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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.

How Do I Help with Tooth Pain?

If you think you may have a dental emergency it is important to know what to do to ensure your issue is addressed as soon as possible. Our office provides same day or next day appointments to accommodate our patients that need immediate treatment.One of the most common dental emergencies that patients experience is tooth

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How Do I Know If I Have a Cavity?

Taking care of your oral and overall health must be a priority. Knowing when you need to call your dentist is important. Practicing good oral hygiene habits help to prevent tooth decay, cavities, and many other issues. Cavities are one of the most common issues patients face, and about 30 percent of Americans have untreated

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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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