Bridging the Gap

Do you have a gap in your smile that you wish weren’t there? A bridge may be the right solution for you. Bridges are a permanent prosthetic device that may be recommended if you are missing one or more teeth and are cemented onto the neighboring teeth. Without filling in... Read more »

How to Achieve a More Attractive Smile by Valentine’s Day

Are you interested in having a more attractive smile for Valentine’s Day? If so, our team is more than happy to help you. Fortunately, there are many treatments in the world today that can help you have whiter and more beautiful teeth, and he is happy to tell you all... Read more »

Work Habits That Can Harm Your Teeth

Did you know there are habits you might participate in at work that can harm your teeth? Well, it’s true. This is why our team encourages you to keep your smile in mind while you complete your work projects and assignments. Unfortunately, there are many things that can harm your... Read more »

Recuperating from Wisdom Tooth Surgery

After you've had a wisdom tooth removal process by one of our skilled dentists, Drs. Paul Labbe and Matthew Staat, you need to be wary so that your tooth and gums can suitably heal. If you're reckless, you could reopen the wound or do something that would lead to inflammation,... Read more »

Holiday Dentistry: Toothbrushing Techniques

In order to keep your smile operating at its peak condition, you need to make sure that your oral health care routines are being done safely and effectively. This includes brushing your teeth twice a day with optimum cleaning tools and with the correct techniques.  When selecting a toothbrush, always... Read more »

Getting Dentures to Fit

For most people, getting dentures is a huge adjustment. Getting used to the fit of the false teeth, having them optimized when required and learning to care for them suitably will take a little time. Please know that the whole staff at Planet Dental is rooting for you, and we're... Read more »

How to Floss Like a Pro

When you attend your semiannual dental cleanings, you may notice how skillfully our dental hygienist flosses your teeth. If you are looking to floss like a pro, you’ll want to carefully attend to these instructions: - Cut 18 inches of floss and twist the ends around the middle fingers of... Read more »

Taking Care of Your Retainer

At some point, your dentist may tell you that you or your child should get braces or some other orthodontic procedure. Many such procedures are followed by the use of a retainer to make sure that your teeth stay in their new positions. That retainer will need the proper care... Read more »

Acid Reflux and Your Oral Health

Acid reflux, also called gastroesophageal reflux disease and GERD, is known for causing heartburn and pushing acids up into your esophagus. It can also influence your oral health. Possible causes of acid reflux include smoking, the foods you eat, and other natural issues. If you don’t deal with it, the... Read more »

Oral Health Care Procedures: Treatments for Bruxism

Are you aware of the oral health condition known as bruxism? Often going undetected, bruxism is caused by unknowingly grinding and gnashing your teeth, often while unconscious. One common symptom of bruxism is snoring. As such, ask your sleeping partner or roommate if they have ever noticed that you snore... Read more »