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  • Thanksgiving Trivia
    At Isaacson Gentle Dentistry we love learning trivia and interesting facts about Thanksgiving! This year, the doctor wanted to share some trivia that might help you feel a bit smarter Read more
  • Dental X-Rays: Are They Safe?
    X-rays have been a function of dental healthcare for a long time. That in and of itself should be good news, because it means we've had plenty of time to Read more
  • Tooth Discoloration: Common causes and what you can do to stop it
    Looking back at childhood photos, you may notice picture after picture of yourself with a mouthful of shiny white teeth. When you look in the mirror today, you wonder what Read more
  • November Marks National Diabetes Awareness Month
    Diabetes is a chronic disease that increases the risk for many serious health problems, including severe gum disease. November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and it’s a great time for us Read more
  • The Intriguing History of Halloween
    Halloween is fast approaching, and the doctor wanted to be sure to wish our patients a happy day, no matter how you might celebrate this holiday. The Halloween that is Read more
  • What are Sealants?
    Sealants offer many benefits, but the best is their ability to protect your molars. Molars are full of small caverns that can be the perfect breeding ground for tooth decay Read more
  • More Adults Are Opting for Invisalign®
    These days it's becoming more and more common to see adults at our White Bear Lake, Minnesota office getting their teeth straightened with Invisalign clear aligners — that is, if Read more
  • Year-End Insurance Reminder
    the doctor, as well as our team at Isaacson Gentle Dentistry, would like to give those patients with flex spend, health savings, or insurance benefits a friendly end of the Read more
  • Diabetes and Dental Care
    When most people think of complications of diabetes, they think of an increased risk of blindness, limb amputation, heart disease, and neuropathy. However, the doctor and our team want you Read more
  • Four Great Additions to Your Dental-Healthy Diet
    Calcium from dairy products for strong bones and teeth? Check. Vitamin C from fruits and vegetables for gum health? Check. Protein from lean meats, eggs, and fish to create, maintain, Read more
  • I have sensitive teeth. What are my options?
    At Isaacson Gentle Dentistry, we have patients coming in asking us why a taste of ice cream or a sip of coffee becomes a painful experience, or why brushing or Read more
  • September is National Gum Care Month!
    Can you believe it's already September? At Isaacson Gentle Dentistry, we know that gingivitis, the early stage of periodontal disease, can be difficult to recognize. Many people don’t recognize the Read more
  • Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away
    Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read more
  • Does Your Filling Need Replacing?
    No matter how wonderfully something works for us, there comes a day when a replacement might be necessary. This holds true whether it’s the latest and greatest smart phone, or Read more
  • Bright Ideas for Your Smile
    Keeping your smile its brightest can be a challenge! The foods you eat, healthy habits, unhealthy habits, and time itself can affect the color of your enamel. Luckily, there are Read more
  • Who benefits from Invisalign®?
    One problem with trying to answer the question as to who benefits from Invisalign is that the simple answer is “almost everyone.” The see-through, almost invisible aligners for straightening teeth Read more