The Origin of Dentistry

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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 »

Maintaining Great Oral Health During the Fall Season

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The Fall Season means that it’s time for your little ones to dress up like ghouls, ghosts, monsters, and princesses and go trick-or-treating. This time of year is so fun for your little ghoulies, but it can also be hazardous for their (and your) oral health. Read on for some... Read more »

Adjusting to Eating With Dentures

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Getting new dentures can be quite the adjustment. Simple things like eating will feel strange at first. This is because while dentures replace natural teeth, they do not feel the same. However, with practice, you can become a pro at eating with dentures. Dr. Calpas, Dr. Hendrix, Dr. Amundson and... Read more »

Learning to Eat With Dentures

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Getting new dentures can be quite the adjustment. Simple things like eating will feel strange at first. This is because while dentures replace natural teeth, they do not feel exactly the same. However, with practice, you can become a pro at eating with dentures. Dr. Dean Calpas and our team... Read more »

Toothbrush: A History

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Today, the importance of brushing and flossing the teeth is well known. These dental hygiene practices are necessary for a healthy smile. But how did the toothbrush come to be? Before the toothbrush, how did people clean their teeth? Continue reading to explore the answers to these questions with Dr.... Read more »

The Finer Details of Mouthwash

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Are you aware that mouthwash can positively affect your oral health when used correctly? Even though mouthwash should never be used as a substitute for brushing and flossing, by no means should it be discarded and considered as having no benefits. With mouthwash, it is always important to consult with... Read more »

Dental Crown Care

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A dental crown is a fixed dental restoration that covers the visible portion of the tooth. A dental crown is designed and created specifically for your smile. Drs. Calpas, Handrix, and Amundson may recommend a dental crown in Big Lake, Minnesota, to: - Support a tooth that has had a... Read more »

Are Water Flossers More Effective Than Dental Floss?

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Although water flossers are designed for maximum effect, it is important to note that they are often used as a substitute for traditional dental floss, but should not be used as a replacement for traditional brushing. Water flossers are designed to clean in between teeth. A water flosser works by... Read more »