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Saving Smiles Dentistry - Dental Repair

Many people in the Fargo-Moorhead and West Fargo communities are without dental insurance, even though routine preventive care is critical to maintaining oral health and preventing larger, more costly problems down the road.

Our Saving Smiles Program is a great dental insurance alternative for individuals, families and businesses. The program offers personalized, quality dental care with special family-friendly savings. For a low annual fee, you’ll receive a substantial 15% discount on preventative and any restorative care. It’s easy, convenient and affordable.

The following in-office services are included in the program:

  • Cleanings and Exams
  • Fillings
  • Crowns, Implants and Bridges
  • Dentures and Partials
  • Extractions
  • Veneers
  • Night & Mouth Guards
  • Professional Whitening

 

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Please check out our Saving Smiles Program page or contact our office for more information at savingsmilesdentistry@gmail.com or 701.237.4297!

 

 

 

Saving Smiles had the opportunity to volunteer with Hope Blooms.

We heard from the wonderful Kelly Krenzel about her journey of inspiring hope, happiness and emotional healing through repurposed flowers and the formation of Hope Blooms. She shared her passion for spreading joy by demonstrating how to repurpose a flower donation into beautiful bedside bouquets.

We jumped right in and created 57 beautiful bouquets. The flowers that we tended to included blooms in many different shades of blue, so we felt like the bouquets had a special touch from the Saving Smiles crew. The flowers were delivered to residents at Maple View Memory Care in Fargo.

The event was a great way for our team to gather and give back. If you are looking for a fun volunteer or team building event, checkout the opportunities they have at https://www.hopeblooms.org/volunteer/.

If you are expecting, don’t forget about your teeth. Many women have no dental changes through their pregnancy, however increased hormone levels and blood flow can affect your teeth and gums. Keep up with your regular oral hygiene habits to minimize problems from occurring:

  1. Brush 2x a Day
  2. Floss daily
  3. Visit the Dentist

Here are some of the common causes of dental health problems during pregnancy:

 

We all know that smoking is bad for you, but did you know it causes dental problems too? Your smile is the first thing people notice, so do your best to keep it healthy and looking great! Here is a shortlist of how smoking and tobacco can affect your teeth:

 

First things first. Brush your teeth twice a day, every day. Second, if you’re considering an electronic toothbrush with oscillating or sonic technology (like an Oral-B Pro 5000 or  a Phillips Sonicare), consider the pros and cons of investing in an electronic toothbrush.

 

Pros:
• Better at removing plaque and preventing gum disease
• Easier to use (especially for arthritis)
• Built-in timers
• Fun for kids
• Comes with travel chargers/cases

Cons:
• Costs more
• Needs to be charged
• You have to buy replacement heads
• Breakable

Dr. Johnson, our very own “Floss Boss” is in Fargo Inc. this month! He was chosen as one of the monthly Faces of Fargo. Dr. Johnson had the opportunity to chat about his career, taking over practices to help other dentists make their way to retirement, and of course about his love for Star Wars.

Check out the article here.

We are so excited about our new location! The move will allow us to better serve our patients and team. Our office is now more centrally located off of 32nd Ave South in Fargo between University and 25th St.

We were able to expand our space, adding two more hygiene rooms and have a dedicated break room for our team. We even found time to freshen up the space with some fun updates.

New Hours
Our hours have changed for the better! We are now open from 7:30am to 5:00pm, Monday through Wednesday, and 7:00am to 5:00pm, on Thursday. This means we have availability before the work day, over the lunch hour and at the end of the day.

We also were fortunate to gain four new team members. Three are from Fargo Family Dentistry. The other is new to the dental world. Sarah and Brittany are Registered Dental Hygienists and were with Fargo Family Dentistry for 12 years, and two years before joining our team. Gretchen is a Dental Assistant and was with Fargo Family Dentistry for 19 years before coming on board with us. Autumn is our new Patient Care Assistant, so you’ll see her bright smile at the front desk. We ALL look forward to see you!

We have big news! We will be moving to a new location to better serve our patients. Our team will officially start seeing patients on Monday, January 8, 2018 at our new location — 3210 18th St. S, Suite B, Fargo, ND, 58104. Our phone number, 701.237.4297 will stay the same.

We were presented with a great opportunity that not only helps a fellow dentist begin his journey to retirement, but also allows us to expand our space.

Our office will be closed December 25-26 to celebrate Christmas, open December 27-28, and closed again January 1-4 for New Years and moving!

Thank you for your trust and loyalty. Your dental health is important to us. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask. We want to make this new adventure a seamless one for you and our team.

Have you ever camped outside to make sure you got tickets to a movie premiere? Dr. JJ Johnson did in high school! He’s been a huge Star Wars fan since he was little. So needless to say, the force has been with him for a long time. Star Wars was the first movie he ever saw and his memorabilia collection is off the charts. His office is adorned with Darth, Yoda, Han Solo and many other characters. 
 
Dr. Johnson has always shared his love for Star Wars with others. He’s given away some of the most sought after gadgets, and reserves an entire theater for premiere night inviting friends, family, patients, colleagues, those involved in the Big Brother Big Sister and other ticket winners. Some attendees have even dressed as Star Wars characters. People who don’t even know him ask if he is the dentist that rents out the theatre for Star Wars. It’s safe to say his reputation proceeds him and we believe someday he will be the most powerful Jedi ever! December 14th can’t come soon enough.