See What You Know About Bleeding Gums by Taking This Test

Bleeding gums is a common dental problem many people ignore. If you have bleeding gums, you should not ignore them. In order to properly care for and treat your gums, you need to know what to do. So, our dentist, Dr. Clayton M. Hansen, encourages you to take the following test on bleeding gums. We… Read more »

Toothbrush Trivia Facts

How frequently do you use your toothbrush? Hopefully it’s at least two times a day. You may have looked at it so many times, though, that you hardly even think about it anymore. They might just be an object that you’ve seen every day, probably since you can remember. You may even think you know… Read more »

Teeth Healthy Foods

If you grew up hearing that you shouldn’t eat too many sweet treats or your teeth could rot, you probably know that there are some foods that are bad for your teeth. But today, we would like to shift the focus by teaching you that some foods are good for your dental health. Foods to… Read more »

Amalgam and Composite Dental Fillings and Their Uses

Are you curious about the uses of dental fillings and why they might be recommended for your smile? At , we offer amalgam and composite dental restorations as a highly common treatment option for tooth damage and cavities. The benefits you can enjoy depend on the different types of dental fillings that you may receive…. Read more »

How to Eat When You Have Painful Canker Sores

If you are experiencing problems when you chew, it can be because of having lost teeth, gum disease or cavities. If this is the case, you will want to see your dentist at to determine the cause and recommended treatment. Until you can be seen, however, it is a good idea to stick with soft… Read more »

What Happens With A Root Canal?

Are you nervous about a root canal? You need not worry. A root canal is used to help you when the pulp of your teeth become infected so you can save your teeth without having to take them out. The purpose of a root canal is to remove decay and infection inside a tooth. If… Read more »

If You Answer “Yes” to These Questions, a Dental Bridge May Be Right for You

If you are ready to make this year the year that you achieve successful oral health, we invite you to consider your options for smile repair and enhancement. One of the highly effective ways to restore missing teeth is to use a dental bridge to fill the empty spaces in your mouth. This can prevent… Read more »

What Does the ADA Seal of Acceptance Mean?

The foundational principles of oral hygiene–brushing, flossing, and rinsing regularly–will not achieve exact results for every patient. The quality of your dental health also depends on the oral hygiene products you use, as they are not all equal. The ADA Seal of Acceptance helps you to choose high-quality oral care products for your smile. While… Read more »

Pregnancy Gingivitis

Did you know that pregnant women might be more vulnerable to gum disease and tooth erosion? Fortunately, with a small bit of help from our office, you can keep your oral cavity healthy even during pregnancy. Here’s a tiny bit of info on gingivitis and why it occurs in women having children so regularly; we… Read more »

Focus Your Oral Health Care on Dental Floss

Are you aware of the steps to adequately keep your mouth clean with dental floss? Using the techniques you employ to effectively floss your teeth can often be the difference between good oral health and great oral health. Listed below are a few helpful steps to remember to keep your smile safe: Step 1: Look… Read more »