Posts for 2014
Daily Oral Care | Dakota Family Dentistry
December 19, 2014
A daily oral care routine is a great way to maintain healthy teeth and gums and will likely save you time and money at the dentist office later in life.
Last Modified: 12/19/2014 8:03:11 am MST
Cracked Tooth Syndrome | Dakota Family Dentistry
November 24, 2014
Cracked tooth syndrome is a common dental occurrence that affects many people each year. Cracked tooth syndrome refers to very small fractures that can occur in the teeth, often leading to pain and discomfort. While cracked tooth syndrome is more common with older age demographics that may not have had access to fluoridated water while growing up, this irritating dental condition can affect people for many different reasons.
Last Modified: 11/24/2014 9:19:14 am MST
Halloween Candy | Dental Health
October 27, 2014
It’s the time of the year when the neighborhood yards are being transformed into ghostly graveyards, the newly fallen leaves are being stuffed into pumpkin-themed lawn bags, and freshly carved jack-o-lanterns are beginning to light up the evening. That’s right, Halloween is almost here, and if you have children at home you have likely been reminded of the impending holiday countless times already!
Last Modified: 10/27/2014 8:54:06 am MDT
Pheasant Hunting in South Dakota | A Time Honored Tradition
October 15, 2014
Autumn is a special time in South Dakota. With the arrival of fall comes the brilliant color of the changing leaves, fall harvesting, and of course, pheasant season! Pheasant hunting in South Dakota is a time-honored tradition and “opening weekend” has been bringing together family and friends in the fields of South Dakota since 1943.
Last Modified: 10/15/2014 2:48:28 pm MDT
Fall Festivities Abound in Huron, SD
October 2, 2014
Fall is a busy time of year in Huron and with the changing seasons comes an abundance of exciting and spooktacular community events for all to enjoy! With something new going on nearly each weekend in October, you will want to be sure to mark your calendars and plan ahead to attend some of the great family events and community activities that Huron has to offer!
Last Modified: 10/02/2014 7:59:55 am MDT
Protective Mouthguards | Save Your Smile!
September 23, 2014
With school back in session and fall quickly approaching, it’s time to say goodbye to the hot days of summer and time to start thinking about the changing leaves and fall sports! Its football season here in South Dakota and as many of our family members, friends, and patients take to the field this fall all of us at Dakota Family Dentistry would like to remind you about the importance of proper safety equipment, especially protective mouthguards!
Last Modified: 09/23/2014 2:40:43 pm MDT
Pediatric Dentistry | Baby Those Baby Teeth
August 20, 2014
As parents, most would agree that the health and wellbeing of our children is a top priority in our lives. Unfortunately, many parents inadvertently overlook one key area to their child’s heath: oral health. Establishing a good oral health routine should begin well before your child has their first dentist appointment and is a critical step towards maintaining good oral health throughout their childhood and beyond.
Last Modified: 08/20/2014 2:50:01 pm MDT
Enamel Erosion | Protecting your Teeth
August 5, 2014When asked what the hardest tissue in the human body is, the first thought that may come to mind is your bones. The truth is that bones are not the hardest tissue in the human body, tooth enamel is.
Last Modified: 08/05/2014 11:24:37 am MDT
Congratulations Dr. Fast on passing the AGD Fellowship Exam
August 1, 2014Dakota Family Dentistry would like to congratulate Dr. Fast on passing the Academy of General Dentistry Fellowship Exam in July.
Last Modified: 08/01/2014 12:53:22 pm MDT
Preventative Dentistry | Routine Oral Health Care
June 27, 2014
Have infrequent dental visits left you with a mouth full of cavities, tooth aches, or other dental health problems? Routine checkups with your dentist can help prevent a lot of common dental health problems such as cavities and gingivitis as well alert dentists to other potential oral health concerns. These routine visits are part of a practice known as Preventative Dentistry, and when combined with a few of the other preventative procedures discussed below, preventative dentistry will help you maintain good oral health and ensure a healthy smile for years to come.
Last Modified: 06/27/2014 1:05:35 pm MDT
Dakota Family Dentistry will be closed for upgrades the week of June 2nd
May 29, 2014
Dakota Family Dentistry will be closed the week of June 2-6th for system upgrades and staff training. During this time Dakota Family Dentistry will be undergoing software updates to improve the efficiency of office procedures and patient management as well as transitioning from 2D to 3D imaging technology with the addition of a new Kodak 3D Extraoral Panoramic Imaging System.
Last Modified: 05/29/2014 12:24:02 pm MDT
Cosmetic Dental Services | Dakota Family Dentistry
May 22, 2014
Is a cracked or chipped tooth leaving you uncomfortable with your smile? Have beverages such as coffee or soda left you with stained or off-colored teeth? If you answered yes to these questions then you may want to consider contacting Dakota Family Dentistry for more information about the different types of cosmetic dental services that are available today.
Last Modified: 05/22/2014 3:20:35 pm MDT
Dakota Family Dentistry Donates Time & Service to the St. Francis Mission Dental Clinic
April 28, 2014On April 14, 2014 a portion of the Dakota Family Dentistry staff traveled to St. Francis Mission Dental Clinic in St. Francis, SD on the Rosebud Indian Reservation.
Last Modified: 04/28/2014 1:39:08 pm MDT
Dakota Family Dentistry receives "My Boss is a Patriot" Award
April 28, 2014Dakota Family Dentistry receives the 'my Boss is a Patriot' award presented by the Employer Support of the Guard and Reserve (ESGR).
Last Modified: 04/28/2014 1:43:47 pm MDT
National Chidren's Dental Health Month
February 28, 2014February is National Children's Dental Health Month.
Last Modified: 03/03/2014 1:23:59 pm MST
Local Dentists Visit Fourth Grade
February 14, 2014
A free dental screening and oral health education was provided for fourth graders at Jefferson Elementary School from January 23-30, 2014.
Last Modified: 02/19/2014 12:25:10 pm MST