Top Dental Tips to Smile About in 2017

Happy Holidays from team at Boger Dental!

Before the year is over, we’re celebrating a great collection of dental blogs in 2017. Here are the top 10 most popular posts of 2017. 

From 3 Frequently Asked Questions about Dental Bridges to What to Expect at Your Sedation Dentistry Appointment, you’ll gain the insight you need to make the best decisions possible for your dental health.

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1. 3 Elements of a Good Dental Practice (10/5/17) 

In the market for a new dentist? What’s important to consider? In addition to finding a provider who is covered under your insurance plan, here are three factors that will help you evaluate a dentist before making a decision. [Read More]

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2. 3 Frequently Asked Questions about Dental Bridges (12/7/17)

Dental bridges offer a natural-looking, permanent solution to replace missing or damaged teeth. They are a more traditional alternative to dental implants.

If you decide that a dental bridge is your best option, here are 3 frequently asked questions you’ll want the answers to. [Read More]

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3. A Great First Impression Starts With a Smile (10/12/17)

Whether you’re interviewing for a job, on a first date, or in another new situation, making a good first impression is crucial.

So, how do you make a good first impression? One key? Starting off with a smile. Here’s the science of why smiling works. [Read More]

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4. When Do I Need Dental Implants (11/30/17)

When you are faced with a missing tooth, there are a few options you can consider to restore your smile.

Many people choose dental implants because they provide a high-quality, lasting solution to missing teeth. You will achieve a beautiful, top of-the-line result and care-free function for the rest of your life!

Are implants the right solution for you? [Read More]

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5. Professional Teeth Whitening: Knowing Your Options (11/21/17)

Are you self-conscious about stained or discolored teeth?

You may have tried at-home strategies like eating foods that promote a healthy smile. However, if you want the best results, professional teeth whitening is your best bet.

Wondering about your options? Here’s a breakdown of two of our favorite systems, Zoom! Advanced PowerTM and Ultradent Opalescence Boost. [Read More

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6. What to Expect at Your Sedation Dentistry Appointment (9/28/17)

Maybe you need to schedule a few complex procedures for a single visit. Maybe you have trouble saying “ahh” wide enough for the dentist. Or maybe you struggle with dental anxiety or white coat syndrome.

Whatever the reason, you’ve decided that sedation dentistry may be the right option for you. But before you schedule your appointment, you want to know – is the procedure safe? What should you expect when you come in?

If you’re considering sedation, here is what you can expect before, during, and after your procedure. [Read More]

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7. We Asked Erin to Describe Her Sedation Dentistry Experience. Here’s What She Said (9/21/17)

What’s it like to be sedated for your dental procedure? What are the advantages? We asked Erin, a patient who recently chose IV sedation for her dental procedure. “My fears were put to rest,” Erin says. [Read More]


8. Anxious About Seeing the Dentist? You’re Not Alone (8/31/17)

You may feel a bit silly or even ashamed about your anxiety, but that’s not going to help you in getting over your fear of dental treatment. The good news is that you’re not alone.

Here are a few of the medical causes of dental anxiety, and several proven treatment options to help make your next visit a success. [Read More]


9. Nervous Patient? 7 Tips for Calming Your Dental Anxiety (7/20/17)

If you have an intense reaction to having to go to the dentist, you’re not alone. So what can you do about it?

These tips and tricks will help you calm your dental anxiety so you can get the care your smile needs. [Read More]


10. Sedation Treatment Options for People with TMJ and Dental Anxiety (6/29/17

Everything is in order to get a handle on your TMJ disorder and take your life back. So, what’s stopping you from going through with the treatment plan? For many people like you, it’s just two words: dental anxiety.

If you’re suffering from TMJ but find yourself procrastinating about taking the next steps in your treatment, you may be suffering from a different kind of uncomfortable disorder: dental anxiety or even white coat syndrome.

Do you have white coat syndrome? [Read More]

The common thread? Empowering dental patients. 

What do all of these posts have in common? They’re all about informing you about the latest in dental technologies, treatments, and care, so you can make the best decisions for your oral health. You deserve a great smile. Schedule an appointment today and start making your dream a reality.