Posts in the ‘Nehl Dental News’ Category

Thirteen Things Your Dentist Wants you to Know

1. A lot of patients are worried that dental X-rays can cause cancer, but if you’re outside for an hour, you’re exposed to more radiation than you’d get from a full set of dental X-rays. What I worry about is that if I don’t take an X-ray, I might miss something serious. – Bryan Tervo,

Could a Probiotic Pill Prevent Dental Cavities?

  Yvette Brazier In 2011-2012, dental cavities, or caries, affected 91% of adults aged 20-64 years in the US, exacerbated by consumption of sugary foods and drink, lack of oral hygiene and not paying regular visits to the dentist. For the mouth to stay healthy, pH levels must be neutral. Too much acid can cause

Why Patients Say “I’ll Think About It”

by Michael Kesner, DDS How many times has this happened to you? You do a thorough examination on Mrs. Jones, taking a full set of X-rays. You work up a well thought out treatment plan that will restore her mouth to health and function. You take 30 to 45 minutes out of your busy schedule to

Should You Bite on Dental Insurance?

by Amy Fontinelle There’s no question that dental work is expensive – especially when you need to have major work done. If you’re not covered through your job, you may have to purchase it on your own. However, purchased privately, dental insurance can be a huge waste of money if your plan doesn’t match your

Trouble Sleeping? The Size of Your Tongue and Tonsils Could be Why.

by Marcene Robinson The best time to identify signs of obstructive sleep apnea may not be at night while snoozing in bed but, instead, while sitting in the dentist’s chair. According to a new study led by University at Buffalo orthodontic researcher Thikriat Al-Jewair, dentists are in the unique position as health care professionals to

Looking Back On 2015

Happy New Year from Nehl Dental! Here are some of our favorite memories from the past year.

Sugar, School and Your Child’s Immunity

What would you do if you found out your child’s vitamin — the very thing that you rely on to help bridge the nutrition gap and keep your kid healthy — was loaded with sugar, fillers, chemicals, toxins and other unwanted ingredients? Surprised? Don’t be: You may be consuming more than you think. Sugar is hidden everywhere,

October is National Dental Hygiene Month!

The American Dental Association recommends you visit your Dental Hygienist and Dentist for a cleaning and thorough oral exam twice a year.  With October being National Dental Hygiene month, it’s a good reminder to make an appointment to have a regular check up and cleaning if it’s been 6 months or more since your last one.  Your

Nehl Dental Toothbrush Giveaway

How good are you at guessing games? Stop in to Nehl Dental today to play to win in our Oral B toothbrush giveaway! Guess how many toothbrushes are in this jar in the comments below or come and visit our office to play for your chance to win a Black 7000 series electronic toothbrush from

Nehl Dental Compass

Dental Directions

Welcome to the Nehl Dental Directions blog! Our new logo reflects a compass to share that not only we are located in Belle Fourche, SD – the Center of the Nation – but that we are also here to help and guide you as a health resource to keep your teeth and gums strong and


Nehl Dental
605 Railroad St.
Belle Fourche, SD, 57717

Telephone: (605) 892-3603
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