Gift Yourself and Your Loved Ones With a Healthier Smile

Your daily brushing and flossing routine is crucial to thwarting dreaded cavities and gum disease from invading your smile, but by itself, it’s still not enough to maintain top-notch oral health. There is a reason we recommend regular dental cleanings and exams! Seeing our dental team for routine dental checkups and cleanings supports your daily... Read more »

The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to... Read more »

October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are fighting cancer or dental problems,... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to the bone from the missing... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body. However, because it doesn’t have... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which might also take into account... Read more »

Can Dentures Improve Your Tooth Loss?

Our team wants to help you have the oral health and beautiful smile you want, and this can involve replacing missing teeth that have affected the look and function of your mouth. You may find that dentures are a great method to replace moderate or large areas of tooth loss. Dr. Pedar Didriksen offers two… Read more »

All About the Facts of Restorative Dentistry

Do you want a strong and successful oral health but you currently suffer from one or more dental problems? If so, you will likely need to take advantage of restorative dentistry. Restorative dentistry is a branch of dentistry that specializes in treating dental issues and then rehabilitating the teeth, gums and mouth to restore full… Read more »

The Difference with Composite Fillings

Composite dental fillings can often improve the appearance and effects of a visible cavity that has appeared on a prominent tooth, preventing changes to the cosmetic appearance and and additional tooth damage. We are happy to provide further information on composite dental fillings and what you can expect from their placement on a tooth. Composites… Read more »

Outlining the Basics of Toothbrush Care

  Beautiful smiles begin with tooth brushing techniques. Not only should you employ adequate toothbrush tactics and use the right tools, but you also need to make sure that you are cleaning your toothbrush as well. The toothbrush will not be able to function effectively if it is contaminated in any way, so it’s important… Read more »