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What NOT to Eat after Wisdom Teeth Extraction

Now that you’re having your wisdom teeth removed at our West Allis, Wisconsin office, you’re probably looking forward to spending a few days on the couch with a cool dish Read More

Medication Can Lead To Xerostomia in Women

Xerostomia, otherwise known as dry mouth, can be a side effect of many common medications. Drugs used for blood pressure, birth control, antidepressants, or cancer treatments may cause the dry Read More

Is Coffee Damaging Your Smile?

Coffee is one of the most popular drinks in the world. Many people have a cup, or two, or even three a day. It’s common to drink it in the Read More

Back to School? Remember Your Dental Homework!

It’s a busy time of year. Book lists! Supplies! New clothes! (How did they outgrow those shoes already?) And while you’re preparing your family’s list of back-to-school necessities, here are Read More

Celebrate Labor Day by Getting Away

Labor Day honors the contributions that workers have made to this country, and for many Americans, the holiday is a great time to relax at home with family and friends. Read More

Whitening Before Veneers—A Bright Idea?

It’s time. You’ve decided. You’re going to get veneers. Whether it’s to repair a cracked or chipped tooth, to cover discoloration brought on by a root canal or medical condition, Read More

How effective is whitening toothpaste?

The American Dental Association encourages you to brush your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste to prevent dental problems such as tooth decay, bad breath, sensitive teeth, and gingivitis. Beyond Read More

3 Reasons to See a Pediatric Dentist

Your baby is turning one year old—and it's time for their first dental visit! Both the American Dental Association (ADA) and the American Academy of Pediatrics recommend your child Read More

3 Reasons for Why It's a Smart Move to Invest in Dental Implants

When it comes to replacing a missing tooth, you have several options, including a removable partial denture or a fixed bridge. But the premier choice is “the new kid Read More

3 Benefits of Dental Implants to Replace Missing Teeth

Here's the bad news on the overall state of dental health in the United States: Over 120 million people have one or more missing teeth—roughly one American in three. Read More

4 Serious Health Conditions That Gum Disease Might Make Worse

A disease happening in one part of your body doesn’t necessarily stay there. Even a localized infection could eventually affect your general health. Periodontal (gum) disease, a bacterial infection Read More

4 Simple Things You Can Do to Stop Bad Breath

When they weren't building pyramids or wrapping mummies, the ancient Egyptians mixed herbs and spices with a little honey to make small lozenges. Their purpose: to fight halitosis, that Read More

4 Things You Can Do To Make Sure Your Child's Bite Is on the Right Track

So, how's your child's bite? No, not how well they clamp down on things (like fingers—yikes!), but how the teeth on both jaws interact with each other. It's important Read More

4 Tips for Avoiding Dental Disease While Wearing Braces

Wearing braces takes time, but if all goes well the changes to your smile will be well worth it. In the meantime, though, you’ll have to contend with one Read More

4 Reasons Dental Implants Are a Wise Choice for Tooth Replacement

You've lost some teeth, and now you have to decide how to replace them. A fixed bridge or a partial denture are certainly good options. But the best choice Read More

3 Things Your Dentist Recommends You do if You Have Shingles

It may begin as an itching or burning feeling on your skin, followed by numbness or sensitivity to touch. But then you develop a painful red rash that forms Read More

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