Losing several of your natural teeth could mean your smile’s health and beauty suffers. However, to restore function and appearance to smiles with tooth loss, we may suggest a denture. In addition to complete dentures, we also offer our Richfield, MN, patients a partial prosthetic.
When we lose our natural teeth, this leaves embarrassing gaps in our smile. In addition, the health of our smile suffers as well. In order to help people in Richfield, MN, enjoy whole and healthy smiles, we have natural looking dental prosthetics available. In today’s blog, we’re going to focus on one prosthetic in particular, an option we use for minor tooth loss: dental bridges.
For many years, dental crowns were made only from metal. While they offered great strength and durability, they did not provide an esthetically-pleasing appearance. However, we can offer our Richfield, MN, patients repair using lifelike materials, such as ceramic. How do we create these natural looking crowns, and when do we prescribe them for our patients? What happens during the placement process?
How do you know if you have a cavity? Well, if you experience pain and sensitivity in your tooth, then you may need treatment for a cavity or possibly even an infection. In today’s blog, we’re looking at when Richfield, MN, residents need to have a tooth filling, and what steps they can take to avoid the onset of future cavities.
There may be times when you catch yourself clenching your teeth together. It’s a natural, sometimes nervous reaction, and when it occurs every once in a while, it doesn’t necessarily pose a threat to healthy teeth. However, when you grind your teeth constantly and seemingly for no reason, it’s often an indication that you have bruxism – a dental condition that causes you to unconsciously grind your teeth together. At our Richfield, MN, dental office, we can help you determine if you have bruxism, and if you can benefit from custom-designed treatment to address it. (more…)
Maintaining good oral hygiene means caring for your smile from home, each and every day. To prevent tooth decay, gum disease, bad breath, and more, you need to brush and floss your teeth each day. However, many people don’t actually do so properly, which means their smiles could still be at risk. In today’s blog, we’re looking at tips to help our Richfield, MN, patients enjoy better oral health.
Between vacations, family get-together, and trips to the lake or beach, your summer schedule will fill up quick! So, before things get too hectic, be sure to schedule a checkup and cleaning for your family. Start the summer with a healthier smile and make sure your kids are ready for the coming new year. In today’s blog, we’re looking at what makes checkups and cleanings so important for families in Richfield, MN.