Oral First-Aid Might Call for a Gentle Saltwater Rinse

An accidental blow to the mouth during sports, or resulting from a household slip and fall can potentially harm teeth as well as soft oral tissues. In a moment like this, applying some basic first-aid measures can help manage discomfort while also assessing the need for professional treatment at iSmile’s clinic.... Read more »

Mouthguards: Protecting Your Smile From Oral Injury

Do you want to avoid oral injuries, like a knocked-out tooth, chipped tooth, and damaged gums? If so, a mouthguard is your friend. Our dentists encourage you to wear a mouthguard regularly because it can help you maintain a strong and healthy smile. It’s best to wear a mouthguard when... Read more »

Don’t Let Toothache Troubles Throw a Wrench in Your Holiday

Parties and dinners, photos and cards, friends and family--the holiday season can be magical! And hectic. It’s easy to let the little things slide, and for your oral health, that could mean a toothache. That can really throw a wrench in your holiday plans! Let’s take a look at what... Read more »

Do You Have Questions About Root Canals? We Have Answers!

If a tooth can’t be restored through a dental restoration such as a crown or filling, root canal treatment may be the most effective method to preserve the tooth. It is typically performed as the last treatment option Dr. Jade Moellendorf recommends before tooth extraction. If you have questions about... Read more »

Treating Your Gum Disease

Gum disease often goes unnoticed in its early stages. But if left untreated, gum disease not only lead to loose teeth, receding gums and bad breath, but respiratory infections, complications for diabetes, and increased risks of heart attack, stroke and even dementia. The some of the symptoms of gum disease... Read more »

Oral and Pharyngeal Cancer Symptoms Should Never Be Ignored

Your routine dental checkup at Dr. Jade Moellendorf’s dental office is very important for cleaning your teeth and detecting early signs of cavities, gum disease, and other oral health conditions. It also includes a basic screening for oral and pharyngeal cancer. These serious oral health conditions can cause significant discomfort... Read more »

Dental Implants Can Improve Your Smile!

Dental implants are a fantastic way to replace the missing teeth in your smile. They are strong, and taking care of them is easy. In fact, with proper care, your implants will give you a winning smile for a lifetime. The process involves placing titanium posts directly into your jawbone.... Read more »

Dental Sealants Can Be Very Effective at Preventing Cavities on the Biting Surface of Your Back Teeth

The teeth in the back of your mouth are primarily used to chew and grind food before swallowing. The premolars that reside between your front teeth and your rear molars also help bite off tough and hard foods. Mother nature has equipped these teeth with fissures, and textures on the... Read more »

What Is the Right Age for Orthodontic Treatment?

Traditionally, ages 10-14 are ideal to correct smile abnormalities. However, it is not always possible to receive the orthodontic treatment you need when you are younger, and now more and more adults are pursuing aligned smiles. If you or your child has problems with your teeth, including overcrowding, misalignment, crooked... Read more »

You Should Beware the Potential Complications Posed by a Chipped Tooth

A tooth can be chipped in a variety of ways. This includes sports injuries, biting on your nails, nibbling on a pencil, or grinding your teeth at night without the protection of a dental guard. Once the tooth enamel has been compromised food particles and plaque deposits might start to... Read more »