1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Extractions


    The dentists and staff of Bluff Creek Dental make it their number one priority to care for their Chanhassen, MN patients using the latest technology and oral health initiatives. That includes keeping your mouth free of disease and preserving your original teeth. However, there may be a time when you…Read More

  4. Cracked Tooth

    Cracked Tooth

    Firmly anchored in your jaw and protected by an outer coating of tough enamel, your teeth are remarkably strong — yet it's still possible for them to chip, crack, or even break. For example, biting down on hard objects, receiving a blow to the mouth, or having large cavities (or old amalgam fillin…Read More

  5. Tooth paste


    Toothpaste: it's something most people use every day, but rarely give much thought to—except, perhaps, when choosing from the brands that line the drugstore shelf. When facing that daunting shelf and presented with the dozens of products boasting different benefits (“whiter teeth,” “fresher …Read More

  6. Tooth Sensitivity

    Tooth Sensitivity

    We all want a healthy, beautiful smile, but dental care goes beyond just helping teeth look good. At Bluff Creek Dental, we're proud to provide expert, high-quality dental treatments to patients of all ages throughout the Chanhassen, MN area. We believe everyone deserves a smile they feel proud of, …Read More

  7. Pregnancy & Your Child’s Developing Teeth

    Pregnancy & Your Child’s Developing Teeth

    At Bluff Creek Dental, it’s our mission to offer efficient and effective family dentistry and dental services to all our patients in and around Chanhassen, MN. This compassionate dental care doesn’t just begin in childhood; it begins even before birth! Many people don’t realize that even thoug…Read More