1. Wisdom Teeth & Wisdom Tooth Extraction

    Wisdom Teeth & Wisdom Tooth Extraction

    Your third molars are more commonly called "wisdom teeth." Usually appearing in the late teens or early twenties, wisdom teeth often lack the proper space in the jaw to erupt fully, or even at all. This common condition is called impaction. When any tooth lacks the space to come through or simply de…Read More

  2. Top 5 Commonly Asked Children’s Dentistry Questions

    Top 5 Commonly Asked Children’s Dentistry Questions

    Bluff Creek Dental has been serving families in the Minneapolis area with high-quality dental care for many years. During our years of dental practice, we have noticed a few commonly asked dental questions regarding babies and young children. So, we decided to compile a short list of the most popula…Read More

  3. Tooth Pain

    Tooth Pain

    Bluff Creek Dental is committed to providing our patients in Minneapolis and the surrounding communities with the best diagnosis and treatment dentistry has to offer, especially when it comes to tooth pain. At one time or another, you’ve probably experienced some degree of tooth pain, from minor a…Read More

  4. Orthodontic Headgear

    Orthodontic Headgear

    Sometimes braces alone aren't enough to move teeth into a better position, or correct a problematic bite or misaligned jaw growth. In those situations your trusted dental professional may recommend the use of special appliances, such as orthodontic headgear. Orthodontic headgear is worn partly outsi…Read More

  5. National Children’s Dental Health Month

    National Children’s Dental Health Month – Preventing Tooth Decay

    The American Dental Association (ADA) first coined the month of February as National Children’s Dental Health Month in 1949. However, eight years earlier this observance started as a one-day event. Dentists back then understood the importance of children adopting a healthy oral hygiene routine at …Read More

  6. Gummy Smiles

    Gummy Smiles

    Some people feel self-conscious about smiling because they believe their gums are too prominent. Though we each have our own definition of what makes a smile beautiful — including how much gum is too much — cosmetic dentists define a smile as “gummy” when 4 millimeters (just over 1/8 of an i…Read More