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We Can Help You Overcome Dental Fear!

Dental fear is one of the most commonly reported phobias out there. At Northwest Dental Group we see countless patients each day who are terrified of dental care but we manage to help them overcome their worry and get the dental procedures they need without worry or stress! We’re confident that we can do the same for you too. There are a lot of ways to overcome dental anxiety and we’re ...

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5 Ways Dental Implants Can Change Your Life

If you’ve lost even a single tooth you know how much your life changes in an instant. Your smile becomes something to hide, eating becomes more difficult, and depending on the tooth even your speech can change! At Northwest Dental Group we want to help you rediscover the joy of a great smile in the best way possible: with dental implants. An implant is your ticket to the same look you had ...

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A Straight Smile Doesn’t Require Braces!

Have you spent years wishing for a straight smile only to decide you could never have it because you couldn’t deal with braces? You aren’t alone – in fact many of the patients we see at Northwest Dental Group feel the exact same way about their mouths. It’s pretty common to hear “what are my alternatives to braces?” at our Rochester office! You never have to settle for a crooked ...

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Smoking And Dental Implants: A Dangerous Combination!

Dental implants really are amazing. They replace single teeth and prevent bone loss, they provide solutions for patients with multiple missing teeth, and they can even act as a permanent solution for dentures that slip, fall, and won’t stay put. Despite all of these great benefits our Rochester dentist office has identified a common problem for dental implant patients: smoking. Study after ...

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Could Your Dentures Be Making You Sick?

Your dentures are a life partner that allow you to do a lot of things that tooth loss gets in the way of. You can eat, smile with friends and family, and carry on conversations with loved ones that would have been embarrassing before. We’re proud to offer great looking dentures for our patients at Northwest Dental Group but there’s something else we wanted to talk about today: potential ...

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Rochester Dental Office Celebrates Associate Dentist’s Wedding

ROCHESTER, MN – Northwest Dental Group, a comprehensive family dental practice, recently celebrated the marriage of one of its associate dentists. Dr. Tim Hansen was married in October to Halicia Zwiefel. The couple celebrated their union in front of friends, family and co-workers. Dr. Hansen, originally from Waterloo, Iowa, is a skilled general dentist who also volunteers at the Salvation ...

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What’s Causing Your Toothache?

There aren’t a whole lot of pains as bad as a toothache – if you’ve ever suffered from one you know that all too well! A toothache makes you immediately aware of how much you use your mouth to talk, eat, and even express emotion throughout the day. It’s a pain that’s constant and always present – it’s horrible! At Northwest Dental Group we see plenty of patients suffering from ...

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How Important Is Your Child’s First Dental Appointment?

One of the most common questions we get from new parents at Northwest Dental Group is “when should my child first see the dentist?” It’s understandable that you might want advice on that topic, especially if your young one is your first child! The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry recommends that your child sees the dentist by their first birthday or the eruption of their first ...

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Improve Your Denture Experience With Implants!

Ever since the earliest dentures were made over 2000 years ago there have been problems. Problems of construction, of the proper materials to use, and most of all how to get them to stay put! In the years since the earliest dentures we’ve corrected a lot of those problems but we still seem stuck on how to keep dentures reliably in place. At Northwest Dental Group we think we’ve solved that ...

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Are Your Teeth Ready For Winter?

inter is here and unlike some of those southern states we’re in for a cold few months! Minnesota might be nice but it sure is chilly! There are a whole bunch of health concerns that come along with the change in seasons and a lot of those affect your smile! We see a lot of patients at Northwest Dental Group who are surprisingly unaware of some of the oral health dangers of winter! If ...

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