Category: Tips/Advice

Managing Stress Can Help You Maintain A Healthy Smile

When you think about the factors that might affect your oral health, you would be right to think about your oral hygiene routine. It is also correct to consider your diet a factor when it comes to maintaining a healthy smile. What you might not realize is that your stress levels have the potential to… Read more »

Is Tongue Scraping A Good Idea?

Dental hygiene products are constantly evolving in an effort to improve everyone’s oral health. When new products become popular, you may wonder if it would benefit your health to add them to your routine. In the case of cleaning your tongue, you have likely heard that it is a good idea, and there are even… Read more »

Better Brushing Tips

As children, we are taught how to brush our teeth, but we rarely significantly change our habits as we age. Brushing being a habit is a good thing for your dental health, but there are always going to be ways to improve your teeth brushing skills. In today’s blog, your Richfield, MN, dentist will share… Read more »

How To Care For Your Smile When You’re Sick

In the winter, the common cold and the flu are out in full swing, ready to make most people feel at least a little sick before the season ends. At Cedar West Family Dentistry, we know that when we (or our kids) get sick, thoughts about dental hygiene can completely vanish from our mind- but… Read more »

How to Combat Cavities

Tooth decay and cavities are common, but that doesn’t mean they are unavoidable. In today’s blog, your Richfield, MN, dentist will give you some tips and tricks to help protect your smile against cavities and the bacteria that cause tooth decay, so that you don’t end up needing a filling.

Your Dentist’s Tips for Better Dental Hygiene

A healthy smile doesn’t take much to stay healthy. Yet, if your hygiene routine is lacking, then you’re at a much greater risk of experiencing issues that require more extensive treatment. Visiting your dentist regularly for professional checkups and cleanings is vital to your good dental health, but so is effectively keeping your teeth clean… Read more »

Flossing Is Important To Your Oral Health Care

What does the best preventive dental strategy consist of? Part of the answer involves your daily habits. You should be doing more than just brushing your teeth if you want to enjoy the best care – you also need to floss. Flossing offers important protection in the fight against gum disease, and it gives you… Read more »