Dental Extractions

Tooth extraction, sometimes referred to as dental extraction, is the extraction of a tooth or teeth from the socket. Getting rid of teeth is usually not the first choice we take, but depending on the tooth’s condition, it might be necessary. If a tooth has become injured by too much erosion for crowns or fillings… Read more »

What You Should Know About Veneers

Do you ever feel embarrassed, or even ashamed, of your smile? Do you wish for a brighter, more beautiful smile? Look no further! Talk to Drs. Mick, Brad, Nicole, and Monique Dana about veneers in , . Dental veneers are thin, tooth-colored shells that are bonded to the front of the teeth to improve the… Read more »

Are You Doing Everything You Can to Prevent Tooth Loss?

Teeth can be lost for a variety of reasons, but several of them are actually preventable. Losing a tooth doesn’t just impact your appearance, it can also negatively impact your oral health, even causing misalignment of the surrounding teeth. Of course, our dentist, Dr. , works to save damaged teeth whenever possible. Today we are… Read more »

Having a Chipped Tooth Repaired Can Help Prevent an Unnecessary Cavity

Chipped teeth can vary in severity and cause. Many are the result of sports injuries, or bad habits like nibbling on your fingernails, pens, and pencils. How severely the tooth is affected will determine the treatment method that Dr. recommends. The longer you delay in having the chipped tooth treated, the more likely you are… Read more »

A Tooth with a Large Cavity Might Need a Dental Crown

Your routine dental checkup at Dr. ’s clinic is designed to clean your teeth, and detect signs of gum disease, cavities, and oral cancer. If a cavity develops on one of your teeth between checkups, in time, the area of tooth decay can become so large that Dr. Dana can’t viably repair the tooth with… Read more »

The Dental Implant Process

Even though permanent teeth are supposed to last a lifetime, a tooth may be lost to severe decay, injury, gum disease, or another issue. Obviously, this isn’t ideal, but it doesn’t have to be the end of your smile. If you lose a tooth, Drs. Mick, Brad, Nicole, and Monique Dana may recommend a dental… Read more »

If You Want Strong Teeth, Eat These Foods

Along with keeping up on oral hygiene and visiting Dr. regularly, you can keep your smile in tip-top shape by eating tooth-healthy foods. To help you know more about the foods you should eat, we are happy to tell you all about three of them! The first foods that can help your smile are fruits… Read more »

Treat Your Tooth Abscess Today!

Want to smile this summer but your teeth are causing some discomfort? A tooth abscess (an infection between the gum and tooth, or at the root of the tooth) may be the cause of your pain. look for an abscess when you come into the office experiencing any of these symptoms: – Loose tooth –… Read more »

Scaling and Root Planing Can Fight Gum Disease

Healthy gums are just as important to your smile as healthy chompers. In fact, without healthy gums to support them, your teeth can loosen, fall out, and even incur bone loss. At Dana Dental Arts, Drs. Mick, Brad, Nicole, and Monique Dana offer scaling and root planing in Spearfish, South Dakota and Rapid City, South Dakota, to… Read more »

Oral Hygiene: The Tips and Tricks for Taking Care of Your Smile

Did you know oral hygiene is vital for a strong and successful oral health? Well, it’s true, which is why our dental team strongly encourages you to take good care of your smile on a regular basis. However, many people have inefficient or improper techniques that do little for their teeth and gums. So, to… Read more »