Posts By: GPM Webmaster

Healthy Gums Make Good Sense in Woodbury

You know we’re always happy to see you at Creekview Dental. We think of you as part of our extended family. So we’re truly concerned when we see patients with periodontal disease, or what we usually call “gum disease.” When gum disease is in its early stages, you might not even be aware that there’s… Read more »

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

Common names for oral cancer include mouth cancer, tongue cancer, tonsil cancer, & throat cancer. Approximately 42,000 people in the US will be diagnosed with oral cancer in 2013. When found at early stages of development, oral cancers have an 80-90% survival rate. Unfortunately at this time, the majority of cases are found as late… Read more »

Minimally Invasive Dentistry

Dr. Haag is not your average dentist. At Creekview Dental, our goal is to help our patients keep their natural teeth for their whole lifetime. Dr. Haag helps our patients accomplish this through minimally invasive dentistry. Minimally invasive dentistry simply means that we use modern, advanced technology and conservative treatment options, such as onlays created… Read more »

Creekview Cares about Kids!

Early intervention and diligent home care are the foundations for a healthy smile. Baby teeth are just as important as adult teeth. Children need their teeth to chew food, speak correctly and, of course, to have a cute smile.If a baby tooth is lost too early, the other teeth can shift to fill the space… Read more »

Relax! We can help!

Perhaps you sometimes find yourself feeling uneasy about the prospect of sitting in my chair. (Don’t worry, I don’t take it personally!) Well, the next time you’re feeling that way, remind yourself of this interesting tidbit: U.S. researchers have located the human brain’s “dread center,” an area of the brain responsible for feelings of foreboding…. Read more »

Oral Piercing: Is It Safe?

Piercing, like tattooing, is just one of today’s popular forms of “body art” and self-expression. Piercing may seem daring, cool and totally safe because some celebrities use piercing to flaunt their particular style or attitude. But piercing the tongue, lips, cheeks or uvula (the tiny tissue that hangs at the back of the throat) is… Read more »