Category Archives: Preventative Dentistry

April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation:
“Close to 43,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year.”
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Why it is Important to Get Regular Dental Check-ups

For many people, visiting the dentist for a ‘six month check up’ is not as important as it should be. Some have dental anxieties, while others are simply too busy. One must understand the importance of preventative exams and cleanings. … Continue reading

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New Year Resolutions!

The New Year brings a lot of new beginnings and resolutions. The most common one is to improve one’s health. Continue reading

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Sealants, a real tooth saver!

Sealants are an easy and affordable way to help prevent tooth decay.  We know that your children’s dental health is a high priority in your family, and sealants are an excellent defense against cavities for most children. A sealant is … Continue reading

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April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

According to the Oral Cancer Foundation: “Close to 43,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year.  While some think this is a rare cancer, mouth cancer will be newly diagnosed in about 115 new individuals each … Continue reading

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Beating Bad Breath

Bad breath has many causes, such as: Tooth Decay Periodontal (gum) Disease Bacteria growing on the tongue Dry mouth Use of tobacco products Sinus or respiratory infections We can help you find the cause of bad breath and if it’s … Continue reading

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25 years for Dr. Brian Evensen at Valley Dental Group!

Dr. Evensen started practicing dentistry at Valley Dental Group in 1989, and became a partner in 1996.  Dr. Evensen practices general dentistry with emphasis on preventative, restorative, and cosmetic aspects.  He has enjoyed providing lifetime care to many patients over … Continue reading

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Summer!

Summer is a time for vacations, relaxing with friends and family, and carefree fun.  Here are some tips to make sure that your oral health stays on track for the summer: Think about having a check-up before leaving on summer … Continue reading

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April is National Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Close to 43,250 Americans will be diagnosed with oral or pharyngeal cancer this year. When found at early stages of development, oral cancers have an 80 to 90 % survival rate Continue reading

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Don’t Wait Until it’s Too Late!

PUTTING OFF DENTAL TREATMENT IS NEVER A GOOD IDEA. Problems may start out small, but could get much bigger.  Possible effects of waiting too long for treatment may include: More pain More complex and lengthier treatment Increased treatment costs due … Continue reading

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