Your Child’s First Trip to the Dentist

You may not know it when you look at your baby, but all of her teeth are already present. Each of them are just waiting for their time to erupt. You can start her on the road to a healthy smile by wiping her gums every day with a clean piece of gauze, and by… Read more »

Is a Tooth-Colored Filling Right for Your Cavity?

If you have a cavity, you may want to talk our dentist, Dr. Jeffrey Lowry about a composite, or tooth-colored filling to brighten your smile. If your cavity is visible to other people and is small enough, a composite filling may serve you well. Composite fillings are made from powdered glass and an acrylic resin…. Read more »

Finding a Solution for Your Tooth Sensitivity

Your tooth sensitivity may be a sign of something more serious. For instance, you may have worn or fractured tooth enamel, cavities, dental erosion or gum recession. Seeking the guidance of a professional dentist is very important. Dr. Jeffrey Lowry can help you narrow down your causal factors and then recommend proper treatment. Here are… Read more »

Basic Toothbrush Care

Your toothbrush is a pretty simple piece of equipment. There are no moving parts, and it never needs a tuneup. Because of that, you may be tempted to toss it in a drawer or the medicine cabinet and forget about it until the next time you need it. The truth is however, that even though… Read more »

Dealing With a Dental Emergency

No matter how well you care for your teeth, life is unpredictable. Accidents can happen, slips and falls can occur, things can go wrong. A dental emergency can happen to anyone, but knowing how to respond in such a situation can make all the difference. First, contact Jeffrey A Lowry DDS in Riverside, California at… Read more »

Fluoride for a Healthy Smile

Numerous studies have demonstrated that fluoride, will effectively strengthen and remineralize your tooth enamel. The acids that are formed by bacteria in your mouth can cause tooth decay. With the help of fluoride and fluoride-based products, your tooth enamel will be much stronger. Because fluoride can remineralize and strengthen our tooth enamel, it is added… Read more »

Root Canals and Their Effect on Your Dental Health

If you have suffered an oral accident or injury, check to make sure that your tooth enamel on your teeth is intact. If the tooth enamel is breached or broken, it must be fixed immediately. However, if the pulp on the inside is already injured, the pulp be removed in order to save the tooth… Read more »

Oral Health Essentials: Dental Crowns and Dental Veneers

Are you interested in having a tooth restoration treatment such as dental crowns or dental veneers? Although they are both terrific forms of cosmetic dentistry and ideal tooth restoration treatments, which one is right for you? Considering your options is often the best course of action. Although dental crowns are much more valuable for your… Read more »

What is Gum Disease?

Many people have heard the term gum disease but are unsure the dangers behind it. That is why our team here at our dental office in Riverside, California, is happy to talk to you about the dangers of gum disease, so you can keep your smile as healthy as possible. Gum disease is a serious… Read more »

Thumb Sucking Habits Are Hard to Break

Thumb sucking habits are hard to break. As your child continues the bad habit, it can lead to worsening conditions with their oral health, including misalignment issues or potential growth hindrances for future teeth. Consider the following information about helping your child through the thumb sucking phase of their life: – Bacteria from a child’s… Read more »