Oral Health Essentials: Gum Disease

When your gum tissue becomes infected, usually due to unsuitable care, it is referred to as periodontal disease or gum disease. If it is not treated, by its advanced stages it can ultimately lead to the loss of teeth. Gum disease, also called periodontal disease, is an oral health issue... Read more »

The Best Smiles are Possible with Tooth Replacement Care

If you need to replace a missing tooth, modern advances in technology have allowed a terrific array of tooth like substitutions to come into being that can serve you well for many years to come. The best smiles are possible with tooth replacement care. Facts about tooth replacement treatments include:... Read more »

A Fluoride Treatment Will Strengthen Your Enamel

Did you know that your tooth enamel is made of compacted crystals? Its inherent strength provides the perfect material to chew your food and protect against tooth decay. However, when you eat and drink acidic foods and beverages or fail to practice good oral hygiene, your tooth enamel can gradually... Read more »

Your Tooth Enamel is Your Dental Armor

If your teeth were pearly white knights, your tooth enamel would be their shining armor. The enamel loyally guards your teeth against bacterial invaders and hard debris with compacted crystals that shelter the exterior of each tooth. The enamel on each tooth is a sentinel for the other, more vulnerable... Read more »

Are You a Super Tooth Brusher?

How would you rank your tooth brushing care? Would you say that you are doing enough to combat the effects of plaque buildup and harmful acids in your mouth? Would you say that you consider yourself a super tooth-brusher? Although brushing is a skill we begin at a very young... Read more »

A Decayed Tooth That Severely Fractures May Require a Bridge Restoration

The natural bacteria living in your mouth have the ability to exploit your tooth enamel. This is even more likely to occur if you are inconsistent with your daily oral hygiene routine or fail to attend your routine dental exams at Szmanda Dental Edgar in Edgar, Wisconsin. With the passage... Read more »

Why Does Dental Work Cost So Much?

So we get asked this all the time and I’m sure at one time or the other YOU have wondered yourself – “Why does dental work cost so much?”. Sadly, this is not a simple question we can answer quickly, but we think if you hear us out you will... Read more »

What Makes a Great Dentist – The 4 Top Qualities

You make decisions every day. From the simple, what clothes to wear, what to make for dinner, all the way to life decisions that effect the rest of your life. We’d like to think choosing your dentist falls into an important category! Taking your health seriously is something we take... Read more »

Are There Any Bad Side Effects Of Whitening Toothpaste?

We’ve had patients ask us about whitening toothpaste and if there are any harmful side effects. The quick answer is no – however, you may experience sensitivity which would qualify as a “bad side effect” and this will vary from person to person. Side-Effects-Whitening-ToothpasteThe sensitivity will depend on how much... Read more »

When Should a Child Start Coming to the Dentist?

The importance of good dental habits start at an early age and hopefully mold a life-time of healthy teeth and gums. We often hear expecting mothers wondering when should their child start coming to the dentist? Well the general rule is six months after the eruption of the first tooth.... Read more »