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Exciting News Happening at SUDA

South University Dental Associates will undergo an expansion and remodel during the spring and summer of 2021. The project will begin by breaking ground for the addition Monday, April 5th.

How to Choose a Great Family Dentist

How do you know what dentists will be a good fit for your children and family, and which ones are best to avoid? These 5 attributes are critical indicators of a great family dentist; make sure your dentist has all five.

Should I Go To The Dentist For Tooth Sensitivity?

Tooth sensitivity can be harmless, or the sign of underlying damage. Which type of sensitivity are you experiencing? Find out what to do about your own sensitive teeth

These Are The Worst Foods You Can Eat

If you want to ruin your teeth, eating your way through this list is a good place to start. 

How Can I Make My Teeth Less Sensitive?

Having sensitive teeth is fun, in the same way that paying taxes is fun, or stubbing your toe is fun. That is to say, it’s not fun at all. here's how to fix it.

These Fargo Dentist Reviews Say It All

Reviews and Recommendations are important when looking for a dentist. These reviews make it clear why South University Dental has been the highest rated Fargo Dentist for years.

How Do I Know if My Child Has a Cavity?

How do I know if my child has a cavity? What are the warning signs that my child has a cavity? What should I do if I think my child has a cavity?

COVID-19 Update: October 19, 2020

As we all continue to try and operate during these challenging times we wanted to give you an update on what we are doing to keep all our patients and team members safe at South University Dental Associates.

Fall Giveaway Winners!

Fall giveaway winners: Congratulations to Griffin & Jeff!

Win a Sonic Care Toothbrush!

Win a Sonic Care Toothbrush! Register to win your own Sonic Care toothbrush at your visit to our office at your next appointment or to just say "hi."

What are common causes of a chipped tooth?

What are common causes of chipped teeth? How can you best protect yourself against chipped or broken teeth? There are many situations and scenarios that can cause this.

I just chipped a tooth. Now what do I do?

Though typically strong, stable, and sturdy enough to hold up to decades of chewing foods of varied consistencies, there are occasions when something happens and a tooth simply can’t withstand the pressure.

How does a dentist fix a chipped tooth?

Humans were made to have strong teeth. If you think of the number of meals you eat per day, plus snacking, plus beverages, you’ll quickly realize our teeth indeed hold up to quite the daily workout.

How does mouthwash affect your teeth?

At South University Dental, our professionals recommend a daily regimen of brushing and flossing your teeth to maintain a sparkling smile. But what about mouthwash? Should this be part of the routine as well?

Can medications affect the health of my teeth?

There are hundreds of medications that have dry mouth as a potential side effect. This can directly impact the health of your teeth due to the limitation of saliva this causes. When saliva cannot flow freely, its infection-fighting powers are not readily available.

How does smoking and tobacco use increase risk for periodontal disease?

The primary negative effect of smoking is that it decreases blood flow in the gums, which inhibits their capability to heal. Ultimately, this makes gums more vulnerable to infection. Smokers also typically develop deeper pockets between teeth and gums and experience increased loss of bone and tissue between teeth.

How is Periodontal Disease Diagnosed?

When periodontal disease is caught in early stages, there is often no permanent damage done to the supporting structures under your teeth. In this case, a simple professional cleaning may be enough to eliminate the issue.

What is Scaling and Root Planing?

When periodontal disease is caught in early stages, there is often no permanent damage done to the supporting structures under your teeth. In this case, a simple professional cleaning may be enough to eliminate the issue.