Cancer is a word that holds a lot of power. Oral Cancer is only one type of cancer that can change a person's life. In the United States alone, the American Cancer Society projects that 49,670 patients will develop oral or oropharyngeal (related to the mouth and pharynx) cancer in 2017. Read on to learn more about the risk factors associated with oral and oropharyngeal cancer, and what your dentist can help you do.
Are you missing teeth? Do you have dentures? Do you have a bridge that is failing? If your answer to any of these questions is “Yes”, your dentist may have recommended dental implants. Dental implants are a tooth root replacement made from medical grade titanium. These implants can be adapted for any situation involving missing teeth.
Most patients, including myself, would love a free pass when it comes to flossing. Let’s be honest, flossing is one more thing to do during our day and requires time and effort. Over the last few months, we have had a few patients ask us about the validity of flossing. You may have seen news coverage questioning the importance of using floss. We would like to share our perspective on why cleaning between your teeth is important.
At Hogan Family Dental, we answer a variety of questions each week regarding dental floss. Cleaning between your teeth regularly is an important part of a comprehensive dental hygiene routine. You don t have to floss all of your teeth, just the ones you want to keep! Read on to learn why.
Many people choose the path of seeing a specialist called an orthodontist to align or realign their teeth for a beautiful smile. While undergoing the active phase of orthodontic treatment, a patient is more susceptible to tooth decay. Seeing your general dentist and maintaining a consistent home care routine are critical for the best outcome. Read the full article to learn more.
The two B's of optimal dental health are brushing and biofilms. Read more to learn how these two b's can help you.
September has been an exciting month for families in Miles City as children settle into school and learn the ropes with new teachers and new routines. One routine that we are very excited to implement is the Toothtastic Club for children who participate in the breakfast program at public elementary schools in Miles City.
Regular dental examinations are recommended every six months for both adults and children. Each exam monitors a myriad of variables that affect not only a person's dental health, but also their systemic health. Read on to learn more.
August is “back to school” month for a big segment of the population where moms and dads work to prepare their children for a super successful school year. Selecting out just the right foods to create a healthy, balanced lunch is helpful for healthy, happy minds and bodies. Hogan Family Dental wants to share a few ideas on how to choose healthy snack and lunch items to keep your child on track. We want to keep your child’s teeth healthy throughout the school year!
Are you happy with the way your teeth look? Are they stained, crooked, worn or spaced? If so, your dentist may recommend dental veneers as a cosmetic restorative option. Dental veneers can change the length, shape, width and color of your teeth. A veneer is an ultra-conservative restoration which requires the most minimal amount of change to your natural tooth. Call Hogan Family Dental today at (406) 234-2926 and schedule your cosmetic consultation with Dr. Eric Hogan.