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Is Sepsis Related to a Toothache?

February 21, 2019

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Portrait of young woman with toothache

Are you suffering from a toothache in Chaska? No matter what caused the pain to occur, you need to find treatment from your dentist as soon as possible. Left unattended to, that throbbing crown can turn into a serious, even life-threatening problem — one called sepsis.

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Is Gum Chewing Good or Bad? Your Dentist Answers

February 12, 2019

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close-up of woman putting chewing gum in mouth

Most people like chewing a stick of gum now and then — but if you pop a piece in your mouth on a regular basis, what does that mean for your smile? The question of “is gum chewing bad for my teeth?” is common. Your dentist will remind you that when it comes to this habit, it is the type of gum you chew that really makes the difference. Keep reading to find out about which one to choose for cleaner and healthier teeth and gums. 

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Will Your Toothache In Chaska Get Worse On an Airplane? Possibly!

January 22, 2019

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Man touches his face in pain

Do you travel frequently for business, or are you taking a personal trip soon? You may be surprised to hear it, but you’re at greater risk of sudden dental pain when you fly. And if you already have a toothache at home, it can easily get worse on an airplane. Air travel is stressful enough already without the added problem of getting a toothache mid-flight, not to mention that you don’t want a dental emergency to ruin your trip. Keep reading to learn why this happens and whether there’s a way to make it to your destination pain-free!

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How Does Gum Disease in Chaska Affect Your Overall Health?

January 8, 2019

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Illustration of the stages of gum disease

It’s not uncommon for people to think of the mouth and body as separate. But even though medical and dental insurance are separate, your oral health and general health are very much connected! In fact, the link between gum disease in Chaska and your overall health has been studied extensively in recent years, and you might be surprised at what researchers have found. Keep reading to learn more about this important topic and get tips for maintaining a healthy smile and a healthy body!

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How to Cope with Dry Socket After Wisdom Teeth Extraction

December 12, 2018

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woman having dental work performed in office

Wisdom teeth extraction is something many people will need during adolescence or even into adulthood. One common side effect of this type of oral procedure is dry socket — when the blood clot that covers the treatment site becomes dislodged and leaves the bone beneath it exposed. Dry socket is painful and can slow healing but knowing the right steps to take can help to ensure that you get out of pain and your recovery gets back on track as soon as possible. Find more information about dry socket after extraction in Chaska below. 

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Have a Dental Implant Failing in Chaska?

November 17, 2018

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Dental implant procedures have over a 95 percent success rate, so it is rare that you would experience a dental implant failing in Chaska. However, that 5 percent chance still remains. If you think an implant post is loose, there may still be time to save it if you take the right steps. Keep reading to find out more about why that might happen and what you should do next.

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How Dental Implants Help to Stop the Effects of Missing Teeth

November 2, 2018

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Illustration of dental implants.

Are you missing or on the verge of losing some teeth? Dental implants provide the best answer to missing teeth in Chaska. This replacement option takes the place of the lost tooth’s root as well as the visible crown, which provides a number of benefits for your oral and overall health. Below, find more information about the serious side effects of tooth loss, and how dental implants can help to protect you from them.

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Be Part of Candy Give-Back in Chaska!

October 31, 2018

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overflowing halloween bucket with candyWhether you’re trick-or-treating the weekend before Halloween or on the day itself, come November 1, your house is likely going to be full of candy galore. It’s an exciting time to be a kid, but why not share the wealth? This year, Chaska Dental Center is excited to join Operation Gratitude and participate in candy give-back for our troops on November 1. Keep reading to learn the details — and why it’s a great idea to participate!

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Visit Your Delta Dental Dentist to Use Your Insurance Benefits!

October 6, 2018

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portrait of a smiling familyAs we draw closer to the end of 2018, your to-do list is probably filling up fast with holiday parties, feasts, and other exciting events. While you’re making plans for November and December, don’t forget to visit your Delta Dental dentist in Chaska. These insurance plans run on a calendar year, and that means any money you have left to your name is at-risk of disappearing when the clock strikes 12 on New Year’s Eve. But there’s still time to save!

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Updates to Invisalign Improve the Process for Straight Teeth

September 30, 2017

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close up of a beautiful smileInvisalign has been around for awhile now — long enough for 4 million people around the world to have chosen these clear braces for their orthodontic treatment. Invisalign is a wonderful way to improve the alignment of teeth, and we are happy to share some recent changes to the Invisalign protocols that will make the system even more efficient, comfortable, and effective than it already was.

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