Category: Preventive Dentistry

Adults Need Dental Checkups, Too!

As your Richfield, MN, family dentistry practice, Cedar West recognizes the importance of preventive care for patients of all ages. While regular checkups are extremely important for the developing teeth of children, they are just as important for adults, and can be essential to catching any issues before they get worse.

Will Teeth Grinding Damage My Smile?

When we grind or clench our teeth on a near nightly basis, this could mean the presence of bruxism, a serious oral health issue that could cause major complications. In fact, this issue could potentially even damage your smile. In today’s blog, your Richfield, MN, dentist talks about how we diagnose and treat bruxism, often… Read more »

Treating TMJ Disorder With A Comfortable Appliance

Our jaw joints help control the movements we need to eat and speak. So, when we endure a significant amount of pressure, this could lead to serious complications, such as TMJ disorder or bruxism (teeth grinding). Fortunately, your Richfield, MN, dentist can treat these oral health issues without relying on surgery, but instead with a… Read more »

Remember Your Smile This Thanksgiving!

With the big day just around the corner, you’re probably busy planning your meal or a big trip to see family and friends. Amid all this hustle and bustle, we don’t want you to forget about your smile! In today’s blog, your Richfield, MN, dentist has a few tips to help protect teeth of all… Read more »

Using Your Benefits Before You Lose Them

Now that we’re in November, the holiday and the end of the year will be here before you realize it. Before your schedule becomes a lot more hectic, why not set up an appointment with your dentist, using your 2019 benefits before they expire at the end of December? Your Richfield, MN, dentist can help… Read more »

Is TMJ Disorder Behind My Chronic Headaches?

Do you frequently experience headaches or migraines, but have yet to identify the cause? For some, this pain could be related to a jaw joint disorder known as TMJ disorder, or TMD. How do we diagnose this issue, and when should you see your dentist to discuss possible treatment options?

How Do I Stop Grinding My Teeth Each Night?

Have you ever heard of bruxism? A common dental health problem, bruxism occurs when people grind their teeth or clench their jaws frequently. Without treatment, this could mean damaged, decayed, or infected teeth! Fortunately, your Richfield, MN, dentist can help stop teeth grinding and offer healthier smiles.