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Best Way To Get Rid Of Plaque

29 September 2020

How to Remove Plaque from Teeth Correctly

Good daily oral hygiene is one of the best defenses against serious dental conditions like gum disease, periodontal disease, and tooth decay. One of the most important parts of any daily oral hygiene routine should be plaque removal. Plaque is the thin, yellowish film that accumulates on your tee...

Gum Recession Treatment

24 September 2020

What Causes Gum Recession?

Taking care of your gums is just as important as taking care of your teeth. Your gums have the important jobs of supporting your teeth and protecting their sensitive roots. If gums begin to recede, this can leave the teeth vulnerable and poorly supported. It’s vital for everyone to know the...

Symptoms of Gingivitis

15 September 2020

How to Tell If You Have Gingivitis

Good oral hygiene and regular visits to your dentist can help you prevent a wide range of dental health complications, including those that affect the gums. One of the most common forms of gum disease in the US is gingivitis, a condition characterized by irritation, redness, and swelling of the g...

How Long do Fillings Last

10 September 2020

I Need a Cavity Filling. How Long Will My Filling Last?

Cavities are some of the most common dental issues experienced in the United States. Some cavities are very hard to spot and may not have any noticeable symptoms, while others can be very painful, making it difficult to eat and drink. A cavity is essentially a hole in the tooth enamel caused by t...

How to Fix Chipped Tooth

04 September 2020

How Can I Have My Chipped Tooth Fixed?

Experiencing a chipped tooth can be incredibly stressful. You may wonder how it will affect both your ability to eat safely as well as the aesthetic impact on your smile. While it’s not uncommon for people to feel panicked when they sustain a chipped tooth, it’s possible to have it fi...

What is Periodontitis?

30 August 2020

What Is Periodontitis?

When it comes to the health of your teeth and gums, it’s vital to address the health of the parts of your mouth that you can see. However, there may be issues beneath the surface that will lead to serious dental health problems if left unchecked. Periodontitis is a common dental health cond...

At Home Teeth Whitening

27 August 2020

At-Home Teeth Whitening

Now, more than ever, people are taking advantage of the effects of teeth whitening. A bright, glowing smile helps inspire confidence wherever you go! However, there are new fads coming to light for at-home teeth whitening. From charcoal toothpaste to oil pulling and baking soda, these at-home tee...

Food For Strong Teeth And Gums

10 March 2020

How to Pack a Mouth-Healthy Lunch for Your Child

For most of us Wisconsinites, it’s a relief to hear that cheese is good for our teeth. Cheese raises the pH in our mouths and lowers the risk of tooth decay. It’s thought that the chewing required to eat cheese increases saliva in the mouth. Cheese also contains calcium and protein, which are nut...

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay

10 March 2020

Baby Bottle Tooth Decay: Causes, Symptoms, and Prevention

Baby bottle tooth decay occurs when sweetened liquids or those with natural sugars, such as milk, formula, and fruit juice, cling to infants’ teeth for a long period of time. Bacteria thrive on this sugary debris and create acids that begin attacking the teeth. Children whose pacifiers are dipped...

Trends in Dentistry

18 February 2020

13 Top Dental Trends for 2020

Through consulting with clients and monitoring industry thought leaders, we have compiled a list of 13 trends we’re predicting in 2020. It’s no secret that the dental industry is going through a technological revolution that is contributing to higher quality patient care, and in turn creating hig...

Tooth Replacement Options

18 February 2020

5 Tooth Replacement Options Your Dentist May Recommend

In dentistry, we are looking to ensure our patients have healthy and strong teeth that allow them to eat, smile and talk confidently. For many individuals, this is a challenge and leads them to look for the best options for replacement teeth. While we are always looking to preserve a patient’s na...

Why do Dentists take blood pressure

16 January 2020

Why Does My Dentist Take My Blood Pressure?

You may be wondering why a dentist took your blood pressure at a routine cleaning or prior to a dental procedure. In recent years, many dentists, especially oral surgeons, have begun to take their patients’ blood pressure as a best practice. Known as the ‘silent killer,’ hypertension, or high blo...

Emergency Dental Insurance

16 January 2020

Is Dental Insurance Worth It?

For most people, having health insurance is a no-brainer. Even if you’re pretty healthy, you want that reassurance that if something serious happens, your insurance will pay for most of the outrageous costs of medical care. But what about dental insurance? There’s usually a coverage cap of $1,000...

Do I Need Dental XRays Every Year

16 January 2020

Do I Really Need X-rays Every Year?

Dental X-Rays have become a common adjunct to a routine dental exam and are a standard of care practice, helping detect early signs of tooth decay, monitor jaw and tooth formation for adolescents and observe overall oral health not visible to the naked eye. Why Do Dentists Push X-rays? While dent...

Dentist vs Orthodontist

12 September 2019

Dentist vs. Orthodontist for Braces – Which one is Better

Do you want to align your teeth but confuse, you need to see a dentist or orthodontist? This is a big question that people ever ask. There are many differences and similarities between the dentist and the orthodontist. If you want to straighten your teeth, then it is necessary to find out what or...

Causes of Tooth Pain

12 September 2019

Tooth Pain: Common Causes and Prevention

Your dentist knows best: Brush at least twice a day, floss every day, and be sure to brush your gum line. Taking good care of your teeth greatly reduces the likelihood and severity of tooth pain. Common causes of tooth pain are often related to poor oral hygiene. But if you are experiencing persi...

Benefits of Straight Teeth

27 August 2019

The Top 3 Surprising Reasons Why Straight Teeth Matter

Are you considering straightening your smile with orthodontic treatment? You have good reason to invest in yourself! A recent study revealed that almost 80% of patients who completed orthodontic treatment felt that teeth straightening was one of the most life-changing decisions that they ever mad...

Oral Health

17 June 2019

Oral Health and Your Growing Child

When should a child first see the dentist and how should you care for their growing teeth? Your child’s oral health depends on a wholesome diet and teaching them good hygiene habits — along with early exams and intervention when there’s an issue. Infancy and Early Childhood Our teeth begin to eme...

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