July 19, 2016
One of the most common restorative dentistry procedure performed by your 55318 dentist at Chaska Dental Center is a filling to repair a tooth with decay. For centuries, cavities were filled with metals—gold or silver, typically. Then, during the later part of the 1800s, dentists discovered that a stronger material resulted when several metals were combined with the aid of mercury. These amalgam fillings were used for the better part of the 20th century. Now, however, dentists have another choice, Amalgam-free fillings, also called tooth-colored fillings or white fillings, provide equal strength without the cosmetic and health disadvantages that plagued amalgam fillings.
May 4, 2016
Dental crowns, or caps, restore failing tooth structure to full strength and excellent smile aesthetics. Does Mom need a Chaska dental crown but dreads the 2, 3 or 4 appointment process? The good news is Chaska Dental Center offers one-visit dental crowns to patients in the 55318 area. (more…)
April 7, 2016
No other tooth replacement option boosts oral health and well-being quite like the Chaska dental implant. Drs. Thomas J. Meschke and Aaron B. Swingdorf of Chaska Dental Center recreate smiles with these permanent, bone-sparing and realistic-looking artificial teeth. And, because they are so predictable and reliable, they are one-time fixes, saving patients money and time over their lifetimes. (more…)