Dental Crowns 101

October 13th, 2018

Sometimes in life, you just need a do-over. That’s precisely what crowns are—a new start for your tooth. Teeth are important players in your life! They’re not only the first responders for your digestive tract, but they can make a great first impression – so you deserve a beautiful, fully-functioning set. If your teeth need […]

Don’t Get Kicked in the Teeth! The Importance of Mouthguards in Sports Safety

September 27th, 2018

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 numerous other high-impact sports that can cause harm to your family’s mouths—at least 13% of all oral injuries happen during sports activities. Dr. Buck wants you to know how […]

Could White Teeth Help You Land a Job Interview?

September 13th, 2018

A recent, three-part study by Crest® puts numbers to what most of us already knew – white teeth are beautiful and powerful! The study used both qualitative and quantitative measures in multiple settings to determine what effect white teeth can have on a person’s life. In a portion of the study on employment, researchers found […]

The Importance of Dental X-Rays

August 27th, 2018

The technology of dental medicine is advancing by the minute. There are now sophisticated techniques for diagnosing and tracking oral cancer, correcting crooked teeth in less than a year, treating periodontitis (advanced gum disease) without surgery, and much more. Yet, when it comes down to diagnosing issues and creating an effective treatment plan, nothing beats […]

The Ultimate Toothpaste Guide

August 13th, 2018

Fresh breath sets the tone for every moment of your day: first thing in the morning, before an important meeting, after working out, or just before bed. Whether you prefer cool mint, invigorating cinnamon, or herbal anise, it’s your favorite trusty toothpaste that delivers that fresh, clean feeling. So, what’s the scoop on toothpaste? What […]

What Happens in Your Mouth While You Sleep?

July 27th, 2018

Ah, nighttime… the end of the day, the ceasing of work, and hopefully a good night’s sleep. But did you know things are still happening in your mouth all night long, even if you’re blissfully unaware of it? Dr. Buck, Gwinn dentist sheds some light on the world of your mouth and everything going on […]

4 Facts about Dental Implants

July 13th, 2018

Many Gwinn residents will lose a tooth at some point in their lives, but that doesn’t mean your smile needs to suffer. There are numerous ways to fix a lost tooth, but today, Dr. Buck would like to educate you about the best option for a healthy smile that will last a lifetime: dental implants. […]

Dental Friends with Benefits

June 27th, 2018

At Northern Trails Dental Care, our goal is to make your dental visits as pleasant as possible. Part of this effort includes taking the complication out of utilizing your insurance benefits. Dr. Buck knows there can be confusing terms and stipulations in insurance plans that can be a barrier between you and the care you […]

Forget Your Fears with Sedation Dentistry

June 13th, 2018

Don’t be Afraid of the Dentist! We at Northern Trails Dental Care know that some Gwinn folks avoid the dentist’s chair like the plague. According to studies at the Dental Fears Research Clinic at the University of Washington, as much as 8% of Americans are too afraid to go to dentists and 20% are too […]

Teeth Grinding, Clenching, and Bruxism

May 27th, 2018

There is a good chance you have heard Dr. Buck or someone else at Northern Trails Dental Care mention the term ‘bruxism’ and discuss the problems it can cause for your oral health. At the office, we talk about a lot of technical dental stuff that doesn’t necessarily concern our Gwinn patients, but bruxism is […]


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