How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Your Child and the Teething Process

When a child is teething, this time period can affect everyone in the home. Dr. Frandsen, Dr. Dansie and our team want to help you keep your baby and yourself as comfortable as possible by helping you to better understand teething and the common signs. We review the process of receiving baby teeth and signs… Read more »

Banishing Bad Breath

If you’ve ruined a first date with bad breath, that’s something you shouldn’t ever need to experience again. It’s tough, deflating to your self-esteem, and just no fun. But the good news is that you don’t have to experience it again. There could be a way to make sure that you have great breath, even… Read more »

Getting Rid of Wisdom Teeth

When it’s time to get rid of your wisdom teeth, do you know what to expect? A lot of people expect some serious pain and a week of laying in bed while eating pudding and watching That 70s Show reruns. While recovery time is definitely a part of your treatment, there’s a lot more that… Read more »

Dental Issues: Toothaches

Are you familiar with the oral health risks associated with leaving teeth untreated? Even if you practice effective oral health care, it is possible that damage is occurring underneath the surface. Thus, it is important to always visit your dentist for routine check-ups and examinations to determine if any damage has occurred. In situations where… Read more »

Threats to Your White Teeth Come in Many Foods

If you are looking to keep your teeth white and bright for years to come, then we have tips to share with you! Time and age can cause your teeth to fade and lose their time. However, many foods can darken or stain your teeth that you may be consuming each day. To help you… Read more »

Bad Brushing Habits to Break

Sometimes, brushing your teeth becomes a mindless task. When we do it over and over again, it is easy to let the quality slip and bad habits creep in as we brush. Here are some common bad habits to avoid while brushing your teeth. Brushing Too Quickly: On average, people spend about 45 seconds brushing… Read more »

Kids Need to See the Dentist, Too!

Appropriate dental care needs to start as soon as your child’s teeth have erupted from the gumline. But how do you take care of the teeth of such a small person? Here are some things to be aware of in the dental care of children under the age of 3. Teething: Teething can be a… Read more »

Straighter Teeth are Possible with Orthodontic Braces

  Are you aware of the benefits that come with orthodontic braces? Braces are designed to not only improve the look of your teeth, but they can also improve their functions. A straightened smile will also give you a more positive self-image, and a boost to your self-esteem. Straight smiles are commonly linked to success… Read more »

What Do You Know About Crowns, Bridges, and Dental Implant Restorations?

When teeth are severely damaged or lost because of the effects of tooth decay, gum disease, or accident, replacing them is vital to maintaining your appearance as well as the form and function of your bite. When lost teeth are not replaced, the remaining teeth can shift, cause misalignment, and a sunken facial profile. With… Read more »