To put it mildly, a headache can be a nuisance, but compared to a migraine, it’s a leisurely walk in the park. If you regularly suffer from migraines, you’re probably very familiar with the splitting head pain, the nausea, and the sensitivity to light. While migraines can have a variety of causes, one of the most surprising ones stems from oral bacteria. According to research conducted at the University of San Diego, many people who consistently suffer from migraines also have a significantly higher level of a certain kind of oral bacteria in their mouths. Does this mean that the solution to your migraines could lie with your Lincoln dentist? Read on to find out more about this surprising discovery. (more…)
Pioneer Greens Dentistry Blog
May 16, 2017
April 3, 2017
A very sobering statistic is that stroke is currently the third leading cause of death in the United States, claiming about 140,000 lives each year. Another, seemingly unrelated fact is that nearly 50% of the entire adult population has some form of gum disease. More surprising, however, is that for many people, these two things are connected. In recent years, it has been discovered that the state of a person’s oral health can have a high correlation with their risk of having a stroke. How does this work? Today, your dentist in Lincoln at Pioneer Greens Dentistry is going to discuss how these two seemingly unrelated things can be connected.
March 4, 2017
Every household needs at least two people on speed dial: a plumber and a car mechanic. Inevitably, you’re going to need them at some point, and in most situations, you’ll want to see them pretty fast. However, there’s one more person you should have on that list as well: an emergency dentist in Lincoln. Why? Because if you or someone you love suddenly injures their teeth, simply calling 911 isn’t going to help you get the kind of treatment you need. Today, Dr. Chris and Dr. Claire Haag are going to explain why it’s important for you to have a trusted emergency dentist. (more…)
February 22, 2017
February is most often associated with Valentine’s Day, but did you know that it’s actually National Children’s Dental Health Month as well? This month, parents and dentists alike take a little extra time talking about the best ways to take care of Lincoln’s littlest smiles. Of course, two big questions parents often have are, “When should I take my child to the dentist near me for the first time? What should I expect during their first visit?” Today, Dr. Chris and Dr. Claire Haag are going to take a little time to answer both of these questions. (more…)
February 2, 2017
If you continually have problems sleeping each night, one of the best ways to figure out what might be causing the issues is to keep track of patterns. How long does it typically take you to fall asleep? What times do you usually wake up? How do you feel whenever you wake up? The answers to these questions may be able to shed light on what is preventing you from sleeping. In fact, a sleep diary is often the first thing doctors look at if they believe a patient has sleep apnea in Lincoln. March is actually Sleep Apnea Awareness Month, so today, the team at Pioneer Greens Dentistry is going to discuss why keeping a sleep diary is important if you’re having problems, and what you should include in it. (more…)
January 3, 2017
You’ve been told since you were a small child that your diet can affect your teeth, but you’ve probably only heard about the negative side of things. Sugar is bad, acidic foods are bad, etc…Doesn’t it ever go the other way? Aren’t their foods that are actually good for your teeth? Yes there are, and eating them often will help keep your smile bright and healthy just like brushing and flossing. What are they? Your dentist in Lincoln, NE at Pioneer Greens Dentistry is going to share the top 5, and tell you exactly why they are great for your teeth. (more…)
December 15, 2016
You decided to get a set of dentures to replace your missing teeth, and you hoped that would be able to fix all your problems. It’s been a few weeks, and you’ve noticed that your jaw is constant sore and pops all the time. This didn’t happen before you got your dentures, so what is the problem? It’s very likely that it’s your dentures. Dr. Chris and Dr. Claire Haag want you to understand why this may be happening, and how a new set of dentures in Lincoln, NE may be the best solution. (more…)
October 16, 2016
There are not a lot of things that last from a run. You get the deep sense of satisfaction immediately afterwards, and maybe some soreness for a few days for your trouble. Occasionally, you get to run for a cause other than yourself, and this is where running can truly last. Firstly, the money you raise goes towards a worthy cause, and secondly, there is always someone ready to snap your photo as you cross the finish line. You have a fine collection of them at home, and you notice something as you’re looking at them all at once. While your smile may be big, your teeth could be better. They are healthy, but you just wish they looked better. You don’t have time to have a litany of procedures done, so what can you do? This is where porcelain veneers in Lincoln, NE could be your answer. (more…)
May 20, 2016
As your dentist in Lincoln, we here at Pioneer Greens Dentistry recommend our patients of all ages receive a dental cleaning and exam every six months. Why? This preventive visit gives us the chance to remove the plaque and tartar buildup that causes decay and infection — and to catch small problems early, while they’re easiest to correct. If it’s been more than six months since your last trip to your 68317 dentist, keep reading to learn how your next visit can reduce your risk for cavities and gum disease… then contact us to schedule your appointment today!
April 19, 2016
So you need a dental crown — and we’ve got some excellent news for you. CEREC in Lincoln is the technology that makes the restoration process faster (and better!) than ever before. In fact, with CEREC, you can get a better-fitting dental crown in just one visit to Pioneer Greens Dentistry. Keep reading to learn more from the team you trust with your smile!