Month: September 2017

Are You Happy with the Appearance of Your Smile?

At our family dental practice in Bloomer, we frequently get questions regarding the appearance of our patients’ smiles. Whether it’s someone who wants to get teeth that are a bit straighter, or someone who wants to go a few shades lighter in color, cosmetic issues with teeth drive a significant number of our patients’ questions. If you are not too happy with the way your smile looks, the good news is that there are plenty of options for you. Any dentist in Bloomer can educate you on this matter, but we would like to give you the information you need right here and now. If, after reading this blog, you have more questions as to what you can to do…

What Kind of Mouthwash Are You Using?

Using a good mouthwash is a vital part of your oral hygiene routine. At our family dental practice in Cadott, we always encourage our patients to be sure they are using a good mouthwash at least twice a day. Using a mouthwash helps reduce the population levels of the bacteria in your mouth, which, in turn, means fewer cavities and fresher breath. But not all mouthwashes are the same. In fact, some mouthwashes can actually have the effect of worsening your breath and causing other problems. As any dentist in Cadott can tell you, it actually makes a big difference what type of mouthwash you use. Mouthwashes with Alcohol In theory, using a mouthwash with alcohol in it makes sense….

Should You Use a Water Flosser?

Ask any dentist in Bloomer, and he or she will tell you that it is very important to floss your teeth regularly. Regularly means at least once in each 24-hour period. We recommend that you floss at night before you go to sleep. At any rate, flossing regularly is crucial to healthy gums; yet, as we have noted at our family dental clinic in Bloomer, many people simply don’t get it done. One reason they cite is that flossing is messy, takes a long time, and seems to be more trouble than it is worth. If this is you, you may want to consider using a water flosser. While a water flosser has some drawbacks, it also has some advantages….

Is It Time for Dentures?

At our family dental practice in Cadott, we sometimes encounter patients who are considering dentures. While dentures are marvelous inventions, and have surely aided countless people who otherwise may not have been able to continue eating the diet they want to, they are not always the best choice in every situation. Because we care about our patients, we want to provide you with the information you need to make a reasoned, well-considered decision. Any dentist in Cadott can slap together a pair of dentures for you; but how many care enough to make sure you’re making the choice that is best for you? Please take a few moments and read more information about dentures. As always, if you have any…

Getting a Dental Crown

After practicing dentistry in Cadott for as long as we have, you learn a few things about what people expect when you tell them that they need a dental crown. Because we care about our patients, we want to help inform you as to what you can expect when getting a dental crown. As always, our family dental practice in Cadott is here to answer your questions, so feel free to pick up the phone and give us a call, or stop by and see us. What is a Dental Crown? Although you probably know what a filling is, when we tell a patient that he or she needs a dental crown, sometimes the response is one of confusion. A…