Protect Your Gums With A Better Oral Care Regimen

What is your daily oral care routine really doing for your gums? Are you sure you are doing what is necessary to avoid a potential periodontal infection? While brushing and flossing protect you against gum disease when these habits are performed well, infrequent care, or a lack of thoroughness, might leave you more vulnerable than you realize. You should know that if you do see signs of potential gum disease, your Rapid City, SD dentist is ready to provide treatment to stop the problem. Letting it go unaddressed could allow it to worsen, which can create serious complications for your well-being. (more…)

We Can Replace Your Missing Teeth With Stable Restorations

Missing even one tooth in your smile can be a hard problem to ignore, particularly when that tooth is in a visible location. Of course, even tooth loss that is hard to notice can create real troubles for you when it comes to biting, chewing, and even speaking with comfort. Your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office is ready to help you address tooth loss through the placement and restoration of dental implants. Implant-held replacement teeth can be attractive, durable, and more comfortable for individuals. You can see the benefits of this treatment promptly if you qualify for same-day implants! (more…)

Custer State Park’s Centennial Celebration Is March 1!

On Friday, March 1, Custer State Park will have a big anniversary to celebrate. This year will mark the hundredth anniversary of the park’s establishment! Visitors to Custer State Park on this day can take part in great activities, which will include guided hikes, treats at the Visitors Center, and more! Weather permitting, you can also take part in snowshoe hikes and ice fishing activities. Maintaining a park is no small task, particularly when it comes to keeping the area clean. When it comes to oral health care, you also need to be mindful of cleanliness. In addition to practicing smart oral care at home, see your Rapid City, SD dentist for routine dental exams and cleanings! (more…)

Is An Aging Smile More Prone To Oral Health Troubles?

The actions you take towards your smile can influence your cavity risk in the short term, and the long term. If you are consistent about smart oral health care at home, and you make sure to see your dentist for regular dental checkups, you can control your risk for troubles. It is important to preserve smart habits over time. As a person ages, a lack of quality care, and natural wear and tear on teeth, can make it harder to prevent cavities. Your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office can help you by providing routine preventive care, and by offering guidance on long-term smile support. (more…)

Sleep Apnea’s Effect On Your Sleep Habits, And Your Health

Your full night’s rest may feel considerably less than restful when you wake up feeling groggy. When you have sleep apnea, you can struggle to receive the proper benefits of sleep because your sleep cycle is frequently interrupted by a loss of air. A person with obstructive sleep apnea will lose the ability to breathe because soft tissues block their airways. To correct the problem, your body has to awaken enough to address the blockage, and that interruption makes it harder for you to gain the positive health effects that come with proper rest. Your Rapid City, SD dentist can help you combat sleep apnea, and protect your health. (more…)

Join The Fun At The Last Day To Skate Beach Party 2/23!

As cold as it can be at the beginning of the year, Rapid City will see warmer temperatures return. On Saturday, February 23, the ice skating season comes to an end at Main Street Square. To commemorate the close of this popular winter recreation, there will be a special Last Day To Skate Beach Party! During this event, you can take to the rink surrounded by fun tropical decorations, and make the most of this final round on the ice. Discounted passes for the rink are available for skaters twelve and younger. The seasons can come and go more quickly than you expect. Your Rapid City, SD dentist’s office hopes everyone makes the most of their winter. Our practice also wants to remind you that your year should feature two semiannual trips to the dentist for routine dental exams! (more…)

Select The Right Clear Aligners For Your Orthodontic Work

Orthodontic work can be completed without ever requiring the use of metal braces. If you are approved for the use of clear aligners, your Rapid City, SD dentist can work with you on improving your dental alignment with a series of clear aligners. Over time, your teeth will be moved in order into proper alignment, and you can enjoy the benefits of an improved smile, while also receiving oral health benefits. You can actually choose a particular system of aligners. ClearCorrect and MTM Clear Aligners are both capable of providing discreet adjustments of your teeth. (more…)

Take Part In The 2019 Walk For Warmth Event!

During the cold winter months, some families can struggle with the costs that come with keeping their houses warm. The 2019 Walk For Warmth seeks to help community members in need through the raising of funds to offset these costs. This year will see people gather for the eighth annual Walk For Warmth event. The event will help raise funds to address housing costs like heating, and air conditioning in the summer months. Entry fees are tax-deductible, and there are discounts for college students. This is a great opportunity for you to help area families take care of their needs. If you need to make sure your smile needs are being met, arrange a routine dental exam with your Rapid City, SD dentist. (more…)

Use These Tips To Improve Your Daily Oral Care Regimen!

Your Rapid City, SD dentist is ready to help you by identifying and treating cavities, and issues with your periodontal health. When you come in for regular dental visits, you also have access to the kind of routine oral care that can reduce your risk for smile problems. Of course, you only see your dentist on a semiannual basis – in between those appointments, you should be taking care to protect yourself against oral health issues. Your daily oral care routine can be important to this. Your diet choices can also be meaningful. With the right strategy in place, you can improve the likelihood that your dentist only has good news for you at your next appointment. (more…)

Check Out The Black Hills Sports Show And Outdoor Expo!

From Friday, February 8 through Sunday, February 10, the Rushmore Plaza Civic Center will host the 37th annual Black Hills Sports Show And Outdoor Expo! This special event will bring together dealers and vendors to offer up exciting deals and information on a wide array of products. There will also be special demonstrations, activities, and a designated area for the kids to explore and enjoy. Outdoor activities can help us stay fit, which provides lasting benefits for our health. If you want to maintain your smile health, make sure you attend regular dental checkups! Your Rapid City, SD dentist can work with you to protect your oral health during every visit. (more…)