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Our patients know our dentists and staff always have something good to say about dental care. Check out our blog and see what we’re talking about today.


Check this out! A special thank you to our patients for their referrals!

As a patient of Family Dental Center, we appreciate you!  For every new patient you refer to our office by December 17th, you’ll be entered in a drawing for a  $100 HyVee gift card (giving away 2) or a $300 Amazon gift card (only giving away 1) !! *Drawing ends December 17th, new patients must be seen prior to that date Submitted by Lynn, Clinic Manager          ...

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Congratulations, Grossmans!

Sending a big congrats to the new Mr. and Mrs. Tracy and Brienne Grossman! Brienne Grossman (Lineweber), DDS, has been with us at Family Dental Center for more than five years and will continue to serve patients at our practice right here in Sioux Falls. She and Tracy were married on July 16. Please join us in wishing the newlyweds all the best! ...

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Fun brushing idea for children!

Looking for some fresh new motivation for your kids to brush their teeth? Check out this new video Dr. Lineweber found to help!   https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=wxMrtK-kYnE Family Dental Center is the best childrens dentist in Sioux Falls, schedule an appointment today to find out why!   Submitted by Dr. Lineweber...

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Our doctors are here for you at Family Dental Center!!

Family Dental Center is thrilled to have Dr. Brienne Lineweber, Dr. Lee Gertsen, and Dr. Suga at our office! They are dedicated to providing the continuation of the excellent dental care that has been established at Family Dental Center.  Creating a lasting relationship is their utmost importance and they are here for you and your dental needs.  Thank you for being a part of Family Dental Center and the continuation of our dental family! Submitted by Melanie, Business Assistant  ...

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National Children’s Dental Health Month

Each February, the American Dental Association (ADA) sponsors National Children's Dental Health Month to raise awareness about the importance of oral health. NCDHM messages and materials have reached millions of people in communities across the country. Developing good habits at an early age and scheduling regular dental visits helps children to get a good start on a lifetime of healthy teeth and gums. This month-long national health observance brings together thousands of dedicated dental pro...

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Diabetes and Your Oral Health

Diabetes is a disease caused by the body’s inability to properly use and store glucose. This leads to a high level of blood glucose, which over time can cause problems throughout the body. One area dentists focus on is the gum tissues and teeth. Research has shown that patients with diabetes often have a higher incidence of periodontal (gum) disease and cavities. This is because diabetes often lowers the body’s resistance to infection and also tends to slow any healing process. So, the bacte...

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Meet Dr. Lineweber – Dentist

I was born and raised in Rapid City. After high school, I traveled east river to attend USD and then Nebraska for my dental training. Living in Lincoln, NE for 4 years definitely added to my Husker passion! While in dental school, I did my senior externship at Family Dental Center. I was blessed to see a dental practice with dedicated team members and incredible mentors. Their desire to offer a comfortable and personal experience to patients helped influence the type of dentist I wanted to be. A...

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Your Child’s Permanent Front Tooth Has Been Knocked Out… Now What?

Here is the scene: your child, eager to be at the pool for the first time this summer, slips and bumps their mouth. When he or she gets up, you notice their front tooth is missing. It is sitting on the ground next to your child. What do you do? As dentists, we are trained to handle this situation. However, we often are not present when the accident happens. So, it is important that parents, coaches and teachers have an idea of what to do if a child’s tooth is knocked out. The first and m...

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What is involved in an oral cancer exam?

Dentists see many patients a day, and at each appointment, they have a direct view of the head and neck areas. Often not noticed by patients, dentists are examining these areas for possible signs of oral cancer. But, many patients may wonder “is it really necessary for me?” Time and time again, patients will ask me what I’m doing. So, let me give you a little background information as to why we screen for oral cancer, and how we do it. According to the Oral Cancer Foundation, approximat...

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Dental Sealants: What are they and why are they needed?

Has your dentist ever recommended dental sealants to you or your child? Most parents have heard of dental sealants, but many may not know their purpose. This preventative treatment option has been around for decades, and has been shown to be very safe and effective. Dental sealants are a material barrier typically placed in the pits and grooves of the chewing surfaces of back permanent teeth.  This material stays put and effectively blocks the bacteria from getting in to the pits and grooves...

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