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How to Choose the Right Toothpaste

With over 350 different types of kinds of toothpaste to choose from, knowing how to choose the right toothpaste is not always easy. There are many types of toothpaste including whitening, sensitive teeth, and cavity protection. Here are some things to consider when choosing the best toothpaste for your oral …

Back To School Routines and Healthy Smiles

It’s that time when parents are having to transition back into the daily routine of getting their kids up and ready for school, making them lunches and helping them with homework. Transitioning to the back-to-school routine can be a little bit difficult after a long summer break where kids got …

What Do Sports Mouthguards Do?

There are many types of sports that involve contact and impact that affects athletes differently. These impacts can sometimes cause harm to an athlete’s health as well as to parts of their bodies. One of the ways that athletes can protect their teeth is by using a sports mouth guard. …

What Will My New Smile Look Like?

Cosmetic dentistry is a special focus within dentistry that concentrates on the science of making smiles look great. However, cosmetic dentistry is not just for vanity or looks. Cosmetic dentistry is just as much for the benefit of dental health as much as any other dental appointment. A cosmetic dentist …

How Can I Get Over My Fear of the Dentist?

It’s not that we actually fear dentists, rather that we fear their dental equipment and the pain of dental treatment. A pending visit to the dentist can also trigger feelings of guilt and shame because our oral hygiene has been somewhat lacking. The first step to overcoming our fear of …

What Happens During a Teeth Cleaning?

For some of us, the thought of going to the dentist for teeth cleaning with the dental hygienist may have us fearful of what the dentist and hygienist will find. Perhaps we have an intense fear of pain or maybe we dread the lecture about our poor oral hygiene. However, …

How Does Teeth Whitening Work?

Teeth whitening is a cosmetic dental procedure. The purpose of teeth whitening treatment is to remove stains and reverse tooth discoloration and yellowing caused by aging, food and drink, nicotine, trauma, and some medications.  Results will differ depending on the condition of the teeth. How Does Teeth Whitening Work? Abrasion …

How Are 3D Printers Used in Dentistry?

3D printers have been a revolutionary invention for many industries. The possibilities are endless when it comes to 3D printing, and the dental world has taken notice. In fact, it’s expected to provide more than 60% of dental production needs by the year 2025. Let’s discuss what they’re used for …

What Is Dental Biofilm?

Have you ever allowed a cup of hot chocolate to sit too long and it forms a thick film at the very top? How about the slimy film that forms in fish tanks that need to be cleaned or on rocks in a stream of water? Although you may have …

Signs You Need a Wisdom Tooth Extraction

Most patients aren’t too excited to undergo a wisdom tooth extraction in Omaha, NE. Although not everyone has to have them removed, countless people out there need to have at least one wisdom tooth removed at some point. Signs You Need a Wisdom Tooth Extraction What Are Wisdom Teeth? The …