Flossing Well for 2018

With January 1 comes a new year, and that means New Year’s Resolutions! Might we suggest one that won’t fall by the wayside by Valentine’s? We are speaking of course about taking better care of your smile!   We know that you already brush your teeth twice every day, for a full two minutes each… Read more »

A Dental Filling Might Be Able to Repair a Single Surface Cavity

Poor oral hygiene practices can cause an increase in the presence of plaque acids in your mouth. If it’s not addressed by improvements in your daily brushing and flossing efforts and a routine dental checkup at ’s dental offices, the acidic environment in your mouth can start to demineralize your tooth enamel. If you have… Read more »

Gum Disease Warnings

With gum disease affecting higher amounts of people every year, it’s an awesome time to know about the disease and its signs. We’ve assembled this list of warning signs for you to check, so please read over it and phone us for an appointment if you detect any of the warning signs in your own… Read more »

Teeth Sensitivity: What You Might Not Know

If you ever wondered why you cringe every time you eat ice cream or something cold, or even hot? In today’s blog, you will learn about tooth sensitivity and ways to help, so you don’t need to suffer. There are different reasons why your teeth are sensitive, including: – A small break in the enamel… Read more »

Is an Implant-Supported Dental Bridge the Answer to Your Tooth Loss?

If left untreated, tooth decay can spread to several teeth in your mouth, and further procrastination of professional dental care may result in the loss of multiple teeth. One way to effectively replace these missing teeth and return your mouth’s full function is to receive an implant-supported dental bridge. First, we may need to extract… Read more »

Taking a Look at Dentistry Over the Years

You may not have realized this, but dentistry is much older than you think. Archeologists have in fact discovered an infected tooth dating all the way back to 12,000 B.C., containing evidence of a dental cleaning with flint tools. We first have written text identifying dentistry back in 5000 BC, in a Sumerian manuscript describing… Read more »

What Happens if You Swallow Mouthwash

Mouthwash is a handy oral hygiene tool that can strengthen your teeth, boost your oral health, and even whiten your smile, depending on the product you use. Although it’s quite handy when it comes to the smile and oral health, it’s not handy for your body when you swallow it. In fact, it’s very important… Read more »

Is Dry Mouth Dangerous?

Xerostomia is a dental condition impacting the salivation levels of the oral cavity, leaving the mouth with a feeling of dryness that can cause weakening to the chompers. With a tiny bit of help from our staff, you can manage xerostomia; here are some things that you should know. Many people think that having a… Read more »

Chronic Plaque Acids Can Weaken Tooth Enamel

An inconsistent oral hygiene routine can leave excess sugar residue, food particles, and plaque in your mouth. This can cause plaque acids to build and replicate. If it continues over a long period of time the acidic environment in your mouth can start to weaken your tooth enamel. This can make your teeth increasingly vulnerable… Read more »

A Dental Bridge Might Need a Little Extra Focus in Your Daily Oral Hygiene Routine

A dental bridge is sometimes used by the dental restoration specialists at Nils F. Sandstrom, DDS to replace a missing tooth. This can help restore the full function of your mouth, and prevent future orthodontic complications. It is single piece of dental work that corresponds to the missing tooth that is securely bonded with a… Read more »