Three Reasons a Dental Implant Is Often Ideal

Because of the popularity of dental veneers and dental crowns, many patients forget that dental implants can also restore their smiles, especially because the lack of titanium screws make crowns and veneers much simpler. However, dental implants can benefit your smile in ways that other cosmetic procedures can’t accomplish. We propose these three reasons to… Read more »

Take Care of Your Smile with Tooth Hazard Treatments

  Never be afraid to seek out new ways to protect your smile against the dangers of tooth hazards. Tooth hazards can arise at any time and can lead to oral accidents or injuries that can severely harm your teeth and gums. Only by being prepared can you effectively make sure that your smile is… Read more »

Make Your Dental Crowns Last a Long Time

Dental crowns are fashioned in a process that makes them very tough. By bringing the substances that will comprise your crown to very high temperatures, workshops can contour the crown, set it and cure it, fashioning a product that will last for multiple years with appropriate care. So how long do dental crowns last? That… Read more »

Achieve a Gorgeous Smile for the Holidays with Dental Veneers

As you navigate the cheer and frenzy of the holidays, we urge you to not neglect your smile. Maintain excellent oral hygiene habits and take time to visit your dentist if you are due for your next dental cleaning and exam. If you are ashamed of your smile and want to enhance its appearance, Dr…. Read more »

How to Care for Your Oral Health When You’re 55 Years Old and Older

Do you want a top-notch oral health as a senior? If so, you have come to the right blog! Our dentists, Dr. Glenn D. Balkins, Dr. Mark P. Swensen and Dr. Haslam, are happy to give you the tips you need to have a strong and healthy smile that helps you eat, talk, and smile… Read more »

The Basics of a TMJ Disorder

10 million people in our nation alone have been diagnosed with TMJ Disorder. Its central feature is jaw pain. Other specifics may include an aching pain inside and around the ear, facial pain, trouble chewing, and the locking of the jaw. You may also have a popping noise while you work on your jaw joints,… Read more »

Correct Dental Damage with CEREC Dental Crowns

Did you know that there is an oral health care treatment that can protect your teeth down to the gum line? Not only will it improve the look of a tooth, it can even provide protection from future ailments and accidents that may arise. They are known as CEREC dental crowns. A CEREC dental crown… Read more »

Understanding Cosmetic Dentistry

Did you know, there is more than one treatment you can choose from to make your smile shine? Well, it’s true! The best way to find out which one is right for you is to talk to your doctor, Dr. at to find out which treatment would fit for you. One option you can pick… Read more »

Dental Care 101: Your Toothbrush

Taking care of your toothbrush is a vital part of your oral hygiene. Without effective tools, your toothbrush time will be significantly less effective, which may result in tooth decay or other problems. A toothbrush only lasts for about 3-4 months, even if the bristles look fine. Bacteria grow on toothbrushes, and after 3-4 months,… Read more »

The Answers to Frequently Asked Questions About Dental Fillings

Dental fillings are great restorations that can help you and your smile in many ways; however, they can also be confusing and even a bit overwhelming, especially if you don’t know much about them. So, if you’re nervous about your dentists, Dr. Swensen or Dr. Balkins, restoring your oral health with a dental filling in… Read more »