A Dental Bridge Restoration Might Be Needed to Treat a Severe Case of Tooth Decay

The contours and biting surface textures of your teeth can sometimes trap concentrated bacterial deposits. These areas can sometimes be challenging to clean by brushing and flossing alone. If you have a bad habit of skipping your dental exam and cleaning at Dr. Tony Hatch & Dr. Shivi Gupta's dentist... Read more »

Your Routine Dental Checkup Helps Maintain Good Oral Health in the Long Term

Remembering to brush your teeth each morning and night as well as flossing between your teeth and along the gumline once per day helps to remove the bacterial deposits that can lead to problems with cavities and gums disease. It’s also important to have a routine dental checkup performed by... Read more »

Dealing with Something Trapped in the Gumline

Bad oral habits like nervously nibbling on pens and pencils or chewing on other foreign objects can sometimes cause a fragment to break off. This could also occur if you improvise your teeth as tools. In some of these instances, a fragment can become trapped in the gumline. If this... Read more »

A Dental Filling Might Be Able to Treat a Chipped Tooth

The size and severity of a chipped tooth can affect the level of discomfort it causes you when drinking beverages or eating a meal. Even if the fractured tooth doesn’t immediately cause pain, you should still have it examined and treated by a dentist like Dr. Anthony Hatch or Dr.... Read more »

Issues Caused by Tongue Piercing

If you are thinking about getting your tongue or other part of your mouth pierced, you should consider the risks you are taking. There can be problem with infection and damage to your teeth and mouth. The first thing to understand piercing can cause infections from the piercing, but secondary... Read more »

The Benefits of Therapeutic Mouthwash

The basics of oral hygiene are to brush twice a day for two minutes each time and floss daily. Some people’s individual mouth care needs require a little extra support. Mouthwash may be a good addition for a more solid oral hygiene routine. Let’s look over some do’s and don’ts... Read more »

Steps to Take If a Tooth Is Knocked Out

If you ever lose a tooth in an accident or so, these steps can help you save that tooth and hopefully get it back where it belongs. The first thing to know is to pick up the tooth by the crown, or the top part of the tooth. Try not... Read more »

Dental Veneers Can Help Disguise Tobacco Tooth Stains

Persistent tobacco use is not only very dangerous to your long-term general and dental health, it causes cosmetic complications by creating deept dental stains on your teeth that are difficult to lighten. If you are tired of stubborn tobacco stains on the teeth, Scripps Rock Dental can help you whiten... Read more »

A Dental Bridge Restoration Can Replace a Missing Tooth

A cavity that goes without professional treatment will inevitably continue to spread. As the tooth decay advances into the core of the tooth the lack of professional intervention might allow the tooth to severely fracture. In some of these cases, Dr. Tony Hatch & Dr. Shivi Gupta and their team... Read more »

How We Make Root Canal Treatment Easier

What comes to mind when you overhear the words “root canal?” Do you believe they’re pain-inducing? That’s a normal answer that we get. To correct some of the falsehoods surrounding root canal services, read this post. If you have any extra questions, please be sure to call our office and... Read more »