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... 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... 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... 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... 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.... 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... Read more »

Long-Lasting Smiles Can Benefit From Orthodontics

Do you understand why orthodontics is essential for optimal health? Orthodontists are highly trained and receive additional training beyond dental school to provide the treatments necessary to care for individuals of all ages and straighten smiles through a multitude of treatments. Teeth that are straightened through the use of orthodontic... Read more »

Choosing the Right Electric Toothbrush for Your Smile

Making the switch from a manual to an electric toothbrush can change the way you clean your teeth, and it helps to have as much information as you can about this product. Our team at Salina Creek Dental is happy to offer further insight into choosing an electric toothbrush and... Read more »

Saving Your Smile: Healthy/Unhealthy Foods

Although we often are made aware of unhealthy foods to eat and other unhealthy drinks that can slowly destroy our smile. Several substances within foods and drinks we consume can cause oral accidents or injuries to arise, and in many cases, even slowly wear away your tooth enamel. However, it... Read more »

Learning More About Bruxism

Nobody ever said caring for your smile was going to be easy. However, there are several things you can do to help limit the risk of dental damage. Having an effective oral hygiene routine in place as well as oral accident prevention plans provides a good one-two punch for knocking... Read more »