The Importance Of Making Young Patients Feel At Ease

Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office is committed to making sure patients of all ages feel at ease in our practice. As important as this is for all patients, it can be especially important for kids to feel welcome, safe, and cared for when they are in the dentist’s chair. Children are still learning both the importance of good dental care, and what good oral hygiene involves. Parents help them learn by providing care at home, but they benefit from their dentist’s help, too. Once a child is old enough to start regularly attending pediatric dental checkups, we will help them learn about dental care while also providing support to protect them from potential problems. (more…)

Helpful Information About Same-Day Dental Crowns

Because our Rochester, MN dentist’s office provides same-day dental crowns to our patients, we can take care of advanced cavities, dental injuries, and misshapen teeth in a shorter time than you might expect. CEREC technology lets us go through the steps of measuring a tooth, making a digital design of a custom crown, and physically produce the restoration at our office. When your crown is made, it will be ready to offer both functional and cosmetic support! People who are surprised to learn that they can receive a custom crown in one day can be happy to know that they have access to treatment on short notice, and that the restoration they receive is able to provide long-term support. (more…)

3 Consequences Of Tooth Loss You’ll Want To Avoid

If you do nothing about tooth loss, you can leave yourself stuck with problems that affect your bite and appearance. You also make yourself vulnerable to new issues that can arise in time. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office can talk with you about restoring your smile with dental implant-held restorations. Through implant dentistry, it is possible to permanently secure a tooth with a titanium post that is set directly into your jawbone. The implant itself will act as a sort of artificial root, as it keeps the tooth secure against your jawbone and stimulates the bone to preserve its density. After having your implant restored with a custom dental crown, you can move on from the different problems created by tooth loss! (more…)

Arrange Conservative Cosmetic Treatment For A Chipped Tooth

Minor chips or cracks in your tooth enamel make your smile look less healthy, less symmetrical, and – generally speaking – less attractive. While you may feel that you can hide these flaws by acting carefully when you speak and smile, you can grow frustrated with both the effort and the inability to express yourself more freely. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, we can perform conservative cosmetic dental work to deal with an embarrassing chip marring your tooth. Through tooth bonding treatment, we can cover up the damaged area without a permanent restoration. This minimal change to your tooth structure will provide a noteworthy smile improvement in as little as one appointment! This is one of several services we offer for damaged teeth – at a free cosmetic consultation, you can learn about all of the options available to you! (more…)

Have You Scheduled Your Cosmetic Consultation?

When you schedule a consultation to discuss cosmetic dentistry, you can find that exciting smile improvements are easier to obtain than you realize. At our Rochester, MN dentist’s office, you can set up a free consultation to learn about the services available to you. With the right treatment, your smile can be brighter, more symmetrical, and free of visible damage that has hurt your appearance. You can learn that these changes can take less time, and require less treatment, than you expect. As you discuss what you would like to improve, your dentist can talk to you about what treatment or treatments might be beneficial. (more…)

Advanced Wear And Tear Can Hurt Your Smile

While tooth enamel is an impressively hard and durable material, it is not completely invulnerable. A degree of dental wear and tear is difficult to avoid over time, but for some people it can become so prominent that it affects the way that they look. Visible chips or cracks, or general changes in the shapes of teeth, may hurt your confidence in your smile and make you worry about your oral health. If you have concerns about wear and tear, bring them to your Rochester, MN dentist’s office! At your visit, your dentist will closely examine your teeth to determine what kind of care might be beneficial. Because we offer complimentary cosmetic consultations, you have the opportunity to schedule a free visit to learn about the services that can positively change the way you look and give you more confidence in your appearance. (more…)

Including Dental Implants In Plans To Restore Your Smile

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We offer an array of options to restore your smile, with treatments designed to address minor and severe damage, or to treat issues like tooth decay and dental infection. However, a major complication for your smile is the loss of one or more teeth. Your Rochester, MN, dentist will discuss why you should include dental implants into your smile restoration plan.

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Take Home A Personalized Teeth Whitening Kit

After taking home a teeth whitening kit from your local grocery store or pharmacy, you can anticipate seeing an exciting change in your appearance. What you can actually see may disappoint you, as these products often fail to do more than address the stains that have gathered on the surface of your teeth. In order to resolve problems with deeper stains, and to brighten the tooth structure under the surface, you should talk to your dentist about teeth whitening treatment! Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office can actually send you home with a whitening kit that is customized for your use. Your kit will include personalized trays that make the application of our advanced bleaching gels easier, so you do not have issues taking on embarrassing discoloration. We do offer an in-office treatment, too, which can give you results in less time. (more…)

Resolved To Improve Your Smile? Cosmetic Dentistry Can Help!

What resolutions did you set for the new year? If you have problems with your smile, or feel that its quality has lessened in the past few years, you may want to make room on your resolutions list for cosmetic dental work! With less work than you expect, and in less time, your Rochester, MN dentist can greatly improve your appearance. The services we offer are able to fix problems with discoloration, resolve trouble with wear and tear, and address naturally occurring issues that have left you feeling self-conscious. Because you do have multiple treatment options, you may be unsure of how to proceed if you want to change the way you look. You can ask questions and learn more about the services available to you by setting up a complimentary cosmetic consultation. (more…)

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 every six months to keep your smile free of problems like dental decay and gum disease. Problems with your oral health are harder to manage without regular checkups because you lose out on early detection as well as access to cleanings that remove tartar. Our Rochester, MN dentist’s office is prepared to examine and thoroughly clean your smile. If we identify any issues, we can arrange restorative treatment. We can restore teeth with lifelike fillings and crowns that preserve your smile while also providing long-term protection. (more…)