Protect Young Smiles From Childhood Tooth Decay

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We get it. Parents have a lot to worry about when it comes to their child’s health and safety. Committing to daily oral hygiene will prevent the pain, inconvenience, and expense of dealing with decay in children. Even though most moms and dads know the basics of children’s dental care, Arlington pediatric dentists continue to […]

Who Do You Call If You Have a Dental Emergency?

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A dental emergency is any scenario in which damage to the teeth occurs and the patient needs urgent care. While a dental emergency may have never happened to you, it could happen in the future. Some things are too urgent to wait for an appointment. How do you know if you need to call for […]

The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

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You may be wondering why sometimes your gums are red and swollen, or your breath is bad. Maybe you’re just interested in improving your dental health and want to be more aware for your next appointment. Learn about the four stages of gum disease you may be overlooking when thinking of your comprehensive dental needs. […]

Top 6 Ways To Destroy A Beautiful Smile

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6. Be a Builder Not a Wrecker Bacteria are constantly trying to build an empire in your mouth, give it what it wants: juice, soda, and chewy candy for the small crevices, and hard-to-reach surfaces! 5. Let Acid Rock It! Energy drinks, diet soda, red wine, coffee, and tea. Great at staining and wearing away […]

3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

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Are you an avid flosser? Many of us periodically skip this needed habit. Studies show that around 68% of people report flossing at least once a week while 20% say they actually never floss. Skipping the dedicated flossing routine can have devastating consequences on your overall dental health and lead to costly dental work in […]

General and Family Dentistry in Arlington

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When you do an Internet search for a dentist, you may comes across the terms “family dentist” and “general dentist.” You mean there’s a difference? At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX, we’re going to explain. 11 Reasons to Visit Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington Let’s discuss some reasons […]

Adult Dental Health for Arlington Smiles

Preventative Maintenance For Your Irreplaceable Smile In Arlington

At Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, our goal is preventing dental problems and keeping our patient’s smiles healthy and beautiful. We provide general and family dentistry at our Arlington dental practice. Adult Dental Health As a general and family dental office, we have been treating patients of all ages since 1990. An interesting (and […]

When Mommy Is Scared Of The Dentist

Categories: General Dentistry
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If you are dreading some upcoming dental treatment, you may want to consider oral conscious sedation. First off, oral conscious sedation or sleep dentistry is perfectly safe. At name of practice, we try to make each dental appointment as stress-free as possible.. We offer different levels of sedation and a choice of medication including oral […]

Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad…Dentist?

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Millions of people get so worked up about dental appointments that they skip them. At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX we understand that dental anxiety is a very real thing, and that for some people it’s more like dental phobia. But skipping the dentist is not a good idea. Sedation dentistry […]