Office News


We Want Kids To Like Going To The Dentist

We love kids and they are a special part of our Blaine dental practice! We know that starting off with positive experiences with a dentist and the habit of going regularly for preventative care will set your child up for a lifetime of good oral health. Today was Martin’s first visit with us. He did… Read more »

Building Relationships With Patients Makes Our Work Special

One of the perks of being in dentistry is that we get see our patients on a regular basis. Over the years, we have the privilege of getting to know each other really well! This is a photo of two of our dear patients, Ralph and Kathy who have been a part of our Blaine dental… Read more »

Welcome To Allie, Our Dental Hygienist

Finally a picture of our new dental hygienist, Allie! (And thanks to Sharon for letting us photograph her! As always, we are so fortunate to have such great patients!)    

Dr. Rathjen Honored in MSP Top Dentist Hall of Fame 2013

Blaine Dentist Honored In Top Dentist Hall of Fame Congratulations, Dr. Craig Rathjen! Having been named in Minneapolis/St. Paul Magazine’s Top Dentist survey in several subsequent polls (2002, 2005, 2007, 2009  and 2011), Dr. Rathjen is pleased to accept the honor of being included in the 2013 Top Dentist Hall of Fame. “It is an… Read more »

How To Avoid Dental Cavities

Believe it or not, we all have plaque on our teeth, which contains thousands of different kinds of bacteria! These bacteria love sugary foods and drinks. When the bacteria mix with sugar, they create an acid that starts to eat away at your tooth enamel and can create a little hole, which is called a… Read more »

Teeth Brushing Basics

When it comes to brushing your teeth, you’ve probably heard the same things since you were a child. However, many adults still do not brush their teeth properly. There are several key things to remember when brushing your teeth: Brush for 2 minutes, 2 times a day. If you are brushing for less than 2… Read more »