The Steps to Expect During Dental Veneer Treatment

Do you ever wonder what it takes to improve your smile with a dental veneer? If so, our team is more than happy to help you! The process of placing a dental veneer in , , is quick, easy, and painless. It involves making two trips to our office, and it includes the following steps:… Read more »

Understanding the Process of Being Fitted for Dentures

If the majority of your teeth have been lost, it can have a serious negative impact on your quality of life. It can impair your ability to efficiently chew food and it can also slur your speech and leave you feeling self-conscious about your physical appearance. In a situation like this, our team will often… Read more »

The Underlying Cause of Tooth Sensitivity

Many people describe tooth sensitivity as a pain or a sharp stinging sensation in one or more teeth when they consume hot, cold, sweet or acidic foods and beverages. Early symptom relief can sometimes be found by avoiding these foods or by brushing your teeth with desensitizing toothpaste. In many cases, tooth sensitivity is often… Read more »

A Chipped Tooth Might Need to Be Fully Restored by Installing a Crown

As hard as your tooth enamel is, there are still times when something like a blow to the face or biting down on a hard piece of food, can chip a tooth. This is even more likely to happen if you have a bad habit or nibbling on foreign objects or using your teeth as… Read more »

The Occupations that Tend to Alter the Smile

If you want a top-notch oral health and a pristine smile, it’s best to take great care of your teeth and gums on a regular basis, especially while you are at work. Whether you believe it or not, there are many jobs in the world today that can cause severe damage and harm to your… Read more »

Prescription Fluoride Supplements Help Strengthen Tooth Enamel

If you could look at your teeth at a microscopic level, you would see a dense array of mineral crystals. Each day, the acidic foods and drinks you consume and your oral bacteria work to erode these mineral crystals to a minute degree. If left unchecked, this process of demineralization can actually weaken your tooth… Read more »

Addressing the Cause of Staining to Maintain Your White Smile

Having Dr. perform a teeth-whitening procedure is the safest and most effective way to whiten your smile. However, if you don’t identify and modify the initial cause of the staining issues, they will simple stain your teeth again. Many dark foods and beverages that can slowly penetrate the microscopic pores in your tooth enamel, to… Read more »

An Ordinary Filling Can Repair Most Small Cavities

There are times when even the most effective oral hygiene routine is still not enough to prevent a small cavity from forming on one of your teeth. While most cavities are detected during your regular dental check up, if you notice pain in one of your teeth or a change in the texture of the… Read more »

Can Dental Veneers Enhance Your Smile?

At The Center for Dentistry, the practice of Dr. Peter Mathison, we are pleased to offer custom-made dental veneers for our patients looking for brighter smiles in Fargo, North Dakota, and the surrounding areas. Our veneers are perfect for correcting minor smile issues, and are thin-as-wafer shells which are custom made to cover the front… Read more »

Root Canals: What You Need to Know

What do you know about root canal therapy? As you may know, root canal therapy is designed to treat a tooth whose center is decayed or infected. Still, there are several myths surrounding root canal therapy. You may need root canal when a cavity filling won’t save your tooth. You see, if you have an… Read more »