Oral Health Conditions: Bruxism

Have you ever been diagnosed with bruxism? Bruxism is an oral health condition that commonly arises in individuals who experience anxiety and stress in their life. However, even if you have no stress, you could be suffering from bruxism. Unfortunately, bruxism often occurs while you are sleeping so it may... Read more »

Q&A About Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are commonly used dental restorations that can help your teeth and entire oral health. However, because they are associated with cavities, they can also be a little scary and overwhelming. This doesn’t have to be the case. To help you know a little more about these restorations so... Read more »

Oral Emergencies Can Damage Your Smile

Oral emergencies such as cavities, chipped or cracked teeth, and injury can be seen as commonplace, but they are still serious. When accidents and emergencies happen, knowing what to do can make a difference in saving your beautiful smile. A common oral accident is biting one’s lips or gums. While... Read more »

The Effects of Diabetes in Dentistry

Diabetes is a debilitating disease that affects your blood sugar levels, which in turn can alter your oral health. The effects of diabetes in dentistry can be prevented or treated. Here are some things you should know about diabetes and dental health: - Diabetes can lead to a delayed recovery... Read more »

Malocclusion Therapy

Do you know what a malocclusion is? A malocclusion is a bad bite caused by misaligned teeth or jaws. There are several types of malocclusions that can affect your smile. - When teeth are not in their proper location and position, rotation malocclusions arise. - If your lower jawbone sticks... Read more »

What to do About Your Wisdom Teeth

What do you know about your wisdom teeth? If you are like many who know very little about them, then you are not alone. That is why, our team here at the dental practice of Ryan D. Sparks, DMD in Corvallis, Oregon, is happy to talk to you about your... Read more »

Easy Tips to Teach Kids How to Brush Their Teeth

Being a parent means you have your hands full. Kids are constantly learning and growing, keeping us surprised daily. Teaching your child how to brush their teeth is also important for their oral health. That is why, our team here at Ryan D. Sparks, DMD in Corvallis, Oregon, is happy... Read more »

Improve Your Oral Health Care with a Focus on Cavity Prevention

Are you looking to improve your oral health care? Are you looking for alternative ways to prevent cavities? Typically, as with all oral health care treatments, it is important to focus on keeping your teeth clean by eating and drinking the right substances and keeping your teeth clean with oral... Read more »

We Treat Your Gum Disease with Periodontics

Most patients spend a lot of time thinking about the health of their pearly whites, but not much when it comes to gum tissue. Yet, without the support of your gums, the teeth can become loose, fall out, and result in bone loss. For patients in Corvallis, Albany and Philomath,... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Ryan D. Sparks, DMD, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry... Read more »