Knowledge Foundation: Mouth Guards

Are you aware of the different types of mouth guards that can be used to protect your smile? Because a mouth guard is so important for keeping your teeth and gums safe damage to your smile, it is important to make sure that you have the right one in place during games, meets and practices…. Read more »

Saliva: The Facts You Should Know

If you’re interested in knowing all about your mouth and smile, our dentist, Dr. , is happy to help you. Today, would like to tell you all about saliva. Saliva is very beneficial for your teeth, gums and overall oral health. To help you know all there is to know about saliva in , ,… Read more »

Electric Toothbrushes: Common Questions Asked

If you have questions about electric toothbrushes, then our dentists, Dr. Mark Teigen and Dr. Steven Kirkpatrick, would like to help you find the answers. The more you know, the better. So, is happy to give you the answers you’re looking for by proving the answers to commonly asked questions here: Q: What type of… Read more »

Enhance Your Tooth Quality With Fluoride Supplements

If you have a bad habit of frequently skipping your oral hygiene routine, or if you don’t drink fluoridated water regularly, your tooth enamel may be lacking in mineral density, which can increase your risk of cavities. Our dentist may recommend prescription fluoride supplements to keep your teeth resilient to tooth decay. If needed, you… Read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Tooth Hazard Treatments

When you are ready to implement a new oral health care routine, it’s a good idea to think about how it’s going to affect your teeth and gums and your risk for potential tooth hazards. In addition, it’s always a good idea for being prepared for any dental damage that can arise by having an… Read more »

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay Prevention Tips

Baby bottle tooth decay is an ailment impacting the oral cavity, teeth, and gums of children younger than the age of 6. When a child develops Baby bottle tooth decay, their mouth is affected by cavities and could also see potential tooth loss. If you’re meticulous with your child’s dental care at home and you… Read more »

Tips on What You Should Have in Your Dental First-Aid Kit

Are you making a dental first-aid kit? If so, good for you! Your kit can help you care for your teeth, gums, and smile if you ever suffer an oral injury. Unfortunately, oral injuries occur at any time, even at times when you think it’s not possible. So, keeping this kit handy can be very… Read more »

Oral Health Keys: Mouth Guards

Are you aware there are multiple types of mouth guards to help protect your smile? Custom-made mouth guards, boil and bite mouth guards, and stock guards all exist to help give your smile the protection it needs. If you were looking for a customizable mouth guard designed to contour to your exact dental impression, use… Read more »

A Fractured Tooth Is at Increased Risk of Suffering From Further Complications

Accidental blows to the mouth from sports injuries and accidents around the house can be a common source of dental fractures. When this happens, the depth of the damage to the tooth enamel and the affected location of the tooth can contribute to the level of pain your experience. This could also be associated with… Read more »

How to Treat a Loosened Dental Crown

Dr. Mark Teigen and Dr. Steven Kirkpatrick use a powerful dental-grade cement when placing a dental bridge to ensure that your new dental appliance is secure. However, this doesn’t mean your bridge is invulnerable; a blow to the face or gum disease can still weaken the cement. When your bridge is placed, we will provide… Read more »