Dental Sealants 101

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If you have younger kids, you’ve likely been asked by your dentist if you want to get them dental sealants. They’re often recommended at a young age, but why would your kids need - or want - them? Well, that’s why we wrote this blog post. There are a ton... Read more »

Tips on Toothbrush Care

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Did you know caring for your toothbrush is essential? If your toothbrush has germs and bacteria, then you are spreading that on your teeth. With proper care and treatment of your toothbrush, you are helping your teeth stay healthy. However, many people do not know the importance of caring for... Read more »

Holiday Sweets to Be Wary Of

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With the winter holidays approaching, you may be enjoying many scrumptious treats that satisfy your sweet tooth. While these goodies certainly taste good and may add to the holiday spirit, the sugar they contain can be damaging to the teeth. When sugar is consumed by the bacteria that live in... Read more »

Chronic Dry Mouth Facts

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Chronic dry mouth occurs when your mouth experiences a lack of saliva. For a better understanding of why this is harmful and how to combat it, read below: - Saliva is important for your oral health because it neutralizes acids on your teeth, washes away harmful bacteria, and helps keep... Read more »

Oral Cancer is Dangerous

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Oral cancer is not something to take lightly. Cancer in any place on or in your body can oftentimes be fatal, especially when ignored and not addressed. That is why our team here at Ling Family Dentistry in Blaine, Minnesota, wants to provide you with some basic information on oral... Read more »