A Tooth with a Missing Filling Needs Timely Treatment

Our dentist, Dr. Bergstein can use dental fillings to repair a small area of compromised tooth enamel. This is a common treatment for minor cases of tooth decay, small dental fractures or lost tooth enamel. A dental filling can be used to replace a small area of tooth enamel often... Read more »

Dentistry in Motion: Dental Sealants

Your oral health care includes making sure dental damage cannot occur. The more you do to keep your smile safe, the less likely that oral accidents and injuries can arise. To help prevent dental erosion and other similar forms of tooth decay, speak with our dentists about an oral health... Read more »

Dental Check-Up Frequency

How much time should go by before you visit the dentist? Identifying an issue early, before it becomes a problem, will vastly improve the dentist’s ability to repair the concern. Tooth decay and gum disease can quickly become serious if you decide to wait too long between visits. So, how... Read more »

The Reasons Why Flossing Is Important

Your dentists, Dr. Bergstein and Dr. Nordeen, strongly encourage you to floss at least once a day. This is because flossing is very important for your oral health and smile. If you forget to floss, your teeth and gums can be in grave danger. So, make sure to keep up... Read more »

Year-End Smile Upgrades: Gum Disease Symptoms

Do you know what the symptoms of gum disease are? Gum disease, also known as periodontal disease, is an oral ailment in which your gum tissue can become infected. Gum disease can progress over a period of many years and occurs in many stages including gingivitis. In order to keep... Read more »

Take Care of Your Smile with Dental Anxiety Treatments

Are you stressed at the thought of visiting your dentist? Do you feel queasy about the idea of someone working on your teeth and gums? Do the sounds you often here at a dentist office often bother you? If so, you suffer from a condition known as dental anxiety. When... Read more »

Basic Cavity Prevention

As long as you have your natural teeth, which should be for the rest of your life, you need to be on the lookout for tooth decay. Plaque accumulates on everyone’s teeth. That plaque works with the bacteria left over from your food, especially from the sugars and the starches... Read more »

A Chipped Dental Crown Needs to Be Seen by a Dentist

Here at Plaza Dental PA in Lakeville, Minnesota, our dentists, Dr. Bergstein and Dr. Nordeen, frequently uses a dental crown to restore a tooth that was significantly affected by tooth decay, or a dental fracture. This might also be in conjunction with cosmetic dental restorations, or the final phase of... Read more »

The Link between Diabetes and Oral Health

Do you have diabetes? Then it’s important to take care of your mouth. Those diagnosed with diabetes are at a higher risk for mouth infections, including gum disease, dry mouth, and oral thrush. There is a strong link between gum disease and diabetes. Gum disease can damage both your gums... Read more »

More Than Brushing: Things You Can Do For a Clean Smile

Brushing and flossing are the basis of dental hygiene. But there are more things that you can do to help your smile stay clean! Two of those things are to incorporate mouthwash into your brushing and flossing routines and to chew sugar-free gum after meals. Mouthwash can be an excellent... Read more »