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At Shorewood Family Dentistry, you’re never just another patient. Instead, we strive to provide your entire family with thorough, comfortable, and truly exceptional, patient centered care. When it comes to our patients, we are committed to forming strong, trusting, and rewarding relationships that take your unique preferences into account, while helping you achieve the happy and healthy smile you deserve. Whether you need dental checkups for the whole family, a cosmetic dentistry solution, or immediate relief from pain and discomfort, you can contact our office today. We will be happy to schedule your first appointment and start working towards your improved oral health and more confident smile.

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Making Whitened Teeth Whiter with The Power of Lipstick

June 14, 2024

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Colors are hard! There’s always a subjective element – no matter how many palette theories you read up on, choosing the perfect lipstick shade seems easier said than done. It’d be one thing if you were going for your usual aesthetic, but you just got a teeth whitening treatment. The whole point was to change your look!

You can stop calculating and comparing. We’ll give you simple tips on finding a lipstick color that’ll make your teeth pop and compliment your natural pigments.


Prepared for the Worst: What to Keep In Your Dental Emergency Kit

April 5, 2024

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The unfortunate truth about emergencies is that they can happen at any time, and your teeth are no exception. Although you can’t anticipate when an urgent dental problem will occur, you can do your best to prepare. Having an emergency kit close by can help you cope with the immediate issue until you’re able to get to your dentist. If you’re not sure what supplies should be included, keep reading to learn more!


Is Your Smile Affecting Your Relationships?

February 24, 2024

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Laughing man and womanAlthough you shouldn’t judge a book by its cover, the appearance of your teeth can affect your relationships. 74% of women say good dental health is an important quality for a partner to have. 58% of men say an attractive smile is a “must-have.” Here’s how you can ensure your smile is sending the right message.


Dental vs. Medical Insurance: What You Should Know

October 19, 2023

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Whether it covers your house, your car, or your health, insurance is designed to protect you against large expenses. But have you ever wondered why dental insurance and medical insurance are separate policies? How can they work together to protect your overall wellness? This blog post explains what you should know about the differences between these two types of coverage.


What to Do (and Not Do) If Your Dental Bridge Comes Out

August 4, 2023

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Since you got your dental bridge placed years ago, you probably haven’t given it a ton of thought. It completes your smile seamlessly—until one day, it comes out. What should you do? How should you handle this scenario? Your choices matter! Here are some dos and don’ts to keep in mind in this type of situation.


The Age-Old Practices of Improving Smiles!

June 4, 2023

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a woman smiling after getting a cosmetic dental treatment

Do you often look in the mirror and wish to improve your smile in some way? If so, you are not alone. A survey by OnePoll found that almost 60% of people would like to change something about their teeth. The interesting thing is this is not just a phenomenon of modern times; people as far back as ancient times were inventing ways to make their pearly whites more beautiful! Read on to learn how far cosmetic dentistry has come over the centuries, as well as current treatments to upgrade your grin.<


Cosmetic Dental Treatments Perfect for Graduating Students

May 4, 2023

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If someone in your life is about to graduate from high school or college, you’re probably feeling pretty happy for them reaching this important milestone and finally entering the “real” world! However, as with any big occasion, appearances matter—so you should insist on your graduate receiving cosmetic dental work beforehand, to ensure that their pearly whites look stunning for their walk across the stage and as they kick off their career! Here’s more from your cosmetic dentist about a few treatments that are perfect for graduating students.


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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Calendar showing appointment to maximize dental insurance benefits

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

Filed under: Uncategorized — shorewoodfamily @ 12:06 pm
Woman looking at teeth and gums in the mirror

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.

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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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