At-Home Brushing & Flossing Tips For Cleaner Teeth

The only way to ensure good oral health and reduce any risk of future dental problems is by brushing and flossing regularly at home. While many people brush twice each day, flossing isn’t quite as common. Flossing once a day is recommended by dental experts, but many adults skip it altogether. This is one of the leading causes of cavities and gum disease, which can eventually lead to tooth loss. Get some tips for at-home brushing and flossing to help you maintain a healthy smile. Read more

How to Pay for Dental Work

Dental visits are one of the necessary expenses in life. But just because dental visits are necessary doesn’t mean you shouldn’t be able to afford them. Discover various ways to pay for your dental work, including dental insurance and some other options for those who don’t have it. Read more

How To Fix A Broken Front Tooth

Dental injuries are always unexpected and can really throw a wrench into your plans. One of the most noticeable and tedious dental injuries is a crack to one of your most prevalent teeth. Whether you’ve bitten into a hard object or taken a sudden fall, there are many situations that can result in a broken front tooth. When it happens, you’re going to want to get treatment as soon as possible. Learn your opetions for how to fix a broken front tooth, and make an appointment today at West Lakes Dentistry in Mound or Chaska, MN. Read more

Meet Our New Dentist – Dr. Suzanne Hendrix

West Lakes Dentistry is thrilled to introduce a new member of our team, Dr. Suzanne Hendrix! Learn more about Dr. Hendrix below, and request an appointment today. Read more

How Often Should You Get Dental X-Rays?

X-rays are an invaluable tool for dentists, allowing them to see any diseases that may be developing and other abnormalities that may threaten a patient’s health. X-ray technology has evolved significantly in recent years, making the process more convenient than ever. So, how often should you get dental X-rays? Discover why they are vital and how many we recommend you should get each year. Read more