Are DIY solutions the way to go when it comes to teeth whitening? As a dental office, we’re going to say “No.” But it is not because we offer a whitening solution; it is because these so-called natural solutions can actually do more harm to your teeth than good.
A properly fitting mouth guard is a surefire way to protect your child’s permanent teeth during sports, but it is something many parents and athletes do not think about until an injury occurs.
Having a broken or damaged tooth is disconcerting enough in itself; waiting two weeks for the permanent replacement is just plain archaic. At Vacek Family Dentistry, Dr. Vacek and his staff can create beautiful, long-lasting crowns, partial crowns and veneers in a single, convenient visit.
We know how frustrating is to be talking with a loved one and your dentures starts shifting around your mouth. Even worse, you’ll be eating your favorite food and the denture comes out in front of your family. If this sounds like you, an implant-supported denture could really benefit your daily life.
Is it necessary to floss your teeth? Are the benefits real or has this hygienic practice been given more credit than it deserves for impacting oral health? This question will be answered by your Lincoln dentist as you continue reading.
Gum disease is a condition that results from prolonged bacteria growth in your mouth. It is an infection that starts with mild symptoms and worsens if ignored. Learn what some of the signs of gum disease are, what causes it and how your local professional can treat it.
No longer do you have to undergo a painstakingly long process to repair your teeth with traditional dental crowns. With CEREC crowns, you can have your tooth fixed in as little as a single appointment! Read to find out more from Dr. Vacek and why CEREC crowns might be the right choice for you.
You want to make sure your children are protected. That’s why your Lincoln dentist recommends mouth guards for participation in any sports. Learn more about why a mouth guard is so important to your children’s dental health.
The more doctors can learn about their patients’ health, the more targeted their treatments can be. This is no exception for dentists. Over the years, dentists are using highly-advanced technology to provide patients with the best quality care. An example of this technology is the cone beam scanner, which we’ll discuss in more detail inside.
Dentistry has continued to keep up with the digital age, bringing about the invention of CEREC technology. With a CEREC crown, your dentist in Lincoln can now repair your badly damaged, decayed, or misshapen tooth in as little as 90 minutes as opposed to the two weeks it used to require.
If you frequently skip your dental cleanings, you’re (unfortunately) not alone -- and so it’s probably no surprise that almost half of people in the US have gum disease to some extent. We urge all patients to visit us at least every six months for a checkup and cleaning. Let’s take a closer look at why.
Modern dentistry makes it easier than ever for people with missing teeth to once again have complete smiles. Here, we’ll look at both dental bridges and dental implants as methods of tooth replacements and talk about which one might be right for your situation.
Our practice offers several cosmetic dentistry procedures. Whether you need only one or a combination of procedures to create the perfect smile, your Lincoln cosmetic dentist will work with you to develop a treatment plan that is tailor made for you. Read on to learn more about the cosmetic dentistry treatments that Dr. Vacek and Dr. Gufford offer.
Tooth loss often occurs as time goes on because many people are not aware that oral health care needs continue to change. As your smile ages, extra preventive measures are needed to protect it from damage. As your Lincoln dentist, Dr. Craig Vacek has the information you need to maintain the health of your teeth and gums as the years pass.
Do you remember when you learned to brush and floss your teeth? Many of our patients don’t, but when it’s your turn to do the teaching, it’s time for a crash course in caring for kid’s teeth. Let Dr. Craig Vacek and his team help you teach your kids to brush and floss like pros.
Vacek Family Dentistry has more than one gingivitis treatment in Lincoln to help improve the health of your gums. Our innovative dentists have excelled in scaling and root planing, adding antibiotic therapy, laser treatments, and even oral surgery to provide the best dental care for patients that truly need it.
Every time you go to the dentist, you have X-rays done – although you’re familiar with having these important dental pictures taken, you think they’re all the same. But, with cone beam scanner technology from Vacek Family Dentistry, we’re able to take a much closer look at your oral health.
Don’t waste your time or money on less than satisfactory dental care. The oral health of your family is too important. When choosing a dental care provider, we suggest you explore Vacek Family Dentistry. Offering premiere technology and compassionate service in one comfortable setting, your Lincoln family dentist ensures lasting smiles for you and yours.
Undergoing a simple dental procedure, such as dental implants, could change your life in the best way. Does the thought of getting a “dental procedure” make you nervous? Vacek Family Dentistry can answer your need-to-know questions about dental implants in Lincoln to gain your unwavering confidence again!
Your routine dental checkup and cleaning appointment may sometimes feel like nuisance. Is it really that important to go twice per year? Wouldn’t once be enough? The answer is no, and your Lincoln dentist discusses why it’s important to have cleanings every 6 months.