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 »

A Basic Dental Filling Can Treat a Cavity

Having a dental check-up performed by a dentist twice each year is essential for maintaining a healthy mouth. Each of these appointments starts with a thorough dental cleaning, followed by a comprehensive dental exam. If you notice something abnormal with one of your teeth in between your regularly scheduled dental... Read more »

What Is CEREC and What Does It Do?

If you have a damaged or flawed tooth and need to receive a dental restoration to improve its quality, you may find that the benefits of CEREC technology offer just what you need. CEREC technology is a system that offers same-day dental care for damaged or unflattering teeth and uses... Read more »

You Should Always Look for the American Dental Association Seal on Your Oral Care Products

The American Dental Association’s goal is to help individuals and families maintain strong teeth and a healthy mouth. This includes a series of recommendations, guidelines, and informational tools. This starts with advising you to thoroughly brush your teeth each morning and night with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoridated toothpaste. You... Read more »