Sugarless-Stocking Stuffers for Your Elves

Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack, and David Opack at want to wish our patients in , , a healthy, happy, holiday. This holiday season, don’t forget to give the gift of a healthy smile to yourself and your loved ones. Did You Know? Tooth decay affects 60-90% of teenagers and adults (World Health Organization). 75%… Read more »

What Should You Do with a Cracked Tooth?

At , Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack, and David Opack are happy to help our patients in , , with all of their oral care needs. Were you aware that tooth enamel is the hardest substance in the body, even harder than the bones? Even so, those precious pearly whites can still sustain cracks or… Read more »

Maintain Your Smile with Healthy Thanksgiving Choices

This Thanksgiving, don’t let the rich holiday fare harm your healthy smile! You can exercise some healthy options that will allow you to indulge in autumn’s goodness while protecting your hard-earned smile. At in , , Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack,and David Opack are pleased to give you some tips to enjoy your Thanksgiving with no… Read more »

Are Your Smiles Ready for Halloween?

It’s that time of year again, fall is in the air and the holidays are around the corner, and starting off the festivities is Halloween. Don’t forget your commitment to you and your family’s health and smiles! Just because you’re surrounded by candy and sugary goodies doesn’t mean you can’t have a healthy Halloween. Let’s… Read more »

How Can National Dental Hygiene Month Kickoff Halloween?

October is the start of many good things, Halloween, Breast Cancer Awareness month, National Dental Hygiene (NDYM) month, and National Orthodontic Health month! At our dental practice in St. Paul, Minnesota, Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack, and David Opack, along with the rest of our team at St. Paul Family Dentistry want to wish our… Read more »

What Does Bad Breath Say about Your Oral Health?

If you have been dealing with persistent bad breath you understand how embarrassing it can be. But did you know that it can actually be a sign that something more serious may be going on? At St. Paul Family Dentistry located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack and David Opack know that… Read more »

Is Your Child Ready to Rock the School Year?

At St. Paul Family Dentistry located in St. Paul, Minnesota, Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack and David Opack encourage our patient families to maintain regular professional dental checkups for their children. This is to ensure that they are not currently experiencing an undiagnosed oral condition such as a painful tooth or other chronic dental problem…. Read more »

How Dentures Developed Through Time

Dentures have been around for a surprisingly long time. Nearly as long as civilization, as far as the archaeologists have been able to tell. Each culture understands the need to replace missing teeth, so many different methods have been created. Archeologists have discovered primitive examples of dentures dating from as early as 1500 B.C. Egypt… Read more »

Fixing a Smile with Veneers

Dental veneers are one of the many cosmetic options offered here at . If you’re looking to improve your smile from a cosmetic standpoint, dental veneers are just one of the options Dr. recommends you research. With that in mind, let’s look at veneers, how they work, and why they may be a good option… Read more »

The Invisalign Process

If you’re an adult who needs minor treatment in order to achieve the straight, beautiful smile you’ve always wanted, then Invisalign may be the best option for you. Invisalign is a teeth-straightening process that uses a customer-made series of clear aligners created specifically for you and your teeth. You wear one aligner for two weeks,… Read more »