Attention Maple Grove Teens: Both Smoking And Vaping Put Your Smile At Risk

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    A recent study on the influences of e-cigarettes on oral health has more troubling information for men and women who believe vaping is safer than smoking traditional cigarettes. In a study published in the journal Oncotarget, analysts determined that e-cigarettes may cause chronic inflammation and irreversible cellular degeneration. These conditions, in turn, can result…

Should You Pull a Loose Baby Tooth?

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Losing baby teeth is a rite of passge for children: tangible evidence of getting older, plus a little profit if the tooth fairy pays a visit. At Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN, we have some thoughts on losing baby teeth. Sometimes things don’t go as expected. The loose tooth won’t come out, even…

You Have Nothing To Lose Except Loose Dentures

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Dental implants like those available at Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove have solved the problem of loose-fitting dentures. Instead of relying on weak suction and dental adhesive to keep ordinary dentures in place, dental implants can anchor full or partial dentures. They are secure enough to allow the wearer to eat an apple, chew…

Dental Checkup – How Often?

When is the last time you had a dental checkup? At Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove, we recommend you have one every six months. If you have a higher risk for oral diseases, we recommend every four months. Know The Risk Factors For Oral Problems Most people are in a medium-to-low risk category for…

Beautifying With Bonding

Categories: Cosmetic Dentistry
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A dentist’s toolkit is filled with tools for fixing most types of tooth issues. In this post from Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN, we are going to talk about a cosmetic dentistry treatment called bonding. The dental bonding procedure involves a resin material that is durable and natural looking. It is applied to…

What Does A Missing Tooth Say About You?

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When you meet someone who is missing a front tooth, what does that say to you? Do you start making assumptions about them? It isn’t fair, but we are often judged by appearance. A missing front tooth can be addressed with a dental implant from Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove. A dental implant is…

Does Whitening Toothpaste Work?

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Are yellowing teeth getting you down? If so, you are not alone! Everyone, it seems, would like to have whiter teeth and a better smile. Teeth whitening at Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN may be just what what you need. Of course, there are plenty of over-the-counter products you might want to try.…