THE CDC REPORTS THAT 1 in 5 children (between ages 5 and 11) in the US have untreated tooth decay. Not only should tooth decay be treated in regular dental appointments, it should be prevented! Tooth decay is 100 percent preventable with effective personal care and regular dental cleanings. In honor of Children’s Dental Health Month, we’re spreading the word […]
How to Make the Most of Your Dental Visits
FOR THE AVERAGE PERSON, you only see your dentist twice a year. While you may think going to the dentist simply requires you to show up and open wide, it’s important to take advantage of each and every dental visit! We want to answer your questions and address your concerns. Here are some easy tips […]
Why Is Fluoride So Good For Our Teeth?
WE DENTISTS MAKE a pretty big deal about fluoride and how good it is for your teeth. Truly, fluoride is the best cavity fighter out there, helping our teeth stay healthy and strong! But how exactly does fluoride do such an awesome job at keeping our mouths cavity-free? Fluoride Prevents And Repairs Tooth Decay Bacteria […]
February Is Children’s Dental Health Month
THE CDC REPORTS that 1 in 5 children (between ages 5 and 11) in the US have untreated tooth decay. Not only should tooth decay be treated in regular dental appointments, it should be prevented! Tooth decay is 100 percent preventable with effective personal care and regular dental cleanings. In honor of Children’s Dental Health […]
Welcome Dr. Ken Kokkinen!
Dear Patients and Friends of Adelmann Dentistry, We are pleased and excited to introduce and welcome Dr. Kenneth Kokkinen to our practice. Dr Kokkinen grew up in northern Minnesota and graduated in the same dental class as myself from the University of Minnesota in 1986. After dental school Dr. Kokkinen stayed on to receive […]
Brightening Your Smile Is Easy!
IS YOUR SMILE AS WHITE as it used to be? Even good oral hygiene won’t prevent tooth discoloration forever. While daily brushing and flossing help keep your teeth clean and healthy, it’s normal to feel like your smile is lacking some sparkle as you get older. If you’re looking to bring that sparkle back, cosmetic […]
Get Your Dream Smile With Zoom Whitening
YOUR SMILE IS ONE OF THE FIRST things people notice about you. Make your smile something to feel good about with Philips Zoom Whitening, the number one patient-requested professional whitening brand in the United States! You Are Our Priority Every smile is different and while there are many ways to whiten your teeth, be sure […]
Could You Have TMD?
ONE OUT OF EIGHT PEOPLE in the United States are living with pain related to TMD every day. Thankfully, if diagnosed and treated correctly, relief is just around the corner. Common Symptoms of TMD TMD, or temporomandibular joint disorder, is pain and discomfort caused by problems with the jaw, jaw joint, and surrounding facial muscles […]
Be Prepared For Dental Emergencies
INJURIES ALWAYS SEEM TO HAPPEN when we least expect them. Picture yourself at an outdoor gathering, having fun, when suddenly a crying child runs up to you, knocked-out tooth in hand. Would you know what to do? Dental First Aid Saves Teeth Knocking out or fracturing a tooth is especially distressing—just thinking about it can […]
Juice Smarter: Your Teeth Will Thank You
JUICING IS ONE OF THE MOST POPULAR health fads right now, but how does it affect your smile? Juices Can Be Tough On Teeth Many juices contain high amounts of acid and sugar that can compromise healthy teeth. Frequently drinking juices with overly acidic and sugary ingredients can begin to wear away the enamel of […]