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Be Thankful for Your Teeth! A Top 5 Oral Practices Guide for the Holidays

November 22, 2023

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A family enjoying Thanksgiving with good oral health

As the season of gratitude has come once again. It’s time to turn your attention to one often overlooked but crucial aspect of your health – your oral health. They play an important part during Thanksgiving! They help you savor your favorite holiday dishes, engage in conversations with loved ones, and contribute to the festivities.

This Thanksgiving, express your appreciation for your pearly whites by embracing mindful oral care practices. Continue reading to learn how.


What Traits Make a Smile Beautiful?

October 27, 2023

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Lady's smile

Everyone wants to have an attractive smile. Thankfully, advances in cosmetic dentistry have made having a beautiful smile quite accessible to people everywhere. However, it makes sense to understand what people tend to find beautiful before pursuing cosmetic treatments. Here is a list of traits the human brain assesses when making a cosmetic judgment about someone’s smile.


Ready for a Halloween Scare? Read These Terrifying Dental Statistics!

October 13, 2023

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Since it’s the Halloween season, you might be looking for a good scare. Maybe you’ve already read Frankenstein, Dracula, and a plethora of other classic horror novels, but you’re finding that the scares just aren’t real enough to really make you jump. If you’re looking for some true-to-life terror, your dentist has you covered. Here is a list of some of the scariest dental health statistics around, and it’s so terrifying that you’ll be too frightened to bite your nails (because biting your nails is bad for your teeth).


Why White Teeth Aren’t Necessarily Healthy Teeth

September 28, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — chaskadentistteam @ 10:41 am
Person with a white smile

When dentists take a look at a patient’s smile, they look for all kinds of subtle signs to pick up on the state of their oral health. However, the average person really just looks at a few key things.

One of the main ways most people judge their oral health is through the color of their smile; the whiter their teeth, the better they tend to feel about them. However, the color of your smile isn’t necessary a 1-to-1 corollary to the quality of your teeth, especially if you’ve whitened your teeth artificially in the past. Here’s why that’s the case.


Three Interesting Facts You May Not Know About Gum Disease

September 6, 2023

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Closeup of someone with inflamed gums

If you’re someone who reads or thinks about your oral health often, gum disease may feel a little bit passe. It’s a fairly common condition, and in many people it’s mild enough that they hardly notice that they have it.

However, the truth is that gum disease is one of the most complex and interesting conditions in all of dentistry. There’s a lot more to the illness than meets the eye—if you’re curious, here are a few things you may not know about it.


4 Common Oral Health Issues & How to Prevent Them

August 31, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — chaskadentistteam @ 10:32 am
A closeup of a damaged tooth with a cavity

Maybe you’ve begun taking oral health more seriously than before. Perhaps you want a brighter smile, or you’re tired of having toothaches. Whatever the reason, though, you might not know how to improve things. Well, one good place to start is preventive care – a healthy mouth avoids dental problems. Luckily enough, your local Chaska dentist can help you in this area. Read on to learn four common oral health issues and how to prevent them.


Help a Child Succeed in School with Good Oral Health

August 18, 2023

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A father escorting his smiling child to school

It may not feel like it yet, but summer is winding down. You’re likely prepping your kids for another school year at this point. That said, you can do more than buy supplies and pack lunches. It’s possible to help kids with school by improving their smiles. As for why that’s the case, good oral health enhances academic success! Your local Chaska dentist can even give you the reason for this fact. That being the case, here’s a summary of how a healthy mouth can lead to good schooling.


3 Ways Cosmetic Dentistry Can Make You Look Younger

July 28, 2023

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Senior with a youthful smile

The connection between oral health and overall appearance is undeniable. A healthy smile doesn’t just signify strong teeth; it also plays a significant role in determining how old we look. With advancements in cosmetic dentistry, achieving a more vibrant and youthful appearance is now within reach. Let’s delve into three effective ways through which cosmetic dentistry can help turn back the clock.


Summer Foods That Dental Implants Let You Enjoy

July 3, 2023

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Someone at a summer barbecue

Dental implants can give people who are missing teeth a completely new approach to the best things in life, including food. If you’ve recently had a tooth replaced, you’re probably ready to test out what the tooth is capable of. You’ll be happy to learn that summer is a great time to do that.

There are plenty of summer foods that can be a little bit hard to eat if you’re missing teeth or if your oral health isn’t the best. Here are some examples that dental implants can give you a chance to enjoy


4 Useful Oral Health Tips for Summer Vacation

June 15, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — chaskadentistteam @ 3:58 pm
a person smiling while visiting a beach

Summer is finally in full swing—get ready for warmer weather, poolside shenanigans, and the possibility of travel! However, no matter where you’re going or what you’re doing this summer vacation, one thing you absolutely shouldn’t do is take a break from caring for your pearly whites; the consequences of not doing so might spoil your fun! Here are some useful tips from your dentist that’ll help you and your loved ones maintain healthy and bright smiles all summer long, so you can focus on enjoying yourselves!

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