At West Gate Dental, our mission is to help patients throughout Lincoln, NE and the surrounding areas achieve beautiful, healthy smiles. As a comprehensive dental practice, we offer a wide range of treatments including general dentistry, restorative dentistry, and cosmetic dental treatment, and our practice strives to take an overarching approach to craft a healthy smile in the long-term. As a part of that approach, we believe patient education is vital to maintaining dental health, and we've compiled a variety of resources to help you learn everything you need to know to take great care of your smile.

Resources from Your Lincoln Family Dentist

A healthy smile starts with you, and our practice is here as a resource to help you learn all you need to know to take proper care of your smile. Take a look at the pages below to learn more about our practice, the dental treatment process, and how you can better care for your smile at home:

  • First Visit: Learn what to expect at your first visit to our dental office.
  • FAQ: Get answers to frequently asked questions on every aspect of dentistry and dental treatment.
  • Patient Forms: Save time at your initial appointment by downloading and filling out our patient intake forms.
  • Emergency Info: Learn how to handle a dental emergency so you're prepared if you ever experience one.
  • Connection Between Oral Health and General Health: Oral health isn't just about your smile. Learn how dental health can have wide-ranging effects on overall bodily health.
  • Oral Hygiene: A healthy smile starts with oral hygiene. Learn the cornerstones of proper oral hygiene so you can protect your teeth for a lifetime.
  • Oral Hygiene for Kids: Caring for a smile starts young, so take the time to learn how you should help your children care for their smiles.
  • Your Child’s First Visit to the Dentist: Your child's first visit to our dental practice should happen around their first birthday. Learn why this is so important and what to expect at the appointment.
  • Thumb Sucking and Your Child’s Teeth: Thumb sucking may seem innocuous, but it can cause serious problems if it goes on too long.
  • Ultrasonic Cleanings: Dental cleanings are vital to oral hygiene, and we're proud to use highly effective ultrasonic cleanings at our office.
  • Prevention: When it comes to oral health, prevention is always the best medicine. Learn how to prevent cavities and dental problems so you can safeguard your healthy smile for a lifetime.

Contact Your Lincoln Dentist

We hope you find the information on these pages helpful, but if you have more questions, we're always here to answer them. Contact us today to learn more about dental treatment, our practice, and what you can do to take better care of your smile. We can't wait to hear from you, and we look forward to helping you maintain a beautiful, healthy smile for years to come!