The Importance of Preventive Dentistry

Here at Forest Lake Smiles, we take preventive dentistry seriously. That’s why today, we’re going to explain how important it is.

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What Is Considered To Be A Dental Emergency?

Not sure if you need to see an emergency dentist in Forest Lake for immediate care? It’s not always obvious which dental issues demand same-day treatment.

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Deep Cleanings Vs. Regular Cleanings – What’s The Difference?

If you haven’t seen the dentist in a while, you may think that you need a “deep cleaning” from Dr. Jonathan Siverson at Forest Lake Smiles. But there’s actually a big difference between deep cleanings and regular teeth cleanings. In this blog, we’ll discuss what you need to know about each one, and whether you need a regular cleaning or a deep cleaning in Forest Lake.

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Why Do My Gums Bleed When I Brush My Teeth? Should I Be Worried?

Gums bleeding when brushing can be an early warning sign of gum disease. But there are a lot of other issues that may cause your gums to bleed when you brush, too. In this blog from Forest Lake Smiles, we’ll discuss the most common causes of bleeding gums when you brush your teeth.

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Seeing A Cosmetic Dentist Is Worth The Investment – Here's Why

Cosmetic dentistry is an excellent choice if you’re self-conscious about your smile. But the procedures can be expensive, and are usually not covered by dental insurance unless they’re needed for reasons related to your oral health.

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Minnesota Monthly Names Dr. Siverson one of the Top Dentists of 2020

We are excited to say that Dr. Siverson’s uncompromising dedication to the health and happiness of his patients has earned him a place among 2020’s Top Dentists, as named by Minnesota Monthly’s holiday issue, “The Best of MN.”

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Should I Go To The ER For A Dental Emergency?

In most cases, the answer is “no.” This is because emergency rooms typically do not have dentists on staff, so they cannot provide you with the care you need right away. Even if you do get care, the cost of ER treatment is significantly higher compared to seeing an emergency dentist in Forest Lake. 

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The Top Dental Crown FAQs – Everything You Need To Know!

Dental crowns are one of the most common treatments in dentistry, and they’re ideal for repairing teeth that have been damaged by decay or oral trauma. But you may have some questions about these dental prostheses, so we’ve put together a list of a few common FAQs we often hear at Forest Lake Smiles.

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How Can I Tell If I Have A Cavity? The Top 5 Signs

Wondering if you have a cavity and need to get a filling in Forest Lake from Dr. Jonathan Siverson? In this blog from Forest Lake Smiles, we’ll take a look at a few of the most common signs that you may have a cavity and require a filling. Let’s get started.

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5 Tips for At-Home Oral Care

Now, more than ever, it is important to stay on top of your health. But did you know that your oral health has a direct impact on your overall health? One of the best ways to stay healthy is to keep up with diligent at-home care. Dr. Jonathan Siverson and the team at Forest Lake Smiles are here to help with this list of 5 ways you can up your at-home oral care game.

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Find Local Dental Experts at Forest Lake Smiles

Dr. Jonathan Siverson is a graduate of Saint John’s University (MN) and the University of Minnesota dental school. He has wanted to be a dentist ever since his first school report on periodontal disease in fifth grade. Dr. Siverson believes dentistry is an art as much as it is a science, and he loves creating healthy, beautiful smiles for all his patients.

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