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 […]
How do you measure “dental success?” A check-up with no cavities? A perfect smile? A crown that looks as natural as the surrounding teeth? It could mean all those things and many more. For a child, dental success could be defined as a childhood free of cavities, learning daily dental hygiene practices, and gaining an […]
Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry wants to remind you about another important component of child wellness: oral health. Sadly, we see too many cases of completely preventable child tooth decay.
Hi, I’m Stephen Ratcliff of Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry. If you are one of my existing patients, welcome back. If this is your first visit, I appreciate you stopping by. My warm and friendly team and I love taking care of our Arlington, Fort Worth, Arlington TX, and Fort Worth patients. Today’s article […]
Hello Arlington TX dental blog visitors, welcome to the Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry blog. I am Dr. Stephen Ratcliff. I came across an interesting dental article on the Web MD Health News site the other day. The article is entitled ‘Fatty Fish, Nuts May Prevent Gum Disease.’ Author Jennifer Warner explains that a […]
There is nothing like bright white teeth that light up a person’s whole face when they smile and laugh. No one has to settle for dull, yellow teeth. This is a great time for Fort Worth area men, women and teens to get a family dentistry deep teeth cleaning and tooth whitening at Stephen Ratcliff, […]
Hello, I am Dr. Stephen Ratcliff. Whether you are a local Arlington TX family dentistry patient, or a blogosphere visitor, welcome to my dental blog. My dental practice is called Stephen Ratcliff, Family & Cosmetic Dentistry and is located at 909 W Mitchell St in Arlington Texas. I have been practicing dentistry since 1990. Since […]