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Wauwatosa teeth whitening tips

The Best Way To Whiten Your Teeth

There are many different methods to whiten your teeth out there; however, most of them can damage the enamel on your teeth, a layer that protects teeth from physical, thermal, and chemical forces. Once tooth enamel is damaged, it cannot be repaired, so it is so important to be careful about how you choose to whiten your teeth.  What not... read more »

how to avoid staining your teeth

How To Prevent Teeth Staining

Teeth staining and discoloration are something that everyone struggles with at some point. The foods we eat, our age, and many other factors explain why our teeth might be changing color. While store-bought whitening products can help, they can also remove the enamel on your teeth, resulting in permanent damage. Try out these other tips to keep your teeth pearly... read more »

tips for a healthy tongue from Wauwatosa dentists

What Your Tongue Says About Your Overall Health

Our mouths tell us a lot about our body's overall health. Whether it be the throat, tonsils, teeth, gums, or tongue, any abnormalities are essential to take a look at. So whether your tongue looks healthy or abnormal right now, it's a good idea to check out the information below to help you diagnose an issue when it occurs.  Color... read more »

gum disease prevention Milwaukee

How To Prevent Gum Disease

Gum disease affects more than 3 million people every year, and we don’t want you to be one of them. This disease involves the swelling of gums, making them tender and red. People with gum disease may experience toothaches, bleeding, tooth loss, or bad breath. In addition, the infection can severely damage the gums and jawbone. Here are some of... read more »

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Soft, Medium, or Hard Bristles: Which Brush Is Right For Your Mouth?

We all know that there are different stiffnesses when it comes to toothbrush bristles, but do you really know what the pros and cons of each are? Each type of bristle satisfies different needs for different mouths. So, which kind of toothbrush is right for your mouth? Soft Soft toothbrushes are great for people of all ages, but especially children.... read more »

the benefits of regular dental cleanings

Benefits of Regular Dental Cleaning

Dental cleanings do much more than just clean your teeth. There are so many benefits to regular dental cleanings, which is why you should visit your dentist twice a year. Doing so will keep your smile clean, happy, and healthy. Check out some of the top benefits of receiving a regular dental cleaning. A whiter smile When you receive a... read more »

how often should you replace your toothbrush?

How Often Should You Be Replacing Your Toothbrush?

Practicing good oral hygiene goes far beyond just brushing twice a day and flossing. Oral hygiene also includes using the right products and replacing them frequently. A toothbrush is a product that is used consistently to scrub all the dirt and bacteria out of your mouth. So, how often should it be replaced? Keep reading to find out. Replacing your... read more »

Wauwatosa Teeth Whitening

Whitening Your Teeth: Good or Bad?

It’s hard not to want to whiten your teeth when every celebrity you see has pearly whites. Toothpaste brands and other companies explain what we can do to prevent staining, but how can we whiten them in a safe way?  We’ve all heard the rumor that whitening your teeth is bad for them, but is this a fact or a... read more »

Wauwatosa Root Canal

Quick Facts About Root Canals

A root canal may sound scary and intimidating, but it’s not! Root canals are quick and easy procedures that will improve your comfort in the long run, all while saving the natural tooth. Ease your nerves about getting a root canal by learning what it is and how the procedure is performed. What is a root canal? Root canals are... read more »

SureSmile aligners in Milwaukee

Here’s Why You Need SureSmile Aligners

As technology improves, so do the options for straightening your teeth. SureSmile Aligners are a new and improved option to straighten your teeth. While metal braces can be painful, inconvenient, and a big hassle, SureSmile Aligners offer a simpler process that won’t hold you back. Learn more about SureSmile and talk to your dentist about treatment plans. What are SureSmile... read more »