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.

How Can Poor Oral Health Affect the Rest of the Body?

Oral health is extremely important for many reasons. If patients suffer from gum disease, cavities, or bad breath this can cause issues with your teeth and mouth. Our mouths are a pathway for bacteria to enter the body. The bacteria are able to enter the blood stream, and this can also cause infection or inflammation

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Is Gum Disease Over if the Bleeding Stops?

If you have inflammation in your mouth or gums it may be time to consult with a Periodontist. Gum disease is one of the most common disease patients face today. This condition must be treated promptly to avoid receding gums, or even tooth loss. Attending regular visits to our office can help to prevent gum

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Is it Better to Get A Dental Implant or a Bridge?

When deciding on a restorative solution it is important to look at all of your options to help you decide on the best option that works for you. A common question patients face is if they should choose a dental bridge or dental implants when they are looking for a tooth replacement solution. Both are

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