1. 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

  2. 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

  3. Fluoride & Your Child

    Fluoride & Your Child

    Fluoride is a naturally occurring mineral and is essential for tooth development and the prevention of tooth decay. Most of us have access to fluoride in our drinking water; however, it may not be a sufficient amount. That's one reason why your family dentist may recommend a fluoride supplement for …Read More

  4. Digital X-Rays

    Digital X-Rays

    It’s almost impossible to imagine the practice of dentistry without x-ray technology because it helps your family dentist diagnose conditions that can’t be seen with the naked eye, including tooth decay, gum disease, abscesses, and abnormal growths. Since the first x-rays became available a cent…Read More

  5. Cleft Lip and Palate Repair

    Cleft Lip and Palate Repair

    Among the most common birth defects, cleft lip and cleft palate affect approximately 1 in 800 babies born in North America. Luckily, treatment is available to help affected children live a healthy, normal life. Bluff Creek Dental in Chanhassen, Minnesota offers treatment for cleft lip and palate wit…Read More