When you have a cavity, or a minor toothache, then you may benefit from a lifelike dental filling. But what if you develop a more severe cases of tooth decay, or a tooth becomes infected or severely damaged? For a more substantial restoration, we may create and place a custom-made crown. In today’s blog, your Baxter, MN, dentist will look at when your smile needs a crown.
When you have a cavity, this could mean pain in your smile and a higher risk of serious complications. However, a filling can seal the tooth and protect it from infections while also putting a stop to discomfort. In today’s blog, your Baxter, MN, dentist explains how a filling helps protect your smile, while also looking completely lifelike!
Without routine care at home, and without regular checkup and cleaning visits to our Baxter, MN, office, your kids could develop higher risks of issues like tooth decay, dental infection, premature tooth loss, or gingivitis. In today’s blog, we’re going to look at how we offer preventive care to maintain optimal oral health for kids of all ages, from toddlers to teens.
Do you feel very nervous about visiting the dentist? If you do, you are not alone at all. In fact, anywhere between 8% and 15% of people in the United States experience some level of nervousness about seeing the dentist. However, avoiding care can lead to serious complications. To help manage dental anxiety, your Baxter, MN, dentist will provide nitrous oxide sedation.
As we explained in our previous blog, a dental cleaning helps remove plaque and tartar to improve overall oral health, even boosting breath freshness and fighting teeth stains! But what if you have inflammation or the early stages of gum disease? In these situations, your Baxter, MN, dentist may suggest a more thorough treatment with a scaling and root planing!