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By: Lisa M.
Heller, Dennis M DDS PC
Dr.Heller & his hygentist are so wonderful! The office staff are always very polite & helpful! Thanks to Dr. Heller and his staff it's no longer a dreaded trip to the dentist!
By: lindam59
Mann Marshall H DDS
My office visits are always delightful. I feel like I am with friends because I have been with them for so long and have known them for even longer. Very friendly staff.
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By: Sandy C.
Aspen Dental
Very helpful staff, helped me finance my dentures.Had several upper teeth pulled. Clean environment. Pretty much a pain free experience. Hav recommended them to friends.
By: Curtis B.
Benjamin William Knaak, DMD
Absolutely the best. Great staff and always takes the utmost care of patients.
Tips & Advices
  • If a tooth decays and the nerves or pulp (soft internal tissue which helps teeth develop) become inflamed or infected
  • If a tooth is cracked or broken and nerves are exposed
This generally depends on any specific issues you wish to address with your teeth. There are toothpastes designed to whiten teeth, fight cavities, decrease sensitivity, prevent bad breath, resist gingivitis, and those specific to children (with lower fluoride content). There are also toothpastes that offer “complete” protection by combining aspects of many of the above toothpastes.
It’s recommended to get a professional cleaning at least two times per year.
  • Desensitizing toothpaste numbs the nerves in the teeth that can cause discomfort.
  • Mouth guard can protect against grinding teeth during sleep.
  • Fluoride treatment can be applied by dentists to sensitive areas to numb teeth and strengthen enamel.
  • Root canal can treat problems in a tooth’s core.
  • Surgical gum graft where a piece of gum tissue is removed from a section of the mouth to cover an exposed root.
Not everyone needs to have their wisdom teeth removed, but there are certain signs that can help you and your doctor determine if yours should be:
  • Wisdom teeth are pushing other teeth around, causing pain and misalignment
  • Cysts form around newly emerged wisdom teeth, causing jaw damage
  • Gums get inflamed and swollen, causing cavities and pain
  • Doctor determine from x-rays that wisdom teeth will cause problems in the near future

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