Category: Preventive Dentistry

What Does A Toothache Mean?

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When you have a pain in one of your teeth, this could mean the presence of a serious oral health issue. Fortunately, we have lifelike restorations to help treat cavities and bring relief to your smile. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists talk about the dangers of a toothache.

Preparing For Your First Visit

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If you or your children haven’t visited our office yet, we want to make sure you feel prepared for your next appointment! We take steps to ensure each and every patient feels comfortable and welcomed, from the moment they step into our waiting room. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists talk about getting ready… Read more »

Making Little Smiles Ready For Back-To-School

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Before you know it, your kids will be going back to school! Which means they will need to get ready. Along with shopping for school supplies, you should also consider their oral health too. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists talk about helping kids get ready to go back-to-school!

Care For Your Child’s Teeth Over The Summer

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For kids, summer is a time when schedules change and their waking hours shift. No longer must they wake up early for school and labor through homework every evening. Now they are free to do what they want — within reason of course. As adults, our lives don’t change too much (unfortunately) outside of taking… Read more »

Protect Your Smile From Stains!

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Over the years, your teeth take a lot of damage. The foods we eat can stain them, and we are constantly exposing them to various materials that can cause damage to your enamel.  Tobacco use is another major cause of tooth discoloration, or drinking coffee or red wine. Or you could be lacking certain vitamins,… Read more »

Ignore Flossing At Your Own Risk!

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Every time you see an oral health professional, you are surely reminded to keep to a strict oral health regimen. This certainly includes twice-daily brushing and an oral rinse. But also comes the one that patients dread the most: flossing. Maybe it’s the time, or any pain with flossing gums that have not been cared… Read more »

How Pregnancy Can Impact Your Gums

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Pregnancy is often daunting, whether you are a first-time parent or if you’ve been through it before. Amid all these concerns, the effects on oral health are often furthest from the mind. But there are significant issues that can arise with all these changes. Today, your Austin, MN dentist writes on the possible harm of… Read more »

How Your Diet Impacts Your Smile

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From our childhood, we are taught about the danger of sugar on our oral health. But more than simply avoiding candy and sugar is important to maintain a healthy smile. Tooth decay can develop from some more seemingly innocuous foods. Also, your dietary choices can have lasting impacts on your oral health beyond sugar. Today,… Read more »

How Diabetes Affects Your Smile

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Over 29 million Americans are affected with either Type I or Type II diabetes. If you are diabetic, you are probably familiar with a whole host of medical issues that can affect you. Circulation problems, higher risk of infection, risk of damage to the eyes, the list goes on and on. 1 in 5 cases… Read more »

Finding The Solution For Your Sleep Apnea 

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When you have trouble staying asleep and feel exhausted during the night, then you may be suffering from obstructive sleep apnea (OSA). To avoid poor quality of life and strained heart health, you may need treatment. In today’s blog, your Austin, MN, dentists talk about finding the perfect solution for sleep apnea.