Why a Water Flosser Might be a Good Idea

Arlington should I use waterpik?

The first water-shooting device for cleaning between teeth was created in the early 1960s by Colorado dentist Dr. Gerald Moyer and John Mattingly, a hydraulics engineer. The tool is now known by the brand name Waterpik, though many people use the term generically. Since its creation, several other companies have entered the market with similar […]

Swollen Gums?

Categories: Gum Disease
If Your Gums Are Swollen And Sore, Call Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry

If you are a worried Arlington resident experiencing inflamed gums or an aching tooth, you’re are not alone. About one third of U.S. adults are affected by tooth decay, according to the CDC, and gum disease plagues one in seven people age 35 to 40.1 Don’t ignore these symptoms, call Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic […]

Are You At Risk For Bone Recession?

dental bone grafting Arlington

Beautiful smiles require healthy teeth, healthy gums, and healthy bone. Occasionally, a patient experiences bone recession in their jaw which can cause tooth loss and other problems. However, it is ordinarily the other way around. The bone loss occurs as a result of a lost tooth because the blood supply and stimulus necessary for maintaining […]