Posts By: John Haag

Does Mouthwash Really Work?

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  The effectiveness of mouthwash is a highly debated topic in the field of dentistry. Some dentists recommend it to patients for a variety of reasons and other dentists don’t. Patients may choose to use mouthwash as a breath freshening agent or to help their mouth feel cleaner. But does mouthwash really work? It ultimately… Read more »

Sensitive Teeth: Causes & Treatment

What does it mean to have sensitive teeth? If your teeth are sensitive, you know all too well. That sharp pain you feel when you drink something hot or cold or bite into something sugary is a highly unpleasant sensation. And the pain doesn’t always subside when you stop eating or drinking. It can remain… Read more »

8 Things to Know About Fluoride Treatment

Has your dentist recommended a fluoride treatment? This is often a part of preventative dental care as well as routine teeth cleanings. Fluoride treatments have significant benefits for your teeth. Your dentist may recommend it if you are at a higher risk for cavities or just as a precautionary measure. If you’re debating whether or… Read more »

7 Ways to Keep Your Gums Healthy

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Oral health is an important part of your overall health and wellness. When you think about oral health, you most likely think about your teeth. But the health of your teeth is only part of oral health. Gum health is also important, as the teeth and gums must work together. The gums are the support… Read more »

How Does Sugar Affect Your Teeth?

  There’s the age old saying, “Sugar will rot your teeth.” You probably heard it as a child, maybe repeated it to your children, and your dentist has probably warned you about sugar in regards to your dental health. Are you wondering exactly how sugar affects your teeth? There is actual science behind it that… Read more »

Is Dental Insurance Worth the Cost?

Do you have dental insurance? Whether you already have dental insurance or you’re thinking about purchasing it, you may be wondering if it is worth the cost. Dental services can be expensive from routine cleanings to complex procedures. Having insurance can cover all or a portion of the cost of some of these services, reducing… Read more »

5 Tips For A Healthier Smile

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Proper oral care is an essential part of your daily routine, keeping your teeth and gums happy and healthy. The quality of your smile is a great indicator of your overall dental health, and something that you should be proud to show off to the world! There are many components to oral health, but there… Read more »

How Creekview Dental Is Keeping Patients Safe During Coronavirus

Odontologist Examining Patient During COVID19

Have you been hesitant to go to the dentist during the coronavirus pandemic? Many people rescheduled or canceled their appointments when COVID-19 first arrived, out of fear that the virus could be spread through dental offices. But as the pandemic continues people are going too long without dental care, which could lead to an increase… Read more »