Category: Preventive Dentistry

Stop Teeth Grinding With A Bruxism Appliance

When we grind our teeth and clench our jaws, this places enormous pressure on our smiles, leading to an increased risk of cracks, chips, and more. In order to protect smiles in Richfield, MN, we may prescribe a custom oral appliance. But how do we know if we suffer from teeth grinding, and when should… Read more »

What Does Popping In The Jaw Mean?

Do you notice a popping or crackling sensation in your jaw? Symptoms like that, along with headaches and jaw pain, could mean you’re suffering from a jaw joint issue known as TMJ disorder. Sometimes referred to as TMD, this disorder could lead to uncomfortable symptoms and for many, problems fully opening and closing the mouth…. Read more »

5 Tips For Better Brushing And Flossing

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,… Read more »

Schedule A Summer Checkup For Your Family

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… Read more »

What Causes Gum Disease?

According to the Centers for Disease Control, over half of adults aged 30 and older suffer from some stage of periodontal disease. Without treatment, this serious and widespread oral health concern could mean the loss of natural teeth! In order to prevent this disease, we’re going to talk about what our Richfield, MN, patients can… Read more »

How To Reduce Your Cavity Risk

Did you know that our daily habits, from what we eat to how we brush and floss, could impact our cavity risk? Without proper care, your teeth may be more likely to develop tooth decay, which may cause painful aches and even an increased infection risk. Fortunately, our Richfield, MN, patients can take steps to… Read more »

Treating TMJ Disorder And Teeth Grinding With Custom Appliances

If you frequently experience headaches or pain in your jaw, then you may be suffering from serious oral health concerns, such as TMJ disorder and bruxism. If so, then we have a comfortable and non-invasive treatment option to restore the health of your smile and reduce discomfort. Find out how we treat TMJ disorder and… Read more »