1. What’s a Skin Graft?

    Dentistry has come a long way since the days of barber-surgeons who probably caused more dental problems than they solved. Today, we are able to perform and fix all sorts of dental conditions, either for aesthetics or for function, that help you to live a better life. One of these amazing developments in dentistry is gum grafts. But what is a gum graft and when would you need one? Bitterroot Denta…Read More

  2. The Anatomy of a Tooth

    Your teeth are made from the strongest substances in your body — enamel. Your teeth are stronger than your bones. If you think about it, they have to be. Just think of what they do all day long, day in and day out. They are responsible for chewing and beginning the digestive process. They help you breathe and help you talk. Teeth are amazing structures in your body. Bitterroot Dental is a Top Ra…Read More

  3. Signs You Need A Root Canal

    Is a Root Canal What You Need?   In the world of dentistry, few procedures seem to elicit a fearful response from patients more than a root canal. Even though most people don’t fully understand what a root canal means, popular media has put this idea in people’s heads that a root canal is the worst, most painful procedure that a person could possibly have done. While we won’t claim that…Read More

  4. Our Sedation Dentistry

    Take the Stress Out of Dental Care   Even though we hate to admit this, we understand that some people are nervous when it comes to visiting the dentist. This nervousness can stem from many causes but, for the most part, it seems people are worried about a painful experience occurring. Here at Bitterroot Dental, we want to make sure that our Missoula patients are as comfortable as possible wh…Read More

  5. Laser Dentistry 101

    What’s the Deal With Laser Dentistry?   Greetings, dear reader, and welcome back to the Bitterroot Dental blog! Over the years, we have dedicated ourselves to providing the best Missoula dentist experience that we possibly can. As part of this process, we make it our mission to stay current on the latest and greatest in dental services and technology so that we can offer our patients the be…Read More

  6. Is A Dental Implant Right For You?

    Dental Implants are an Important Dental Service   Hello there, and welcome back to our blog! As a Missoula dentist, we have made it our mission to make sure that all of our clients are as well informed as possible about the different services that we provide. We strongly believe that most people are hesitant about visiting the dentist because they don’t always know what to expect in relatio…Read More

  7. Signs Of Gum Disease

    Gum Disease is a Serious Medical Condition   According to a study released by the American Dental Association, more than 47 percent of adults in the United States over the age of thirty have mild, moderate, or severe gum disease. Furthermore, it was found in the same study that nearly two-thirds of adults over the age of 65 have moderate to severe forms of gum disease. Here at Bitterroot Dent…Read More

  8. The Causes of Halitosis Pt. 2

    Keep Your Breath Fresh   Hello, dear reader, and welcome back to our blog! Here at Bitterroot Dental, we feel that most Missoula area residents can agree that bad breath is something that no one enjoys. Whether you are the person with bad breath or you are a person who is having to deal with someone who has bad breath, the experience is never a pleasant one. In our previous post, we went over…Read More

  9. The Causes of Halitosis

    Don’t Let Bad Breath Affect You   Hello, and welcome back to our blog! Here at Bitterroot Dental, we strive to provide the best dental services in the Missoula area. A healthy mouth is one of the most important things in relation to a person’s overall health and, in our opinion, not enough people realize exactly how bad certain dental conditions can be if they are left untreated. One thin…Read More

  10. The Worst Food For Your Teeth Pt. 2

    Protect Your Teeth From These Substances   Hello, and welcome back to our blog! Here at Bitterroot Dental in Missoula we are dedicated to providing the best dental services that we can in order to help all of our neighbors maintain good oral hygiene. In our last post, we touched upon some of the foods and beverages that are bad for people’s teeth and, in today’s post, we are going to expa…Read More