Dry Mouth

Are you suffering from a lack of saliva in your mouth? If so, you are suffering from what is known as dry mouth. Dry mouth, also called xerostomia, is a condition in which your body is simply not producing enough saliva. Because your saliva is produced by glands in your... Read more »

How to Prevent Oral Disease

Our dentist, Dr. Frederick Prehn, is proud to offer many different dental treatments at Prehn Dental Offices to help you prevent oral diseases and maintain a top-notch smile and oral health. However, those treatments aren’t successful without your help. This is why our dentist strongly encourages you to do everything... Read more »

Be Proactive; Schedule Your Dental Checkup

Many patients visit the dentist on an as-needed basis, to care for a bad toothache or repair a tooth broken in a dental accident. However, preventive dental care is much more effective at treating oral issues because it can prevent them from occurring in the first place. By scheduling routine... Read more »

A Decayed Tooth Might Require a Dental Crown

Sometimes poor oral hygiene habits can allow a minor cavity to develop on one of your teeth. Even if you manage to ignore the increasing discomfort and sensitivity, the area of tooth decay will grow. If you have noticed a problem with one of your teeth, it's best to have... Read more »

Tricks to Make Flossing Easier

Do you struggle to floss your teeth each day? If so, our dentist, Dr. Frederick Prehn, is happy to give you the tips you need to make flossing a bit easier. Flossing is very important for the oral health. In fact, it can help you prevent tooth decay and gum... Read more »

Can You Whiten Your Teeth with Activated Charcoal?

One of the most common requests we hear when it comes to improving the appearance of our patient's smiles is teeth whitening. You can also read about many ways people are trying to accomplish this using homemade remedies. But are they effective? Let's take a look! #1 You hear about... Read more »

Beverages to Avoid for a Healthier Smile

Diet plays an important role in your oral health. A balanced diet that supplies tooth-friendly vitamins and minerals will strengthen gum tissue and fortify tooth enamel. But what you consume can also harm your teeth if you aren't careful. Today we want to share with you which drinks to avoid... Read more »

Your Toothpaste Options

If you’re trying to select the right toothpaste for your smile, you’re probably overwhelmed by all of the options. If this is the case, our dentist, Dr. Frederick Prehn, is more than happy to help you. It’s best to choose the type of paste that can help you reach your... Read more »

Foods to Avoid for Improved Dental Health

When it comes to dental health, the phrase, “You are what you eat,” rings truer than ever. The foods and drinks that you put in your mouth can have more of an impact on your dental health than you may think. Some foods are excellent for your dental health. Others... Read more »

First-Aid Tips for a Knocked Out Tooth

A hard or accidental blow to the mouth from a hard fall or household mishap, could potentially carry enough force to knock a tooth out. When this happens the trauma to the tooth and the underlying socket structure can vary. In a situation like this the wisest course of action... Read more »