Why Munching on Carrots Helps Teeth

Carrots are awesome for building snowmen and treating horses, but are they good for your teeth? As it turns out, yes! Carrots can be awesome for teeth. Here’s a bit of data we’ve put together for you on why carrots may be able to strengthen your oral health. If you have any queries after reading… Read more »

How Can I Keep Gum Disease from Threatening My Oral Health?

Have you been told you have gum disease? If so, it’s time to step up your daily brushing and flossing routine, and possibly using a mouthwash to help lower the bacteria levels in your mouth. Let’s look at how gum disease affects your smile! Your mouth contains millions of oral bacteria which mix with oral… Read more »

Dentistry Highlights: Mouth Guards

Holiday smiles begin with damage prevention. This includes wearing the appropriate mouth guards to prevent any facial or blunt trauma that can arise if involved in activities in which it can be present. Selecting the appropriate mouth guard and cleaning it as necessary is essential to ensure it functions as intended. Mouth guard varieties include… Read more »

Discover Your Hidden Smile with Aging and Dental Health Treatments

In order to discover your oral health care to ensure it has the most significant chance for success in your twilight years, always do your part to keep a clean and healthy smile. Although your teeth will age as you get older, they are plenty of things you can do to ensure your teeth last… Read more »

Chipped Tooth Enamel Needs Professional Treatment

Sometimes a chipped tooth doesn’t cause any immediate distress or discomfort. Some people will even attempt to live with newly developed sensitivity in a fractured tooth, and forgo professional treatment from a dentist like Dr. Lee F. Peterson. However, this could eventually lead to a severe cavity developing in the tooth or an increased chance… Read more »

Maintain a Happy Smile with Dentures

We want you to be thankful for your smile this holiday season. However, accidents do arise, and numerous individuals may be left with oral accidents or injuries that have left them with missing or lost teeth. If you have lost any teeth or are scheduled for a tooth extraction to remove damaged or broken ones,… Read more »

Oral Health Care Halloween Reminders

If you need any help with your oral health this Halloween, remember there are numerous habits and choices you can make to increase your chance of oral health success. A lot of your focus should be centered around treats and sweets, as they are often some of the biggest oral health offenders this time of… Read more »

The Benefits of Mouthwash

You probably already realize what wonders brushing and flossing can do for your oral health. Have you ever thought about going above and beyond in your oral hygiene routine and adding mouthwash? If so, this can be an easy and wonderful way to boost your tooth health. But before you begin, Lee F. Peterson DDS… Read more »

Chipped Teeth Are at Increased Risk of Suffering from Additional Tooth Decay

There are several things capable of carrying enough force to chip a tooth or cause a minor dental fracture. When this happens the compromised area of tooth enamel can cause minor sensitivity problems, cosmetic complications, and potential long-term tooth decay problems. Even if the chipped tooth doesn’t cause immediate distress the compromised area of tooth… Read more »

A Complete Denture Can Help Restore the Basic Function of Teeth Compromised by Severe Gum Disease

If gum disease is allowed to progress, the periodontal inflammation can cause pockets of infection to develop near the roots of your teeth. This can significantly weaken the teeth and even cause a loss of healthy bone structure in your jaw. As time goes on this can leave you with a mouth full of compromised… Read more »