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How to Get Your Kids to Brush

Getting your kids to brush can be tough. Parents want the best for their kids. Getting your kids to actually do what’s best for them is often a challenge. Bedtime, homework, eating healthy and household chores are a lot for kids to handle. Brushing teeth is no different. Developing strong oral health habits is an […]

Tips To Avoid Caries And Gingivitis

Willow Lake Dental’s Tips To Avoid Caries And Gingivitis

Caries (decay that can affect your teeth) and gingivitis (a disease that causes inflamed gums) are both very real threats to the safety of your mouth. The symptoms can accrue over time if you aren’t careful and diligent with your oral hygiene. Here are a few points on how to avoid caries and gingivitis to […]

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Vadnais Heights Farmers Market

Did you know that Vadnais Heights has a farmers market? On Wednesday afternoons in the summer, the St Paul Growers Association puts on the Vadnais Heights Farmers Market. From 2-6pm, vendors congregate in the parking lot of the Helene Houle Medical Center to sell their goods to people who work and live in the Vadnais […]

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Willow Lake Dental: Your Family Dentist Now and in the Future

Need family dentist? Then Willow Lake Dental is the high quality, caring dental practice for your family, now and for the future. We are here for you now and will be here for you for decades to come. Why We Chose Vadnais Heights and the North Suburbs Dr. Tracy and her husband Mark chose Vadnais […]


Willow Lake Dental’s Tips to Get the Most Out of Flossing

There’s no way to keep your teeth fully clean with just your toothbrush. Dental floss and other interdental cleaners (small brushes, picks, etc) exist to remove the food and bacteria which gets lodged into spots between teeth that your toothbrush can’t get to. Letting those spaces go unchecked allows the trapped matter to turn into […]

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A Big Willow Lake Dental “Thank You”

At Willow Lake Dental we love our patients! We are happy when you are happy. The staff was treated to a very special gift the other day. One of our patients is a quilter who decided to bring in a hand made quilt for each staff member. The attention to detail and quality of these […]

First Visit To The Dentist

When Should I Bring My Child in for Their First Visit to the Dentist?

Parents are always looking for the best ways to take care of their children. Their kids’ teeth are no exception. Your child’s first visit to the dentist is very important as it sets the stage for their future dental experiences. Please don’t make the visit scary or punitive for any reason.Many of the nervous adult […]

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Willow Lake Dental’s ADA Tooth Brushing Tips

Happy New Year from Willow Lake Dental! Everybody seems to be getting back into the swing of things after all of the action last month. Now is a great time to start new routines and bring back old ones. Remember to find time to take care of yourself this year. Willow Lake Dental is ready […]

Dr. Tracy St. Dennis a Presenter at White Bear Lake High School Career Day

Dr. Tracy St. Dennis a Presenter at White Bear Lake High School Career Day

Tracy St Dennis, D. D. S. of Willow Lake Dental was a presenter at a career day hosted by White Bear Lake High School. Dr. Tracy’s Presentation at White Bear Lake High School Dr. Tracy was part of a group of business owners and professionals who were asked by White Bear Lake High School to […]

Toys for Tots

New Toys for Tots Location: Willow Lake Dental in Vadnais Heights, MN

Willow Lake Dental is now an official drop off location for Toys for Tots! Willow Lake Dental & Toys for Tots MN Dr. Tracy ‘Wendland’ St Dennis stopped by their warehouse today to pick up some supplies. Please consider donating a toy for a child in need. Let’s help make sure every kid gets to […]