Taking Tartar Off of Your Teeth is Tough

You bet it is! Have you ever seen a dental hygienist work on a patient? Intense laser focus. Sweat beading up on the forehead. Elbows in the air as they maneuver their specialized dental instruments in impossible positions. Gingerly switching from scaler to curette with the practiced ease of a stage magician doing sleight of… Read more »

A Dental Porcelain Dental Crown Fused to a Metal Core

A dentist like Dr. will often recommend a dental crown restoration to treat a tooth that suffers from a large cavity, significant fracture or other tooth enamel defect. This is also a possible option for addressing an unappealing tooth that appears when you smile. Porcelain dental crowns are created in a state of the art… Read more »

How to Have a Vacation-Ready Smile

If you want to have a strong and healthy smile for your vacation, then there are things you can do before you leave. This can reduce your chances of experiencing a dental problem or dental emergency while you’re on the road. Our dentists, Drs. Gleich and Jensen, are happy to help you have the top-notch… Read more »

Dental Sealants Are Tooth-Colored Shields for Your Child’s Molars

Tooth enamel is the strong substance that makes up the outer layer of the teeth. While the tooth enamel has natural fortifications, it’s not entirely invincible. Tooth enamel requires your help to properly protect the teeth from developing tooth decay. One way to support the tooth enamel, especially on the back teeth, is to receive… Read more »

Discover Your Dream Smile with Gum Disease Treatments

  Are you aware of the signs and symptoms that infections to your gums are taking place? If your gum tissue is infected, it means that periodontal disease has taken hold. Thus, it is important to always seek out the symptoms of periodontal disease, also known as gum disease and treat your smile whenever they… Read more »

Information About Dental Erosion Prevention

On the list of oral health care requirements, you will need to ensure your smile can thrive for many years to come, dental erosion prevention should be near the top of your list. Due to the harmful effects of numerous products and substances placed into your mouth, plaque buildup and bacteria present can convert these… Read more »

Do You Need a Night Guard For Teeth Grinding?

The pressure and friction created from grinding your teeth at night could result in many destructive tooth problems. Causes of teeth grinding can be sleep apnea, stress, anxiety, smoking, alcohol, caffeine, and depression medication. Dr. and our team can provide you with a custom-made night guard as one of your options of treating bruxism and… Read more »

We May Recommend a Dental Filling to Restore a Tooth

What is a dental filling? A dental filling is a type of restoration that may be used by Dr. when a tooth has decay. The filling can restore the tooth back to its normal function and shape after the decay is removed. What can I expect when getting a dental filling? Before beginning treatment, our… Read more »

Oral Health Care Fundamentals: Dental Damage

Although the holiday season is right around the corner, there are numerous forms of dental damage that can arise anytime to hinder your oral health. Beyond the numerous risks that exist with the sweets and treats coming your way, it is important to protect your smile against numerous hazards that can be caused by other… Read more »

Without Treatment Tooth Enamel Attrition Could Lead to More Severe Complications

If you develop a minor misalignment with two or more teeth in your bite pattern, the deviation could cause one tooth to wear away on the surface of another. As the tooth enamel starts to gradually degrade, the area of dental attrition could become increasingly vulnerable to other dental health problems. This could include the… Read more »