Are You Overdue for a Dental Visit?

When should you see the dentist? How often should you get your cleanings and exams? The answer to the first question is probably more than you do. The answer to the second question is “ask the dentist.” The first time your child should see the dentist is within six months of the first tooth and… Read more »

Teen Dental Care: The Oral Health Concerns to Watch Out For

If you want your teen to have a top-notch smile and oral health, then you need to help them make smile care a top priority. Unfortunately, there are many dental problems that can attack your teen’s teeth and gums and alter their oral health. It’s best to prevent and treat those problems as much as… Read more »

Dental Sealants 101

A lot of parents are faced with the question of whether they should have their kids get dental sealants. But if you wonder if they’re right for your kids, you’re not alone. A lot of parents question the veracity of dental sealants. Well, there are quite a few reasons why you’d want to seriously consider… Read more »

Is Excess Gum Tissue Blocking Your Smile?

Patients who have an excess amount of gum tissue may see less of their teeth, which affects the look of their smiles as well as complicates the placement of dental restorations on these teeth. Crown lengthening is a gum surgery to remove excess gum tissue and reshape your smile, and we offer further information on… Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Sleep Apnea

Have you ever heard of sleep apnea? Sleep apnea is a condition in which an individual will suffer interrupted breathing patterns while they sleep. Although this may not seem like anything more than an inconvenience, the truth is that it can have severe oral health and physical health repercussions. If left untreated, sleep apnea has… Read more »

How to Reach a Whiter Smile

If you are interested in reaching a whiter, brighter and more attractive smile, then our dentists, Drs. Lohner and Standing, are happy to help you. There are many things you can do to achieve your smile goals, and they are happy to tell you all about them. If you want a better smile, it’s best… Read more »

Oral Health Strategies: Water Flossers

Do you have trouble flossing? Do you have range of motion issues or dental work that make it difficult to floss? Fortunately, modern dentistry allows you to use alternative interdental tools to easily clean between teeth. Through the use of a water flosser, you can you use a stream of water to clean between teeth… Read more »

Super Smiles: Tooth Hazard Prevention

Tooth hazards are often present in our diet. For this reason, is always important exercise caution with all products we consume. Not only can foods and drinks damage your smile, but so too can habits used to eat them. Thus, never use your teeth for opening products or for any tasks which they are not… Read more »

Discover Your Smile with TMJ Treatments

Because of the fact that TMJ disorders can severely impair your oral health, it is important to understand the causes of a TMJ disorder, and what your treatments are available to help alleviate pain associated with it and strengthen your draw for a future recovery. If you have suffered any damage to your teeth as… Read more »

Why You Should Use Soft-Bristled Toothbrushes

Your dentists, Dr. Lohner and Dr. Jimmer, recommend using soft-bristled toothbrushes over any other type of toothbrush. Do you ever wonder why? If so, our dental team will be happy to help you. Soft-bristled toothbrushes can benefit you, your teeth, your gums, and your smile in many ways. To elaborate, we will be happy to… Read more »