1. Dry Mouth

    Dry Mouth

    Everybody gets dry mouth now and then. Sometimes temporary mouth dryness can be brought on by dehydration, stress, or a normal reduction in saliva flow at night. However, if your dry mouth persists long past the norm, you may have a chronic condition known as xerostomia. What is Xerostomia? Xerostom…Read More

  2. Corrective Jaw Surgery

    Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery

    The dedicated family dentists at Bluff Creek Dental provide a wide range of high quality dental services to patients of all ages in our friendly and comfortable Chanhassen, MN office environment. Corrective jaw surgery, or orthognathic surgery, is one of the many services we offer. During this proce…Read More

  3. Tooth Decay Prevention

    Tooth Decay Prevention

    At Bluff Creek Dental, we work hard to provide high-quality dental care to families across the Chanhassen, MN area. Our dentists and highly-trained staff want to make every patient feel at home in our office. We have years of experience working with patients of all ages and with every kind of dental…Read More

  4. Thumb and Finger Appliances

    Thumb & Finger Appliances

    Thumb and finger sucking habits are a perfectly natural way for babies and toddlers to soothe themselves. However, as a child grows there comes a point when this comforting habit can cause more harm than good. While it is completely natural for children to suck their thumbs during the first few year…Read More

  5. Space Maintainers

    Space Maintainers

    Pediatric Dentistry in Chanhassen, MN At Bluff Creek Dental, our mission is to help families throughout the Chanhassen, MN area achieve gorgeous, healthy smiles through great dental treatment. Our practice is proud to take a comprehensive approach to dental care, designing personalized treatments th…Read More

  6. Pregnancy, Hormones, & Oral Health

    Pregnancy, Hormones, & Oral Health

    Pregnancy is a time of celebration, planning, and changing. Not all of the changes are welcome, however, or even visible. Many of the physical and emotional changes experienced during pregnancy result from an increase in the levels of certain hormones. Hormones are chemicals that regulate many impor…Read More

  7. Mouthguards


    You will often hear your family dentist stress the importance of protecting your teeth from the harm of decay and disease. However, it is just as important to protect your teeth from external force and trauma—everything from teeth grinding to obtaining an injury during a sporting event. For best p…Read More

  8. Halitosis & Your Health


    Halitosis & Your Health This year don’t keep people at a distance due to a bad case of bad breath. Learn the truth behind halitosis today, and better prepare yourself for a sweet smelling, orally healthy tomorrow. The Basics of Bad Breath After food has been broken down in your mouth and swall…Read More

  9. Gum Injuries

    Gum Injuries

    When dental emergencies and pain occur, it can be the result of diseases and injuries related to the teeth; however, the problem can also come from the soft tissues of the mouth (the gums, tongue, lips and cheek lining). While they are tough enough to stand up to oral environments, these gum injurie…Read More

  10. Good Foods for Your Teeth

    Good Foods for Your Teeth

    We all know that a healthy, balanced diet is critical to overall health; but did you know that diet has a huge impact on teeth? You may not realize it, but certain foods can contribute to developing tooth decay, cavities, and gum disease, while others can reinforce the integrity of your teeth and he…Read More