Can Sugarless Gum Help Fight Against Harmful Acids?

Can sugarless gum help fight against harmful acids? The truth is yes, when necessary. When bacteria begin to pool in the mouth it forms a thin layer called plaque. With the addition of sugar, plaque can convert these sugars into harmful acids in your mouth capable of causing dental erosion. Chewing sugarless gum helps prevent… Read more »

Can Teeth Be Properly Restored with Dental Veneers?

Can teeth be properly restored with dental veneers? Dental veneers are a durable tooth restoration treatment that can not only augment your smile, but they can also conceal and cover up many negative or unrepairable aspects of it. Dental veneers work by crafting a thin yet durable shell that is installed directly on the fronts… Read more »

The Temporomandibular Joint Quiz

A temporomandibular joint, also called a TMJ, is designed to keep your mouth working effectively by influencing speech and by opening and closing your mouth at a variety of angles and directions. TMJs allow for the proper chewing of foods that occurs within our mouths. For more information, take the following temporomandibular joint quiz: What… Read more »

Now Is the Time to Restore Your Smile with the Help of a Dental Crown Restoration

Are you nervous about smiling because you have a damaged tooth? With the help of a dental crown restoration, you can once again smile with confidence. In fact, our Celeste Eckerman DDS LLC team in Minden, Nevada will make your smile look as good as new with a dental crown. Also known as caps, dental… Read more »

Dentures Can Restore a Smile

For those who have lost most or all of their permanent teeth, Dr. Celeste Eckerman may recommend dentures in Minden, Nevada. A denture is a removable restoration for missing teeth and the surrounding tissues. The two types of dentures are complete dentures and partial dentures. Our dentist may suggest complete dentures if all of the… Read more »

Have No Fear; Get a Veneer!

Do you have a chipped, cracked, decayed, or discolored tooth? Have no fear; get a veneer!   What is a veneer? A veneer is a skinny mantle of porcelain that is custom-made to fit on top of your tooth. It is somewhat like how a false fingernail fits on top of your nail.   How… Read more »

The Proper Brushing and Flossing Techniques for Your Pearly Whites

Dr. Celeste Eckerman and our dental team want you to have the best oral health possible, which is why we encourage you to take good care of your smile on a daily basis. In order to do so, you need to brush and floss your teeth properly. However, that might be a difficult task if… Read more »

Cosmetic Dentistry Options

With cosmetic dentistry treatments, our dentist and team can fix damaged teeth, gaps in teeth, repair alignment issues, and even replace missing teeth. No matter what oral ailment you may suffer from, we will do our best to either fix or conceal it, and protect your smile so that it will last for many years… Read more »

Protect Your Smile with Adequate Safety Measures

Our great team is committed to providing you with the finest oral health care options and services available. We want to turn your ordinary dental profile into a mouth masterpiece that will have you grinning from ear-to-ear. Always take heed of anything in your daily lives that seek to disrupt your oral health care. Protect… Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Celeste Eckerman DDS LLC, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to our industry and area of expertise here… Read more »