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Derek Dean, DDS, MS
Glen Dean, DDS
Grant Butler, DMD

Are Porcelain Veneers Right For You?

Not all of us a born with a perfect smile, but that’s what veneers are for! Porcelain dental veneers can help even out the shape, size, and color of your teeth, giving you the smile of your dreams. What Are Dental Veneers? Dental veneers are thin layers of material that your dentist bonds to your … Continued

Can Chewing Gum Be Good for Your Teeth?

It might be surprising to you to hear your dentist recommending chewing gum, but research shows that chewing gum can be good for your teeth. From treating issues as mild as bad breath to ones as serious as tooth decay, chewing gum after meals provides a lot of benefits for your oral health and helps … Continued

How Long Do Dental Implants Last?

So you have missing teeth that you need to replace. Maybe you’ve heard about dental implants as a “permanent” replacement option. But are they really as “permanent” as they seem? What Are Dental Implants? Our team can use dental implants to replace missing teeth. Whether you’re missing one tooth or many teeth, dental implants can … Continued

Is Flossing Necessary?

A viral news article in 2016 questioned the importance of flossing. Millions of Americans breathed a sigh of relief over their lax behavior when it comes to this habit. We hate to be the bearer of bad news, but we are dentists, and that’s often our burden. Flossing remains one of the best oral hygiene … Continued

Brushing Your Teeth While Backpacking

Whether you’re hitting a trail for the first time or an experienced backpacker, you may not have given much thought to brushing your teeth on the trail. But without a hot shower and comfy bed, a clean set of pearly whites may be one of the most comforting signs of cleanliness you can get while … Continued
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