Can Dental Veneers Enhance Your Smile?

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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 »

A Healthy Mouth Is a Healthier You

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Having a healthy mouth doesn’t just impact your teeth and gums, but your body as well. Periodontitis, or advanced gum disease has been linked to other health conditions, in fact, individuals with advanced gum disease are 40% more likely to have a chronic health condition, according to the American Dental Association. Oral bacteria that is… Read more »

The Process Of Cosmetic Tooth Contouring

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Do you wish that you could shorten long teeth, smooth chips, and alter the appearance of irregularly-shaped teeth? You can when you visit our dentist for a cosmetic tooth contouring procedure. Through this service, we will remove small amount of tooth enamel in order to reshape your smile. Tooth contouring is usually completed through the… Read more »

10 Ways To Prevent Dental Problems

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Dental health problems cause pain and usually require expensive treatments. But you can prevent these dental problems from developing in the first place if you follow some of the steps below. Oral Hygiene: The number one way to prevent most dental health problems is to clean your teeth. Brush twice a day with a fluoride… Read more »

Dental X-Rays: When You Need Them

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X-Rays are very important to dentists and patients. They allow dentists to discover issues that would be invisible to the naked eye. But have you heard that dentists could recommend more frequent X-rays depending on your circumstances? We’re here to provide you with a list of patients who need X-rays more commonly than others. Your… Read more »

New To Dentures? Here Are Some Tips!

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If you’re brand new to dentures, it can be quite the experience. You’re trying to adjust to something that feels completely different than before. We want to make sure your experience with dentures is a good one, so we are going to share some tips for adjusting to your dentures. Give yourself time When you… Read more »

10 Things You Need To Know About Leukoplakia

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Leukoplakia are thick, white patches which develop on the inside of your mouth. Here are 10 things you need to know about leukoplakia. Leukoplakia is caused when the oral tissues become aggravated, resulting in excessive cell growth. Leukoplakia patches can be painful. These patches cannot be scraped off. If the patches are fuzzy or have… Read more »

How Gum Chewing Can Benefit Dental Health

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When you think of foods that are bad for teeth, candies are usually at the top of the list and include chewing gum. However, did you know that chewing sugar-free gum for 20 minutes after a meal can prevent tooth decay? Here are the reasons why gum chewing can benefit your dental health. Saliva The… Read more »