Amalgam Dental Fillings Are Made from a Special Blend of Dental Metals

Small cavities can often be treated by our dentist, Dr. with a dental filling. If you have noticed an abnormality with a tooth or you have been experiencing significant sensitivity, timely treatment is essential. After numbing the tooth Dr. Swenson will carefully remove any decayed tooth material and prepare it for the filling. Metal amalgam… Read more »

A Compromised Temporary Crown Needs a Dentist’s Attention

A temporary crown is often used to help protect your dentin during the process of a restoring a tooth with a dental crown, including a crown that will be used to anchor a dental bridge. This is a small, yet durable cap that is carefully secured in place. A temporary crown will not effectively restore… Read more »

Early Signs of Toothache Pain Often Calls for Professional Dental Care

While the exterior of each tooth is clad in durable tooth enamel, the internal core made up of dentin, pulp, and other structures can prove to be quite sensitive. Sometimes an untreated cavity or oral trauma can affect the interior of the tooth causing minor toothache pain. Even if the discomfort is minimal, it clearly… Read more »

What Makes Root Canals Work?

If you’ve ever had a tooth chip or a dental filling chipped out, you recognize that life can cause some oral fixtures to be less than permanent. If you are in need of a root canal and are hesitant about how successful it can be, don’t worry: root canal services are very successful, and with… Read more »

Gum Disease: History

Gum disease is the number one cause of dental health decline. Although it starts off tiny, periodontal disease can fashion into a major issue if it’s not treated rapidly. Because we care about your dental health and wellbeing, we’ve put together this post about gum disease and what you need to be aware of about… Read more »

Dry Mouth: By the Numbers

To protect yourself from dry mouth, there are some steps you can take. Because the team at wants to keep your oral cavity healthy always, they’ve put together this post full of data about dry mouth for your education. Dry mouth impacts millions of people in America each year. It is estimated that about 20%… Read more »

The Effect of Halloween Candy on Your Teeth

Did you know that the bacteria in your mouth may be more eager to eat Halloween candy than you are? Bacteria feed on sugar and turn it into acid, which then erodes tooth enamel, exposing teeth to decay. Here’s a rundown of each kind of candy’s bag of tricks: Chocolate: When it comes to candy,… Read more »

How Mouthwash Can Enhance Your Oral Hygiene Routine

Mouthwash is a kind of dental cleaner that carries a wide variety of oral health advantages. You can choose a mouthwash that can safely and effectively help make your smile shine and give you the oral health care you desire. Here are some pointers on how to get the most out of your mouthwash. Mouthwash… Read more »

What is Oral Cancer?

Mouth cancer, also known as oral cancer, is a head and neck cancer which occurs primarily in people aged 40-60, though it can strike at any age. Signals of mouth cancer may include lumps, bumps or knobs of cancerous tissue in the oral cavity, oral sores that won’t get better, and loose teeth. Every regular… Read more »

Understanding the Cause and Effects of Dry Mouth

When you don’t have the proper amount of spit to keep your mouth moist, you may have a condition called dry mouth. Simple things such as chewing, swallowing and talking can become tough as a result. But what’s more, having a dehydrated mouth can raise your risk of dental cavities and tooth erosion; when saliva… Read more »