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White Bear Smiles Can Help With Your Teens Dental Care

Teenagers face dental challenges that younger children do not. Many teenagers struggle with orthodontics, diets loaded with sugar and carbohydrates, and contact sports. As a result, teens have a higher susceptibility to tooth decay and tooth injuries. Braces can be an obstacle for proper oral hygiene due to the brackets, wires, and bands that are present, causing plaque build-up that can lead to tooth decay and bad breath. Sports can also impact oral health by injuries to the mouth, jaw or face. How can parents help their teens practice good oral healthcare? Here are a few tips:- Regular dental hygiene visits. Potential problems that could be developing can be spotted ...

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White Bear Smiles Can Help With Dental Anxiety

Dental Anxiety
If you suffer from dental anxiety you are not alone. There are thousands of people who need to go to the dentist but won't go because of a previous bad experience at a dental office. The Wall Street Journal had reported that nearly 25% of Americans are so fearful of the dentist that they avoid necessary dental check-ups and treatment. Our staff at White Bear Smiles takes dental anxiety seriously and that is why we listen carefully to your concerns and fears and make every effort to ensure that you are comfortable and feel safe. Often times just getting in the door can be a challenge for some anxiety patients ...

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WHITE BEAR SMILES MEMBERSHIP PROGRAM

White Bear Smiles | Membership Program
Have you ever said or heard someone say, "I need to go to the dentist but I don't have insurance and the dentist is so expensive"? Dental insurance can be a huge hassle and can be, at times, rather expensive. Paying full-price out-of-pocket for dental treatment can cost a lot as well. At White Bear Smiles, we offer what we call our "Membership Program".What is the Membership Program?What the membership program offers is two cleanings, a fluoride treatment, unlimited exams and x-rays and 15-30% off of dental treatment for a low yearly fee that is much cheaper than dental insurance. New patient adults can purchase the plan at $189 and ...

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White Bear Smiles offers CEREC ™ - Same- day crowns

What it DoesCEREC stands for “Chairside Economical Restoration of Esthetic Ceramics”. What does this mean? It means that if you need a crown due to decay, root canal therapy, or a congenital malformation, you can have your crown in about an hour. Patients love this option because it saves time and they don’t have to deal with messy impressions. Our skilled doctors will prepare the tooth for a crown by removing decay or removing the damaged part of your tooth. The doctor will then use an intra-oral camera to take a 3D image of the tooth. This image is then imported into a special software that is used to design ...

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ZOOM Into Our Office For A Dazzling Smile!

White Smile | White Bear Smiles
Professional Whitening in White Bear LakeDid you know that at White Bear Smiles our dental professionals can whiten your teeth up to eight shades in about an hour? Many of our patients have chosen this method of whitening because it's faster, less messy than do-it-yourself home treatments, and the results are amazing. Several things can contribute to yellow or discolored teeth such as age, smoking, coffee, wine, tea, and even some medications. There are several whitening products that are sold over-the-counter in stores but these products are low in hydrogen peroxide (an agent that whitens teeth) and have minimal effect. Whitening at home is an effective method but it ...

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April Is National Oral, Head and Neck Cancer Awareness Month

Cancer Awareness Month | White Bear Smiles
Oral Cancer Awareness MonthOral Cancer Awareness month is an excellent time to get your oral cancer screening at White Bear Smiles. Oral cancer can show up in the flat cell-squamous cells- that cover the surfaces of the mouth such as the inside of the cheeks, tongue and lips. Risk factors that can contribute to oral cancer include excessive sun exposure, tobacco use, heavy alcohol use, or a history of cancer. If you have never had an oral cancer screening now is the time. We will perform a thorough oral cancer screening that is included in your dental cleaning and examination. We hope to see you soon!Screenings in White Bear Lake ...

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SPRING IS HERE... and it's time for a spring cleaning!

Spring has sprung and what a wonderful time of year! It's lighter out longer, the trees start budding, flowers push up through the ground, and we enjoy more time outside in the fresh air. Spring is also a time where people clear away the accumulated clutter in their homes and give their houses a good cleaning. We should use this time of year to give our mouths a good cleaning as well. It is important that we get a good dental cleaning every six months to clear away the plaque that regular brushing and flossing can't take care of. Help keep the cavities away by scheduling your dental cleaning at ...

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