Can a Dental Bridge Benefit You?

Have you lost several teeth? If so, we encourage you to consider your options for dental restorations to restore your smile to full health. The loss of a few teeth in a row may necessitate the placement of a dental bridge or dentures. We would be happy to help you... Read more »

The Denture Construction Process

Following the loss of several teeth or complete tooth loss, our dentist can provide you with customized dentures to help you regain your smile. Dentures can restore your ability to speak and eat properly and maintain your original facial shape. If you would like to learn more about the process... Read more »

Dental Crowns Are Intended to Restore A Tooth

When the enamel layer of a single tooth is significantly compromised by a large cavity, dental fracture, or another physical defect, a dentist like Dr. Don W. Heyen can often treat it with a dental crown restoration. This treatment process will remove any remaining tooth enamel to replace it with... Read more »

Reasons to Receive Dentures

A fun historical fact is that people have been wearing artificial teeth for at least 2,000 years. However, in this age, many people are suspicious of dentures because they used to look more like stubbles of chalk than actual teeth, but dentures have come a long way in their appearance... Read more »

The Steps to Building a Better Smile: Gum Disease Symptoms

If you wish to protect your smile against all forms of gum disease, it is important to always look for any signs and symptoms that it is present. Gum disease can arise at anytime, and can be exacerbated by the habits in your life, certain genetic predispositions, your diet, and... Read more »

Learning Oral Health Facts on Dental Damage Prevention

  If you are ready to enhance your smile, set forth a prevention plan to keep your teeth and gums safe from dental damage. Dental damage can strike at any time and can come in a multitude of forms. However, most horrible accidents and injuries are preventable if you take... Read more »

A Tooth Chipped by Chronic Night Grinding Might Be Repaired by Installing a Dental Filling

If you notice yourself grinding your teeth at night on a regular basis, you shouldn’t dismiss the problem as innocuous. In fact, the excessive pressure and force exerted by clenching and grinding could potentially exceed the structural integrity of your tooth enamel. If one of your teeth has been chipped... Read more »

Keep Your Smile Gorgeous With Proper Dental Veneer Care

If you are not happy with the color or shape of your smile, you may find that dental veneers can deliver the results you want. These thin, tooth-colored shells offer many benefits, including correcting minor alignments in your smile, brightening your teeth, and closing unwanted tooth gaps. With proper care,... Read more »

A Tooth-Preservation Product Can Help Save a Knocked Out Tooth

An accidental blow to the face from a household fall or athletic injury can cause various forms of oral trauma. This can easily damage teeth or wound soft tissues in the mouth. Sometimes these severe incidents can carry enough force to knock out a tooth. In a moment like this seeking... Read more »

Bleeding Gums: Care Tips

Let’s not joke around: bleeding gums are no fun. They are painful, and they are frequently the indicator of a graver ailment, the early phases of periodontal disease. Fortunately, there are some things that you can to do mitigate your risk for bloody gums and the periodontal disease that so... Read more »