Preventive Dentistry


Dental Myths & Dental Facts

Dental Myths Debunked by Dr. Shamblott Dental Myth: Only the sugar in sweets and desserts are bad for teeth. Dental Fact: Many foods have natural sugars in them. Both natural and processed sugars can cause tooth decay if they stay on teeth. It is important to limit the amount of sweets you consume and to brush and floss twice a day. back to top Dental Myth: There is no need to brush baby teeth. Dental Fact: Even though all of […]


Sedation Dentistry Seminar April 15

Afraid of the Dentist? Join our Sedation Dentistry Seminar on April 15 and Fear No More Do you have dental concerns that you avoid because you can’t get yourself to make a dental appointment? Does the thought of having a dentist work on your teeth make you feel paralyzed? Dental Fear is Common… You are Not Alone. Dental phobia or dental fear prevents people from receiving necessary routine dental care, potentially compromising the health and functionality of their mouth and […]


Athletic Mouth Protectors

Now that the school year is in full swing, student athletes are heading to practice and beginning their fall season sports. While helmets, pads, and other protective sports equipment seem like obvious necessities, there’s one more piece of athletic gear you need to make sure you’re not forgetting: your athletic mouthguard. According to the National Youth Sports Foundation for the Prevention of Athletic Injuries, dental injuries are among the most common sports-related injuries in children participating in sports activities. The […]


Dr. Shamblott and His Daughter Discuss Children’s Dentistry

Did you happen to catch Dr. Shamblott and his daughter Rachel on Twin Cities on Tuesday? They were discussing children’s dentistry and how to make going to the dentist fun. If you missed the show, you can click here to watch it. Rachel demonstrated proper brushing technique while Dr. Shamblott discussed the proper amount of time everyone should be brushing. Rachel had a light up toothbrush that stays lit for 1 minute (which is just enough time to spend on […]