How Dental X-Rays Can Help You

Do you ever wonder why X-Rays are associated with dentists so often? Do you wonder how often a dentist will actually recommend an X-Ray? In reality, X-Rays are extremely important because they help dentists plot out treatments and plan how to best meet their patients’ needs. Depending on the state of your smile, your dentist… Read more »

Meet Your Gentle Dentist in North Platte, Nebraska

How much do you know about our beloved city of North Platte? Longtime locals are well aware of North Platte’s history, but newcomers might not know that our city is the home of the world’s largest rail yard! And did you know that North Platte was also the home of one of the most famous… Read more »

Dental Tips for Your Pregnancy

Today our team is going to give you four dental tips that you can keep in mind throughout your pregnancy which can keep your teeth in tip-top shape. Tip No. 1: Visit the Dentist Regularly It’s important to schedule regular cleaning appointments with your dentist. These professional cleanings are essential to maintain healthy teeth and… Read more »

Understanding Root Canal Treatment

When a tooth becomes severely decayed or infected, dentists often will recommend a root canal for treatment. If your dentist has given you the news that you need a root canal, you may be wondering what you can expect during your appointment. Good news! Our team is here to give you all the information you’ll… Read more »

How to Care for Sensitive Teeth

Do you experience a sharp or sudden pain when you eat or drink something hot, cold, sweet, or sour? If so, you may be suffering from tooth sensitivity, and we are happy to help you find the comfort you deserve! Tooth sensitivity generally occurs when your gums pull back from your teeth and expose the… Read more »

What Causes Hairy Tongue?

Have you developed a dark, fur-like coating on the surface of your tongue? If so, you may have developed a harmless condition called hairy tongue. Hairy tongue usually goes away on its own, but you may wonder what causes its development. The tiny bumps on the surface of your tongue, papillae, shed dead skin cells… Read more »

How Much Damage Can a Human Bite Cause?

For soccer fans following the World Cup, one of the biggest stories has been Uruguay’s Luis Suarez and his suspension for biting an opposing player’s shoulder during a game. Here at the dental office, we highly discourage biting anything other than food, and especially not other people! But this incident did make us curious to… Read more »