Category: General Dentistry

Is Your First Dental Exam For 2021 Scheduled?

The new year has started! While this is just the beginning of 2021, there are a few matters that you should already have addressed to start the year on the right note. If you have not done so yet, make sure you have your next routine dental appointment scheduled. These visits should take place approximately… Read more »

Have You Been Consistent About Dental Exams This Year?

The end of the year is close, but there are still a few weeks left to take care of different matters that might be on your to-do list. If you have not kept up with your routine dental exams, there is still time to see your Rochester, MN dentist about preventive care. At your appointment,… Read more »

3 Tips To Help Protect Your Smile During The Holidays

Even if you commit to keeping your plans for the holidays modest, you can be absolutely charmed by this time of year. Festive decorations, gift exchanges, and tasty seasonal treats can be hard to resist, though in the case of the treats it can be a bad idea to indulge too freely. A number of… Read more »

Will Better Smile Care Benefit Your General Health?

What are you accomplishing when you stick to a good oral hygiene routine? Consistent brushing and flossing, along with smart dieting, can have obvious benefits for your smile. You can protect yourself against tooth decay and gum disease, and you can limit your exposure to particles that can stain your teeth. What you might not… Read more »

Are You Spending Too Much Time Between Dental Exams?

How long is a person really supposed to go between preventive dental exams? While some people may have different time lines because of individual exceptions, patients are typically told to come back for another appointment after six months. With these six month intervals, there will be a limited amount of time for problems with tartar… Read more »

How Our Office Safety Protocols Protect Our Patients

Our practice has always been proud to deliver quality oral health care in safe surroundings to families in and around the Rochester, MN area. In response to concerns about Covid-19, we have taken precautions and changed our office procedures in order to continue operating a safe and welcoming environment. We are excited to let everyone… Read more »

Periodontal Problems Can Lead To Dental Sensitivity

Have you started to feel concern over your smile because of dental sensitivity? Even if you do not feel outright pain, problems with sensitive teeth can make eating and drinking uncomfortable, particularly when you try to enjoy hotter or colder products. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can work with you on finding the… Read more »

Can One Dental Practice Care For Everyone In Your Family?

Having one location to visit for your family’s oral health needs can make preventive dentistry more convenient. After all, you have one trusted source for everyone’s smile concerns, and you have one location where everyone can visit. To further make dental care more convenient, you can align everyone’s routine checkups so that you are not… Read more »

How Good Habits At The Start Of Your Day Protect Your Smile

For many people, sticking to a consistent morning routine is important if they want to have a proper beginning to their day. While some people are more prepared to start their day upon waking than others, you should have a routine in place that includes time for good oral hygiene. Thoroughly brushing your teeth during… Read more »

Are Your Gums Healthy? Watch For Symptoms Of Gingivitis

Cavities are a big concern if you want to maintain a healthy smile, but remember that decay is not the only problem that can affect your oral health. You also need to be concerned with the potential effect that gum disease can have on your well-being. While a problem with gingivitis can be resolved through… Read more »