Due to the impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19), we are following the instructions of the CDC and the MN Board of Dentistry, closing the practice to all cases except emergency cases. During this temporary office closure, we will have availability M-F from 8am until 12pm to treat emergencies for existing patients. If you are a current patient and you are having a dental emergency please call (952)449-9494. Please call ahead as the office will only be staffed on an as-needed basis. We are closely following the situation and recommendations of the CDC and will reopen as soon as it is safe to do so.
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Posted By: Orono Dental Care, also courtesy of WebMD
Your jawbone is also called a mandible. It connects to your skull at a pair of joints known as the temporomandibular joints, or TMJs. These are located just in front of your ears. they let you open and close your mouth.
This is one of the most common reasons for jaw pain. About 1 in 8 people may have a ...
We know life is busy! Especially around the holidays! Save some time and schedule your next cleaning appointment online. Schedule Here! We have partnered with LocalMed to offer our patients the ability to schedule their hygiene appointments online. You can see real-time openings in the schedule and choose the hygienist you want to see. Give it a try!
Has your hygienist told you that you need scaling and root planing? You may have a lot of questions. Check out this great article by Colgate explaining what scaling and root planing is and why it is necessary.You can also call our office for more information.
Recently our entire team made a trip down to Scottsdale, AZ to visit the Spear Education Center and attend their 3-day workshop on providing great experiences for our patients. We learned a lot and had a great time in the process. We traveled in two groups, the first half of us traveling in May and then the second half of ...
The end of the year is fast approaching! Have you made the most of your dental benefits? Dental insurance is often a "use it or lose it" benefit- If you have any benefits remaining, there’s still time to use them before you lose ...
It’s National Gum Care Month! Is your smile supported by strong, healthy gums? With gum disease now linked to larger health conditions like diabetes, heart disease, rheumatoid arthritis and dementia, keeping your gums in excellent condition is critical for your overall well-being.
My #1 recommendation is to avoid rinsing your mouth after toothbrushing. Gasp! I know this comes as a surprise to many, since culturally we have all been raised to believe this is bad and our mouths don’t feel clean unless rinsed. However, there is research to suggest that following a “Spit, Don’t Rinse” regimen ...
Did you know that blueberries have many natural health properties?
A recent study published in The Journal of Agricultural and Food Chemistry found that the naturally occurring polyphenols in blueberries actually act as an anti-bacterial agent against mouth specific bacteria (Fusobacterium nucleatum) found in gum disease. In addition, blueberries are known to be a natural anti-inflammatory.