October is filled with haunted hayrides, creepy costumes, and spooky décor. Fortunately, there is one place you don’t have to fear – the dentist’s office! However, that is much easier said than done for the nearly 50% of Americans who struggle with mild to severe dental phobia. With this in mind, a dental fear and sedation dentist in Marion is sharing how you can enjoy an anxiety-free dental experience and reasons routine care is so important!(more…)
Bruner Dental Blog
October 28, 2020
September 21, 2020
While you enjoy your morning jog or lift weights at the gym, have you noticed some dental pain? You aren’t imagining things. In fact, many people complain of toothaches while exercising. Although you might think it’s normal, it’s often an indicator of a larger issue brewing in your mouth. It’s best to see your dentist for any tooth pain before it turns into a dental emergency. While you wait for your appointment, here are 4 common causes of exercise induced dental pain and what you can do to stop it.
August 10, 2020
Maybe you had a tooth knocked out by a blow to the face, or maybe you woke up in the middle of the night with an intense toothache. Try as we might, a dental emergency can happen to any one at any time. Do you know where to go when you need urgent care for your smile? Read on to find out why you should visit your Marion dentist for a dental emergency instead of going directly to the local ER.(more…)
June 5, 2020
As summer is commencing, you probably have all sorts of fun activities planned for your family. Whether you are taking a much deserved summer vacation or just relaxing in the backyard, you’re ready to make some lifelong memories. While you are enjoying some extra family time, it’s important not to forget about oral health. Your family dentist shares 5 tips that can help your family maintain happy, healthy smiles.(more…)
May 28, 2020
Over the last several weeks, dental offices throughout the U.S. have been closed to help combat the spread of COVID-19. As cases of the virus decline, restrictions are lifting and many dental practices are reopening, including Bruner Dental. If you need to see your dentist in Marion, your safety is our top priority. We maintain the highest sanitary standards to give you the peace of mind you need to visit your dentist.
April 5, 2020
As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, local public health officials are asking communities across the country to stay inside as much as possible. Additionally, local businesses are largely closed in order to reduce the spread of this incredibly contagious virus, including dental offices. If you are currently undergoing a treatment with Invisalign in Marion but aren’t sure what to do since you cannot see your dentist as often, keep reading to learn a few easy steps to avoid interruptions in your care!(more…)
January 7, 2020
The start of the New Year is all about improving your life and becoming the best version of yourself. Instead of setting over-ambitious habits or unreachable goals, why not start by taking care of your smile? Seeing your dentist in Marion for a dental checkup is an easy New Year’s health resolution you can keep and a habit that can dramatically boost the quality of your life. In fact, studies show that when you maintain great oral health with regular dental exams and cleanings, you’ll improve your confidence, appearance, and your overall health for years to come. Find out why keeping your teeth clean with a dental checkup should be your goal in the upcoming year.(more…)
December 21, 2019
Did you make a New Year’s resolution about getting healthier in the upcoming year? Surveys suggest that those are the most common resolutions across the country. Unfortunately, many people set up unrealistic habits for themselves and quickly burn out before achieving their goals. Instead of trying to better your health by running five miles every day or surviving off salads alone, why not start by improving your smile? Numerous studies show that great oral health boosts your general wellbeing and can reduce your risk of systemic diseases like diabetes and heart disease. Use these four practical New Year’s health resolutions to enhance your smile and your overall wellness!(more…)
November 24, 2019
Now, more Americans than ever have access to affordable dentistry because they have dental insurance; however, less than 3% of people meet or exceed their annual limits. If you’re among those who don’t use all their coverage, you’re losing hundreds to thousands of dollars because your benefits expire at the end of the year. As we reach the holiday season, now is the time to schedule an appointment with your dentist to maximize your insurance benefits.
October 12, 2019
If you absolutely love pumpkin spice season because of all the delicious fall beverages that you get to drink, welcome to the club! While they’re delicious, they’re not always great for the health of your teeth and gums. Dental decay and oral health problems can put a damper on your holiday spirit, which is why you should read on to find out three ways to limit sugar’s effect on your teeth.(more…)