Oral Health FAQs

Most of us learned our dental hygiene habits when we were children. However, now that we are adults, many of us are interested in learning more about mouth health. Here are some frequently asked questions about oral health. What causes cavities? Though there are some exceptions, cavities are typically caused... Read more »

Dental Bridges and Tooth Loss

Even if you have pristine dental health and excellent hygiene habits that include brushing your teeth twice a day, flossing daily, and visiting the dentists for regular checkups, a dental issue such as a missing tooth can significantly affect your smile. There is no shortage of tooth replacement services that... Read more »

What Is Causing the Sores in Your Mouth?

Your oral health encompasses more than just your teeth. It involves your oral tissues as well. Unfortunately, sores can develop in the mouth, and on the outside, which is fine when they go away within a week or two. But they don't always. Mouth sores can arise due to bacterial,... Read more »

What Is Tobacco Doing to Your Oral Health?

Are you aware of what habitual tobacco use is doing to your oral health? It doesn't just affect your lungs and your body but damages your smile as well. If you are a longtime tobacco user, you may have noticed problems with your gums. That's because smoking tobacco lowers blood... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Ronald F. Konopka, D.D.S., 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 »