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...
Why Do We Need Braces

Why Do We Need Braces

Dentists usually recommend orthodontic treatment, also known as braces, for several reasons.  The need for braces can vary from improving esthetics, to improving functionality, to improving accessibility for hygiene.  Whichever reason the dentist makes his/her...
Why Do We Need Dental Sealants?

Why Do We Need Dental Sealants?

We place dental sealants on back teeth to help prevent them from getting cavities. Posterior dentition (back teeth) have grooves on the chewing surfaces. While fluoride hardens teeth, making them less susceptible to decay, fluoride cannot physically block debris from...
Why Does My Jaw Ache

Why Does My Jaw Ache

Many of us have problems with our jaw. We get jaw aches and pains that make it difficult for us to eat, chew, swallow, and speak.  It can even lead to migraine headaches.  Some of us learned to live with it because it is not “that bad”.  But others seek...