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Fluoride Supplements Might Help Prevent Tooth Decay

Inconsistent oral hygiene practices are often the root cause of tooth decay and gum disease problems. If you fail to remember to brush your teeth twice each day or you sometimes forget to thoroughly floss, bacterial deposits can start to accumulate on your teeth.   In a relatively short amount of time, they can cause a buildup of oral plaque... read more »

Dental Fractures Often Require a Dental Crown Restoration

Bad oral habits like chewing on ice, pencils or pens could put your teeth at increased risk of suffering a dental fracture. Some patients may experience significant pain, discomfort and sensitivity in their teeth. Even if you don’t feel pain in the damaged tooth, you should still have it examined by one of our dentists, Dr. John Felkner and Dr.... read more »

What Are the Benefits of a Dental Cleaning?

As you may already know, your dental cleaning appointments are recommended every six months, but do you know why? Well, our dentist, Dr. Nichols, Gonyo, and Cronkrite, would be happy to tell you why. Dental cleanings are vital for your oral health and smile. This is because they can benefit you in many ways. In fact, they can: -Help you... read more »

Tooth Decay Basics

Tooth decay occurs when bacteria causes plaque to materialize on your teeth and creates acid which breaks down your tooth enamel. Tooth decay can lead to serious dental problems, such as dental caries (holes in your teeth), gum disease or abscesses. Tooth decay happens in small ways every single day. That’s why it’s so important to fight it and prevent... read more »

Keep Your Child’s Smile Safe While Trick-or-Treating by Using Our Tips

While your child is ecstatic about trick-or-treating, their smile is terrified. This is because Halloween is a night of countless amounts of sugary treats and numerous threats from enamel erosion and tooth decay. Now, it’s OK if your child trick-or-treats, but it’s important to do all you can to ensure a healthy Halloween smile so you and your child don’t... 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 of time, the tooth decay can comprise a significant amount... read more »