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 »

The Primary Function and Location in Your Smile Determines Crown Material

A crown replaces the enamel layer of a tooth that has been damaged, fractured or suffered a severe amount of decay. The tooth’s primary function and its prevalence in your smile will influence the material your dentist will recommend that the crown be made from. Crowns on molars and premolars in the back of your… Read more »

Symptoms Of An Abscess

If the pulp tissues inside of your tooth have become infected, then a pus pocket called an abscess may develop at the tooth root tip. This can be a dangerous condition, but you may not realize that you have it. Keep an eye out for the following symptoms: Severe Toothache: This is one of the… Read more »