February 14, 2017

Keep Teeth Healthy While You’re Sick

Somehow it always happens: winter shows signs of ebbing, and you find yourself laid up in bed with a cold (or worse, the flu). It can […]
January 19, 2017

Show Some Love (Without Damaging Teeth)

Valentine’s Day is right around the corner. A day specifically dedicated to showing those you love how much you care—usually with sweets and treats galore. But […]
November 23, 2016

Thanksgiving and Your Teeth

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Chanhassen Family Dentistry! This is one of our favorite holidays. We have a lot to be thankful for—including all […]
November 15, 2016

The Holiday Season Gives Reason to Smile

The year goes so fast, and before we know it, we’re back into the holiday season! It’s an exciting time of year, with family gatherings, holiday […]
October 26, 2016

CariVu: Crack and Cavity Detection Without Radiation

CariVu is a hand-held instrument that reveals cracks and cavities in seconds, using only light – no radiation! It can help you address small problems before they become […]
October 10, 2016

How to Handle Holiday Sweets

It’s the season of sweets and treats. Sugary foods around the holidays are basically inescapable, but eating foods that are high in sugar can jeopardize your […]
August 15, 2016

Could Poor Oral Health Contribute to Loneliness?

A study recently published in the European Journal of Ageing has concluded that poor oral health may contribute to loneliness in older adults. Therefore, maintaining good […]
August 8, 2016

Flossing: Yay or Nay?

You may have seen recent headlines announcing that flossing isn’t necessary. We want to make sure you are well-equipped with the information you need, so you can […]
June 21, 2016

What are Cold Sores, and How Do They Affect My Dentist Visit?

What are Cold Sores? Cold sores are caused by the Herpes Simplex Virus Type 1 (HSV-1). Although many people may worry and overreact when they hear