Cavities & Their Detection

You try hard to keep up with your dental hygiene so that your smile can shine at its best. Despite your best efforts, a cavity can form in your mouth. You may be wondering, “How did this cavity form?” Dr. Dean Calpas and our team are eager to teach you... Read more »

Redesign Your Smile with Dentures

Why do so many patients receive dentures? These removable tooth replacement appliances are used to fill large and small tooth gaps so that patients can have a functional smile that isn’t difficult to care for. Some people receive partial dentures to replace a small amount of missing teeth, or they... Read more »

Eating for Dental Health

If you've ever gone on a diet, you'll have educated yourself on nutrition and what foods are best to put in your body for optimum health. But, have you ever researched what foods are best specifically for your oral health? The most important factor for healthy teeth and gums is... Read more »

Got Questions About Dental Crowns? Here Are Your Answers

If you have questions about dental crowns, then our dentists, Drs. Hendrix and Amundson, are more than happy to help you. The more you know about the restoration, the better. So, they are happy to give you the answers you’re looking for by providing the answers to commonly asked questions... Read more »

Preventing or Lessening Bad Breath

You’re looking forward to a romantic evening. Unfortunately, you’ve noticed that you’ve had bad breath recently. There’s nothing that can kill the mood of a romantic evening quite like bad breath. So, what can you do to have fresher breath? Watch What You Eat Some foods can be sources of... Read more »

Inside Pulp Disease

Pulp is the soft tissue that occupies the hollow central chamber of your tooth. It extends from the crown to the roots and contains tiny blood vessels and a network of nerves. When a tooth dies, it is due to irreversible pulp damage.   Endodontics is the specialization of dentistry... Read more »

Dental Goals to Make & Keep in 2018

Another great year has come to a close! Along with your regular New Year’s resolutions, Drs. Calpas, Hendrix, and Amundson recommend that you have a few dental resolutions. These goals can help your smile shine in the years to come! Replace Your Toothbrush Many people only replace their toothbrush when... Read more »

The Origin of Dentistry

From Egyptian times to modern times, many things have changed in dentistry. In today’s post, you will learn about the productive history of dentistry and where the term “dentistry” first had its origins. Ancient History of Dentistry The beginning of dentistry has its origins around 5000 BC, when the first... Read more »

What to Expect When You Are Restoring a Tooth With a Dental Implant

Because of an injury, gum disease, or extensive decay, you lost a tooth. Losing a tooth is a big deal. A gap in your smile can make eating and speaking awkward and uncomfortable. The nearby teeth may begin to drift into the newly created space, messing up your bite. Besides... Read more »

Make Your Smile Shine With Dental Floss

Did you know that flossing your teeth before or after you brush is one of the most important and effective treatments you can provide your smile? Flossing should occur on a day-to-day basis because food particles become trapped in areas of your smile that a toothbrush can’t reach. The regular... Read more »