Oral Health Wonders: Dry Mouth Treatments and Prevention

Have you ever heard of dry mouth before? If you were not aware, dry mouth is a condition in which your body's ability to process saliva is hindered. Although this may not seem like something that will affect the health of your teeth, your oral health care can suffer dramatically if dry mouth is present. To help combat risks associated... read more »

Revitalize Your Smile with Cosmetic Dentistry

If you are ready to enhance your smile both in look and form, consider the use of a cosmetic dental treatment. Although cosmetic treatments at their surface are designed to dramatically enhance your smile’s appearance, in many instances they can also add a solution for fixing any minor errors and ailments that may have occurred. In situations where teeth are... read more »

What Happens During a Dental Cleaning?

If you’re interested in knowing what happens during a dental cleaning, then our dentists, Dr. Brent Murphy, is more than happy to help you. The more you know, the more comfortable and relaxed you might feel in the dental chair. So, when you come to our office for your next cleaning appointment, you can expect the following steps: Step No.... read more »

Dentistry Topics for Beginners: Root Canal Therapy

Are you aware of the causes of pulp damage? When your pulp becomes infected, it often requires a tooth extraction. However, it may be possible for a root canal therapy to be used to remove the pulp safely to allow the tooth to continue to function in your mouth. For a list of causes that can easily lead to pulp... read more »

Discover Your Dream Smile with Aging and Dental Health

To ensure your smile has the highest chance of oral health care success, always make sure you're practicing useful oral hygiene routines, such as visiting your dentist for routine checkups and examinations and eating a healthy diet that is full of nutritious meals. In order to make sure your smile last for the rest of your life, you need to... read more »

Halloween Guidelines: Treatment Plans

It is important to make sure you're doing everything you can to keep your smile safe this Halloween season. This includes having effective treatment plans in place to prevent any accidents that may arise and establish effective oral health treatment plans to keep your smile at its best. During Halloween, set guidelines for trick-or-treating or candy consumption in your household.... read more »

Zoom! Whitening Brightens Your Smile Fast

Do you want to know how Zoom! Whitening brightens your smile? Pine Ridge Dental in Lincoln, Nebraska is proud to offer Zoom! Whitening in-house whitening and take-home whitening treatments. We can tell you more about how it all works. A Zoom! in-house treatment can make your smile is up to six shades whiter in only 45 minutes or less. And... read more »

A Partial Denture Needs to Be Cleaned and Maintained with Regularity

Your new partial denture was designed by the dental specialists at Pine Ridge Dental to replace the basic function of your missing teeth without the invasive oral surgery required to restore the teeth with a dental implant-supported bridge. This removable dental appliance was created in a special dental lab from special materials that mimic the appearance of your missing teeth.... read more »

Give Your Mouth a Treat With CEREC® Dental Crowns or Fillings

Did you know that CEREC® technology is extremely beneficial in a variety of ways to improve your smile? Give your mouth a treat with CEREC dental crowns or fillings. The benefits of CEREC include the following: - CEREC crowns are fully customizable and designed for each individual tooth’s needs. - CEREC technology is also used for dental fillings due to... read more »

Water Flossers Can Help Keep Your Smile in Tip-Top Shape

Did you know that water flossers can help keep your smile in tip-top shape? Well, it’s true! With new products on the market each day, it’s easy to feel lost in the sea of products at the store. That is why our team here at Pine Ridge Dental in Lincoln, Nebraska, is happy to talk to you about water flossers... read more »