Arbor Lakes Dental – Jamie L. Sledd, DDS Treats Canker Sores, Lesions, And Fever Blisters

Arbor Lakes Dental - Jamie L. Sledd, DDS Treats Cankers Sores Lesions and Fever Blisters

At Arbor Lakes Dental – Jamie L. Sledd, DDS, one of the most common complaints we hear from Maple Grove dentistry patients is problems with mouth sores. There are many different kinds of oral lesions that can make eating and talking painful. Some are annoying yet harmless, while other sores are more serious and require […]

Ready To Smile Again?

Are You Ready to Smile Again, Maple Grove?

Most Minneapolis residents have plenty of things to smile about. However, there are some individuals who avoid flashing a smile at all costs. Are you one of those people who covers their mouth when they laugh? Do you keep your mouth closed when someone takes a picture of you? Have you been hiding unsightly teeth […]

Trouble Getting Numb For Dental Treatment?

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Our bodies work differently. Some dental patients don’t respond to local anesthetics by getting numb. This is understandably concerning when you need dental treatment. (And the word “concerning” may be a huge understatement!) It’s important to recognize that bad experiences in the past don’t guarantee that you will never be able to become numb. At […]

Attack Of The Gummi Bear

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There probably isn’t a dentist in the world who would say eating candy is a good thing. That includes those of us at Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN. To put it plainly, candy is loaded with sugar. The bacteria in your mouth uses any sugar that comes its way to produce the acids […]

What Does Your Saliva Reveal?

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Saliva is an important part of good oral health. Without an adequate flow, you’d find it very difficult to chew and swallow. If you have a problem with dry mouth, let us know at Arbor Lakes Dental Care in Maple Grove MN. Saliva is produced by several glands in and around the mouth, and it […]

Whitening For 3 Types Of Tooth Stains

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One of the most common requests we get at Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN is for teeth whitening, one of our cosmetic dentistry services. Everyone, it seems, would like to have teeth that are whiter. Our teeth tend to grow dull or get stained as the years go by: it’s just an unfortunate […]

You May Have Gingivitis

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This post from Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN is about gingivitis, which is early-stage gum disease. Gum disease is usually the result of poor brushing and flossing habits. When you don’t brush and floss on a regular basis there is a build-up of plaque, which hardens into a substance called tartar. That’s why […]