The Best Way to Whiten Your Teeth at Home

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New year, new you! If you’re ready to enhance your smile this year, whitening your teeth at home can be one of the easiest — and cost-effective — ways to make your pearly whites dazzle. When most people think about whitening their teeth, they typically think there are only two options: in-office whitening with a…


Which Are Better, Crowns or Veneers?

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Your dentist says you’re going to need some work done. You don’t need a whole new tooth, but a simple filling won’t fix things for you either. A veneer or crown may do the trick, but these procedures serve different purposes. If you’re considering ways to restore your teeth and enhance your smile, then you…


What to Do if You Chipped or Broke a Tooth?

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You bit down on your favorite hard food and chipped or perhaps even broke a crown – what now? You want it fixed quickly and don’t want to sacrifice quality, a same-day dental crown may be an option. First, it’s time to consider a few things before a decision is made. What is a Dental…


Invisalign vs. Braces: How Do I Choose?

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First things first, having your smile and bite evaluated is the critical first step in determining what the best form of treatment is for your teeth. It may be Invisalign and it may be regular braces. During an appointment with Dr. Dan he will discuss all available treatment options that will create the lasting look,…


Professional Teeth Whitening

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It’s the new year and you are ready for your new whiter smile. Ponderosa Dental Group in Missoula, Montana has the technology and expertise to deliver the results you can’t get from over the counter, drugstore strips and kits. Make your professional Zoom teeth whitening appointment at Ponderosa Dental Group for enviable results. There is…


Dental 3D Printing at Ponderosa

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Nowadays, a 3D printer can produce almost anything! From jewelry to car parts to architectural scale models, the possibilities are practically endless, and the technology has become a staple in many dentist’s offices — including Ponderosa Dental in Missoula. Learn how we use 3D printing technology at Ponderosa to improve the level of care you…


Can a Loose Tooth Tighten Back Up?

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A loose tooth is no big deal when you’re a kid. Some kids even welcome a wobbly tooth since it means a visit from the Tooth Fairy! But if you’re an adult, a loose tooth is more like a nightmare come true. Loose teeth in adults can result from poor dental hygiene, advanced gum disease,…