Do You Need a Root Canal Retreatment?

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A root canal is a terrific way to save a tooth that might otherwise be lost because of an infection. Once the root canal is finished and your crown or other restoration is in place, you should feel much better and your tooth will be fully functional again. However, from... Read more »

Floss Your Teeth With One of These Tools

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There are many oral health tools you can use to supply your home with to keep your family’s oral health in tip-top shape. In fact, when it comes to dental floss, there is a sea of options to choose from at the store. Luckily, our team at Cottage Grove Dental... Read more »

Tips on Choosing a Tooth Replacement

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In order to apply the best possible treatments for your smile, you may need to take extensive measures. In situations where teeth have been lost or extracted due to poor oral health or severe injury, you do not have to worry about having an incomplete smile, as there are several... Read more »

All About the Facts of Bad Breath

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Do you wish you knew all about bad breath so you could learn the causes and finally treat it? Well, our dentist, Dr. Brent Bitner, is more than happy to help you. The more you know about bad breath, the better off you’ll be. So, our dentist would like to... Read more »

Diabetes Can Affect Your Oral Health

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If you have diabetes, it is all the more important to take good care of your teeth and gums. Many studies have demonstrated that a diabetes diagnosis is linked to mouth infections such as gum disease, dry mouth, and oral thrush. There is a powerful statistical connection between gum disease... Read more »

Chew Gum, Eat Well

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There are a couple of things you can do beyond basic dental hygiene to help your teeth. Their simple, easy habits that integrate seamlessly into daily life. Chewing gum and eating well are great ways to help your smile!   Eat Well: Make sure to get a lot of calcium-filled... Read more »

Smile Restorations Begin with Dental Bridges

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Are you suffering from missing teeth? Due to the problems that may arise from missing teeth, it is crucial to replace them soon. If you seeking a removable treatment, dentures may be your best choice, but for a permanent hold that can last a lifetime, dental bridges are a wonderful... Read more »

Mouth Guard Protection 101

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What are some precautions you are taking for your mouth while participating in sports? Whether it’s being cautious on the field or avoiding physical contact, one of the best ways to protect your smile is using a mouth guard. Dr. Brent Bitner and our dental associates want you to protect... Read more »

Preparation Tips for Oral Emergencies

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Preparing for oral emergencies is often as important as the actual treatment is if the worst should ever happen. Although minor accidents such as biting your lip may seem inconsequential, they can potentially have lasting effects on your smile and could lead to infections if not addressed properly. Thus, treat... Read more »