When we consume meals high in sugar and starch, this could lead to the onset of tooth decay. Unfortunately, this means that many of our favorite holiday dishes could increase the risk of tooth decay and toothaches. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will explain how to help protect your smile during your Thanksgiving feast!
When you lose a tooth, you could end up with an embarrassing gap on display when you smile. In addition, you could develop serious oral health complications as time passes. However, we have a solution! In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists explain how crowns and bridges provide a lifelike and long-lasting solution for minor tooth loss.
We recently discussed how a metal-free filling can help stop tooth decay and protect your smile. But what if your tooth develops an infection or abscess, and begins to hurt? To stop your aches and prevent tooth loss, you may need an endodontic treatment known as a root canal. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will explain how we treat infections and preserve smiles!
If you have a cavity, you need a filling to avoid infections and worsening discomfort. Instead of a metal option, we provide one made from a lifelike material that is metal-free and offers a host of benefits for our patients. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will look at how we create natural-looking dental fillings.
Halloween is a fun time, we get to dress up in costumes, and even take our kids trick or treating. But there is a downside: cavities. When people of all ages consume large amounts of sweets, this could increase the risk of tooth decay, and with it, painful toothaches and other complications. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will look at what you can do to protect your family’s smiles!
Do you remember picture day in school growing up? Every year, everyone would be called to the cafeteria, gym, auditorium, what have you, and line up waiting anxiously for their photo to be taken. You step up to the tape marked on the floor, turn the angles the photographer wanted, smile, and be done with it. However, it never happened that simply. You would smile, and the photographer would remark something along the lines of “smile big, show your teeth,” and that is when panic set in.
When our smiles become stained, this dulls their impact and may cause embarrassment. To brighten your smile, we can remove discoloration with in-office or at-home teeth whitening! In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists discuss the difference between these procedures, and also look at masking permanent teeth stains too!