The Tooth Guide – Blog

Ask Dr. Matz

“I’m 25 and on a tight budget.  My teeth don’t hurt.  I’ve got more important things to spend my money on.  Do I really need to see you?”   Cavities don’t always give you a warning.  Sometimes you go to sleep feeling fine and then wake up in pain with a swollen...

Go Big Red!

With the first Husker football game of the season only a couple of days away, everyone is in the tailgating mood! Check out the recipe below, provided by Gina's Weight Watcher's recipes, for a healthier version of Buffalo Chicken Dip. Lighter Buffalo Chicken Dip...

Fun Dental Facts

Did you know an elephant only has 4 molars? They can weigh up to 5 lbs. and are the size of a brick!   In 1570, Queen Elizabeth was given the gift of 6 gold toothpicks to clean her teeth.   While a shark grows thousands of teeth in a lifetime, a dolphin only...

Hints from Hygiene

Reduce, Reuse, Recycle! It is estimated that 50 million pounds of toothbrushes make it to landfills each year. It’s hard to get a grasp on just how much that is, but it is equivalent to 2,500 elephants or 111 Statue of Liberties! But what can you do about it? A lot of...

Dr. Matz in Women’s Edition

Dr. Matz was so honored to have an article written about him in the October issue of Women's Edition. He was excited to touch base on how your oral health relates to your overall health. To read more, go to www.womensedition.com/LocalStories/Omaha/ENTOmaha.htm....

Banish Bad Breath

At our office, one of our most frequently asked questions is "Doc, I feel like I have bad breath. How do I get rid of it?"   Well, here are 9 tips, taken from WebMD, to help you avoid bad breath!   1. Brush and floss more frequently. -Plaque is one of the...

Best of the Big O

We are so humbled and honored here at Dr. Matz's office to have been named Reader's Choice Best Dentist in the Best of the Big O competition. We love what we do and are grateful to be able to say we look forward to going to work each day. Click here to read the...

How is your Oral Health?

Who doesn't love a quiz? As youngsters, we would take every quiz in every magazine that came our way, convinced it held all of life's answers that we couldn't get anywhere else. Well, here's a fun one from WebMD that helps evaluate how well you are taking care of your...

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