When we are young, we feel invincible. We think we will live forever, and we know more than our parents. As we age, we soon discover that invincibility fades, forever isn’t as long as we thought, and we begin to appreciate the collective wisdom of those who have gone before us. Since you have probably […]
Hello, I’m Dr. Brett Felton of Felton Dental Care. We are located at 1750 Brooks St, Missoula, MT in Missoula. We offer a full range of general, restorative, and cosmetic dental services, including complete smile transformations. Ask us about restorative dentistry, laser dentistry and dental implants. At Felton Dental Care, we are concerned not only […]
Most Missoula adults have been warned about the physical effects of stress. Our doctors remind us to protect ourselves from the dangers of unmanaged stress by eating healthy, exercising regularly, and getting adequate sleep. We know that we shouldn’t try to relieve stress with overeating, excessive alcohol consumption, smoking, or compulsive spending. (Even though many […]
It’s hard to win a gold medal if you have a toothache. A recent study cited in the British Journal of Sports Medicine explored how poor oral health affects athletic performance at the elite level. “More than 40% of athletes were bothered by their oral health with 28% reporting an impact on quality of life […]
Another common complaint is fever blisters or cold sores, which are contagious fluid-filled blisters. Lolo cold sore sufferers should be aware that they can become infected. At Felton Dental Care, we advise our patients on how to treat cold sores and avoid further breakouts.
At Felton Dental Care we recommend daily brushing and flossing and regular dental cleanings to help combat gingivitis. Our team has been treating gum disease and other dental problems for Montana residents since 2007.
Do the math: when shopping at Missoula markets or health food stores, carefully decipher food labels before you buy. Four grams of sugar equals one teaspoon. Add up all the grams of every type of sugar listed and divide by four to truly understand how much sugar an item contains.
Here at Felton Dental Care, we want your teeth to last a lifetime! Tooth enamel is one of the hardest parts of the body, but it is non-renewable so it is important not to not neglect or abuse our teeth. Daily teeth and gum care is the best way to protect tooth enamel. Even though […]
When people in the Frenchtown, Missoula, and Lolo areas think of diet and oral health, they probably think about the damage sweet drinks can cause to teeth. While it’s true that these sugars cause increased acidity in the mouth and lead to tooth decay, soda and sugary-fruit drinks are only part of the issue.
Because each Missoula man, woman, and child has unique dental needs, we develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses each patient’s challenges and goals.