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October 18, 2017
safe halloween treats for children in Milwaukee

Trick or Treat: A Dentist’s Guide to Halloween Candy

Ahh, Halloween. The favorite holiday of many kids, and the most dreaded holiday among dentists. While most dentists would prefer people pass out something other than sugar-filled candies, that’s just wishful thinking! We want to help make sure your family’s smiles stay happy and healthy, so we’re sharing a few tips to make this Halloween a little more tooth-friendly. We’ll start by saying this: Halloween is about dressing up, having fun and, yes, eating candy! It’s okay for you and your kids to eat some, as long as you don’t overdo it and properly care for your teeth afterwards. The […]
October 6, 2017
the causes of halitosis and how to handle it

Halitosis: What It Is and How to Handle It

We’ve all experienced bad breath, whether our own or somebody else’s. Truth is, while bad breath can be caused by foods like onions, garlic, coffee, tuna and many others, that’s not the only cause. Halitosis, or chronic bad breath, is something which can’t be fixed with brushing, using mouthwash or mints. What causes halitosis? There are a number of reasons people may experience bad breath, but these issues may accentuate the problem. Dental Health Problems One of the main causes of halitosis is actually other dental issues. Cavities and gum disease cause bacteria to settle in your mouth. Those bacteria […]
September 22, 2017
tips for keeping a healthy smile

How to Achieve a Healthy Smile

We all have that one friend (or maybe several) with the most beautiful set of teeth; glowing white, perfectly straight, and always seemingly flawless. There’s something about having a gorgeous smile that helps boost confidence. Our job is to help make sure your smile is not only pretty, but also healthy. Here are a few things to keep in mind, and some helpful hints to keep your smile looking and feeling great. Floss is irreplaceable The most common question people are asked at the dentist is “have you been flossing?” While we’re certain many patients don’t give a completely honest […]
September 7, 2017
tips to keep your gums health at Greendale dentist

Tips to Keep Your Gums Great

When most people think about dental hygiene, they likely think about their teeth. While they are in fact important, your teeth aren’t the only thing you should focus on. Your gums play a major role in both your dental health and overall health. When you visit us for a dental checkup, we examine your gums to check for potential issues – and you should do the same! Here are a few things you may not know about your gums! There is such a thing as brushing too much. It’s a common misconception that brushing harder or brushing more often will […]
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