Restore Multiple Teeth at Once with a Dental Bridge

The loss of several teeth means it’s time to consider your options for dental restorations in order to regain the oral functions that have been weakened by tooth loss. Two of the most common choices for tooth replacement are a dental bridge and dentures. We would be delighted to help... Read more »

Find Answers to Dental X-Ray Questions Here

Dental X-rays are high-tech pictures that can inform your dentists, Drs. Henrickson, Cha and Dahl, of the status and health of your teeth, tooth roots and underlying bone. Our dental team takes dental X-rays often to make sure everything is in tip-top shape. If you have questions about dental X-rays,... Read more »

Superior Smiles Include Caring for Your Smile

  Caring for your smile is a full-time job, but it is a gig that you will need to do for the rest of your life. If you want your teeth to stay strong for decades to come, you'll need to make sure you're taken care of them both now... Read more »

Dental Bridges: Restoring Your Mouth to Healthy Function After Tooth Loss

If you have had a tooth knocked out, extracted, or lost to tooth decay, its loss can affect the function and future health of your smile in many ways. Even if you learn to chew with fewer teeth and can accept the impending changes to your facial structure, the gap... Read more »

Dentistry Year-in-Review: Dentures

If you are ready to transform your smile into the oral health care masterpiece it's destined for; you always need to make sure that all teeth are accounted for. Even a single missing or lost tooth is enough to completely disrupt your oral health. Thus, tooth prosthetics will be needed... Read more »

Dentistry Year-in-Review: Aging and Dental Health

The more you can do to ensure your oral health remains steady, the better chance of success your teeth and gums later on in life. This includes cleaning for daily, consuming the proper foods, and visiting your dentist as necessary. It is a good idea to always make sure you’re... Read more »

Timely Dental Care Is Needed for a Loose Dental Crown

While dental crowns are typically cemented into their anchoring abutment with a strong dental adhesive, it is still possible for oral trauma, or chronic poor oral hygiene to weaken the adhesive’s bond. This can cause one of your dental crowns to feel loose, or overly sensitive. Should you find yourself... Read more »

A Composite Dental Filling Might Be Able to Repair a Chipped Front Tooth

The teeth in the front of your mouth largely appear in your smile, while also helping you to bite off pieces of food. Unfortunately, bad oral habits like using your teeth as improvised tools, or nibbling on pencils and pens, could chip or fracture one of your front teeth. If... Read more »

Traveling During the Holidays? Take Care of Your Smile with these Tips!

You are about to take a vacation and you probably aren’t thinking about how you’ll care for your smile. You just know to pack your toothbrush and toothpaste because that typically is one of the first things on your packing list. Dr. Mike Henrickson and our dental team want you... Read more »

Treat Your TMJ Today

Your temporomandibular joint (TMJ) is the hinge connecting your upper and lower jaws together. This is one of the more complex joints of the body, functioning as the major tool in moving your lower jaw to help you speak, eat, and even yawn. When there is a problem with this... Read more »