The Benefits of Bi-Annual Dental Cleanings

Have you ever been told that you should visit a dentist once every six months? Do you ever struggle to make these appointments because of time constraints or because they’re inconvenient? While we understand that your time is valuable, please know that these appointments are actually vital to the health of your teeth. An important… Read more »

Unhealthy Habits That Can Damage Your Teeth

A new year has come to us once more, providing a great opportunity to fix any oral health care habits you may have developed last year and return your smile to its shining glory once again. It’s never too late to fix any issues you may have, and start making plans to put your oral… Read more »

Do You Know What Causes Bad Breath?

Bad breath can ruin an otherwise great day. It can leave you self conscious every time you open your mouth. You could consider using mouthwash, but this may only be hiding a deeper issues. Fortunately, there are a number of things you can do to beat bad breath at the source. There are many different… Read more »

How to Take Care of Your Dentures

When you think of dentures, you probably think of the older generation—but in reality, they could be a viable option for anyone who is missing teeth. Dentures have been used effectively for decades to replace missing or damaged teeth. Knowing the proper way to care for your dentures can improve your experience and lengthen the… Read more »

Spice Up Your Teeth for Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving is almost here, but are you going to be able to enjoy it? If you suffer from any type of tooth abnormality, it can be debilitating. Even simple tasks such as eating solid foods can be difficult. Dr. Haefner is here to help get your oral health back on track. You may be a… Read more »

What Foods Make Your Sensitive Teeth Worse

It’s never fun to bite into one of your favorite foods only to experience a sudden burning or painful sensation. As you may know, if you’re experiencing this discomfort, you could have sensitive teeth. Do you know what could be causing your sensitivity, or if there are any foods you should consider staying away from?… Read more »

Removing Mercury Amalgam Fillings

Mercury amalgam dental fillings have been used for many decades. However, mercury is highly toxic to the body, and leak from the fillings into your body. The dangers of mercury fillings are gaining awareness, and many dental patients are looking for alternatives to amalgam fillings or looking to have their old fillings removed. At ,… Read more »

What is Biological Dentistry?

Biological dentistry isn’t a dental specialty in the way that periodontology or orthodontics is. It’s a paradigm about dentistry as a whole. It’s a mindful, thoughtful approach that seeks to take into account the complexity and interconnectedness of the body. It seeks the safest dental treatments available that will have the least impact on the… Read more »

Your New Dentures Will Need Daily Care and Cleaning for Maintenance

Your new set of dentures is designed to effectively restore the function and appearance of your missing teeth. By including them as an important part of your daily oral hygiene regimen, you can ensure that your appliance will serve you for many years to come. Many denture wearers like the additional security provided by denture… Read more »

Crowns Can Be Used in Many Aspects of Dental Restoration

For all intents and purposes, a crown is a nearly perfect replica of the enamel layer of a tooth. This makes the crown nearly invulnerable to the normal ravages of tooth decay that is brought on by the natural bacteria in your mouth. Your dentist, Dr. Haefner, commonly uses a crown to restore a tooth… Read more »