Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Robert Rust Jr., 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 and area of expertise here on our website through these... read more »

Three Services to Brighten Your Smile for Thanksgiving

It’s easy to find ourselves having a little extra stress around the holidays. We can find ourselves overwhelmed trying to purchase the perfect gifts for everyone on our shopping list. We can find ourselves trapped in a sea of long lost relatives all crammed into small spaces asking questions about what you have been doing since they last saw you.... read more »

Dental Veneers can Enchant Your Smile

The fall and festive season has begun! With so much magic in the air from the trees turning colors and the smell of spices and pumpkins filling the air, why not treat yourself to dental veneers? Here at Robert Rust Jr., DMD we understand you may have questions when it comes to popular cosmetic dental procedures. That is why our... read more »

An Effective Flossing Technique Cleans Several Key Areas

When residual food particles and plaque are not thoroughly removed from your teeth they can harden into tartar. When this happens, the constant bacterial presence near the gum line leads directly to the inflammation associated with gum disease.   The American Dental Association recommends that you brush and floss your teeth twice a day as part of a consistent oral... read more »

Restoring a Lost Tooth with a Dental Implant

The loss of a tooth can have serious ramifications on your oral health and physical appearance. In addition to your inability to chew your food, the surrounding teeth can start to move to inadequately fill the gap, leading to other complications. In a case like this, our experienced dental team will often recommend having the lost tooth completely replaced with a... read more »

Identifying Symptoms of Oral Cancer for Early Diagnosis

It is reported that 1 in 92 adults, a little less than 1 percent of the population, will develop some form of oral or pharyngeal cancer during the course of their life. Even though the average age of diagnosis is 62 years old, there are several risk factors which can increase your chances of developing oral or pharyngeal cancer at... read more »

What to do if a Crown Comes Out

When Robert Rust Jr., DMD cemented your crown in place it was intended to restore the tooth for a very long time. Unfortunately, there are times when something like a hard fall, blow to the face, or periodontal disease can knock a crown out or compromise the cement holding it in place. If you lose a crown you need to... read more »

How Diet Can Affect Your Oral Health

Our bodies are wonderful machines. They process an incredible variety of fuel (in the form of food) every day. And we know that what we put in them can affect our health and overall wellness. But did you know that your diet can also have a dramatic effect on your mouth? Keeping a good diet is important to keep up... read more »

What to do if your Child has a Chipped, Cracked or Fractured Tooth

It can be a serious cause for concern if one of your child’s teeth has been chipped, cracked or fractured. Even if the damaged enamel and doesn’t expose the pulp of the tooth it can still lead to tooth decay and other issues further down the line. This could even result in extraction of a baby tooth. Baby teeth that... read more »