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 »

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 »

The Tooth Hazard Quiz

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Are you prepared to handle any tooth hazards if they should arise? Do you know how to care for oral accidents that can occur to your teeth and gums? Have you set up effective treatment plans including healthy habits to protect your oral health? For more information about tooth hazards,... Read more »

What To Do About Teeth Whitening for Sensitive Teeth

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Do you wish your smile was a little brighter? If you do, you may know that you could consider having your teeth whitened. You may also know that there are several options you could consider—but do you know which option might be best for someone with sensitive teeth? If you’re... Read more »

Helpful Remedies for Oral Emergencies

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If you are ever in an oral emergency, there are steps you can take to minimize the damage before you reach professional assistance. An oral emergency often consists of an accident to your mouth that could be permanent and one that oftentimes must be treated immediately. With the help of... Read more »

Dental Phobias: How They Affect Your Oral Health

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You probably know that being afraid of the dentist is quite common. Similarly, you probably know that not visiting your dentist can lead to a number of problems—both in your mouth and with your overall health. Fortunately, there are a few things you can try to help with dental phobia.... Read more »

Break These Five Bad Dental Habits

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Did you know that your day-to-day habits may be putting your smile at risk? With the proper care, your teeth can last for decades to come and stay strong, healthy, and beautiful. Explore the five bad dental habits below to see if you can save your teeth by modifying your... Read more »