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5 FAQs about Children's Dentistry

By Tooth Fairy on Jun 7, 2018 8:44:39 AM

When should my child start brushing their teeth? What oral health habits should I be teaching? Is it too soon to see a dentist?

Here’s what you need to know about your child’s oral health. 

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Sleep Apnea May be Linked to ADHD in Children

By Tooth Fairy on May 31, 2018 9:21:47 AM

ADHD. It’s one of the most common mental disorders affecting children today, affecting approximately five percent of kids, according to the American Psychiatric Association.

ADHD can show up in different ways - an inability to focus, hyperactivity, and taking impulsive actions without considering their broader consequences. It can make life extremely difficult for children (and the 2.5% of adults it’s estimated to affect too).


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What is Sleep Apnea?

By Tooth Fairy on May 24, 2018 8:36:35 AM

Do you wake up tired every day? Do you snore loudly? Have others observed that you sometimes stop breathing during sleep?

These are just a few of the symptoms of sleep apnea, a “potentially serious sleep disorder in which breathing repeatedly stops and starts,” according to Mayo Clinic.

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What is Dry Mouth?

By Tooth Fairy on May 17, 2018 8:53:36 AM

According to Mayo Clinic, “Dry mouth is caused when the salivary glands in the mouth don’t make enough saliva to keep your mouth wet.”

Dry mouth can create serious oral health issues, since saliva is necessary to wash away food, neutralize bacteria’s acid, and protect against tooth decay.

But what causes dry mouth? How do you know if you have it? And more importantly, how can you treat it?

In this post, we'll cover the causes, symptoms, and effects of dry mouth, as well as your treatment options. 

Topics: Dental Health
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Does Pregnancy Cause Cavities?

By Tooth Fairy on May 10, 2018 7:39:53 AM

Mother’s Day is Sunday, May 13, 2018.

In honor of Mother’s Day, we’ve put together this guide to pregnancy and teeth.

Topics: Dental Health
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Employee Spotlight: Micah Hallock

By Tooth Fairy on May 3, 2018 8:17:54 AM

We hear time and time again how much our patients enjoy working with our staff here at Boger Dental. To showcase how great our team is, we want to share our employees' stories who have a real passion for what they do.

We recently sat down with one of our dental hygienists, Micah Hallock, to learn a little more about her and her role at Boger Dental.

Micah Hallock, Dental Hygienist

Hometown: Mound, Minnesota

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Invisalign vs Braces: Which is Right for You? [INFOGRAPHIC]

By Tooth Fairy on Apr 26, 2018 8:52:19 AM

In the last several years, Invisalign has become an increasingly popular alternative to metal braces. Why? Invisalign uses a series of clear, removable aligners, so you can enjoy a beautiful smile as you enhance your oral health.

At Boger Dental, we provide Invisalign for a number of patients each year, and our expertise has earned us the designation of Invisalign Preferred Provider.

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5 Myths about Dental Care

By Tooth Fairy on Apr 19, 2018 8:07:24 AM

At Boger Dental, we love caring for our patients’ teeth and watching them walk out with a smile every day.

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Why Use Your Tax Return for Dental Work?

By Tooth Fairy on Apr 12, 2018 10:27:05 AM

Tax Day this year is Tuesday, April 17th. According to Business Insider, the average refund in Minnesota this year is $2,432. What will you do with that money?

One of your best options? Investing in yourself - and specifically, your smile. 

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Are Dental Implants Safe?

By Tooth Fairy on Apr 5, 2018 11:15:28 AM

Dental implants are one of the most technologically advanced solutions for missing and damaged teeth today. However, you may be wondering, are they safe?

Here are some statistics about dental implants, plus their advantages over other solutions, and what to expect if you choose dental implants.

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