October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

A Dental Filling Might Be Needed to Treat a Small Cavity

Contoured areas on your teeth can sometimes trap plaque and other bacterial deposits. If you struggle to clean these areas the surrounding tooth enamel can start to demineralize allowing a small cavity to develop. If your routine dental checkup reveals an area of tooth decay, our dentist will help you... Read more »

Support Your Smile With Oral Emergency Support

Are you currently at risk for an oral emergency? An oral emergency typically arises if you have a dental problem that remains untreated. However, they can often arise as oral accidents and problems that can occur to anybody. If you feel that you are at an increased risk for an... Read more »

The 101 on Dental Crowns

If you’ve hidden your smile for years because it no longer shines as bright as it did, or if you’ve damaged teeth and never had them fixed, we have some great news for you - there’s a way to regain your previous stellar smile and confidence. Dental crowns, installed by... Read more »

Sleep Apnea and Dentists

When you get a bad night’s sleep, it’s hard to be in a good mood. Not only that, but poor sleep can have a whole host of negative effects on your overall health, too. From fatigue to bad eating habits and a slower metabolism, lack of sleep really hits your... Read more »

Dental Upgrades: Mouthwash

Do you know the difference between cosmetic mouthwash and therapeutic mouthwash? While cosmetic mouthwash is mainly used to help mask and control any instances of bad breath, therapeutic mouthwash is actually meant to treat the underlying conditions associated with it as well as lowering your risk for other oral health... Read more »

What Are the Different Stages of Gum Disease?

Did you know there are different stages of gum disease? Well, it’s true. In fact, there are two stages: gingivitis and periodontitis. Our dentist, Dr. Robin Khan , is happy to tell you all about these stages so you know all there is to know about gum disease in Omaha,... Read more »