August 25, 2017
the stories your teeth tell

Fun Facts About Your Smile

They say a picture is worth a thousand words. Do you know what else tells quite the story? Your teeth! Though most of us think of them as bones that help you smile, speak and chew your food, they are capable of some pretty remarkable things. Our Milwaukee dentists want to help keep your family’s smiles healthy for years to come. Take a look at these fun facts! Each tooth is unique Like snowflakes, no two teeth are alike. From your 20 baby teeth to your 32 permanent ones you get as an adult, each tooth has it’s own unique […]
August 9, 2017
best foods to pack for a tooth-friendly lunch

The Best Foods for a Tooth-Friendly Lunch

Back-to-school time is just around the corner! It’s amazing how time flies, isn’t it? Of course as the kids get back into their routine, our job is to help make sure their teeth and gums continue to stay healthy. Though we often talk about foods you should try to avoid, there are other foods we encourage to help keep those smiles strong. If you pack your child’s lunch every day, these types of foods are great things to help keep their gums and teeth healthy while they’re at school. Protein A whole wheat sandwich with grilled or baked chicken or […]
July 27, 2017
why should athletes of all ages wear mouthguards?

Why Should Athletes (Of All Ages) Wear Mouthguards?

The landscape of sports and sport-related activities has changed drastically over the last few decades, and along with that have come advancements in technology to keep athletes safe. Whether professional, collegiate, high school, or child, mouthguards are an important piece of equipment for athletes of all ages. What’s the Purpose of a Mouthguard? Similar to the way an airbag protects passengers in a car crash, mouthguards work to absorb shock upon impact and dissipate the pressure throughout the guard material instead of onto your teeth and jaw. In short, mouthguards dramatically reduce the chances of injuries like knocking out a […]
July 13, 2017
caring for your teeth when you're sick

Caring for Your Teeth When You’re Sick

When cold and flu season arrives, our focus is often shifted towards preventing spreading it and, if we do get sick, treating symptoms. While treatment rarely involves your teeth and dental hygiene, it’s actually quite important to pay attention to exactly that! When you’re sick, there are a few precautions you should take with your dental care to be sure you’re on the track back to health. 1. Don’t share your toothbrush. This one goes without saying – and is a rule regardless of whether or not you’re sick. With that said, it’s especially important to keep your toothbrush to […]
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