Category: Preventive Dentistry

Three Ways To Keep Your Child’s Smile Strong

Children’s smiles are often at risk of developing issues like tooth decay. To help keep little smiles strong and avoid the onset of cavities or injuries, we may discuss three unique treatments. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will look at fluoride treatments, dental sealants, and even custom athletic mouthguard to protect smiles of… Read more »

Treating Sleep Apnea Without A CPAP Machine

When you have trouble sleeping, or often feel tired during the day, you could be experiencing the impacts of obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). To offer relief and a good night’s rest, we have a treatment option that doesn’t require the use of a CPAP machine. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists discuss our custom… Read more »

The Popping Sensation In Your Jaw Could Mean TMD

When you notice a popping or clicking sensation in your jaw, this could be more than a minor irritant. In fact, this could signal that you have strained jaw joints that need treatment! In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will explain how to recognize TMJ disorder, also known as TMD, and when to contact… Read more »

You Need An Oral Cancer Screening

We want to see you and your family for a checkup and cleaning visit every six months. These visits are essential for keeping smiles of all ages strong and healthy. However, for adults they also offer a chance to screen for oral cancer. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists will explain why you need… Read more »

What Does A Toothache Actually Mean?

Have you noticed a tooth that feels sensitive when you eat or drink? Do you have an ache that doesn’t go away after a few days? In these scenarios, your Austin, MN, dentists could recommend a restorative solution to stop discomfort and protect the smile from complications, such as an infected or abscessed tooth!

Recognizing Your Gum Disease Warning Signs

Studies by the Centers for Disease Control show that half of adults over the age of 30 suffer from gum disease. Without treatment, this could mean uncomfortable symptoms and even the potential loss of your natural teeth! In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists want to help you recognize the warning signs of gum disease.

You Should Start Flossing!

When food becomes trapped between the teeth, this could cause serious issues with the health and stability of the smile. Brushing alone cannot remove these particles, so to keep teeth and gums strong, you also need to clean between your smile every evening. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists talk about the importance of… Read more »

Are You Actually Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

You’re brushing your teeth every day, right? Of course, you are! But, are you doing so correctly? Your Austin, MN, dentists often find that people simply don’t brush their teeth properly which still leaves them at risk for tooth decay and gum disease. Fortunately, we have a few helpful tips in today’s blog!

Better Sleep With A Custom Sleep Apnea Device

When you often feel exhausted during the day, or wake up multiple times a night, then you could suffer from chronic snoring and obstructive sleep apnea (OSA), two serious issues that could be related. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists explain how we help you rest easy with a custom-made sleep apnea device, a… Read more »

Keep Smiles Safe From Cavities This Halloween

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,… Read more »