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Dental Bonding vs. Veneers: Which Is Best for You?

February 4, 2023

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Do you often look in the mirror and wish you could whiten, straighten, and otherwise improve your smile? You’re certainly not alone. In fact, it has been reported over 33 percent of Americans are unhappy with their smile, and nearly 50 percent have untagged themselves from a picture on Facebook because of it. Fortunately, you can leave stains, chips, and other flaws in the past thanks to porcelain veneers and dental bonding! But what is the difference between veneers and bonding, and how do you know which is right for you? Here are a few factors to consider when making your decision according to your cosmetic dentist in Shorewood. <


Maximize Your Dental Insurance Benefits with These 4 Tips

September 28, 2022

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Do you have dental insurance? Since you pay for your policy month after month, it makes sense to use it to the fullest. It has the potential to provide you with low-cost preventive care, and it can help you out when your smile needs some restorative TLC. But how exactly can you maximize your dental insurance benefits? Here are five useful tips:


You Asked, We Answered: Why Do I Have a Bump on My Gums?

August 31, 2022

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Did you recently notice a bump on your gums while brushing or flossing your teeth? Naturally, your first reaction may be to panic. The good news is that these bumps are sometimes harmless. Of course, it’s still a good idea to schedule an appointment with your dental team right away. In the meantime, you can learn a few common causes for a bump on your gums right here.


What Your Tongue Says About Your Dental Health

May 5, 2022

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Most people have been taught to brush and floss their teeth daily to maintain good dental health. But did you know your tongue is equally important for your oral well-being? Without the proper preventive care, you could risk various issues in your mouth. Keep reading to learn how to clean your tongue and what it says about your dental condition!


5 Steps to Take If You Have a Lost Dental Filling

March 5, 2022

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Having a lost dental filling can be quite alarming if it’s never happened to you before. Even if you don’t feel discomfort, it’s still essential that you take the necessary precautions to protect your teeth. Read on to learn five steps you should take if you lose a dental filling, and how to treat it properly and in a timely manner.


What Not to Eat/Drink After Teeth Whitening Treatment

January 28, 2022

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As you complete your teeth whitening treatment at the dentist’s office, you look at your smile in the mirror. The transformation is incredible, and you cannot wait to show your friends how brilliant your teeth are now. Although you know whitening is not permanent, you want the results to last as long as possible.


How To: Avoid Sensitivity After Teeth Whitening

December 29, 2021

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Are stubborn stains plaguing your smile? Do you often refrain from smiling because of dental discoloration? There is a solution: professional teeth whitening! This personalized cosmetic dentistry service can effectively blast away surface stains, revealing a bright, white, and beautiful smile. However, many patients are worried about tooth sensitivity following their treatment. If this sounds all too familiar, then keep reading to learn about the causes and how to prevent it.


Take-Home Whitening Kits vs. Store-Bought: What’s the Difference?

November 18, 2021

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Millions of people around the world are unhappy with their smiles. In most cases, it’s because they suffer from tooth staining and discoloration. Luckily, there are many ways you can eliminate them and obtain the stunning, bright grin you’ve always wanted. Teeth whitening kits are one of the most popular solutions for a discolored smile – but how do you choose between professional and store-bought ones? Read along to learn some key differences between the two.


How Cosmetic Dentistry Can Take Years Off Your Smile

September 7, 2021

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Has your smile changed significantly throughout the years? If so, you might feel self-conscious about it now. Lucky for you, there are many ways your cosmetic dentist can reverse the clock and give you a grin that looks just like your old one! Read on to learn how cosmetic dentistry can fix your oral health problems and make you look younger.


Do You Want a Whiter Smile? Try Following These Tips

August 5, 2021

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While flipping through an album full of family photos, you marvel at how bright your smile used to be. After realizing how much the color of your teeth has changed over the years, you can’t help but wonder if there’s a solution to restore your pearly whites. Fortunately, there are several ways you can prevent further staining and maintain a whiter grin! Read along as your cosmetic dentist in Shorewood shares a few tips to keep your teeth bright.

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Our team is proud to participate the Marquette chapter of the national Give Kids a Smile (GKAS) program. This program proudly serves children in underserved populations across the US. GKAS and its volunteers provide oral hygiene products, dental health education, preventive screenings, and care thousands of children each year. Since 2003, the program has cared for nearly 6 million children nationwide. Our local GKAS programs are conducted in partnership with the Marquette University School of Dentistry, and our office relishes the opportunity to work with these future dental experts as well as helping children develop healthy smiles.

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