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5 Risks of Using Store-Bought Teeth Whitening Kits

September 25, 2020

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Woman applying store-bought teeth whitening strip

A recent study conducted by Crest confirmed what many of us already knew: white teeth are better! In addition to the obvious aesthetic benefits, people with whiter teeth are 58% more likely to be hired and are viewed as 10 years younger on average. So, it’s not surprising to hear that people spend a whopping $11 billion annually on teeth whitening products! However, few are aware of the risks of opting for store-bought kits, which yield lackluster results and can negatively impact your oral health. Read on for the dangers you may not know and the advantages of professional treatment.

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How Can Tackling Dental Anxiety Improve Your Oral Health?

August 27, 2020

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person with dental anxiety staring at dental tools being held by a dentist

Has it been longer than six months since you last received a tooth cleaning in Crookston due to your dental anxiety? It’s estimated that 36 percent of the population suffers from dental fear. Unfortunately, this can have dire impacts on your oral health by keeping you from receiving routine treatment necessary to keep your teeth and gums healthy. Read on to learn about how you can overcome dental anxiety and why you may experience this common emotional response to visiting your dentist.

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What Safety Measures Are Dentists Taking During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

June 11, 2020

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Dentists in Crookston wearing face shields during pandemic

Many aspects of your life have changed since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic. You’ve been practicing social distancing, wearing a cloth face covering, and limiting your public outings. What does this mean for the dentist? Is the dental office safe? Everywhere you go, you come into contact with germs. However, health care workers are required to follow strict safety guidelines for the wellbeing of their patients. During the pandemic, more protocols have been added and the existing ones are even stricter than before. Continue reading to learn about some of the increased safety measures that your dentist in Crookston is taking to protect their staff and patients from the virus.

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Your Safety is #1: How Dental Teams Prepare for Your Appointment During COVID-19

May 6, 2020

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Patient receiving care from Crookston dentist

Dentists have always been extremely careful to create safe, sanitary spaces for their patients. They adhere to strict guidelines from OSHA and the CDC that help to protect both patients and dental professionals. The COVID-19 pandemic has many people uncertain and fearful for their health. Dental professionals are taking no risks when it comes to keeping you safe during your appointments. Learn how your Crookston dentist is taking advanced precautions before and after each appointment to maintain completely disinfected facilities and ensure that their team is healthy and able to provide care for you.

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Got Tooth Pain During Self-Quarantine? Learn These At-Home Remedies!

March 31, 2020

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Do you have a family member with dental pain who is doing everything they can to self-quarantine because they have COVID-19? Are you feeling dental discomfort yourself but want to stay inside as recommended by your local health officials? While these can be difficult and uncertain times, there are home remedies worth considering to improve your situation and reduce any discomfort you may be experiencing. Once you are no longer sick from infection, call an emergency dentist as soon as possible to schedule an appointment!

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Dental Phobia? Discover the Benefits of Sedation

December 17, 2019

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a woman smiling and giving a thumbs up in the dentist’s chair

Is your dental phobia so bad that you would rather bear the pain of a chronic toothache than seek treatment? Unfortunately, this is the reality for many patients, and it can often lead to worsening dental problems. If anxiety and fear are keeping you from maintaining your oral health, allow your dentist to provide sedation dentistry. Not only will you feel more relaxed, but you will be able to care for your smile without the worry! Find out more about the methods used and how it can be beneficial during your next visit.

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If You Have Dental Insurance Benefits, Read This Before January!

November 16, 2019

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A dental insurance form sitting on a table.

Did you know that every single year, millions of people with dental insurance leave benefits that they paid for on the table? This is mainly because the benefits they were once entitled to are set to expire, typically on the first day of the new year. If you’ve been paying a monthly premium and still have treatments to take advantage of, you should get scheduled today! There are many benefits to maximizing insurance before the end of the year; here are a few you should consider.

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Gum Disease: Noticing and Treating The Symptoms Early

October 5, 2019

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periodontal disease diganosis

According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, one out of every two American adults has been affected by gum disease. While this statistic makes it seem nearly impossible to avoid, this common oral health condition is easily preventable. The key is being able to spot the symptoms early and catch it before it has had a chance to develop into something more severe. With the right preventive measures in place and the knowledge on how to keep your mouth healthy, you won’t become a part of this statistic. Read on to learn everything there is to know about fighting off gum disease.

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5 Tips to Choose the Best Cosmetic Dentist

September 3, 2019

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woman pointing to her teethBesides the health of your teeth, their appearance is equally important to your self-esteem. Unfortunately, if you’re like many adults, you probably don’t like how they look. You don’t have to live with chipped, discolored, or unattractive teeth. You can get the smile you’ve always wanted with a cosmetic dentist, but who is the best? Here are 5 simple tips to pick the right one to transform your teeth.

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Here’s What to Expect After Receiving a CEREC Same-Day Crown

August 10, 2019

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young attractive woman blonde hair

In times past, the placement of a dental crown was a two-to-three visit procedure that typically took weeks to finalize. Patients now have a more convenient, attractive and durable way to restore their smiles with a CEREC same-day dental crown. Since this is still a fairly new procedure in the dental world, you likely have some questions about what to expect during the recovery process. A local dentist weighs in to provide the expert answers you need so you can move forward with achieving a healthier and more aesthetically-pleasing smile!

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