January 10th, 2017
Historic 1945 news article shows just how far dentistry has come

by Leah Kinney, RDH, MS Dentistry in 1945 looked nothing like it does today – and this fascinating and somewhat prophetic 1945 Star Tribune article is proof.  In 1945, the then Star Journal (today the Star Tribune) story about the University of Minnesota School of Dentistry proved to be a very accurate predictor of what… Read more »

January 3rd, 2017
Going to the dentist

Visiting the dentist is fun!  Below, Dental Hygienist Leah explores what kids can expect to see and experience at their very first dental appointment.

December 29th, 2016
Better Health Through Oral Health!

By Dr. Sheila Strock As we begin a new year, many of us renew our focus on our health. Keeping your teeth for as long as you live is an excellent goal for long-term health. Start the New Year by taking good care of your teeth! Understanding the threats to our teeth is crucial to… Read more »

December 27th, 2016
How diets affect the health of your smile
December 20th, 2016
High-tech oral health gifts – are they worth the extra money?

So most of your holiday shopping is done, but you are still in search of a unique gift for the tech-savvy, health-conscious person on your list. Here’s a holiday buying guide to help you weigh the pros and cons of giving a high-tech dental product. Electric Toothbrushes (example) Worth it?  Yes. Several studies have shown… Read more »

December 19th, 2016
Purchase your dental plan on the exchange? Here’s what you should know before Jan. 1

2016 is wrapping up and it’s time to start looking forward to next year. If you purchased a dental benefits plan on the MNsure.org or Healthcare.gov state exchange anytime in 2016, your plans will reset on January 1. Here’s what you should know: All benefits, regardless of when purchased, will reset on January 1, 2017…. Read more »

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