Don’t Let A Simple Problem Become Serious

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In this post from Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove MN we are going to discuss those small irritations in the mouth that have the potential to become big problems. Injuries, sores, or inflammation in the mouth can be very uncomfortable. These non-specific irritations, called stomatitis, have many different causes. They may be caused by…

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…

What Can Fluoride Do For You?

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In this post from Arbor Lakes Dental in Maple Grove, we focus on fluoride: what is it, exactly, and why is it so beneficial to your dental health? The Miracle Mineral Fluoride is a mineral, plain and simple. It is found in different foods as well as in water. Fluoride is also added to dental…