Dental Abscess

Dental Abscess

A dental, or tooth, abscess is a pocket of pus, in the bone or surrounding tissue, that is caused by a bacterial infection. The abscess can occur at different areas around the tooth for different reasons. A periapical abscess occurs at the tip of the root, whereas a...
Can tooth infection spread?

Can tooth infection spread?

Can tooth infection spread? A tooth can get a bacterial infection creating pus that dentists call an abscess.  This abscess can occur at different areas around a tooth for different reasons.  A periapical abscess occurs at the tip of the tooth’s root usually due to an...
Periodontal Disease

Periodontal Disease

Gum disease is an extremely common but preventable condition. You may be wondering, if it’s preventable then why is it so common? The lack of understanding, knowledge and consequences of the disease keeps it prevalent within our modern society – which does a...
A Message from Your Dentist About the Coronavirus

A Message from Your Dentist About the Coronavirus

As health officials seek to contain the coronavirus outbreak, unprecedented safety measures have been issued for our protection. We want to reassure you that Ricafort Dental is also taking extraordinary measures to protect your health and wellbeing. YOUR PROTECTION...
Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update

Coronavirus Update In light of the Coronavirus outbreak (Corvid-19) and the concerns we have in our community, know that Ricafort Dental is taking every precaution to minimize exposure to ourselves and to our patients. We are continuing to provide care for our...
Dental Care: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Dental Care: Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children

Obstructive Sleep Apnea in Children Not many people consider that young children can also have sleep apnea.  Pediatric obstructive sleep apnea is a sleep disorder in which your child’s breathing is partially or completely blocked repeatedly during sleep. This is...