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The Sierra Tahoe Dental Blog

Get Tips & Advice From Our Dentists in South Lake Tahoe

At Sierra Tahoe Dental, Dr. Robert Rutner & Dr. Frederick Wecnk, our dentists in South Lake Tahoe, work to provide our patients with exceptional dental treatments as well as foster an environment for a lifetime of great oral health. That’s why we place a big emphasis on patient education! 

Take a moment and explore some of the blogs that we’ve written below. If you have any topic suggestions or would like to schedule a consultation for your next appointment, please contact our friendly staff today! We look forward to treating you.

Swollen Gums

How to Get Rid of Swollen Gums

Our gums are sensitive, and if we do not practice good oral hygiene habits, they can become inflamed, painful, or infected. Gums are important and help to hold our teeth in place and protect our tooth roots. If gums are not taken care of, bacteria can spread and cause gum disease or other health problems.

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Why Should I Get a Dental Bridge?

Dental bridges help to bridge the gap between one or more missing teeth. Bridges have one or more crowns or implants on either side of the gap and false teeth in-between them. If you have a gap caused by a missing tooth and that gap is embarrassing, a bridge may be right for you. Bridges

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How Much Radiation is in a Dental X-ray?

Dental x-rays are commonly used when you visit your dentist. Many patients wonder if dental x-rays are safe and if they should worry about radiation exposure. Expressing concerns about your health and safety is normal, and the good news is that dental x-rays are extremely safe. You may notice your hygienist covers you with protective

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