The Dangers of Your Aging Teeth

Do you ever think your teeth are in danger? Did you know, as we age, our teeth age with us becoming more vulnerable? Over time, if we neglect on our oral health care, we can cause serious damage to occur with cavities, tooth loss, and even gum disease leading to bone loss. That is why,… Read more »

A Missing Rear Molar Can Often Be Restored Via Dental Implant

Each of the molars in the back of your mouth are very important for the overall oral function of your mouth. They are very large and primarily called upon to do the lion’s share of chewing and grinding. When a back molar is lost to untreated tooth decay, dental avulsion, or a required extraction, it… Read more »

How to Treat a Damaged Dental Crown

Even though your dental crown is strong and reliable, there are things that could damage and break it, which is extremely inconvenient and troublesome. These things could be a blow to the face, the suction from chewing gum or eating something sticky, or even daily wear and tear. So, as you can see, a broken… Read more »

Dental Implants Are Perfect for Missing Teeth

Dr. Scott Timmons and Dr. Justin Gangestad in , , are happy to restore your smile with the help of dental implants. In order to place dental implants, our team coordinates with an oral surgeon who is trained in the placement of titanium implants. We restore the implant with a custom-made crown, bridge, or denture.Whether… Read more »

Keep Your Smile Shining with These Healthy Foods and Snacks

Did you know that your diet plays a strong role in the health of your teeth? Although cleaning our teeth is a necessity no matter what we eat, the foods we eat can either strengthen our smiles or in many cases, put us at greater risks for oral health failure. Keep your smile shining with… Read more »

Your Teeth and your Diet

You’ve probably never made the connection, but there’s actually a strong link between the health of your teeth and what you eat. Your diet plays a large role in the overall health of your mouth, but it all begins with how healthy your teeth are. To help explain this connection, and underscore why it’s so… Read more »

Various Signs You May Have Bruxism

If you sleep alone, the chances are slim you would ever even know that you had a sleep disorder. Common disorders such as snoring would certainly continue without you ever being made aware. The same can be said for bruxism. Bruxism is a disorder in which a person grinds and clenches their teeth, often to… Read more »

When Should You Take Your Child to the Dentist for the First Time?

It’s important for parents to keep their children healthy and strong. But did you know that you’ll need to keep your child’s mouth healthy if you’re hoping to help them stay healthy overall? To do so, you’ll have to visit a dentist regularly—but did you know when you should schedule your child’s first appointment? We… Read more »

Dentistry: A History

Dentistry is one of the oldest medical professions. Dental care has changed drastically over the years, with most scientific developments occurring in the last few centuries. Dr. Timmons, Dr. Gangestad, and our team at are excited to explore the history of dentistry with you. The first text found documenting dentistry dates back to 5000 BC…. Read more »

Choosing the Best Toothpaste

You have a ton going on in life to focus on, and it’s probably safe to say that worrying about whether or not you’re using the right type of toothpaste is pretty low on your totem pole of concerns. However, you can greatly improve the quality of your oral health by using the right type… Read more »