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Get to Know Our Skilled Prosthodontist: Dr. Matilda Dhima

We are proud to have Dr. Matilda Dhima, a highly-acclaimed prosthodontist, on our team at Riccobene Associates Family Dentistry. Through the use of prosthodontics, patients are able to regain full oral function and live a life with a confidence that would otherwise be impossible. We’re excited to share our interview with Dr. Dhima, as she gives our patients more insight into the prosthodontic specialty and exciting changes within the field of dentistry. An Interview with Dr. Dhima Can you explain what you ... Read more

Consumer Overview: Denture Products

If you have dentures, or even if you haven’t, chances are you’ve seen TV advertisements for denture products. Because dentures and teeth loss can be emotional topics, it’s no surprise that the advertisements try (let’s call them) unconventional approaches. Sometimes they try too hard to be funny, sincere, or authoritative. Other times they go for realness and end up somewhere closer to too-much-information. But for all their flaws, these ads are speaking to a sizable market. Over 60 million people in the ... Read more

Why do I Need Professional Teeth Cleanings?

Why do I Need Professional Teeth Cleanings? Let’s look at five reasons why you should get your teeth regularly cleaned. 1. We check for oral cancer With cancer, the sooner it’s detected the better chance you have of successfully getting rid of it. Oral cancer is no different. During each teeth cleaning, we check for any signs of oral cancer. 2. Cleanings help prevent cavities Brushing and flossing every day will do wonders in maintaining a healthy mouth. But, sometimes you may forget to floss, ... Read more

Dental Services That Will Have Your Smile Red-Carpet Ready

The 88th Academy Awards will be held on February 28. Viewers everywhere will tune in to see if their favorite actors, actresses, directors, and other cinematic professionals will win their Oscars. But when it comes to watching the Academy Awards, finding out who gets the big wins is only part of the fun. Watching who comes with who and seeing who wears what is a large part of what makes the Oscars worth throwing a party or friendly gathering for. Year after ... Read more