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Restoring Smiles With Dental Implants (infographic)

At one time, losing your teeth meant getting dentures or maybe a dental bridge. Today, however, you can replace your entire tooth thanks to dental implants.Dental bridges and dentures could replace the crowns of your teeth, but implants give you a way to replace your roots as well. That means you have more and better options for tooth replacements than ever before.Our team at Northwest ...

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Invisalign Could Be The Right Choice For Your Teen

You can’t really put it off any longer. It’s time to have the talk with your teen.Soon, it will be time for him or her to start orthodontic treatment. You wore braces when you were younger, so it’s not really a surprise that your daughter or son could benefit from wearing them, too.You know that having straight teeth will improve the appearance of their smile (which could be good ...

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Our Dental Care Starts By Listening To You (video)

Good dental care starts with listening to our patients — patients like Alyson Kraft.By listening to what you want, we can recommend preventive care or one of our many cosmetic or restorative services. Everyone at Northwest Dental Group wants you to be happy with your smile.To find out why patients like Alyson keep coming back to see us, start by scheduling an appointment at our ...

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Complete Your Back-To-School Smile Checklist

Your kids may not be thinking about it, but you are probably aware that the first day of school is getting closer and closer. The good news is that you still have plenty of time to schedule back-to-school dental cleanings for your daughters and sons.And if you live in or near Rochester, MN, is you can call our family dentists in the morning to make an appointment that same day. Call (507) ...

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What Exactly Are Cavities Anyway?

You know you need to brush and floss every day to fight cavities, but what are they? Cavities, also known as tooth decay, are holes in your enamel. Watch this short video to learn more about cavities. Then call our Rochester, MN dental office today at 507-216-6252 and schedule your next dental exam. Even with perfect brushing and flossing at home, you still need regular dental exams from our ...

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Ignoring That Toothache Is A Very Bad Idea

Sometimes, a toothache will come and go. That can tempt you into ignoring it for too long. That's a very bad idea, as a toothache is a sign there's something wrong with that tooth. It could be a large cavity or tooth sensitivity from thin enamel. But it could also be an infection. Until a root canal is done by our Rochester dentists, that tooth will just get more painful until it needs to be ...

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How An Accident Made Dental Implants Work For You

No one likes having a gap-toothed smile, but that's exactly what you have when you're missing a tooth. That empty space in your smile is hard to hide, and it can make an otherwise great smile look odd. Worse, your other teeth can grow crooked without the support of the tooth that went missing. You can even start to get TMJ disorder due to a bite that doesn't close right anymore. That's why you ...

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But Just How Clean Is That Toothbrush?

You know to brush your teeth twice each day. Used with a fluoride toothpaste, it's the best way to clean your teeth and fight cavities. But how clean is that toothbrush? Watch this short video to learn a few tips for keeping it clean. Then call our Rochester, MN dental office at 507-216-6252 and make a new appointment. Even with the best brushing in the world, you still need regular dental ...

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Revitalize Your Smile With A Full-Mouth Reconstruction

You smile in the mirror, and you don't like what you see. Maybe you have some damaged, unsightly teeth by this age, or maybe some are even missing. All you know is that your smile embarrasses you somewhat, but you feel like there are too many problems to fix.That is not the case with a full-mouth reconstruction. Our Rochester dentists can use restorative dentistry treatments to revitalize ...

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Debunking The Top Root Canal Myths

A toothache is something no one wants to endure. Even if it goes away for a while, it's very painful. You also start to worry about what's wrong with your tooth, since a toothache is not normal.Chances are, your tooth hurts because you have an infection inside it. If ignored, this will get more painful until the tooth has to be removed.Thankfully, you can call our Rochester, MN dental ...

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