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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Moorhead, MN Dentist
... Woodlawn Dental offers a full range of general & cosmetic dental treatments at our office to help you achieve your perfect smile, such as teeth whitening, crowns, preventive care or implants...

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Questions About Dental Services in Moorhead, MN We encourage you to contact us whenever you have an interest or concern about dentistry procedures such as porcelain veneers, dental implants, and tooth whitening in Moorhead...

Dental Services
... Services we offer include: Bonding: to repair small chips or cracks Crowns & Bridge work: to replace large amounts of lost tooth structure and/or missing teeth Dental Implants: for the longest-lasting tooth replacement available today Fillings: to make your teeth strong and healthy again Oral Cancer Screenings: to detect disease at a curable stage Periodontal (Gum) Disease Therapy: to prevent tooth loss Porcelain Veneers: for repairing larger chips and cracks, and reshaping teeth Professional Teeth Cleanings: to maintain good oral health Removable Dentures: to help you smile again Root Canal Treatment: to save an infected tooth Sealants: to protect children's teeth from decay Teeth Whitening: to brighten a faded or discolored smile TMJ/TMD Treatment: for chronic jaw pain Tooth Extractions: when a tooth is hopelessly damaged or decayed Woodlawn Dental specializes in CERECS and one visit crowns...

Complex Mouth Conditions Call for Dental Specialties
...Besides treating advanced cases of periodontal (gum) disease, they’re also adept at reconstructive and cosmetic gum procedures or the placement of dental implants...

A Bird's-Eye View of Tooth Replacement
...Fixed (not removable) bridges are made up of an artificial tooth/teeth fused between two crowns that fit over your existing teeth or dental implants (see below) on either side of the gap...

Cemented or Screwed: Which Implant Crown Attachment is Best for You?
In the realm of restorative dentistry, dental implants are king...

Dental Implants: a Durable, Life-Like Solution for your Tooth Loss
What's so special about dental implants — and why should you consider one to replace a missing tooth...

New Front Teeth for a Teenaged David Duchovny
...Today, there are two widely used tooth replacement procedures: dental implants and bridgework...

Keep the Space between an Implant-Supported Bridge and the Gums Clean
Dental implants can do more than replace individual teeth — a few well-placed implants can support other restorations like a fixed bridge...

Consider Bone Health When Deciding Between Implants and Dentures
... Today's premier choice is dental implants, preferred by dentists and patients alike for their durability and life-likeness...

3 Cutting Edge Ways You Could Benefit from Dental Implants
Since their introduction over thirty years ago, dental implants have become the most popular choice for dental restoration...

Waiting to Afford Implants? Consider a Flexible RPD in the Meantime
If you’ve lost some teeth you may eventually want to replace them with dental implants...

A Team Approach to Implants Helps Ensure a Satisfying New Smile
Dental implants are among the most popular tooth replacements with their high success rate, durability and life-like beauty...

Why You Should Still Floss with an Implant-Supported Bridge
...Don’t think, though, that dental disease woes are a thing of the past with your new implants...

A Toothless Tiger?
... Dental implants look, function and “feel” just like natural teeth — and with proper care, they can last a lifetime...

What's So Special About Dental Implants?
Probably a day doesn’t go by that you don’t encounter advertising for dental implants...

Advances in Dental Health that may be Waiting for us Just around the Corner
...Although dental implants are the closest and most advanced artificial approximation we now have to them, implants still can’t fully measure up to the function and capabilities of a natural tooth...

We can Build up Lost Bone Before Your Implant
...If you would like more information on dental implants, please contact us or schedule an appointment for a consultation...

Dental Implants can also Support Other Traditional Restorations
If you’re thinking about getting dental implants, you’re in good company...

This November, Become a Non-Smoker
...To learn more, read the Dear Doctor magazine articles “Smoking and Gum Disease” and “Dental Implants and Smoking...

Johnny's Teeth Aren't Rotten Any More
...Photos show that he also had missing teeth, which, sources say, he opted to replace with dental implants...

NBC Star Delivers a Message about the "Perfect" Smile
...That could mean that their dentures are specially fabricated with a space between the front teeth, or the crowns of their dental implants are spaced farther apart than they normally would be...

Temporary Anchorage Devices (TADS)
... Essentially, TADS are small, screw-like dental implants made of a titanium alloy...

Removable Dentures
... Dentures are just one option for replacing missing teeth; some of the others include fixed bridgework and dental implants...

Space Maintainers
...But timing is very important with dental implants — they can't be placed in a growing child...

Ultrasonic Cleanings
... Special tips are also available to clean composite or porcelain tooth restorations, titanium implants, or areas of demineralization (enamel loss) on your teeth...

Bone Grafting
... Dental Implants — In this optimal tooth-replacement system, a small titanium post embedded in the jawbone is attached to a highly realistic dental crown, permanently replacing the missing tooth...

Corrective Jaw (Orthognathic) Surgery
...It's often performed as a routine in-office procedure — for example, to extract impacted wisdom teeth (molars that don't fully protrude through the gums), or to place dental implants in the jaw...

Sinus Surgery
...Sinus surgery makes dental implants, today's state-of-the-art tooth replacement systems, achievable for people who otherwise would not have been able to take advantage of today's best tooth-replacement method...

Missing Teeth
...Dental implants can preserve bone, improve function and enhance psychological well-being...

Osteoporosis & Oral Health
... This may be of particular concern if you are considering certain dental procedures — for example, getting dental implants to replace missing teeth...

Cone Beam CT Imaging
... Dental implants: Detailed CBCT images are used to determine the optimum location for the titanium implants while avoiding nerves, sinuses and areas of low bone density...

Bone Grafting
Replacement teeth supported by dental implants function so well and last so long because, like natural teeth, they are securely anchored in the jawbone for maximum support...

Dental Implants FAQs
What are dental implants...

Fixed Dentures
If you have lost an entire arch of teeth (top and/or bottom), or are soon to have your remaining teeth removed because they are too unhealthy to save, you may be able to replace them with fixed dentures supported by dental implants...

Hidden Consequences of Losing Teeth
... Now here's the good news: Dental implants — the state-of-the-art tooth-replacement method preferred by dentists — can prevent all this...

Top Reasons to Choose Dental Implants
...Two, four or more implants can be used to support multiple crowns, or even an entire arch of upper or lower replacement teeth...

Root Canal Surgery (Apicoectomy)
... While there are excellent methods of tooth replacement (such as dental implants), these involve further and more complex treatments, and they can be costly...

Root Canal Treatment
...These include unwanted tooth migration or shifting, which can lead to difficulties in chewing; the need for bridgework or dental implants, which may be costly and complicated; and even the eventual loss of bone structure from the area of the missing tooth...

Cosmetic & General Dentistry
...From powerful, professional whitening treatments to amazingly realistic porcelain veneers to state-of-the-art dental implants, there's a wide range of exciting possibilities...

Implant Dentistry
Of all the ways modern dentistry has to replace missing teeth, dental implants are by far the best...

Oral Surgery
... Dental Implants...

Periodontal Therapy
... Dental Implants...

Technology
... Dental Implants...

 

Dr. Jessica Hardy, DDS,PA
Dr. David Wentz, DDS, PA
320 2nd Avenue South,
Suite 106
Moorhead, MN 56560