Parents, we hear you. Not every kid is excited about brushing their teeth. This blog post is for you---and for any parents who want their kids to enjoy brushing! Proper dental hygiene can be an enjoyable part of the morning and bedtime routines. We have compiled a list of games and tips to help parents (and kids!) learn to love keeping their … [Read more...] about 12 Ways to Help Kids Want to Brush their Teeth
A first impression is lasting and the best first impression starts with a smile. You can put your best smile forward by taking good care of it with dental hygiene done right. To help you brush up on your smile and overall health, please read on for 8 dental hygiene tips that will help you ensure you’re providing yourself the best chance for good … [Read more...] about Back to Basics: Brush Up On These Dental Hygiene Tips for a Great Smile
Patients who have lost or missing teeth have to make a decision. How can I fill in the gap in my mouth? Are dentures or dental implants best for my mouth? There is no clear-cut answer to the question. The answer depends on a number of factors that are different for every patient. To make the decision, patients need to learn the basics of dentures … [Read more...] about Dentures versus Dental Implants: Pros & Cons
The mere mention of dental implants can bring on a long list of questions. “What are dental implants? Are they a good option for me? How long do dental implants last? What is the cost of dental implants?” We’ve done our best to answer all those questions (and more), but the best way to get an answer specific to your situation is to ask your … [Read more...] about What are dental implants?
The pain of sensitive teeth can go from an annoying ache to a major pain in almost no time, making relieving the pain an immediate priority. The good news is that there are short- and long-term solutions that can ease the pain---as long as there are no underlying conditions. There are many reasons why teeth hurt; don’t assume that the pain isn’t … [Read more...] about How can I stop sensitive teeth pain?
The grooves in teeth can leave kids and adults vulnerable to tooth decay. Though regular brushing and flossing can help prevent cavities, some people are more likely to develop tooth decay (including children with baby teeth). Why do dentists recommend dental sealants? If you are one of those people, your dentist may suggest dental sealants. … [Read more...] about How long do dental sealants last?
Toothaches always seem to strike at the worst times: over the holidays, on the weekends, before a vacation, when there is a big event coming up. When your tooth starts to throb, the first thought usually is, “How can I get rid of this toothache? What do I have to do to make this go away?” Toothaches can be caused by an infection, tooth fracture, … [Read more...] about How do you get a toothache to go away?
Teeth whitening is a singular goal, but there are many ways to keep your teeth as “pearly white” as the name implies. You can eliminate tobacco use (one of the chief ways to whiten teeth), brush teeth after eating, and choose a safe teeth-whitening product. For the latter method, make sure you contact a dentist. Your dentist can examine your teeth … [Read more...] about Yellow Teeth? 8 Culprits that Stain Your Pearly Whites
If whiter teeth are on your holiday wish list, these tips are for you. These quick whitening tips make your teeth white and bright in time for holiday festivities---without a lot of time spent on teeth whitening and the negative side effects of unsafe tooth whiteners (which can definitely dampen the holiday spirit). Stay away from foods and drinks … [Read more...] about Quick Tips that Get Whiter Teeth for the Holidays
Wisconsin winters are a time for hot drinks and cold air, unless you suffer from sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth can make it hard to enjoy even a short time outside or a good cup of coffee. Tooth sensitivity can be extremely painful, leaving you wondering how to treat those sore sensitive teeth and what is the cause behind the massive … [Read more...] about 9 Reasons for Your Sensitive Teeth