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 »

End of the Year Discussions about Dental Sealants

Did you know one of the most effective forms of restoration for tooth decay prevention is dental sealants? Dental sealants are applied to the back teeth, such as the premolars and molars, to help prevent dental damage from arising. They're extremely effective for tooth decay prevention and enamel protection as... Read more »

How Much Fluoride is Enough?

Since fluoride was linked to healthy teeth, it has been added to many municipal water supplies across the country. For children, fluoride helps to strengthen developing teeth and bones. In adults, fluoride consumed through tap water helps to fortify their tooth enamel against attacks from plaque and acids. In addition... Read more »

Dental Bridges 101

It’s time to bridge that gap in your smile with a dental bridge! This is a restorative treatment that can help you fix your smile, giving the functioning abilities you are missing as well as the look you want. You will regain many functions including the way you speak, the... Read more »

How to Treat Your Crowns Like Royal Jewels

Around 2.3 million implant-supported oral crowns are produced each year in the US, which means that there are lots of patients seeing dental practitioners to shield their pearly whites. While crowns are guarding pearly whites, who is defending the crowns? You are! Follow this list of tips we’ve amassed to... Read more »