The Benefits of Dental Sealants

Are you considering helping your smile with dental sealants? If so, good for you! Our s, Dr. Frandsen and Dr. Dansie, encourage the use of dental sealants because they have proven to be very helpful and effective. There are many benefits to helping your smile with dental sealants, and those benefits are: -Dental sealants can… Read more »

Teach Your Smile About Cavity Prevention Treatments

Your smile depends on using the right tools and cleaning techniques to avoid the presence of cavities. Cavities can arise with holes in your tooth enamel. For this reason, you should always practice effective dental erosion prevention techniques by not only eating the right foods but by cleaning your mouth and avoiding unhealthy habits that… Read more »

Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Can Strike at Any Age

Oral and pharyngeal cancers are sometimes perceived as an oral health condition that is limited to the elderly population. While your chances of developing one of these cancers does increase with age, they can still develop at any point in your life. This is more likely to occur if you have an increased risk factor… Read more »

Benefits of a Porcelain Dental Crown

Porcelain dental crowns have not been around as long as their gold or metal counterparts, so they are not as well known. Our dentists, Dr. Frandsen and Dr. Dansie are pleased to reveal the following benefits of porcelain dental crowns: Natural Appearance Porcelain can be matched to the natural color of your teeth so that… Read more »

What Can Cause a Cracked Tooth?

If you have a cracked tooth, it’s important to contact and schedule an appointment with your dentist, Dr. , to get the crack fixed. That way you can reduce the effects of the crack on your smile and oral health. Now, you might be wondering what caused the crack in the first place. To help… Read more »

Dry Mouth: Cause and Effect

It’s normal for your mouth to become dry when you are nervous or dehydrated. Just drink water and the problem will be resolved. However, your find yourself needing to wet your mouth constantly, you may have chronic dry mouth, which can lead to other more serious oral problems such as gum disease or tooth decay…. Read more »

How Can I Prevent Tooth Decay and Gum Disease?

Our dentist, Dr. , and dental team care for you and your smile, which is why we encourage you to do all you can to keep your teeth and gums in tip-top shape. This can help you prevent major dental issues like tooth decay and gum disease. Tooth decay (cavities) and gum disease (periodontal disease)… Read more »

Wearing Your Retainer

You and your braces have spent a great deal of time together. Despite that, you probably won’t be too sorry to see them go. And once the day arrives, you will be more than ready to show off that spectacular new smile to the world. But, just because the braces are off, that doesn’t mean… Read more »

Protect Your Smile with a Mouth Guard

Do you or members of your family play contact sports or go on high-risk adventures? Perhaps you’ve already considered shin guards, helmets or other such safety equipment. What about a mouth guard? Mouth guards are especially important for children and adolescents who participate in school sports. The American Dental Association reports that sports can account… Read more »

Can Sugarless Chewing Gum Clean Your Teeth?

Are the rumors true – does chewing gum actually promote oral health? The short answer is yes, but there are certain caveats. Read below to learn more: – Studies have shown that chewing sugarless gum after meals can indeed help prevent cavities. – Chewing gum after meals helps boost the saliva flow in your mouth,… Read more »