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 »

Has Your Smile Taken a Hit Due to Halitosis?

If you have ever been under the effects of halitosis, also known as bad breath, you know how powerful and embarrassing the disorder can be. In some cases, infections within the mouth can be to blame, but in other instances, deeper underlying conditions with the body can be its cause. Has your smile taken a… Read more »

Your Smile Depends on Choosing the Right Foods and Drinks

Your smile depends on choosing the right foods and drinks. Although many foods are just another obstacle that stands in the way of optimum oral health, were you aware that there are some foods that have been proven to actually enhance your oral health? Listed below are some helpful foods and tips for your oral… Read more »

Dentures Don’t Just Change Your Life, They Improve It

Just as dentures are designed to fit into your mouth, they are designed to fit into your life. Dentures don’t just change your life, they improve it. They are designed with comfort and efficiency in mind and can help you maintain the quality of life you had enjoyed before tooth loss occurred. However, they do… Read more »

Did You Know That Thumb Sucking Can Damage Teeth?

Did you know that thumb sucking can damage teeth? Thumb sucking in infants can cause a plethora of issues and problems with the oral health of a child. Not only can it change the alignment of the teeth in their mouths, it can also cause changes with their gums and the roof of their mouths…. Read more »

Signs and Symptoms of Halitosis

Knowing the signs and symptoms of halitosis could be extremely beneficial in knowing how to properly treat it. Halitosis, also known as bad breath, is commonly caused by nasty stenches and odors from a person’s mouth. Although not all cases of bad breath are serious, underlying conditions which cause the bad breath to occur could… Read more »

Dental Bridge Placement

Dr. Jeffrey Lowry may recommend a dental bridge in Riverside, California, to restore a missing tooth. A dental bridge is made of a replacement tooth with a crown attached to each side. The crowns are placed on the teeth on either side of the gap to support the dental bridge. Restoring a missing tooth with… Read more »

Oral Hygiene Recommendations for Pregnant Women

Being pregnant can be a fun and exciting time in your life, but it might not be for your smile. If you’re not careful, your pregnancy can take a toll on your teeth and gums. This is why it’s important to do all you can to keep your oral health in tip-top shape. You can… Read more »

A Loose-Feeling Bridge Needs Professional Attention

When your dental bridge was installed at Jeffrey A Lowry DDS, we used a strong dental cement to anchor it in place. Inconsistencies in your daily oral hygiene routine and reticence to attend your twice-annual dental checkup with Dr. Jeffrey Lowry promote poor oral hygiene. This invites a host of oral maladies, including complications from… Read more »