BLOG

Why You Can’t Afford to Ignore Bleeding Gums

November 13th, 2017

One of the most common and destructive myths about dental hygiene is that it’s normal for gums to bleed. Dr. Buck would like everyone in Gwinn to know that this is not the case! Imagine if we weren’t talking about gums- should any part of your body start to bleed whenever you touch it? The […]

How to Clean Teeth Like a Dentist

October 27th, 2017

Oral hygiene is the foundation of good dental health. Brushing and flossing regularly is the best way to keep your Gwinn smile healthy and clean. Consider this your personal tutorial on the art of dental hygiene, instructed by Dr. Gwen Buck and the expert hygienists at Northern Trails Dental Care. If you have any questions […]

How Dental Night Guards Can Help You

October 13th, 2017

It’s common to see people wearing mouth guards in Gwinn for protection while playing all kinds of sports, such as football, basketball, and boxing – but did you know that lots of folks wear mouth guards at night for their dental health? People who grind their teeth (bruxism) and people with sleep apnea can get […]

Oxygen Therapy – A Breath of Fresh Air

September 27th, 2017

Your Gwinn dentist, Dr. Buck at Northern Trails Dental Care knows that no two patients are alike. Everyone deserves a personalized approach to oral health – but what is something no patient (or even human) can live without? Air—or more specifically, oxygen. The Power of Ozone in Dentistry Oxygen is essential for your cellular health […]

If You’re Avoiding the Dentist

September 13th, 2017

We’ve all got our reasons. Money. Time. The fear of pain. Juggling insurance. Facing one more reminder that we really should be flossing more. Any of these might cause us to avoid and put off regular visits to the dentist. Has it been so long since your last dental appointment that you’re not even sure […]

How Baby Teeth Help Mouths Grow Up Right

August 27th, 2017

Every Gwinn parent remembers seeing their baby’s first teeth emerge, watching the rest pop up, and finally cheering as their child loses their first baby tooth, all in the blink of an eye! In fact, baby teeth come and go so quickly that some people are led believe they don’t have an impact on a […]

Trend Alert – Oil Pulling

August 13th, 2017

What is oil pulling? Claiming everything from whiter teeth and healthier gums to decreased body aches and pains, oil pulling is the latest trend in DIY detox therapies. Newly popular among celebrities and lovers of natural health and wellness, oil pulling is a hygiene practice that actually dates back centuries through the Indian medical tradition […]

Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth…But If You Do – The Importance of Mouthguards in Sports Safety

July 27th, 2017

It’s no secret that residents of Gwinn love sports! The folks around here work hard and play just as hard, whether it’s football, baseball, basketball, or the numerous other high-impact sports that can cause harm to your family’s mouths. In fact, at least 13% of all oral injuries happen during sports activities. Dr. Buck wants […]

The Best Way to Replace Missing Teeth

July 13th, 2017

We all remember losing our teeth as children and being delighted to find money from the tooth fairy under our pillow, but it’s just not as fun as an adult. According to the National Institute of Dental and Craniofacial Research, adults between the ages of 20 and 64 have an average of 25 permanent teeth […]

HPV and Oral Cancer: What you need to know

June 27th, 2017

We love to talk about the fun and interesting sides of oral health, but today, there is something much more serious on our minds. We care about the health of everyone in Gwinn, and as dental care professionals, we feel it is our duty to educate you on how to be as safe and healthy […]

Hours

Monday - Thursday
8:00 am - 5:00 pm
Friday - Sunday
Closed

For emergencies please call (906) 661-1026 and we will get back to you as soon as possible.

Call to schedule your next appointment today! (906) 661-1026
Yes!
We are Accepting New Patients
© 2017 Northern Trails Dental Care | Accessibility | Privacy Policy
Powered by FOREVERSITES™