With Governor Walz executive order in place, dental practices are mandated to remain closed except for emergencies that are life-threatening or will cause major dysfunction of the jaw or teeth until at least April 14th unless the executive order is extended or revoked. If you have an appointment scheduled prior to April 14th, you will be receiving a call from us. We will work hard to get you rescheduled in a timely manner. Please be patient … [Read more...] about COVID-19 Update – Our Office Remains Closed
February is National Children's Dental Health month and we'll be visiting Wheel & Cog Children's Museum as one way to celebrate and promote oral health in children. Parkview's Day at the Children's Museum Parkview Dental will be at Wheel and Cog Children’s Museum on February 8, 2020 from 10:00 am to noon. Dr. Angie and Kaylee, Dental Assistant, will be at Wheel & Cog leading two fun hands on activities for children. We'll also … [Read more...] about Visiting Wheel & Cog Children’s Museum for Dental Health Month
Many people prefer to pay their bills online, so we've added an online payment option at Parkview Dental for your convenience. At Parkview Dental, we believe expense should not keep you from benefiting from the quality of care you need and desire. All treatment options will be presented and discussed before treatment begins. We are sensitive to the fact that different people have different needs in fulfilling their financial … [Read more...] about Online Payment Option Now Available
Getting a good night's sleep is an important part of everyone's life. If you have a restless night how do you feel the next day? Tired? Unproductive? Crabby? Maybe a combination of of these? Many people deal with disrupted sleep caused by sleep apnea. The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine reports that at least 25 million adults in the United States suffer from sleep apnea. If you think this could be you, know you're not alone. Also, … [Read more...] about Solving Sleep Apnea At The Dentist – Peggy’s Story
Good oral hygiene results in a mouth that looks and smells healthy. This means: Your teeth are clean and free of debris Your gums are pink and do not hurt or bleed when you brush or floss Bad breath is not a constant problem If your gums do hurt or bleed while brushing or flossing, or you are experiencing persistent bad breath, see your dentist. Any of these conditions may indicate a problem. Daily preventive care, including proper … [Read more...] about What is Good Oral Hygiene?
Fillings don't last forever. To quote Dr. Smith, here at Parkview Dental; “Just like the tires on our cars get tired and need to be replaced, so do our dental fillings.” They can become discolored. Composite, tooth-colored fillings pick up stains, and yellow or darken over time. When you chew, your teeth and any fillings in them are subjected to tremendous pressures. Even if no other problems develop, some fillings will wear out over time and … [Read more...] about Why Replace a Filling?