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We are excited to say that our office will be open to see patients for restorative and hygiene services on June 1st. We have implemented and exceeded the CDC and ADA guidelines for personal and patient protection against COVID transmission. Some of what you will notice is...

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What to Do in a Dental Emergency

September 13th, 2020

Accidents are never planned and rarely anticipated, but good dental care is always ready and available 24/7. Like all medical emergencies, dental emergencies require quality care, and fast! Here’s what to do if you think you have a dental emergency on your hands. What is a Dental Emergency? If you are in a lot of […]

The Science of Tooth Decay

August 27th, 2020

If you’ve visited our blog before, you know that we love to talk about tooth decay. The chances are, everyone has had or will have tooth decay at one point. It is classified by the National Institutes of Health as the most prevalent disease in the world. Today we’re going to talk about a few […]

Soft Food Recipes – What to Eat After Dental Work

August 13th, 2020

You did it! You got the consultation, booked the appointment, and you actually showed up on the big day. You saw the dentist and now all that has left you hungry! The question is: what can you eat after having dental work done? You need some soft food recipes!  For some of us, it’s nostalgic […]

Fun Dental Facts – Did You Know?

July 27th, 2020

Dentistry is serious medicine, and daily oral hygiene is a top priority. But teeth can be pretty fun, too—not to mention fascinating. For starters, have you ever seen the full sets of baby teeth and adult teeth present in a child’s head x-ray? Go ahead, look it up. There are tons of interesting dental facts […]

The Tooth About Teeth Grinding

July 13th, 2020

Headaches in Gwinn are a dime a dozen. We all know the frustration of having your day interrupted by throbbing, shooting pains in the head. If you suffer from frequent headaches that never seem to go away, Dr. Buck would like you to know about bruxism, or teeth grinding. At Northern Trails Dental Care, we […]

Stop Brushing After You Eat – Do This Instead

June 27th, 2020

For a long time, we’ve been told to brush our teeth right after we eat, but conventional wisdom might be changing on that. Thanks to your mouth’s powerful and natural ability to clean itself, rinsing with water might actually be the best way to freshen your breath and prevent cavities after you eat. In addition […]

Crowning Glory: Esthetic Dental Crowns

June 13th, 2020

The first known dental crowns were made as far back as 200 A.D. when Etruscans used gold to create crowns and bridges. Can you imagine what the process must have been like without the technology we have now? If you’d rather not, we can’t blame you! Thanks to digital x-rays and impressions, dentists today can […]

Updating Your Health History May Help Save Your Teeth

May 27th, 2020

Although you may think of general health and dental health as two completely unrelated categories, they are much more connected than the average person suspects. Just as the information you share with your general practitioner assists them in keeping you healthy, your Gwinn dentist, Dr. Buck, depends on your input for optimal dental health. When […]

Baby Teeth: Folklore & Traditions Around the World

May 13th, 2020

What parents do with their children’s baby teeth varies from family to family. Some save them, some throw them away, some make a craft project or a keepsake from them. Recent research is even exploring the possibility of having parents store their children’s baby teeth to preserve mesenchymal stem cell content in the event the […]

Salivary Diagnostics: What Can Your Saliva Reveal?

April 27th, 2020

If you’ve tuned in to any crime scene investigation shows, you’ve probably heard of salivary testing, but did you know it’s becoming increasingly common in dental offices? Salivary testing has a bright future in medicine because of how much it can tell us about your state of health—both oral and overall. One of the reasons […]


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