Oral Health Advantages: Enamel Erosion Treatments

To help limit the effects of tooth decay and cavities, it’s always important to establish a safe and effective dental erosion prevention plan. Dental erosion, also known as enamel erosion, is an oral health condition that arises due to acids that slowly weaken and deteriorate your tooth enamel. Make sure to eat healthily and keep your mouth clean to help... read more »

A Partial Denture Can Repair the Damage of Oral Trauma

Your smile contains a socket for each individual tooth and strong periodontal ligaments to keep your teeth in their proper places, but instances such as a hard blow to the face can produce enough force to a tooth from its socket or cause it to fracture at the gums line. The loss of multiple teeth in one section of your... read more »

Dentistry Year-in-Review: Gum Disease Symptoms

Gum disease is a very serious oral health condition that can arise at any age and progress over a period of many years. Due to the numerous causes of gum disease, it can often be difficult to detect or even know that it's slowly arising in your mouth. However, there are several common symptoms that can arise to help indicate... read more »

Visit Your Dentist About Dental Damage Prevention

  In order to keep your smile safe, you should always take the time to sit down and analyze what risk factors are present in your life, and what you can do to minimize any hazards that they include. If you are continually exercising unhealthy habits and lifestyle choices, your oral health will be at a much greater risk for... read more »

A Blow to the Mouth Can Cause a Toothache

Sports injuries can sometimes cause an accidental blow to the mouth. This could potentially harm soft oral tissues and damage teeth. In some of these cases, the injury might seem minor, and the visible tooth enamel might not even show signs of overt damage. After a day or two passes, you might find yourself experiencing increased toothache pain or discomfort... read more »

Significantly Discolored Tooth Enamel Might Need Cosmetic Restoration by a Porcelain Dental Crown

Tooth enamel can be discolored by dental stains. However, there are other times when genetic or environmental factors can cause a single tooth to develop in a noticeably different shade from the surrounding teeth. If you have a cosmetically unappealing smile, you should consider scheduling a consultation appointment with a dentist like Dr. Donald Hermansen. After assessing the nature and... read more »

Caring for Your Veneers

Do you ever feel ashamed or embarrassed of your smile? Do you have flaws that mar the beauty of your smile? Would you like to boost your confidence? Ask our dentist about veneers. Dental veneers are thin shells made from a tooth-colored material. They are placed over the front of the teeth to improve their appearance. Veneers can be used... read more »

How Dentures Are Made Just for Your Smile

Are you missing some or all of your permanent teeth? Our dentist may recommend dentures to restore your smile. Dentures are removeable appliances that can act as a partial or full set of teeth. They are placed on the gums and may be attached to the remaining natural teeth. What Are the Different Types of Dentures? Full dentures are used... read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Donald R. Hermansen DDS, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here on our website through these... read more »