What is a crown?

Can children be at risk for periodontal disease? Do You Have an Ageless Smile? Let Us Help You Keep It! Dr. Jeff and Amber Reinking and our team at Tri State Dental Care hear this question all the time. Millions of people have dental crowns that artificially restore the chewing surface of a tooth. Also known…

Can children be at risk for periodontal disease?

  How a High-Tech Office Helps Your Dental Treatment What is a crown? You want to check all the boxes when you consider your child’s dental health. You make sure your child brushes twice daily to avoid cavities. You’ve made a plan for an orthodontic checkup just in case braces are needed. You insist on a…

How a High-Tech Office Helps Your Dental Treatment

  Dental Emergencies while Traveling Can children be at risk for periodontal disease? A dental office on the cutting edge of technology offers numerous benefits to its patients. Whether you are in need of a simple cleaning or extensive restorative work, these technologies will help you stay more comfortable and give you better results than the…

St. Patrick’s Day

On March 17, everyone has a little Irish in them. St. Patrick’s Day is a joyous celebration of Irish heritage. The holiday originated as a commemoration of Saint Patrick, who brought Christianity to Ireland. The saint arrived in Ireland in 432 and earned the reputation of a champion of Irish Christianity. March 17th, the day…

Earth Day

The idea for Earth Day was the brainchild of Gaylord Nelson, a senator from Wisconsin. He envisioned an Earth Day that would be a kind of environmental teach-in. The first Earth Day celebration took place on April 22, 1970, and a surprising 20 million people participated on that day. Ultimately, it became the largest organized…

How do you accommodate a child with special needs?

Providing dental care for patients with special needs can be a challenge at times, both for the dentist and the family of the individual. Fortunately, Dr. Jeff and Amber Reinking and our team at Tri State Dental Care have the experience needed to provide optimal care for your special-needs child. Here are just a few…

Why Baby Teeth Matter

The primary teeth are the initial teeth that erupt from a child’s gums in the first few years of childhood. There are a total of 20 primary teeth, most of which will have appeared no later than age three. Because they are only temporary, some parents believe they are less important than the permanent teeth…

April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month

What is oral cancer? April is Oral Cancer Awareness Month. If you have been putting off a visit to our Dakota Dunes, SD office, now is an excellent time to schedule one. Regular visits to Tri State Dental Care can be the first line of defense against oral cancer, by identifying early warning signs of…

Fluorosis: What is it?

Many people think dental fluorosis is a disease, but it’s not; it’s a condition that affects the appearance of your tooth’s enamel, not the function or health of the teeth. These changes may vary from tiny, white, barely noticeable spots to very noticeable staining, discoloration, and brown markings. The spots and stains left by fluorosis…