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Why In-Office Whitening is Top Notch

Have you been looking at those beautiful white smiles in the magazines? We all want to improve the color of our teeth, but we don’t always know how to go about it. You might be tempted to start with the boxed kits at the drugstore, but that isn’t necessarily the best decision for your smile….

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Why Dental Care During Pregnancy is Essential

First of all, let us offer you our sincerest congratulations! We know that expecting a new baby in your life is very exciting and a little bit chaotic! After all, you have a lot of things to prepare for, worry about, and try to enjoy over the next several months. Being pregnant is usually a…

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What is Full Mouth Reconstruction?

St. Paul area dentist is proud to offer full mouth reconstruction Dr. Lubomir Serafimov and the team at Serafimov Dental in St. Paul, Minnesota offer comprehensive dental care. Our dentist has the experience and training to provide a wide range of treatment for those located in the West St. Paul area and surrounding communities. Patients…

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Understand the Stages of Childhood Dental Care

If you’ve been a parent for any amount of time, you realize just how quickly these little ones change and grow with each passing day. You’ll see it in the way they interact with you and the world around them. Of course, we are always looking at things from a dental perspective. When we consider…

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Understand the Risk of Decay

One of the most prevalent oral health woes is decay. We see it in almost every single patient at some point or another. Decay generally takes the form of cavities in your teeth, and we are filling cavities in younger and younger smiles. In order to defeat decay, you need to understand decay, which is…

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Types of dental prosthesis

Twin Cities Dentist discuss Dental Prosthesis Prosthetic dentistry, also known as prosthodontics is a branch of dentistry that covers the scope of replacing missing teeth by the use of dentures and other artificial dental methods. It also deals with the reconstruction of other oral defects like missing parts of teeth and problems on the structures…

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Three Steps to a Childhood Dental Star

One of the best gifts that you can give your child is a healthy smile, right from the start. The only way your child will develop healthy oral habits is with your guidance, so it’s important that you are intentional about this process! Your general dentist in St. Paul has listed a few tips below to…

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Three Rules of Dentures

Making the decision to give up your remaining natural teeth and enter the world of dentures is not something to be taken lightly. In many cases, patients are so unhappy with their current teeth that dentures seem like a dream come true, and that may be the case for a while after they are placed….

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Three Flaws Veneers Can Fix

One of the most popular cosmetic improvements available is porcelain veneers. Patients love veneers for the many cosmetic solutions they can provide. In fact, when you see a stunning Hollywood smile in a magazine or on the big screen, you are probably really seeing a beautiful set of veneers. Veneers have a vast array of…

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Three Common Myths About Root Canals

So you think you might need a Root Canal? But you’re scared because of what you’ve heard about Root Canals? If you are experiencing regular toothaches, you should contact us immediately for a Dental Exam. Sometimes the best solution for your pain may be a Root Canal. But again, you say, you’re heard a lot…

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The Tooth Decay Triad

Once again the ongoing blog of your dentist in West St. Paul MN at Serafimov Dental is here to keep the magnificent people of our city up to date and in the know about family dentistry and oral health care. The health of your mouth is vital to maintaining the health of your entire body….

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Saving Your Child From Future Braces

As a caring, responsible parent, you have a lot on your mind all the time! You are always putting your child’s best interest first. After all, this is your little one, and you want to see her grow into something truly special. You are not alone. There are tons of great parents here in West…

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Safely Whiten Your Teeth

Dentist in St Paul MN Explains Why Take-Home Whitening Kits can Harm their Smile   Having a bright, white smile is something that every patient wants! This has become one of the most popular cosmetic dental procedures around. Unfortunately, many patients refuse to go to their dentist to get their teeth whitened because they believe…

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Protecting Your Teeth this Halloween

Greetings St. Paul! Welcome back to the ongoing dental blog of Serafimov Dental. We hope the fall season is treating you well. The holiday season has officially begun, and it won’t be long before you start hearing Christmas music. The holidays are a joyous occasion, filled with wonder and joy. But the holiday season can…

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Proper Toothbrush Care

Protecting Your Smile Starts with the Right Brush One of the most important hygiene skills that you never forget is brushing your teeth. For years, cleaning your teeth has been noted as being a necessity when it comes to your overall health. This still stands! Brushing your teeth should be part of your daily routine…

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Painless Full Mouth Restorations in St. Paul, MN

Are you embarrassed to smile? Maybe you’ve even missed years or decades of needed dental care. Not only due you smile less, you even tend to hide your mouth behind your hand when your speak. But even extreme tooth decay and damage can be repaired. At Serafimov Dental in St. Paul, MN, we offer full…

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Overcome Your Fear and Look Great

In life, there a few things you have to worry about. Visiting the Mall of America on Black Friday can certainly raise your blood pressure. Waiting to see how the Viking’s season will turn out is another. One thing we don’t want you to worry about is a trip to our office. At Serafimov Dental…

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Mouth Wreckers

Restorative Dentist in West St Paul on Oral Health Hazards Dr. Serafimov, your top provider of restorative dentistry in West St Paul has to help restore the smile of patients for a variety of reasons. Sometimes, it is some of the “basics.” Drinking too many sugary sodas over time…not brushing your teeth…all of these and…

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Making the Decision for Cosmetic Dentistry Improvements

There’s nothing quite like making an improvement to your appearance. We feel great after a new haircut, a new outfit, or a new look to your smile. This is one reason why cosmetic dentistry is so important to patients in West St. Paul, MN. We know that a few changes to your smile can transform…

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Make a Resolution For a Healthier Smile

Happy New Year! We hope that you have plans for a fantastic 2015! We definitely have big plans here at the office, and we hope to begin with your smile. So many of us are making resolutions to improve our health, but what about your oral health? There is no better investment of your time…

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Keeping Cavities Out of Your Child’s Smile

Hello Twin Cities! Welcoming back to the ongoing blog of Serafimov Dental, written from our state-of-the-art office in West St. Paul, MN. Are you ready for your kids to be back in school? Kids get a great education in math, science, and the language arts at our schools. But often their education about oral health…

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Japanese Women Like Their Teeth Crooked and Pointy

Japanese women are now challenging the best cosmetic dentists to reshape their teeth –- and and in some surprising ways. Unlike American men and women who typically favor straight, even, and uniform teeth, Japanese women want misaligned teeth — and some are even asking cosmetic dental clinics for pointier canines, too. Why Do Japanese Women…

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Is Your Bottled Water Harming Your Smile?

Every single one of us is trying to make the best choices we can make on a day-to-day basis. We do our research and adjust the way to do things to benefit our bodies, our schedules, and the happiness of people around us. For many, that has meant making the switch from tap water to…

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Is it Time to Consider Full Mouth Reconstruction?

We are a couple of weeks into the new year, and some people have already lost their drive for their resolution! We hope that you are still on board for a healthier smile, but what do you do if you feel like your smile is too far gone? How to do you take simple steps…

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How to Find a Cosmetic Dentist in Your Area

The quality of dental health in the United States is an area that may need some improvement: for example, currently 28% of people 35 to 44, and 18% of people 65 and older, have untreated tooth decay. Tooth decay, an easily preventable problem that can be prevented by frequent brushing and dental care, can cause…

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How Nitrous Oxide Makes Your Appointment More Efficient

We talk a lot about the benefits of sedation for patients who are nervous or anxious about coming into the office. One thing we don’t talk about as much is that fact that sedation has truly changed the way a dental office works. Sedation makes your dental appointments more efficient. Continue reading to see how…

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How Diabetic Patients Should Approach Oral Health

November is Diabetes Awareness Month, and that means a lot for your dentist in St Paul MN and his professional staff in the office because we know that some of our patients are affected by this every single day. Diabetes is a condition that affects all parts of the body, including your mouth and teeth….

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Help Your Anxious Child Prepare For an Appointment

Some people really enjoy the thrill of not knowing what to expect in a new situation. However, that rarely applies to a new medical experience. Most of us want to know what to expect, and your kids are no exception. When your little one is preparing for a first appointment, or maybe a first filling,…

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Get Your Kids Excited about Brushing!

It’s easy to get a kid excited about doing something they love to do. A child will never let you forget when their next soccer game is, or when it’s their turn to play a video game, or when their birthday is coming up. But when it’s something they don’t enjoy doing, that’s a different…

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Five Ways to Beat Halitosis

We all experience bad breath from time to time. A strong lunch or mid-morning coffee break can sometimes cause a few hours of bad breath, but this is nothing compared to patients who deal with halitosis on a daily basis. Halitosis can be caused by many factors, and if it is a consistent problem, you…

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Fear the Dentist No More!

Learn about Sedation Dentistry in St Paul to Fight Anxiety   It’s no surprise that there are many patients that are afraid to go to the dentist, whether it’s due to their fear of the instruments or because of its seemingly invasive procedures that make patients squirm, unable to stay still. Thankfully, there are ways…

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Could Your Breakfast Be Hurting Your Smile?

What would the morning be without a good meal to get the day going? It is well established that breakfast is the most important meal of the day. It gets your metabolism going, and it provides that first charge of energy to get you through the day. While a healthy breakfast is essential for your…

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Could Fruit Be Hurting Your Smile?

No one will tell you not to eat fruit. You should eat fruit. It’s good for you. But just be aware that the fruit that is helping your body may be hurting your smile. At Serafimov Dental care we want the people of West St. Paul to eat healthily, but we also want you to…

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Considering Dentures? Read this!

Greetings St. Paul! Welcome back to the ongoing dental blog of Serafimov Dental. In today’s blog post, we want to talk to you about dentures. Dentures can be a tremendous blessing, but they do come with a host of requirements to keep them in shape. Whether you’re unhappy with your current dentures, or are considering…

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Considering Cosmetic Dentistry in West St. Paul, MN?

Are enjoying these hot July nights? During this great summer season, many of us find our nights filled with fireworks, weddings, and graduation parties. Laughter and smiles abound. But when the camera comes out to capture these priceless memories, are you confident enough to smile? Many studies have shown that dental appearance and hygiene are…

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Choose a Composite Filling For Your Smile

By the time you graduated from high school, you probably had at least one filling. For most of us, that filling was dark silver or gray amalgam. That distracting filling is no longer necessary for patients of ours because we now offer superior composite fillings. There are many reasons to prefer composite fillings, and your…

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Boost Your Water Intake

In our previous post, we discussed three ways to boost the health of your smile in 2015. Our first suggestion was to drink more water. Yes, we know, water isn’t known for being an attractive beverage. However, we believe that the benefits of water, and the ability to transform water into something truly special, will…

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Amazingly Life-Like Dentures in St. Paul, MN

Are you in the marketplace for dentures in the St. Paul area? Navigating all the options and choices available to you can feel a bit overwhelming at times. But at Serafimov Dental, we help turn the overwhelming process into a quick and simple one. Dentures are one of several options we offer to help you…

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A Root Canal is Nothing to Fear

When things go wrong in your mouth, you want to know that someone has your back. We are definitely that office! If there is one dental procedure that people fear more than any other, it is the root canal. Hollywood uses the root canal to make scenes more dramatic, and viewers immediately cringe from the…

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A Holiday Boost For Your Smile

Happy, happy holidays from us here at Serafimov Dental! We hope you are having a wonderful time with family and friends and that you have considered a holiday gift for yourself. Give yourself the gift of a newly improved smile by looking into one of the cosmetic options below, provided by your dentist near St…

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A Guide to Dental Emergency Preparation

We believe that being prepared for an emergency is just a part of being a responsible adult! You want to be able to take care of your children and family in the event that anything should go wrong. In fact, you probably have a first-aid kit already stored in your home, and we hope that…

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A Father’s Day to Remember

Welcome back, everyone! It’s that time again when we at Serafimov Dental take a moment to shed some light on some aspect of oral health that will be a benefit to the great people of West St. Paul, MN. Today we are going to take a look at cosmetic dentistry. It is easy to understand…

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A Crown When Fillings Fail

Fillings are going in younger and younger mouths. We are doing more fillings in baby teeth than we have ever done before. The result? Fillings are failing much sooner than they used to! Fillings are not permanent fixtures in your teeth. They should last for a lengthy amount of time, but eventually you will need…

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A Cosmetic Improvement in a Flash

Are you seeking a stunning smile? If you are, you have probably already looked into most cosmetic procedures and maybe come away with mixed feelings. It’s difficult to sign up for a cosmetic procedure if you are afraid that it is going to take a long time or be very painful. The price tag might…

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5 Teeth Whitening Facts

How much do you really know about teeth whitening? Is in-office whitening (teeth bleaching at the dentist) really better than DIY whitening? Should you whiten your teeth? Check out these five teeth whitening facts before reaching for the bleach: 1. Teeth whitening is not for everyone. In general, only healthy teeth can be whitened. If…

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