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Can Veneers Cause Teeth Sensitivity?

June 13, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 5:47 am
Someone wincing with discomfort

Veneers are a popular cosmetic dental solution that can transform your smile by covering up imperfections like stains, chips, or gaps. However, one common concern for many considering veneers is whether they will cause tooth sensitivity. If you’re interested to learn more, here’s some information about what veneers are, whether they can cause sensitivity, and ways to manage or prevent it.


Tooth Loss Can Change the Shape of Your Face

April 14, 2024

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 11:36 pm

Smiling older woman sitting on a couchIf you’ve lost a couple of teeth over the years, your confidence was probably lost along with them. Missing teeth can change your appearance in several ways. The shape of your face can change over time. You can look years older than your chronological age. Thankfully, dental implants can turn back the clock. Here’s how you can look 10 years younger by replacing your lost teeth with dental implants.


Sticky Solution: How to Use Denture Adhesive

December 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 8:02 pm
Set of dentures and bottle of adhesive on green background

Dentures are a fantastic way to replace a mouth full of missing teeth because they restore so much of your ability to eat and speak normally. They’re customized to fit like a glove and rely on a close suction against your gummy alveolar ridges to stay in place. However, in time your jawbone and mouth will start to change shape after tooth loss which can lead to loose dentures. Fortunately, you can keep them secure with denture adhesive. Keep reading to learn more about why you might need it and how to use it!


Have a Tooth-Friendly Thanksgiving Spread with These Three Tips

November 10, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 10:54 pm
Thanksgiving spread

The Thanksgiving feast is a delicious affair that has friends and families gathering around dinner tables across the country every year. While this holiday is certainly known for being delicious, some of the foods included in a traditional Thanksgiving spread aren’t good for your dental health. Here are three tips from your dentist to keep your annual turkey dinner from causing cavities, toothaches, and other oral health issues down the line.


Implant Insights: Dispelling the Top 5 Myths Surrounding Dental Implants

October 13, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 5:09 pm
A woman smiling with her new dental implants

If you often do internet research before making decisions, then you may have come across some myths about dental implants. These modern dental marvels replace whole teeth from root to crown and provide a great quality of life increase. However, there are some strange claims around the internet about everything from age restrictions to maintenance.

In this blog, you’ll learn the truth about dental implants and their benefits while debunking some of the more egregious myths.


How Do You Keep Dentures White & Bright?

September 21, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 12:42 pm
A closeup of white dentures on a table

Often enough, people assume dentures can’t get discolored. The idea is that they’re artificial and use stain-proof materials. In reality, though, the prosthetics can (and do) suffer stains over time. They’ll easily turn yellow and brown if you aren’t careful enough. Luckily, there are several good ways to keep your dentures white and bright. Your local Waupun dentist will even tell you a few. So, here are three crucial tips to ensure your dentures stay pretty.


4 Great Reasons To Get Dental Implants This Summer!

July 18, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 9:13 pm
Dentist pointing with a pen at a model of implants held by the patient

Summertime is here! That means school is out, the sun is shining, and long days by the pool are beckoning. Usually, you look forward to this time of year. If you have lost teeth, though, you might not be feeling as enthusiastic. Perhaps you’re feeling self-conscious that your friends or family will notice or judge your condition. Maybe you don’t want to go to that backyard barbecue because you don’t know what you could eat while you’re there. Whatever the reason for your hesitation, dental implants can help! Keep reading to learn four reasons why summer is the perfect time of year for this dental treatment.


DIY Replacement Teeth: The Dangers of Social Media Trends

June 6, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 4:26 pm
a person opening the TikTok app on their phone

From the United States to England, TikTok influencers across the globe have been teaching followers how to create replacement teeth using items you can buy from online retailers. It’s no surprise that for many people, these methods of replacing missing teeth using non-dental materials like InstaMorph beads, ends badly. However, this phenomenon has created an important discussion surrounding how dental work shouldn’t be considered a luxury. Read on to learn more about the problems with trying to make your own dentures and how to make professional prosthetics more affordable.


Welcoming Dr. Chaz Konrath!

May 5, 2023

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headshot of Dr. Konrath

We’re very excited to announce a new associate dentist joining our team here at Dentistry of Wisconsin in the summer of 2023. Please join us in greeting Dr. Chaz Konrath! Keep reading below to learn a little more about him and his commitment to his craft.


3 Reasons to Be Thankful for Dental Hygienists

April 5, 2023

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 6:43 pm
dental hygienist standing in an office and smiling

If you’ve been to the dentist’s for a checkup recently, hopefully you got to spend time with your dentist and gained some valuable insight from them regarding your oral health. However, you probably noticed that the person doing a lot of the heavy lifting during your appointment wasn’t the dentist, but the dental hygienist.

Dental hygienists are knowledgeable, dedicated professionals that don’t get nearly the credit that they deserve. Here are a few things your dental hygienist will do that deserve some recognition.

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