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Busting 5 Common Myths About Cosmetic Dentistry

November 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 6:13 pm
a woman admiring her teeth at the dentist

A welcoming, beautiful smile can make all the difference in life. It can give a sense of confidence and allow you to freely connect with others more easily. Fortunately, if you are not happy with your natural teeth, modern technology and techniques are available to bring the changes you dream of. Yet, oftentimes, common misconceptions may be keeping you from enhancing your pearly whites. Your dentist is here to bust five common myths about cosmetic dentistry!


The Connection Between Coffee and Dental Health

September 20, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 7:16 pm
person smiling and holding cup of coffee

For many people, the day can’t start until they have their morning coffee. This popular beverage is a pleasant way to start of the day for many, but how does it impact your smile? Are there any oral health issues you should be aware of? With National Coffee Day coming up on September 29th, it’s important to know how to enjoy the holiday without damaging your pearly whites. Read on to learn about the relationship between coffee and dental health and how to protect your smile while enjoying your favorite beverage.


What to Expect When Removing a Failed Implant

August 19, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 10:55 pm
person talking to dentist about removing a failed dental implant

Dental implants are titanium screws that are inserted through the gums and into the jawbone. They spend four to six months fusing with the bone in the jaw through osseointegration, which makes them incredibly durable. Though dental implants can last your whole life with proper oral hygiene and regular dental visits, a loss or painful implant is a bad sign. Read on to learn about removing a failed implant and what can lead to this.


Knocked-Out Tooth? Follow These Steps!

June 17, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 10:46 pm
shocked woman with knocked-out tooth in Waupun and Beaver Dam

If you knocked out one of your permanent teeth, would you know what to do next? In an urgent dental emergency like this, you’ll likely be somewhat disoriented and alarmed, so it’s important to know what to do ahead of time. Fortunately, a knocked-out permanent tooth can be saved if you reach your emergency dentist right away, but only if you handle it correctly! If you don’t take the right steps after having a tooth knocked out, your dentist may not be able to put it back in place. Here’s what you should do if you have a knocked-out tooth in Waupun or Beaver Dam.


What Causes Yellow Teeth?

May 20, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 5:24 am

Before and after teeth whiteningTeeth come in a variety of shades and tones naturally; however, they also change color over time. Yellow teeth are a common complaint, which can make your smile look aged, unhealthy, or dull. Several factors contribute to tooth discoloration, which requires a unique approach to treat. Although everyone’s teeth darken with age, identifying the culprit behind your tooth discoloration is essential to restoring a bright, beautiful smile. 


3 Tips for Keeping Dentures White & Bright

April 12, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 4:02 pm
Two acrylic dentures set against white background

It’s understandable for the average person to assume that dentures constantly stay white and bright. After all, they’re artificial, which means they don’t have the enamel and other materials of natural teeth. Surely, then, dentures don’t yellow and darken like the genuine article?

Unfortunately, dentures can and do experience staining. However, as with real teeth, there are ways to make them clean and pristine again. To learn more about these methods, read the following three tips to whiten dentures and avoid denture stains!


With and Without Dentures TikTok Trend

February 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 5:17 pm
person with dentures making TikTok video

In the United States, over 40 million are missing all their teeth. As common as this issue is, many people feel insecure about it. It can make them unwilling to engage in social situations, and spending time with friends and family may not be as fun as it once was. Regardless of why you lost your teeth, you don’t have to go the rest of your life without a full smile. Though there are many tooth replacement options to choose from, dentures have withstood the test of time. This restoration is often associated with the elderly, but one TikToker did her part in 2021 to break the stigma of tooth loss with the “With and Without Dentures” TikTok trend. Read on to learn more about this trend and the many benefits of dentures.


Don’t Believe These Five Popular Myths about TMD

December 12, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 5:10 pm
woman experiencing jaw pain, clenched teeth and white background

You probably don’t think too much about your jaw – until something goes wrong with it. Once it hurts to take a bite out of your favorite sandwich or you can’t yawn without it clicking or popping, you’ll probably think a lot about the joint at the back of your mouth. Chronic jaw pain and headaches are common signs of TMD (temporomandibular joint disorder), and, unfortunately, a number of TMD myths persist. Keep reading to find out what they are. Learning the real truth can help you find the relief you need – sooner rather than later. 


4 Things You Should Know About Same-Day Crowns

November 12, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 7:23 pm

Same-day dental crowns in modern officeDentistry undergoes continual improvements to streamline services, so you spend less time in the dental chair. Besides digital X-rays and impressions, same-day dental crowns have revolutionized restorative dentistry. It’s normal to be a little skeptical about new technologies and treatments. You know if something sounds too good to be true, it usually is. However, not when choosing same-day crowns. Here are 4 amazing things you should about CEREC technology.


How Your Child Can Keep a Cavity-Free Smile This Halloween

October 6, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — dentistryofwi @ 9:06 pm
children trick-or-treating on Halloween

On Halloween night, most families look forward to dressing up in costume and going trick-or-treating around the neighborhood, collecting piles upon piles of free candy. Although this time of the year is fun for children and adults alike, no one wants the holiday to leave a lasting impression on their smile. If you’re not careful, this age-old tradition can send your little one straight to their pediatric dentist with developing cavities. With that in mind, here are a few ways you can help your child’s pearly whites remain cavity-free.

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