The Tips You Need to Keep a Healthy Smile this Winter

If you want to maintain a strong and healthy smile this winter, then our Canton Dental Clinic dental team has some helpful tips for you! There are things you can do on a regular basis to keep your teeth and gums in pristine condition, and those things are: -Keep up... Read more »

Oral Injury: What to Do in Case of Dental Disaster

Do you ever wonder what you would do if you experienced a dental emergency? If so, our Canton Dental Clinic dental team would like to help you! Just like any natural disaster, it’s best to have a plan so you aren’t scared, stressed, or worried. Being calm during an emergency... Read more »

Are You Experiencing Bleeding Gums?

At Canton Dental Clinic, we want our patients in Canton, South Dakota, to know that your gum health is as important to your smile as your pearly whites. In fact, did you know that your gums are actually a good indicator of your overall health? The main cause of bleeding gums is... Read more »

Loose Dentures: What you Should Know

As you probably know, dentures are usually thought of as a restoration option for the elderly. For this reason, most people don’t usually think of dentures as an option for replacing missing teeth. However, would you be surprised to learn that dentures can actually be extremely useful for anyone who... Read more »

Your New Hawley Retainer Needs Some Basic Daily Care and Cleaning

Through the course of your routine adjustment sessions with your Canton Dental Clinic orthodontist, your braces have given you a perfect smile. Now they can now be removed and you can show your new smile to the world! However, there will still be a modest amount of residual tension in... Read more »

Up Your Brushing Game With These Tips

Most people are pretty good about brushing regularly. It fits right in with the rest of their morning and evening routines. But routine activities can become so, well, routine, that they can lose some of their effectiveness. Here are some tips to help you brush a little better. One thing... Read more »

Oral Cancer Awareness

As you know, the thought of dealing with cancer is a frightening one. Sadly, as you probably know, individuals who are diagnosed with cancer are more likely to beat the disease when it's caught early. This is also true when it comes to oral cancer. Fortunately, if you are careful... Read more »

Handling Damage to Some Part of Your Braces

The braces fitted on your teeth by Canton Dental Clinic represent a serious investment in realigning your teeth for a more appealing smile and a healthy mouth. While they are designed to be rather durable there are still certain activities, foods and bad habits which could potentially damage some part... Read more »

The Dangers Posed by Tartar Buildup

Bacteria and residual food particles in the mouth, quickly develop into a film of plaque. If this plaque is not cleaned away by regular brushing and flossing it will harden into tartar. Tartar at the gum line, is the leading cause of gum disease. Gum disease is widespread issue throughout... Read more »

Care and Cleaning Tips for your New Fixed Retainer

Over the course of multiple adjustment sessions your teeth have been pulled into a healthy and more visually appealing alignment. Now the time has come for your braces to be removed. Of course braces are only one step in the process of providing and maintaining the ideal alignment of your... Read more »