Implant-Held Restorations And Smile Care

Smile care can take on different oral health and cosmetic concerns. Sometimes, treatment is provided so that a cavity or physical injury can be addressed. At other times, a more significant problem needs to be resolved. At our Maple Grove, MN dentist’s office, we are prepared to take on different concerns about your smile and oral health, including concerns about tooth loss! Implant dentistry makes it possible for us to take on issues with teeth that are missing. In addition to improving the way you look, a lifelike restoration held by a dental implant can offer functional support by improving your bite and supporting neighboring teeth. (more…)

Is It Time To Replace Your Crown?

If you have a crown in place to protect a vulnerable tooth, you should feel comfortable using it to bite and chew food. If you start to find doing so uncomfortable, if the restoration feels loose, or if you have issues with discomfort, it can be a warning that a replacement is needed! At our Maple Grove, MN dentist’s office, patients who have issues with older crowns or fillings can count on support that ensures a tooth remains protected. This is one of many forms of support provided during regular dental exams, which help patients remain healthy and free from dental problems that can affect their appearance and bite function. (more…)

Dental Pain Relief From A Root Canal

Unresolved tooth pain can interfere with your daily plans. It can also serve as your warning that you have an oral health issue that you need to address. Persistent or serious discomfort can point to an issue with an infected tooth, something that will require a root canal treatment. At our Maple Grove, MN dentist’s office, we can provide this service to stop a serious cavity or injury from doing any further harm to your dental well-being. Remember that we are also here to help by providing regular dental checkups, which can lead to the discovery and treatment of problems before they become painful. (more…)

How Veneers Take On Smile Concerns

Whether you have significant concerns about your smile or only hope to make conservative but meaningful changes, your Maple Grove, MN dentist can help. There are different strategies that we can recommend to those who hope to resolve problems with their appearance. For a lasting solution that can take on many problems at once, we can offer porcelain veneers. With these slim but durable restorations, we can make your teeth look more attractive and healthier by hiding damage and discoloration. We can also make positive changes to tooth shape and size. Whether you decide to move forward with this or another service, we are here to help you have a great experience with cosmetic treatment. (more…)

How Lifelike Fillings Support Teeth

When you undergo treatment for a cavity, you can count on treatment to protect your tooth. However, you may worry that the presence of your filling or crown will interfere with your smile, leaving you feeling less than confident about treatment. Our Maple Grove, MN dentist’s office is prepared to help you enjoy restorative dental work that is discreet as well as dependable. For patients who require dental fillings, we can use a special resin material that protects your enamel while it also imitates it. Even if your cavity forms in an area that is hard to overlook, you can count on treatment to preserve your appearance. (more…)

Starting Your At-Home Whitening Treatment

If you take home a teeth whitening treatment that you purchased from your grocery store or pharmacy, what kind of results can you expect? While store bought products can help you fight superficial stains, they can be less effective at removing those that have settled over time. To fight deeper and tougher stains, talk to your Maple Grove, MN dentist about taking home a customized teeth whitening kit! With a kit that has been specially prepared for you, it becomes easier for you to make more significant changes that can lead to your smile being significantly brighter. (more…)

How Dental Bridges Restore Smiles

When tooth loss becomes a problem, you can feel its impact in several ways. Your immediate concerns about your appearance can be joined by problems with your dental function, worries over your oral health, and even the threat of losing more teeth! At our Maple Grove, MN dentist’s office, we can recommend an effective solution; in fact, we can offer a permanent restoration to close the gap in your smile without requiring oral surgery! A dental bridge is a personalized prosthetic that uses dental crowns to remain secure. When you have yours, you can enjoy better bite function, lower your risk for tooth loss, and feel more confidence in your appearance! (more…)

Talking To Your Dentist About Bruxism

How can you make sure that your smile is protected from different threats? When it comes to threats like dental decay and gum disease, your oral hygiene routine and regular exams can certainly help. With that said, you may face more than just the consequences of bacteria and food particle buildup on your smile. For people who struggle with bruxism, there is a real risk for damage from persistent wear and tear, particularly during the nighttime when you do not have a way to control reflexive grinding and clenching. At our Maple Grove, MN dentist’s office, we can provide protection with a custom oral guard. If you are already struggling with noticeable damage to your tooth structure, we can take our support further by recommending the appropriate restorative or cosmetic work to help give back your confident smile! (more…)

Are You Booking Routine Dental Checkups?

You may not realize just how beneficial your regular dental appointments are even at times when you have no cavities to worry about. These appointments provide information on the state of your smile, feature direct care from your hygienist to fight plaque and tartar, and address potential oral health complications that concern your bite function and periodontal health. Our Maple Grove, MN dentist’s office is happy to meet with you and provide these regular updates about your oral health. Whether you are new to the Maple Grove area and need to find a dentist or need to return to regular appointments after a delay in care, we can help you find a path to consistent quality smile care! (more…)

Conservative Remedies For Smile Flaws

The flaws that hurt your smile can stand out even if they are caused by relatively minor issues. For example, a small chip or crack in a front tooth can interferer with the symmetry of your smile and make you feel doubtful about your overall appearance. You could also have problems with a tooth that is naturally misshapen, the wrong size, or even the wrong color, a disruption that can attract unwanted attention and take away from the total quality of your smile. While it can be frustrating to see a small problem have such major consequences, it can be a relief to know that a conservative dental procedure may be all you need to put embarrassment behind you! Our Maple Grove, MN dentist’s office is prepared to help you with your cosmetic concerns. Our treatment options include conservative services such as dental bonding and contouring work, which can make the changes you want while only requiring limited work on your tooth structure. Because this approach leads to improvements without permanent restorations, it can also be completed in as little as one visit! (more…)