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Do your Teeth have you Feeling Grateful?

It’s the time of year when we feel compelled to notice all those things that we may take for granted throughout the year. It could be the natural byproduct of the holiday season that sends us into a state of gratitude, or it could be the rich deliciousness of all those pumpkin spice lattes we’ve […]

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Think There’s Nothing to Those Six-Month Checkups?

Dental checkups may not sit super high on your list of things you actually want to do. We understand that, for many people, seeing the dentist is unpleasant due to dental anxiety. But even for those without phobias related to dentistry, taking time out of a busy schedule to let someone peruse the mouth can […]

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Details Straight from the Patient’s Mouth

When you want to get the real facts about something, you head straight to the source. This used to be referred to as “straight from the horse’s mouth.” In dentistry, we head directly to the patient’s mouth. On your side of the specs, you are probably aware that your teeth will tell your dentist if […]

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Your Smile and your Health

At O’Brien Dental Care, we want to give each of our patients a satisfied smile. More than that, we want to help them elevate their quality of life, and health and wellness through personal care developed to meet their immediate and long term needs. If you are not already aware, oral health has been identified […]

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Have an Amazing Smile at Any Age

Aging is a natural process that, just 100 years ago, was a completely different concern that it is today. At the turn of the 20th century, people were not expected to live much past what we now refer to as midlife. Today, it is not uncommon for a person to live beyond the age of […]

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Fight Plaque with a few Healthy Habits

Plaque is a natural biofilm that adheres to your teeth and gums. Because unhealthy bacteria accumulate and live – quite well – in plaque, it is important to do what you can to minimize its presence in your mouth. When the combination of saliva, bacteria, and debris from foods and beverages lingers, it can cause […]

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Tips for a Bright Smile

Maintaining a high standard of beauty may seem an overwhelming tasks in our busy society. Of course you want skin and teeth that reflect your inner vibrancy, but you may not know exactly how to “have it all.” Whether you want to touch up the brightness of your teeth by removing surface stains or you […]

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Five Reasons to Keep up with Dental Cleanings

In today’s extraordinarily busy society, it can be difficult to keep up with all that you have to do. For many people, this means skipping their recommended dental care. Dentistry is not intended to be sought only when a problem occurs. At O’Brien Dental Care, it is our intention to assist patients from the Shakopee […]

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