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About Krause Dental Center

Treating the Person Behind the Smile

Krause Dental Center believes informed patients are better prepared to make decisions regarding their health and well-being. We would love to answer your dental health questions, make a dental treatment plan, or discuss diagnoses and treatments. We will set aside as much time as it takes to get your questions answered.

Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing, and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums.

Creating lifelong patients through trust, honesty, & integrity

The best care in the world doesn’t mean anything if you can’t access it. At Krause Dental Center, we strive to make our office as efficient and convenient as possible. These web pages include information about our office, including our location, maps, directions, hours, insurance policies, and appointment scheduling.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQs)

How often should I get my teeth cleaned?

At Krause Dental Center we recommend dental check-ups and cleanings at least twice a year. Some patients require a more frequent cleaning interval. Our doctors will assess your individual needs to make sure your cleaning schedule is appropriate to maintain your oral health.

Do you use a Laser in your office?

We utilize a CO2 laser for a variety of procedures at Krause Dental Center. It allows us to perform procedures efficiently and with less post-treatment discomfort. We use the CO2 laser for the following procedures: Lingual and labial frenectomies for infants, children, and adults; removal of lesions (such as mucoceles and fibromas) in the mouth and on the lips; treatment of the soft palate for patients who snore; canker/cold sore treatment to shorten the duration and help prevent future recurrences.

What is Upper Airway Resistance Syndrome (UARS)?

UARS is a form of Sleep Disordered Breathing. It is when sleep gets distrubed multiple times during the sleep cycle, preventing a restful night's sleep. Patients with UARS don't always snore and can be young, fit individuals. The best way to know if you have UARS is to complete the questionnaire on our website and to perform a sleep study. Our experienced doctors are here to help you determine if you suffer from sleep issues and to guide you on treatment options.

Do you perform periodontal therapy?

Dr. Lana is a periodontist trained in treatment of the gums and supporting structures. At Krause Dental Center we perform scaling and root planing (deep cleaning), regenerative treatment to enhance bone loss, gingival grafting for gum recession, frenectomy procedures, esthetic crown lengthening, and osseous surgery to reduce peridontal pockets and gum disease.

How do I know if I have Sleep Disordered Breathing?

There are signs and symptoms associated with Sleep Disordered Breathing that can alert us to whether you are at risk. At Krause Dental Center we are trained in recognizing these signs and symptoms and can guide our patients in the steps to take in getting a diagnosis by a Board Certified Sleep Physician and in the appropriate treatment. Dr. Lana Krause is an ambassador with The Breathe Institute and works closely with Dr. Kevin Krause and a team of other professionals in helping the patients get to the root of their sleep issues and in getting thier sleep and health back on track.

At what age should my child have their first dental visit?

It is recommended that children have their first dental visit at around age 4. This can involve showing the child the dental equipment and getting them comfortable in the dental setting while checking their teeth for cavities and malocclusions. If you suspect that something doesn't seem right with your child's teeth at any age, we are here to answer any questions you may have.
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