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Educational blog from West End Dental Dr. James Krippaehne has created this informative blog to help educate the community.

Latest Posts:

Dental Sedation Is Optimal For Patients With Special Needs

Posted on 11/22/2021 by Dr. James A. Krippaehne
If a visit to our dentists can be sometimes slightly uncomfortable for neurotypical adults, it is the same for people with special needs. There are a variety of sounds, smells, and lights that can trigger overstimulation, increasing their anxiety. That said, at our offices, we want to make sure our...
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Everything You Need to Know About Dental Impactation

Posted on 11/8/2021 by Dr. James A. Krippaehne
At birth, anatomically we have enough space for 32 teeth, which is usually enough for most people. However, some are unfortunate enough to not have enough room for their wisdom teeth to emerge. Conversely, if they have teeth at improper angles, the alignment of the first 28 permanent teeth may not...
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What You Need to Know About the Dental Implant Recovery Process

Posted on 10/25/2021 by Dr. James A. Krippaehne
If you're considering getting a dental implant, you may be wondering what the recovery process is like. Dental implants are typically used as replacements for missing teeth, and they work by fusing to your jawbone or gums. This means that there's no need for dentures, bridges, or other...
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All Posts:

Dental Sedation Is Optimal For Patients With Special Needs
11/22/2021
Everything You Need to Know About Dental Impactation
11/8/2021
What You Need to Know About the Dental Implant Recovery Process
10/25/2021
Why Some Teeth Move While You Sleep
10/11/2021
Why Do Dental Goals Matter?
9/21/2021
Never Place Aspirin Directly On a Painful Tooth
9/6/2021
Signs Your Toothbrush Is Old and Needs Replacing
8/23/2021
Best Way to Find Out Answers About Dental Procedures
8/9/2021
Why Do Some Teeth Tend to Chip?
7/26/2021
How Eating Dairy Foods Could Reduce Your Risk of Developing Cavities
7/12/2021
Do You Know What Type of Debris Live in Your Toothbrush?
6/21/2021
Straws Can Leave Your Mouth Feeling Better Than Drinking from a Cup
6/7/2021
How to Tell if You Brush too Hard
5/24/2021
What Vaping Means For Oral Health
5/10/2021
How Palatal Expanders Work
4/26/2021
How Poor Oral Health and Habits Trigger Headaches and Migraines
4/12/2021
Dentures vs. Dental Implants: Which One Should You Choose?
3/22/2021
Can Overbrushing Damage Your Teeth?
3/8/2021
TMD Disorder Symptoms and Causes
2/22/2021
Digital Radiography Myths Busted
2/8/2021
Types of Gum Surgery
1/25/2021
Is There a Link Between Oral Health and Stroke?
1/11/2021
Dangers With Out Of Date Dental Records
12/21/2020
Combating Bad Breath When Out at Work Functions
12/7/2020
Should You Worry About Brand When Buying Oral Care Items?
11/16/2020
How Do Dental Stains Begin?
11/9/2020
Perks of Scaling and Root Planing
10/19/2020
Caring for a Diabetic Mouth is Different
10/5/2020
Fixing a Tooth is About More than Reducing Pain
9/21/2020
Signs Your Baby Needs Relief from Painful Gums
9/21/2020
Foods That Are Great at Naturally Whitening Your Smile
8/24/2020
What Can You Do to Protect Your Dental Crowns?
8/10/2020
Best Juices for Your Oral and Overall Health
7/23/2020
Is Oral Health Less Important Than Physical Health?
7/7/2020
How to Get the Most Benefit Out of Vegetable Juice Without Tooth Damage
6/22/2020
How to Get the Benefits of Raisins without the Damage
6/8/2020
Foods That Prevent Tooth Decay
5/15/2020
How Having Healthy Teeth Can Improve Your Digestion
5/15/2020
The Importance of Eating Crunchy Foods When It Comes to Having Healthy Teeth
4/25/2020
Why Might Your Filling Leak?
4/15/2020
How Brushing Too Often Can Damage Your Gums
3/25/2020
Signs to Keep an Eye Out for Since Early Gum Disease is Painless
3/15/2020
If You Multitask When You Brush, You May Be Missing Areas in Your Mouth
2/29/2020
Digital Smile Design
2/25/2020
Dental Sleep Medicine
2/24/2020
How Water Can Improve Your Oral Health
2/15/2020
What Is It About Coffee That Stains Your Teeth?
1/25/2020
How to Eat Sweets You Love with Less Sugar
1/15/2020
What Does Mouthwash Really Do?
12/25/2019
Weather Can Cause Your Teeth to Hurt
12/15/2019
How to Stop Bleeding After Oral Trauma
11/25/2019
Is Vaping Safe for Your Teeth?
11/15/2019
What's up with CPAP?
10/31/2019
How does digital smile design work?
10/28/2019
What Happens In Your Mouth if You Forget to Brush Before Bed?
10/25/2019
Ways of Telling if You Need to Have Your Wisdom Teeth Removed
10/15/2019
Ways That Having Good Oral Health Can Save You Money in the Future
9/25/2019
Things We Look for in an Oral Cancer Screening
9/15/2019
Ways of Decreasing How Many Stains Your Teeth Get
8/25/2019
How Eating Produce Helps to Keep Your Mouth Clean
8/15/2019
Does Hot Weather Cause Tooth Pain?
7/23/2019
Foods That Can Help You Naturally Whiten Your Teeth on a Daily Basis
7/13/2019
Things to Expect if Visiting Us Has Been Delayed for a Long Time
6/25/2019
Ways of Telling if You Actually Brush for Long Enough
6/15/2019
What to Do if You See Signs of a Cavity
5/25/2019
When You Manage Your Stress, It Can Improve Your Oral Health
5/15/2019
Migraines Are Sometimes Caused by Oral Health Issues
4/25/2019
Managing Your Stress Can Boost Your Oral Health
4/15/2019
Ways of Explaining Your Dental Fears to Us
3/30/2019
Uncommon Dental Injuries to Be Aware Of
3/20/2019
Could It Become Possible to Reverse Cavities?
2/25/2019
Can You Feel Your Teeth Shift Each Night? Call Us to Figure Out the Problem
2/15/2019
Nuts Are a Great Snack to Eat Regularly for Healthy Teeth
1/30/2019
Never Place an Aspirin On Your Gums
1/20/2019
What is Dental Pulp Disease?
12/30/2018
What is a Rubber Dam Used For?
12/20/2018
Caring for a New Dental Crown
11/30/2018
Can Your Diet Impact How Healthy Your Teeth Stay?
11/20/2018
Times When You Should Avoid a Fluoride Treatment
10/20/2018
Types of Implants That Can Restore a Lost Tooth
10/30/2010
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