Can Oral Piercings Impact More Than My Look?

Do oral piercings seem appealing to you? Are you thinking about getting one? While these piercings are becoming increasingly popular as a form of self-expression, they can pose significant risks to your dental and overall health. We want you to be aware of some of the potential risks involved so that you can make an informed decision on whether or... read more »

Brushing and Flossing: Their Influence on Your Smile

Building your best smile is possible if you're willing to take the necessary steps. With only a few minutes a day, you can transform your mouth from below-average hygiene levels and take it to a tip-top mouth masterpiece. This includes twice-daily brushing your teeth and at least once a day cleaning out the areas between your teeth. Flossing is essential... read more »

Health Diet Tips for Your Teeth

A healthy diet is essential to a healthy life. That is why, our dentist, Dr. Timothy Dinkelman with Northridge Dental LLC in Lincoln, Nebraska, is here to give you some diet tips for your teeth. Did you know what you eat plays a role in the prevention of tooth decay and gum disease? Most of us know that candy and... read more »

Dentistry Blog for Beginners: Tooth Hazard Treatments

Are there any tooth hazard risks in your life that are plaguing your smile? Even if you are not aware of any, numerous underlying factors and your daily habits, your oral hygiene routine, your diet, and even your lifestyle can drastically affect the health of your teeth and gums. To minimize tooth hazard risks, always be on the lookout for... read more »

Shed Some Light on Dental Crowns

  Improving your oral health often means fixing any dental damage that has occurred. Even with the proper oral health care, lifestyle choices, and diet, it is possible that teeth can suffer dental damage from oral accidents or injuries. If any issues should arise, a restoration in the form of a dental crown can be effective. Dental crowns can reshape... read more »

Here Is What You Should Know After Receiving a Dental Filling

It’s important to treat a cavity at its earliest signs before it requires root canal therapy to treat the center of the tooth. With early treatment, a dental filling may be the best way to treat a tooth, and we encourage you to treat your new dental filling with care to ensure your cavity treatment is successful. Dr. Timothy Dinkelman... read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Chewing Gum

  Saliva functions to help eliminate unhealthy products that may linger on your teeth and gums. However, saliva can often be lowered by medications you're taking and other issues that can contribute to dry mouth. Thus, you will need to use alternative dental treatments to help improve and promote the formation of saliva.  One effective treatment to consider is by... read more »

Fight Bad Breath

Is bad breath cramping your style? Bad breath, which is also known as halitosis, can cause embarrassment or shame. Our dentist and team are thrilled to share some simple things you can do at home to fight gum disease. Dental Hygiene Brushing and flossing are not only important to your oral health but are an integral part of fighting or... read more »

Symptoms That Call for an Oral Cancer Screening

Because oral cancer is so serious and is best treated when diagnosed as soon as possible, our team at Northridge Dental LLC offers oral cancer screenings as part of your routine dental checkups. Every year, over 40,000 American patients are diagnosed with a case of oral cancer, and early detection is very critical to to the success of any oral... read more »

How Dentures Are Created

Are you missing some or all of your permanent teeth? Our dentist may recommend dentures to restore your smile. Dentures are removable appliances that can act as a partial or full set of teeth. Full dentures are used if all of the permanent teeth are missing. A flesh-colored base with replacement teeth attached is placed over the gums. If only... read more »