushing twice daily and flossing every day. We have one more suggestion for loving your teeth: drink water. Humans are 60% water, so it stands to reason that we… Read more »

What You Need to Know About Dental Bridges

If you are missing one or more permanent teeth, a dental bridge in , , can help. A dental bridge is used to close the space between teeth caused by one or more missing teeth. Two or more dental crowns and a replacement tooth make up a dental bridge. The dental crowns will be placed… Read more »