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Ring in the New Year with a Whiter Smile

December 13, 2016

All spruced up in your holiday clothes--snazzy sweater, tony tie, sassy scarf. Now is the time to accessorize your holiday look with a brighter, whiter smile! With the dental advice you've come to trust, Dr.’s Wintle and Fast can help you take your smile to a new level with a safe and effective teeth whitening program.

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Last Modified: 12/13/2016 11:36:09 am MST


The Benefits of Dental Sealants to Your Family's Dental Health

December 13, 2016

Proper brushing and flossing, along with healthy eating habits, are extremely important in helping everyone achieve a lifetime of healthy smiles. Remember, twice-a-year visits can go a long way in giving your family good oral health.

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Last Modified: 12/13/2016 11:30:24 am MST


Dental Gifts For Christmas

November 14, 2016

There's a chill in the air and the sales are starting...it's the holiday season and Christmas is just around the corner. Before you finalize your Christmas gift list, consider purchasing these tooth-tickling presents.

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Last Modified: 11/14/2016 2:20:48 pm MST


How to Get Through The Holidays Cavity Free

November 14, 2016

 The long wait is over. The holidays are here. With constant traveling, an unending supply of sweets, and so much to get done, many of us forget to brush and floss like we should. Don't let cavities ruin your celebration and your oral health. Partying and overeating are just some of the best parts of this festive season, and during this time, maintaining good oral care and heeding dental advice can be tough.

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Last Modified: 11/14/2016 2:17:47 pm MST


You're Never Too Old For Fluoride!

October 20, 2016

You’re never too old to be concerned about good oral health, including preventing tooth decay!

Children routinely get fluoride treatments with their 6 month annual cleanings. Unfortunately, many adults are unaware that they, too, can benefit from a fluoride treatment with their 6 month cleanings. Actually, fluoride plays a big role against decay from 1 year to 100 years.

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Last Modified: 10/20/2016 9:02:37 am MDT


The Trick of Treats - Best and Worst Halloween Candy

October 20, 2016

Trick or Treat, Smell My Feet...Give Me Something Good To Eat

Your candy bowl is full and ready for the scary ghosts and pretty princesses who will appear at your door.   It’s nearly impossible to avoid sugar at this time of year, but parents can help kids make good Halloween candy choices.  So we’ve come up with a few ideas to enjoy the treats and maintain good dental health.   

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Last Modified: 10/20/2016 8:58:49 am MDT


Keep Smiling: Tips for Teaching Good Dental Care to Your Children

September 14, 2016

Let's face it...if you were to try and write a job description for "parent", the tasks would be many and diverse. Teaching to share, knowing the difference between right and wrong, eating well, when to do homework...the list goes on and on. Good dental care is a part of daily life, and children need to know its importance right from the start.

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Last Modified: 09/14/2016 2:12:38 pm MDT


Get Your Perfect Smile: Dental Implants

September 14, 2016

Millions of Americans experience tooth loss due to tooth decay, gum disease or injury. Statistics show that 69% of adults between the ages of 35 and 44 years old have lost at least one permanent tooth. For many years, the only treatment options available to people with missing teeth were bridges and dentures. Now, dental implants are an option for many. Anyone healthy enough to undergo a routine dental extraction or oral surgery can consider dental implants. The main requirement for dental implants is to have healthy gums, enough bone to hold the implant and a commitment to consistent oral hygiene.

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Last Modified: 09/14/2016 1:29:57 pm MDT


Mouthguards - Take a Bite Out of Sports Injuries

August 22, 2016

Who should consider a sports mouthguard?

Many athletes can benefit from a protective sports mouthguard. Most often, mouthguards are associated with
  • football
  • hockey
  • wrestling
but should be considered for
  • basketball
  • soccer
  • volleyball
  • baseball and softball
  • rollerblading
  • skateboarding
  • martial arts
  • boxing, and
  • mountain biking

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Last Modified: 08/22/2016 11:02:47 am MDT


When and Why You Should Get Oral Cancer Screenings

August 22, 2016

Oral Cancer Screening

At Dakota Family Dentistry, we continually look for medical advances and treatments to ensure that we are delivering the best possible care that we can. Amongst our chief concerns is oral cancer.

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Last Modified: 08/22/2016 10:58:42 am MDT


Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

July 14, 2016

Cosmetic dentistry not only aims at fitting veneers or whitening teeth, but to provide an overall solution to improve the patient's teeth and smile. The experts at Dakota Family Dentistry can help by improving the functional and aesthetic appeal of your teeth.  Your self-esteem and confidence will soar!

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Last Modified: 07/14/2016 8:49:31 am MDT


How to Pick the Proper Toothpaste

July 14, 2016

Your teeth and mouth are important indicators of your overall health. Everyone knows how important it is to brush and floss daily.  Choosing the proper toothpaste will jump-start your cleaning and boost your protection.

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Last Modified: 07/14/2016 8:47:50 am MDT


Picking the Perfect Toothbrush

June 20, 2016

Do you pick your toothbrush to match the bathroom decor?  Or because it fits your hand well?  Or, perhaps, you received a coupon? 

How many of us know the difference in the many toothbrushes available?  There are a variety of bristles. Some have curves, tongue scrapers, indicators or covers.   If you went to 3 different dentists in one day, you may very well get 3 different opinions. How do you choose the right toothbrush for you and your family? 

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Last Modified: 06/20/2016 1:08:58 pm MDT


Caring for baby's teeth...gum care and brushing

June 20, 2016

Congratulations on the arrival of your baby!  You've got the crib, the diapers and the car seat.  Are you ready to get your baby on their way to a lifetime of healthy smiles?

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Last Modified: 06/20/2016 1:07:59 pm MDT


The Effects of Smoking on your Dental Health

May 24, 2016

Ever since grade school it has been drilled into us how smoking is bad for you, so you don’t need us to tell you that. However, there are some significant dental health issues associated with smoking that are important to point out. Some of these effects are manageable, however, most are very detrimental to your dental health. These are just a few of the major dental health issues that are caused by smoking.

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Last Modified: 05/24/2016 9:07:43 am MDT


Health benefits of using mouthwash

May 24, 2016

Brushing and flossing are the key to a healthy mouth if they are done on a regular basis. Other factors, such as healthy eating, also help to ensure you have healthy teeth and gums, but what about mouthwash? Mouthwash presents its own list of benefits, besides helping you with bad breath, that are certainly worth mentioning and taking advantage of. These are just a few of their benefits.

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Last Modified: 05/24/2016 9:07:09 am MDT


Spring cleaning tips for your teeth

April 28, 2016

Spring has sprung, which means it’s time to do some spring cleaning. Clean out those closets, get rid of clothes, have garage sales, tis the season. But what about your teeth? Don’t let your household spring cleaning cause you to forget the spring cleaning you need to perform on your teeth. This season is perfect for starting fresh and giving your teeth a little extra maintenance that has maybe been overlooked in the winter months. Here are a few tips to help you with your dental spring cleaning.

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Last Modified: 04/28/2016 2:32:03 pm MDT


Good and bad side effects of food on your teeth

April 28, 2016

What you put in your mouth not only has an effect on your weight and overall health, but it can also affect your teeth and overall oral hygiene. It is important to eat foods that will help strengthen your teeth, not wear them down. Every food you eat has a side effect on your health and your teeth. Here are some of the good and the bad side effects of food.

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Last Modified: 04/28/2016 2:31:29 pm MDT


Benefits of flossing for good dental health

March 29, 2016

Brushing twice a day for two minutes each is the first step in great dental health. But everyone knows that isn’t enough. Flossing is the key to excellent dental health, but flossing is the key that everyone ignores and forgets to do. This, however, is the number one reason many people struggle with their dental health. Flossing is crucial, for many reasons.

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Last Modified: 03/29/2016 7:28:22 am MDT


Tips to help kids want to brush their teeth daily

March 1, 2016

Getting a child to brush their teeth can make or break the bedtime routine, and will likely cause some tears for some time. It is crucial that kids brush their teeth twice daily (as it is for us adults) and floss every day, but how do you get them to do it? Here are a few tips to help make teeth brushing fun and encourage them to brush their teeth, and do we dare say enjoy it?!

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Last Modified: 03/01/2016 4:27:03 pm MST



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