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 rich foods and enticing desserts can wind up on our plates during the holiday season, which can lead to a rise in your cavity risk. The holidays can affect your risk for decay in another way that should be noted – you can have a harder time sticking to your oral hygiene routine when your daily routine changes around the season. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office can help you by making sure you have the right access to dental care, as well as support if you find yourself concerned that your smile is affected by dental decay! (more…)

Will Improvements From Cosmetic Dental Work Really Last?

When they lack confidence in their smile, many people look into the benefits of cosmetic dental services. At the end of a procedure, they can find that they are no longer burdened by the flaws that left them feeling self-conscious, which can be a welcome relief. If you are someone interested in making changes to your smile, the promise of positive changes can be hard to resist, but you can hesitate over concern that these changes will not last. What you should know is that the cosmetic treatment options available at our Rochester, MN dentist’s office can help you see lasting improvements! With the right treatment, we can help you learn what your options are for treatment that can deliver long-term positive changes. (more…)

See The Cosmetic Changes Invisalign Can Deliver

You may feel self-conscious about your appearance because of teeth that are improperly spaced, but reluctant to look into orthodontic work because you do not want metal braces. Instead of relying on these traditional appliances to fix your smile, you can discuss the benefits of using clear aligners like Invisalign to address malocclusion and improve your appearance. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, patients who want to do something about their crooked teeth can look into treatment with these appliances in order to change the way they look. This is one of several procedures that we can offer to make patients more confident in the way they look! (more…)

3 Reasons To Set Up A Cosmetic Consultation With Us

If you lack confidence when you smile, or if you are hung up on the effect a recent tooth injury has had on your appearance, you are someone who can benefit from learning more about cosmetic dentistry. Because our Rochester, MN dentist’s office provides multiple treatment options, we can see to it that patients with a variety of needs and concerns are happy with the services they receive. If you are not sure of what procedure (or procedures) might benefit you the most, you can actually schedule a complimentary consultation at our office. After listening to your concerns and studying your teeth, we can walk you through the options available to you in order to make exciting esthetic changes. (more…)

The Wrong Approach To Oral Hygiene Can Hurt Your Smile

Hopefully, you feel confident in the current approach you are taking to preventive dental care. It is important that you stick with good habits on a daily basis, as this will help you limit your risk for tartar buildup and make issues with tooth decay and gum disease less likely to arise. With that said, some people have more confidence in their routine than is appropriate. You may not realize it, but you could be leaving yourself open to problems with your oral health without realizing it! One important step you can take to avoid this is to schedule regular dental exams. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office can provide you with regular feedback about the state of your smile as well as warnings when problems have developed and require treatment. (more…)

Poor Habits During The Holiday Can Hurt Your Oral Health

There is no one way to celebrate the holidays, but even the most informal and laid-back gatherings tend to offer an unusual amount of rich, fun foods to enjoy. Your dinner and dessert choices around the holidays can be more indulgent than what you enjoy during the rest of the year, which can be trouble for your smile. What can you do to make sure that your celebrations do not lead to problems with dental decay and other oral health troubles? At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can offer guidance on better oral health care during regular dental exams that you can apply to your life year-round. As we enter the holiday season and close in on the year’s end, make sure that you use any remaining dental benefits you have in order to see your dentist and receive more feedback and support! (more…)

Find Out If Veneers Can Make The Smile Improvements You Want

People who start to look into cosmetic dentistry often start with a clear idea of how they want their smile to look. However, without the right information, it can be difficult for you to know what the right approach is to produce your desired results! At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we make it easier for our patients to learn about the different services available to them if they want to change the way they look. In many circumstances, porcelain veneers can prove effective at delivering desired results. Through the placement of custom veneers, many positive changes can be made. In fact, this one procedure is often enough to fully satisfy patients who hope to address multiple areas of concern through cosmetic dentistry! (more…)

Restoring Your Smile By Treating Your Injured Tooth

A tooth injury can take away confidence in your smile and put your oral health at risk. While the threat to your dental health should be taken seriously, our Rochester, MN dentist’s office recognizes that the cosmetic effects of trauma can also be hard to tolerate. Fortunately, we are able to provide services that can give you back your full confidence in your smile. The severity of your injury will influence how we approach your treatment. For relatively minor problems, we can provide solutions in the form of cosmetic dentistry. However, if the damage is more significant, we may need to use a dental crown to make sure that your tooth is safe. (more…)

Working On Plans To Significantly Improve Your Smile

Better brushing and flossing habits will help you avoid problems like tooth decay and gum disease, issues that can seriously impact your oral health and general well-being. No matter how you currently feel about your smile, you should stay consistent with these habits, and you should keep up with your dental health at regular dental exams. With that said, our Rochester, MN dentist’s office understands that it can be hard to feel confident in your healthy smile when you have concerns about the way it looks! If you want to learn what we can do to change your appearance, you can set up a free cosmetic consultation with our office. During your meeting, you can share your goals for cosmetic improvement while learning about the different services that are available to you. (more…)

Can Popular Thanksgiving Foods Hurt Your Oral Health?

Are you concerned that your favorite Thanksgiving foods are putting you at risk for cavities? Even casual observers of Thanksgiving can make room at their dinner table for a few seasonal staples. If you want to know how much trouble the holiday might cause for your oral health, think about how much sugar and starchy food you are putting on your plate. As with any other foods, holiday foods that are sweet, or more likely to cling to teeth, can pose more problems for you than healthier options. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office is here to help you maintain your oral health, and we are here to provide support if problems with your smile do develop. With that said, remember that the right daily choices can protect you from problems, even at times when you expect to be a little indulgent. (more…)