Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Adults and Braces

So you have decided to straighten your teeth! Congratulations! You will be joining the ranks of millions of adults who have decided to take the orthodontic plunge. As our dentist, Dr. Hetal Rana will tell you, it may take longer to straighten your teeth than it would for a younger... Read more »

Should You or Your Child Receive Dental Sealants?

Dental sealants are designed to cover the chewing surfaces of the back teeth to prevent harmful bacteria from accumulating in these areas. At Blue Hill Dental, we offer dental sealants for child and adult patients, as long as the patient is old enough to have received their adult molars. If... Read more »

Getting a Letter From the Tooth Fairy

Do you have fond memories of the Tooth Fairy when you were a child? Do you recall your excitement as you tried to either fall asleep or fake it so that the fairy would come sooner? If you’re in the season of life where you get to become a tooth... Read more »

Tips for Giving Mouth-Healthy Gifts This Easter

If you want your loved ones to have strong and healthy smiles this Easter holiday, then it’s best to give them gifts that are healthy for the teeth and gums. Unfortunately, there are many gifts that can cause dental issues and dental pain, especially certain types of candy. So, if... Read more »

The Benefits of CEREC® Technology for Dental Crowns

Have you heard of CEREC® technology and its influence on same-day dentistry? Our team at Blue Hill Dental is proud to offer CEREC dental crowns in Roseville, California, to provide restorative dentistry in as little as one visit for patients who are struggling with broken or damaged teeth. Below we... Read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth Can Promote Oral Health Problems

Saliva plays a variety of important roles in your mouth. These include lubricating food when eating and moistening your mouth when speaking and breathing. After you are done with a snack or a meal, your mouth continues to produce saliva to help wash away food particles that linger in your... Read more »

Consistent Oral Hygiene Habits Are Critical for Good Oral Health

The long-term health of your mouth is an important factor in your overall enjoyment of life. Preventing oral health problems like cavities, gum disease, and other conditions is an essential first step in maintaining a healthy mouth. This starts with practicing a consistent and effective daily oral hygiene routine by... Read more »