Great Dental Care Equals a Great Smile

By now you may have already seen the value of daily oral hygiene when it comes to maintaining a healthy mouth with strong teeth and gums. Brushing your teeth at least twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush combined with a fluoride toothpaste and flossing in between the teeth and... Read more »

Understanding the Basics of Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry is a fun and fantastic branch of cosmetic dentistry that can help improve the physical appearance of your smile. In some ways, cosmetic dentistry has been used to protect a tooth or repair damage to your teeth. However, cosmetic dentistry strictly focuses on the physical appearance to improve... Read more »

The Causes of Sensitive Teeth

Are you aware of what is causing your sensitive teeth? Did you know that sensitive teeth could be a warning sign something is wrong? The good news is our dentist, Dr. Jorge Rico with Rico Dental in Elk Grove, California, is here to provide you with some fundamental causes of... Read more »

Take Your Child to The Dentist

Do you know when it’s time to take your child to the dentist? Children need visits to the dentist as much as adults do. In fact, your child should start seeing a dentist when the first tooth appears or after their first birthday. If you take your child to the... Read more »

Water Flossers Can Help You

Water flossers have the ability to floss your teeth using water instead of traditional floss. Recently, water flossers have become a favorite tool to have in your home for you and your entire family. If you have young children or elderly conditions like arthritis in the hands that make it... Read more »

How Can I Prevent Dental Issues This Easter?

Unfortunately, Easter-related traditions can cause dental issues. This can make your holiday inconvenient and even a bit painful. As you have probably already guessed, it’s best to prevent dental issues this Easter. Our dentist, Dr. Jorge Rico, is happy to help you do so by encouraging you to keep your... Read more »

Comparing Implants to Bridges and Dentures

Do you need to replace some teeth but want something other than dental bridges or dentures? You might try dental implants, which can be stronger than bridges or dentures. Implants often come as cylindrical posts, but they can also come as a frames. They are often set directly into your... Read more »

How Laser Dentistry Can Safely Treat Gum Disease

Are you struggling with gum disease? If so, you might try laser dentistry to treat the problem. Laser dentistry can be targeted to affect only the inflamed gums, which will significantly reduce discomfort for you and allow you to heal and recover much more easily and quickly. For this treatment,... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Rico Dental, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area... Read more »