I am certain I don’t need to explain the title of this blog; most of you can identify with the first three words and how they relate to your dental care. I had one patient tell me “I would rather have another child than have you give me the shot.” Other patients are more subtle, and still some...more
Part one of this blog on flossing gave some of the basic reasons to frequently floss your teeth; to prevent decay and maintain healthy gums. This update will take you a little deeper. The most common reason for adult tooth loss is periodontal disease. Periodontal disease is when the supporting...more
Every day you look in the mirror you see your smile.
It’s almost perfect, except one tiny imperfection. You have a gap and it is not unnoticeable. It happened a long time ago but you never thought to get it fixed. You have just been living with it all this time.
So, you read our previous post and learned all about dental bridges, and why it might be the right solution for you. That’s wonderful! We, at Denmark Dental, are the leaders in cosmetic dentistry and dental implants and will be more than happy to get your smile back to amazing.
Dental hygiene and oral care may seem like something so simple, but for some this task is still difficult. It doesn’t just go as far as brushing your teeth and flossing. Seeing our local dentists at Denmark Dental in Eagan we will be able to help with your oral care needs. We also wanted to...more
There are a number of reasons why one might wear a mouthguard at night, including a condition called bruxism. Bruxism refers to the grinding or clenching of teeth. Additionally, people who suffer from jaw pain, experience jaw clicking or popping, or have TMJ may all benefit from wearing a night...more
When it comes to our health, we’re quick to believe what we hear. We put coconut oil on our faces because we read that it can be beneficial for our skin, we avoid using a razor on hair that we don’t want to grow back thicker, and we don’t use the same shampoo for too long so that our hair won’t...more
Welcome back to our blog page here at Denmark Dental! We love being your go-to Eagan dentist and our patient’s satisfaction is our ultimate goal. Most people who visit our dental clinic are amazed at the customer service of the office staff, the gentle touch of the dentist and hygienists, and...more
Here at Denmark Dental, Eagan’s first and best option for excellent dental care, we believe that our clients should be treated more like family. We serve our customers as well as we’d take care of members of our own families; that’s simply how we operate, and we wouldn’t have it any other way....more
At our Eagan dental clinic, we’re passionate about seeing our patients enjoy the smiles that they’ve always wanted. People simply don’t realize how much more a person smiles when they have a set of teeth that they’re proud of. That’s our mission at Denmark Dental. We want to make sure that...more
Welcome back to our blog page here at your Eagan headquarters for high-quality, professional dentistry. At Denmark Dental, we strive to provide each one of our patients with the best dental care in Minnesota. We know that our reputation for excellent dental services begins and ends with the way...more
Cosmetic dentistry has, over the last decade, become increasingly popular. We are asked almost daily by patients how they can whiten their teeth or improve the appearance of their smile. At times solutions can be as simple as bleaching and at other times it can include a more comprehensive...more
The answer to that question may be more obvious than you think. The first dental visit should be scheduled after your child’s first tooth appears in their mouth. A baby’s teeth start to come in around 6 months of age and most will have a full set of primary teeth by their 3rd birthday. A nice...more
As you age, your teeth will begin to discolor. This discoloration can happen due to acidic food and drink, your oral habits, or simply genetics. It’s common to think that there is something wrong with having off-white teeth, but that’s the natural discoloration process of your teeth. You...more
Do you grind your teeth at night? Has your dentist sent you home with a night guard? It can be tough to find sleep when you’ve never had to sleep with a night guard. The object in your mouth can feel cumbersome. You may fear choking while you sleep. For some, it can be a nightmare. However, in...more
At Denmark Dental in Eagan, we understand that you dislike answering the question: “How often do you floss?” In fact, we dislike asking it, but it’s a great way to start the conversation behind why flossing is so important. Want to learn more? Read our “Is Flossing Really That Important”...more
If visiting the dentist every six months makes you feel uneasy, you’re not alone. Thousands of people do not keep their bi-annual appointments with their local Eagan dentist, and it’s not because they don’t want to go. Most people dislike going to the dentist. It’s not uncommon if you don’t like...more
Your oral health involves everything in your mouth from your teeth to your roots beneath the surface of your gums — and everything in between. How you take care of your teeth, gums, and tongue impact how well your oral health treats you. What’s more, your diet, lifestyle, and medical history can...more
You’re not alone in the world if you dislike going to the dentist. If even the thought of the dentist gives you chills, you’re one of the majority. With that being said, the importance of seeing your local dentist in Eagan, MN is paramount to your oral health. Although you may be brushing,...more
When you smile, do you see a gap between your teeth? How big is the gap? Can you fit your pinky finger between two teeth, or do you have a small gap that you’d like to close? No matter your reasoning for wanting to fix the gap between your teeth, you’re not alone. Millions of Americans every...more
You don’t need more floss to keep your smile healthy. In fact, your local dentist in Eagan suggests you only floss when you brush your teeth. Oral hygiene can be time-consuming. The toothbrush, toothpaste, floss, and mouthwash add up in cost over the year. What’s more, you’re supposed to visit...more
As your dentist in Eagan, we want to warn you of the dangers behind eating too much sugar, as it relates to your oral health. Not only is high sugar consumption bad your overall health, but it’s also detrimental to your oral health. For most, sugar consumption won’t take a negative effect on...more
You don’t have to spend a fortune on dental care to keep your mouth healthy. The same goes for cosmetic dentistry, too. A beautiful smile doesn’t have to equate a high five-figure bill. The biggest way to save money on dental care is to actually schedule and visit your dentist in Eagan— in some...more
You’re sitting down, minding your own business enjoying a meal when suddenly you feel something shift on your teeth. You come to the startling realization that you’ve just lost the crown on your tooth.
Whether it’s from the food you were eating, or the decay of the tooth, crowns can come...more
At your dentist in Eagan, one of the most common services we provide is applying crowns to teeth. You could need a crown for a variety of reasons, and getting one is a fairly straightforward procedure. But despite how often we place crowns, we find that many of our patients have misconceptions...more
As a practicing dentist in Eagan, MN seeing significant improvement in my patient’s oral hygiene habits is the most rewarding part of my job. Good oral hygiene can save individuals thousands, if not tens of thousands of dollars over their lifetime. So, what are people doing to get such positive...more
We’ve all heard it time and time again, brush and floss every day, and avoid sugary foods, and you’ll enjoy a beautiful lasting smile. But even the most diligent of brushers may experience some level of decay or infection at some point in their lives. In these moments, you may need a dental...more
There are no shortcuts to a healthy mouth. Our Dentists in Eagan MN, understand the importance of consistent habits to prevent tooth decay in children and adults. The dental profession has many standard practices:
- Brushing for 2 minutes in the morning, and in the evening (2 times per...
Sept 24, 2020, Is a day I will always remember! It is now exactly 50 years after I started my journey in Dentistry at the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry. For the dental part of my life, there are several other important dates like graduation in December of 1973. I opened my dental...more