Show Your Teeth the Love They Deserve

Your smile is one of the first things people notice when they see you, and your teeth play a big role in how you are viewed. What do you know about this part of your body? Today we have some facts about your teeth to help you appreciate them and take better care of them. Tooth Enamel Facts --Did you... read more »

Why Not Treat Your Smile to These Tooth-Friendly Foods This Holiday Season?

With December and the ensuing holidays in full-swing, we are inundated with social events and gathering. While sugary treats are often on full display during this time, that doesn't mean we have to indulge in them. Although having sugary items is best done with or right after meals (as a dessert), there are other offerings that we can partake of... read more »

Enamel Attrition Calls for Timely Dental Care

The strength and integrity of your tooth enamel plays an important role in protecting the interior soft tissues of the tooth while also giving you the ability to chew food. When the outer layer of a tooth is compromised by tooth decay, dental fractures, or enamel attrition, the entire tooth could be at risk. While tooth decay and dental fractures... read more »

Invisalign®: Not Just for a Pretty Smile

As far as having a straighter smile goes, Invisalign® can accomplish more than just a pretty smile. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), an aligned smile can actually improve your overall dental health, not just the oral issues brought on by an improper bite such as chewing difficulties, problems with the jaw, and wear on tooth enamel. Dr. Peter Stanton... read more »

Start the New Year with Healthier Oral Habits

2017 is here and you may be ready to put your best foot forward to make positive changes for a happier new year. While you are making health resolutions, don’t forget your smile! A healthy smile means a healthier body. The ADA (American Dental Association) offers the following suggestions for a healthy start to the new year with healthier oral... read more »

What Should You Do with a Cracked Tooth?

At St. Paul Family Dentistry, Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack, and David Opack are happy to help our patients in St. Paul, Minnesota, 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 fractures.... 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 St. Paul Family Dentistry in St. Paul, Minnesota, Drs. Peter Stanton, Joseph Opack,and David Opack are pleased to give you some tips to enjoy your Thanksgiving with no... read more »

For Pregnant Moms: Oral Health and a Healthy Delivery

If you are pregnant, your obstetrician is not the only doctor you will want to see. Your dentist is as vital to you and your developing baby’s well-being as your OB! If you have not had a dental cleaning lately, now is the perfect time to come in and let us rid your mouth of tartar and check for signs... read more »