The Benefits of Mouthwash

Did you know you should include rinsing with mouthwash in your oral hygiene routine? Well, it’s true. This is because rinsing can benefit you, your smile and your oral health in a myriad of ways. Our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, is happy to tell you all about mouthwash by explaining the benefits involved. This might help you understand why rinsing... read more »

How to Care for Your Mouthguard

Do you have a mouthguard? If so, good for you! Your mouthguard can protect your smile when you are playing high-contact sports and participating in potentially smile-harming activities. This is because it can cushion blows to the face and prevent oral injury. Our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, recommends taking good care of your mouthguard so it can care for you.... read more »

The Facts About Composite and Amalgam Dental Fillings

Are you trying to decide if an amalgam or composite dental filling is right for you and your smile? If so, you have come to the right blog. Our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, is happy to tell you more about both treatments so you can make the best decision for your oral health. Amalgam Fillings Amalgam fillings are made of... read more »

Dry Mouth 101

Dry mouth is an oral condition that occurs when you do not have enough saliva production to keep your mouth moisturized. It’s oftentimes associated with symptoms like a sticky feeling in the mouth, trouble chewing and swallowing, a dry tongue cracked lips, and more. Unfortunately, this condition can harm your smile more than you might realize, especially because it promotes... read more »

A Fast-Paced Lifestyle Can Harm Your Smile

If you have a fast-paced lifestyle, then you need to be aware of the health of your smile. Unfortunately, this kind of lifestyle can severely harm the teeth and gums, and our dentist, Dr. Troy Walton, encourages you to do all you can to maintain a top-notch oral health each and every day. One of the main reasons why a... read more »

The Foods and Drinks that Can Dull and Discolor Your Smile

Many people believe having a bright and brilliant smile helps in many of life’s situations. If you believe this to be true, then it’s best to maintain your white smile’s luster, right? Right. To help you do so, our Redwood Dental dental team encourages you to avoid eating and drinking the foods and drinks that can stain your smile, which... read more »

Water Flossers: Changing the Way You Clean Your Chompers

Flossing can be a difficult task for many people, especially when they don’t know how to floss or when they are using the wrong flossing products. If you are one of these people, our Redwood Dental dental team is here to help you! Flossing is a very important task that needs to be done at least once a day, but... read more »

The Causes and Treatments of Bruxism

Bruxism, also known as teeth grinding, is a common habit that can be found in both adults and children. However, it is extremely dangerous for your smile and it should never be overlooked. So, if you currently suffer from a teeth-grinding habit, call Redwood Dental today and schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. Troy Walton. To help you know... read more »