Dr. Cahow's Activity

  • Dr. Kevan T. Cahow, DDS - Minneapolis, MN - Dentist

    What is an implant-supported denture?

    For patients who struggle with poor or loose fitting dentures, an implant supported denture can be a signifcant improvement. Depending on the patients situation, I may recommend one of two types of implant systems.

    The first option involves placing 4-6 conventional sized implants in each arch with the denture...Read More
  • Dr. Kevan T. Cahow, DDS - Minneapolis, MN - Dentist

    What should I know about tooth bleaching?

    Tooth bleaching is a fast and convenient way to whiten your teeth for most patients. Before starting your treatment, make sure your dentist does a complete exam including x-rays first. Certain types of tooth stains, dental fillings, and crowns will not lighten with bleaching. Also, if you have receding...Read More
  • Dr. Kevan T. Cahow, DDS - Minneapolis, MN - Dentist

    How do medications treat periodontitis?

    In my office, we prescribe a medication called Arestin as one treatment for periodontitis. Arestin is a microsphere impregnated antibiotic called Minocycline which is gently inserted under the gum tissues following scaling and root planing. These tiny microspheres slowly break down over time releasing

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