Dental Checkup with Take-Home Whitening Kit, or a One-Year Dental Plan at Rock Creek Dental (Up to 88% Off)

Highland Reserve North Village

12 Ratings

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$436 88% $382
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In a Nutshell

Dr. Gaurang Amin checks on teeth and gum health with exams, x-rays, and cleanings

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Promotional value expires 90 days after purchase. Amount paid never expires. Must sign waiver. Consultation required; non-candidates and other refund requests will be honored before service provided. Appointment required. Limit 1 per person, may buy 1 additional as gift. Valid only for option purchased. Merchant is solely responsible to purchasers for the care and quality of the advertised goods and services.

Choose Between Two Options

$54 for a dental checkup ($436 value)

  • Dental exam
  • X-rays
  • Take-home teeth-whitening kit
  • 20% off dental treatments

$109 for a one-year dental plan ($199 value)

  • Two dental exams
  • Two x-rays
  • Two teeth cleanings
  • 20% off dental treatments

Cavities: Portrait of an Enamel Assassin 

One primary purpose of a dental appointment is checking for cavities. To learn exactly how they form, read on.

Cavities—also known as dental caries or simply tooth decay—form as the direct result of two interplaying factors: food and bacteria. As soon as 20 minutes after a meal, more than 500 types of bacteria begin to feast on any refined sugar or starch they can find, producing a potent acid as a byproduct. Tooth enamel is considered the hardest substance in the human body, but if left alone for extended periods, this acid can easily bore its way past the enamel and into the inner layers of the tooth, which house nerves, blood vessels, and minerals worth approximately 25 cents on the fairies’ black market. Cavities can be difficult to notice in time—many don’t exhibit pain in the early stages of development, and they often occur in hard-to-clean spots, such as the small crevices on the top of molars. What’s more, unlike a child’s missing tooth, enamel doesn’t grow back. Once it’s gone, it’s gone forever.

In a study conducted in Warwickshire, England, fossilized records showed that only 8% of people living in the Iron Age experienced tooth decay—a stark contrast to today’s 48%. Granted, blacksmiths might have been able to forge strong toothpicks, but there’s a larger culprit to blame: the influx of carbohydrates, sugars, and processed foods that became more common in later humans’ diets. To counter the increase in oral ailments, dentistry evolved from a field that relied solely on bare-knuckle boxing matches to one that delicately treats decay as it appears, most often by removing the acid-eaten portions of the tooth and rebuilding the structure with a cement filling or crown. As always, however, the best offense is a good defense—dentists recommend brushing daily and visiting the office twice a year to prevent cavities from even forming.

Customer Reviews

12 Ratings

Dr. Amin and Richard were both very pleasant. They made sure to explain what they were doing and made me feel quite at ease. They can also fix a chipped tooth that I have for a reasonable price. And they got rid of my iced tea stains! Bravo, great Gro
Jason P. · November 1, 2016
Friendly staff! Great work and fast!!
Mari B. · June 15, 2016
I'm glad to say had a very good experience at Rock Creek Dental .. Very pleasant staff & very thorough in exam & treatment.. !!!
Donna R. · April 28, 2016
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    Highland Reserve North Village

    2230 Sunset Blvd.

    Suite 370

    Rocklin, CA 95765


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