Bring Questions About Cosmetic Work To Your Consultation

Patients who express interest in cosmetic dental work can sometimes feel unsure about treatment because they do not know what to expect. How long will it take for them to see the results they really want? Will you need to schedule more than one procedure in order to complete your desired improvements? Your Rochester, MN dentist’s office recognizes how beneficial it can be to have more information about treatment. We do provide complimentary consultations for patients who want to talk about cosmetic care. You can learn more about the different procedures we provide to help people feel better about their appearance, and we can talk to you about your concerns regarding cosmetic work. (more…)

Discuss Oral Hygiene During Your Next Routine Exam

Should you use your time during a dental checkup to ask your dentist questions about your oral hygiene routine? This can be a smart decision for people who have struggled with recent cavities, or those who are affected by gingivitis. Of course, information about better brushing and flossing habits can also be helpful if you want to maintain a smile that has been problem-free. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can talk with you about your current approach to caring for your smile. We can also bring up effective strategies that make it less likely you will experience oral health difficulties in the future. Between this guidance and the care provided during your dental exam and cleaning, you can have an easier time keeping your smile in good health! (more…)

Check Out The Rochester Library’s Stuffed Animal Sleepover!

On Friday, January 24, the Rochester Public Library is hosting a special Stuffed Animal Sleepover event! During this event, kids can come to the library wearing their pajamas, and carrying their stuffed friend. After story time, stuffed animals can be put to bed for a slumber party. When families come back the next day, kids can learn about the many fun activities their stuffed animal enjoyed. Visits to the library can help encourage kids to develop an appreciation for books and reading that will benefit them as adults. Like reading, oral health care is something you want your kids to appreciate. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office is proud to offer all-ages care, so we can make sure everyone in your family has bright, healthy teeth to show off! (more…)

Can A Bonding Treatment Make Your Smile Symmetrical?

When you think about the qualities that make a smile attractive, you may focus on the color of teeth, or the absence of visible flaws. What you should also think about is the symmetry of a person’s smile. Symmetrical features tend to be more appealing in general, but a balanced smile can have real value for your confidence in the way you look. Unfortunately, all it takes is one flawed or injured tooth to disrupt the way you look. In addition to making your appearance unbalanced, a distinct flaw can receive more attention from people. Your Rochester, MN dentist may be able to help you show off a more symmetrical smile through dental bonding. The bonding treatment can change the shape, color, and even the size of a tooth in order to make it a better fit with your overall appearance. (more…)

Finding The Right Dental Practice For Your Whole Family

Your child’s needs change drastically over the years, but they – like you – benefit from proper oral health care. At any age, cavities and gum disease can pose a problem for an individual. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can provide important services to patients of all ages to help them keep their smiles in good condition. What you can find is that our practice is ready to provide dedicated pediatric oral health support, which can be tailored to fit the needs of kids at different points of their lives. We also have experience helping adults keep their teeth and gums free from problems that can affect their well-being and appearance. (more…)

Has It Been Too Long Since Your Last Dental Exam?

Are you letting too much time pass between your visits to your dentist’s office? Unless you are told otherwise by your dentist, you should arrange appointments at six month intervals to stay informed about the condition of your overall oral health. By remaining consistent with this schedule, you can receive regular teeth cleanings that protect you from the harmful effects of tartar buildup. You also ensure that your teeth are being regularly checked for evidence of cavities. When cavities are identified in their early stages, the amount of harm to your tooth structure can be limited, and work to restore your oral health can be less involved. In addition to providing professional preventive care at every exam, our Rochester, MN dentist’s office can provide insights to help you maintain good oral hygiene between appointments. (more…)

Enjoy The GREAT Cardboard Sled Race January 26

On Sunday, January 26, the Minnesota Children’s Museum Rochester will host its GREAT Cardboard Sled Race event. During this special program, families can come out with their own homemade cardboard sled and test its design in fun and friendly competitions. Awards for the fastest sled, the longest ride, and more will be given during the event, which is being held at the Rochester Golf And Country Club. Are your teeth white like unblemished snow, or have they started to experience problems with accumulating stains? At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can provide an expert teeth whitening treatment so you can once again show off a bright, brilliant smile! (more…)

Taking Care Of Teeth Stains Left By Tobacco Use

Leaving a history of tobacco use behind you can improve your health in important ways. Unfortunately, quitting cigarettes (or any other tobacco product) will not make the stains left in your teeth leave with your habit. If your dental enamel is stained by tobacco products, it can be hard to effectively restore the color of your smile through store-bought whitening treatments alone. To make significant changes to the way you look, we can recommend a professional whitening procedure. We actually provide significant smile improvements through a combination of in-office treatments and at-home care with a personalized kit. By going through the whitening treatment process, patients can look forward to their teeth becoming up to sixteen shades whiter! (more…)

3 Reasons Checkups Make Cavity Prevention Easier

What are you currently doing to make sure your smile is not threatened by tooth decay? When you are at home, you can do your part to avoid cavities by brushing and flossing effectively, and by making an effort to minimize your sugar intake. Even when you follow recommended practices for avoiding problems with your smile on your own, you should make time to see your dentist for regular exams. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office is able to provide care by detecting and treating cavities, as well as by providing support to make them less likely to affect you. When you consistently see your dentist, you can enjoy several benefits of care that protect your smile. (more…)

Feel Embarrassed By Your Cracked Tooth? We Can Help

After a dental injury, you may feel that your once-confident smile will never be the same. While some dental injuries can have little effect on your oral health, their impact on your appearance can be significant. Your Rochester, MN dentist can provide meaningful improvements through cosmetic dentistry. Teeth that have become chipped and cracked can often be treated with minimal effect on surrounding enamel. We can discuss improving the way you look through the placement of porcelain veneers, or through tooth bonding treatment. For individuals who have questions about their options for care, we provide complimentary cosmetic consultations that can offer important information. (more…)