What You Should Know About Cavities

Did you know that cavities can cause a number of serious problems? For instance, if you don’t address you cavity quickly enough, you may eventually need root canal therapy. So you need to have a cavity filled as soon as possible. Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to recognize a cavity in its early stages. You may... read more »

Deep Stains in Your Smile Can Be Fully Whitened by a Dental Bleaching Treatment

If you were to look at the surface of your tooth enamel through a powerful microscope, you would see microscopic mineral crystals with pores and textures. These areas can sometimes trap microscopic staining particles from dark foods and beverages. If they’re not regularly removed, these stains can set deeper and deeper into your teeth. Unfortunately, the vast of the whitening... read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry for All Smiles

Cosmetic dentistry is more than just a few services designed to clean or strengthen teeth. Many services are designed to enhance your smile to give you a healthy, confident self-image. A wide variety of procedures can offer replacements and restorations for your teeth. If you are interested in enhancing your smile with a cosmetic dentistry treatment, here are just a few... read more »

How to Prevent Toothaches

Do you wish you knew how to prevent toothaches? If so, our Northridge Dental LLC dental team is happy to grant your wish! There are things you can do on a regular basis to keep your smile free from toothaches, and those things are: -Keep up on oral hygiene: Brush your teeth for two minutes every morning and every night.... read more »

Are You Brushing Your Teeth Correctly?

When you take the time to brush pearly whites correctly, you are effectively protecting your teeth (and gums) from the ravages of tooth decay and gum disease. For instance, people often saw back and forth or use brushes that have frayed bristles. Fortunately, there are better ways to brush. Dr. Timothy Dinkelman and our Northridge Dental LLC team in Lincoln,... read more »

Composite Fillings Are the Wave of the Future

Composite fillings are a much-needed alternative to dental amalgams. For over 150 years, America has relied on metal amalgams for their tooth restorations. Now, with cutting-edge technology, dentists can craft realistic natural-looking composites. Composite fillings can give you back the natural-looking beauty your teeth deserve. Below are some of the perks that come with composite fillings: - Functionality: Composites can... read more »

The Steps Needed to Properly Floss Your “Fangs”

As Halloween quickly approaches, it’s important to take good care of your teeth, or your fangs if you’re a vampire or werewolf. If you don’t take good care of your smile, there is a good chance you could fall victim to the scary toothaches and cavities. One of the best ways to care for your smile is to floss between... read more »

Getting Dental Implants

Dental implants are a very popular cosmetic dentistry option, and many people with missing teeth find themselves turning to implants as their preferred way to fix their smile. However, not everyone can get implants. A lot goes into determining whether or not you can get them. So to help you find out if you're a candidate, let's look at what... read more »

A Severely Decayed Tooth Can Be Restored by a Bridge

When bacteria exploit a tooth and cause tooth decay, the decay can quickly spread without timely treatment. When the decay and infection penetrate deep into the pulp and root of the tooth, it can lead to significant complications. Sometimes the situation can be so severe that your dentist’s only course of action is to extract the tooth so it can... read more »

Insights Dental Crowns

A crown can be called for to play any number of roles in restoring a badly decayed or damaged tooth. At the same time, crowns can also be used in cosmetic dentistry to restore a tooth, which has become unappealing due to visible fillings, chips, or deeply stained enamel. A crown can be made from a variety of different materials.... read more »