February 5, 2018
Practicing oral care is intended to accomplish two important goals for your overall health. This includes preventing tooth decay and gum disease before they can cause permanent or long-lasting damage. To aid you, your dentist in Hutchinson is writing about periodontal disease, an advanced form of a more common disease known as gingivitis. With advice from them, you can properly equip yourself against gum disease and have a healthy future free of oral disease (and by proxy, more serious diseases outside the mouth.)
January 5, 2018
The beginning of the year is the best time to start a new, better habit—like getting the most out of your dental insurance benefits plan. Many people can’t afford dental insurance benefits. If you do have them, ask yourself, “How can I make the most out of my dental insurance benefits in 2018?”
Your insurance dentist in Hutchinson wants to help you maximize your benefits in this new year—and we’re here to help you!
November 15, 2017
When faced with tooth loss, many patients may feel like they have to just suffer from the consequences of tooth loss because there aren’t many tooth replacements that solve the problem through and through. You may find a replacement that causes other issues like slippage and speech problems. Then there’s the problem of your replacement not feeling natural or looking natural.
If you’ve been suffering from tooth loss because you can’t find the perfect tooth replacement, you can rest assured that dental implants in Hutchinson may be able to help you finally solve your problem. In fact, dental implants are the most compatible tooth replacement for your body. That’s right, they’re biocompatible!
October 24, 2017
Millions of people have dental crowns or some other type of dental restoration. These little devices are excellent for restoring strength to damaged teeth and giving the gorgeous gleam back to a person’s grin. You might wonder, though, how long do dental crowns in Hutchinson last? The answer depends largely on how the crowns are cared for and what they’re made of.
September 30, 2017
We all love a good DIY beauty project — but despite the rise of activated charcoal teeth whitening, your dentist is urging you to stick to a professional teeth whitening treatment in Hutchinson instead. Using charcoal to take stains off your teeth is one of the more damaging things we could imagine doing.
May 16, 2017
Did you know that up to 75% of Americans have some level of fear, anxiety, or worry about going to the dentist? That’s right – even stars like LeBron James and Jennifer Aniston are affected by dental anxiety. And, although this condition is remarkably common, many people allow their fears to get the best of them and avoid dental care until it’s too late. Since we’d like to prevent smile problems before they happen, your trusted sedation dentist in Hutchinson has safe, effective options to address your dental fears and phobias, and to keep you relaxed and secure during treatment. Learn more about how safe sedation dentistry is from Dr. Grant Ringler and his team.
April 4, 2017
If you are suffering from tooth loss, you need an effective solution to replace your missing teeth. Due to several advancements in dentistry, you now have many different options to regain a complete smile. With so many options available, it can be difficult to determine which form of dental prosthesis will best meet your needs. To help you make the best choice for your needs and lifestyle, we have the information you need to choose the right dentures in Hutchinson.
March 14, 2017
You started chewing tobacco around the time you were in high school. It quickly became a part of your personality. At some point, you developed a bad sore throat and thought, “Oh my God, please don’t let this be cancer.” You decided to quit for the first time. After your throat got better, one stressor lead to another and you bought another tin. Sounds too familiar, right? Ultimately, you resigned to your addiction and justified it with, “It’s my only bad habit.” Your Hutchinson dentist understands how difficult it can be to quit smokeless tobacco, we run into patients that use it all the time! However, that does not make it any better for either your general or oral health. If you think that going smokeless is better for you, think again.
February 10, 2017
Have you been covering your mouth when you speak since you were a child? Are you about fed up with that old habit? It’s about time you show off your pearly whites without being embarrassed because of your overcrowded or spacey smile. The office of Grant D. Ringler, DDS wants to help patients who are ashamed of their natural smile enjoy the confidence that comes with straightened teeth. We offer an adult cosmetic brace option known as Six Month Smiles in Hutchinson. With this amazing service, our patients can transform the appearance of their teeth without compromising their matured, polished look.
December 30, 2016
If there is one thing that is on our patients’ minds this time of year, it’s how to brighten their smiles. Yes, we get a lot of questions about teeth whitening in Hutchinson around the holiday season — like what are my options in bleaching? Is over-the-counter whitening ok? And above all is this: how long does teeth whitening last? Check out our video on the subject of teeth whitening longevity and then read our FAQ to learn more about the treatment from your dentist at Grant D. Ringler, DDS.