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Know More About Sleep Dentistry & How It Works?

Process of using medicine to sedate a patient before a dental procedure begins. It concerns using various sedative medications to help a patient calm and be comfortable during treatments. Sedation is employed for intrusive surgical procedures but can also get employed for non-invasive procedures. A dentist cannot use sleep dentistry techniques unless they think it …

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Cosmetic Dentistry

What Is A Cosmetic Dentist? Know 7 Facts About Cosmetic Dentistry

What Is A Cosmetic Dentist? Cosmetic Dentistry is a service committed to enhancing the appearance of your smile. A general dentist will ensure that your teeth are healthy. On the other hand, a cosmetic dentist will make your smile is camera-ready. They can eliminate minor flaws and improve your smile & look so you can …

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Designer Dentistry Smiles

Know Everything About Dental Crowns & Tooth Bridges

Dental bridges and crowns are permanent prosthetic devices that dentist use. These are bound to hold your actual teeth together. Crowns can cover an implant to wrap up an injured tooth. Bridges, the word suggests, are used to bridge the gap between two teeth. These are bound to natural teeth or implants adjoining the space; …

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Teeth Bonding

What Do You Know About Teeth Bonding?

A cosmetic procedure such as tooth bonding, which can restore a chipped or cracked tooth, can help you feel confident in your smile. Tooth bonding involves having your dentist apply a tooth-colored resin to one or more teeth to fix the damage. Because it is much less costly than other cosmetic dental procedures like crowns …

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Improving Your Smile in the New Year

The future is bright, and so is your smile! Many of us make resolutions for a healthier and happier year, but it can be hard to keep them. Let’s discuss improving your smile in the new year to make it your best and brightest yet. Daily Resolutions Improving your smile in the new year can …

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Maintaining Your Dental Health During the Holidays

There’s lots of talk about maintaining our whole body’s health by being mindful to continue to eat healthy and exercise during the holidays, but what about our dental health? Maintaining your dental health during the holidays may feel mundane, but it’s still important, just like diet and exercise. Here are some tips to keep your …

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Can Gum Strengthen Your Teeth?

Chewing gum is great for freshening your breath, but can gum strengthen your teeth, too? Does that sound too good to be true? Chewing gum, if you choose the right type, can actually have many benefits for your dental health. Continue reading to learn more! All Gums are Not the Same! Some gums are good …

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Can Running Cause Dental Pain?

If you’re a runner, you may be used to pushing yourself through discomfort to reach your running goals, and discomfort in the teeth or jaw is no exception. If you’re wondering “Can running cause dental pain?” You’re not alone. Dental discomfort when running can be a common problem, but we all perform better when we …

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Natural Sources of Fluoride

Dentists talk a lot about fluoride, and for good reason! Fluoride is a mineral that has been shown to strengthen teeth, prevent cavities and reduce sensitivity. Fluoride is added into many city water supplies for this very reason. It’s also added to toothpastes, mouthwashes and floss. But did you know that fluoride also naturally occurs …

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Dental Health on Road Trips

Whatever is on the summer agenda, from camping to swimming at the beach, traveling with friends and exploring new places, it’s important to keep your dental health in mind. Here’s what you should know about taking care of your dental health on road trips so you are prepared when you hit the road. Toothbrushes for …

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How Your Dentist Can Help Your Headaches

Dealing with tension headaches? Your Sioux Falls, SD dentists can help! Did you know that about one in eight American adults suffers from persistent headaches? And if you’ve ever had to deal with headaches before, you know how it can affect your day-to-day life. If you deal with severe or recurrent tension headaches, it’s time …

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What makes a face beautiful

What makes a face beautiful?   Hint : your dentist knows? When it comes to beauty not all facial features are created equal. Some features are considered more important than others in determining if a face is attractive or not. 1. Teeth. 2. Smile 3. Eyes 4. Lips 5. Nose Are you surprised eyebrows, cheeks, …

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Fitbits

Does your fitbit app look like this? Keeping our bodies moving and exercising is important. As is what we eat. Most of us are looking for ways to be more fit and healthy and this current craze of Garmin’s, Leafs, jawbones and fitbits are doing just that. They are a constant reminder to move our …

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Dental Injury

Oh no my child fell and knocked a tooth out!  Would you know what to do if your child knocked a tooth out? If you can find the tooth it’s best to put it right back in. If the tooth is covered in dirt very gently rinse it off first. The sooner you can put …

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What if your scalp bled from brushing your hair?

Most people would become very concerned if their hairbrush was suddenly bloody. They would call their doctor right away. They might even call in sick to work and call close friends or family for advice. This is exactly the reaction people should have if the same thing happened to their toothbrush. No part of your …

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How Trudenta Could Help You

How Trudenta can help with headaches and TMD pain The temporomandibular joint or TMJ is the joint that attaches your lower jaw to your head. It has a unique, sliding movement, unlike any other joint in your body. Because of this, it can easily shift out of position, causing pain and other symptoms including headaches. …

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Chronic Over Breathing

Over eating may not be the problem. We all know that our bodies need calories to live. We also know that eating more calories than we need does not improve our body’s performance. In fact most of us accept that too many calories is downright harmful. Have you ever considered that breathing is more critical …

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End Your Headaches

Did you know that some headaches may actually be caused by dental issues? Dr. Nichole Cauwels and Dr. Kendra Zuercher, your Sioux Falls dentists, explain how dental treatment can help end painful headaches. What types of dental issues can cause headaches? Both grinding and clenching your teeth can lead to headaches. When you grind or …

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What if it isn’t ADHD?

The teacher is sending emails home, your son or daughter is struggling to stay on task in school. With the number of kids in the classroom and the curriculum demands the teacher isn’t able to give your child the attention they need to succeed. You might even feel some pressure to have your child diagnosed …

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Do I need a crown?

The answer is yes . . .and no. Lets face it we don’t even NEED teeth at all. Many people live long productive lives with out teeth but, most of us want to keep our smile. A crown is recommended by your dentist because there has been so much damage to your tooth from things …

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You’re Missing Teeth–What Can You Do Now?

Whether you’re missing one tooth or all of them, you have options for replacing them. No one would call missing teeth a trendy look, but with 178 million Americans missing at least one of their natural teeth, it’s certainly a common occurrence. Replacing a tooth once it’s been lost to decay or damage is imperative …

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What Happens if My Veneer Pops Off?

Find out what to do if your veneer becomes damaged. You finally decided that dental veneers could give you the smile you deserve. Now you can easily hide stains, chips and other problems with these beautiful, tooth-colored shells that are designed to hide flaws and give you the healthier-looking smile you want. So how do …

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Holiday Party

Wishing you and yours a Happy New Year. As we look back at 2015 we want to thank our wonderful patients for their trust in us. You are the reason we continue to learn and grow in our professional skills and strive to provide 5 star customer service. In 2015 we began to provide the …

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Does Invisalign treatment hurt?

Invisalign is a popular option for patients looking for discreet orthodontic treatment. Although many people are excited to straighten their teeth without visible metal brackets, they are often concerned about whether their Invisalign treatment will put them in constant pain. There’s no way to completely avoid the discomfort of any orthodontic treatment–but the good news …

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ADA Convention

Recently, our team had the amazing opportunity to spend some time in our nation’s capital at the American Dental Association national meeting.  Keeping up with the latest technologies and clinical techniques is very important to us and a great way to serve our patients better.  We had an opportunity to take classes from inspiring speakers …

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How Can Mending TMJ Solve Your Headache Woes?

The headaches associated with TMJ can be treated with one or more of these solutions. Do you experience frequent headaches? If other causes have been ruled out, you may be suffering from temporomandibular joint dysfunction. Often abbreviated to TMJ, this jaw misalignment causes pain in the jaw, neck and head; it can be so severe …

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Headache Help

Our team is passionate about dental care and we are always looking for new ways to serve our patients’ needs.  One concern we seem to see a lot is patients who have jaw joint pain, soreness, clicking or headaches.  Problem or dysfunction in the jaw joints is incredibly common but until recently one of our …

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Tuesday - 7:30AM-4:30PM
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