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 »

A Tooth Suffering from a Dental Fracture Likely Needs a Crown Restoration

When a tooth is fractured by a blow to the face or some other type of oral trauma, the damage to the tooth’s enamel layer can vary in severity. This can lead to persistent discomfort, and heightened sensitivity. Even if the tooth isn’t causing you an immediate distress you should still have it examined and… Read more »

How to Have a Beautiful Smile for School Picture Day

One of the most important characteristics of a good school picture is a beautiful smile. You will most likely feel comfortable giving the photographer a big grin if you know your teeth look the best they can be. So, to help you have a top-notch smile for picture day, our dentist, Dr. , has some… Read more »

The Reasons Why Flossing is Important for Your Smile’s Health

As you may already know, it’s important to floss your teeth at least once a day, but do you ever wonder why? Well, there are many reasons why you should floss your smile regularly, and our dentist, Dr. , is happy to tell you those reasons. First, flossing can help you have strong and healthy… Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Nitrous Oxide? Here Are Your Answers

Nitrous oxide is a handy sedative that can help you feel comfortable during your dental appointment. If you don’t know much about it, you most likely have many questions. You might even have a few nerves. So, to help you, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team would like to teach you more about nitrous… Read more »

The Best Toothpaste for Your Child

Are you in search for the best toothpaste for your child? If so, our dentist, Dr. , and dental team are more than happy to help you! It’s important to choose toothpaste that has the proper characteristics so your child can have a strong and healthy smile as they grow. The first thing you should… Read more »

Tooth Sensitivity Symptoms Can Be Caused by Several Different Things

Tooth sensitivity discomfort can vary in severity. As time goes on it can cause you to limit your food and beverages choices which can hamper your overall quality of life. Specially formulated toothpaste might be able to reduce tooth sensitivity symptoms for short term relief. Yet many times tooth sensitivity is linked to other oral… Read more »