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What Are Common Dental Emergencies for Athletes?

November 4, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 2:30 am
boy playing baseball

Stats are a big part of many sports, and the statistics point to the fact that athletes should be wearing mouthguards. After all, almost 50 percent of all dental injuries are sports-related. Athletes are among the people at greatest risk of facing a dental emergency. About 10 percent of players on a team will incur a dental or facial injury in an average season. Decades ago, it may have been viewed as inevitable, but these days people are more aware of the serious long-term health issues that can arise due to oral injuries. Keep reading to learn common examples of what can happen while playing sports from your dentist in Ashwaubenon, as well as how you can prevent them. 


How Does an At-Home Sleep Apnea Test Work?

October 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 7:53 pm
man doing at-home sleep apnea test

Millions of Americans suffer from obstructive sleep apnea whether they know it or not. If you constantly find yourself waking up tired or with a headache, you may suffer from this condition. For a proper diagnosis, you’d need to get it from a sleep center or through an at-home sleep test. Those who are interested in the latter option may be wondering how it works. Read on to learn more about it and what you can expect from the process!


Why Are Dental Implants So Successful?

September 29, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 6:31 pm
Woman smiling with dental implants

When you’re missing teeth, it can be difficult to complete daily tasks, like eating, speaking clearly, and smiling with confidence. Fortunately, dental implants are available to restore the appearance and function of your smile. One of the awesome benefits of this tooth replacement option is the fact that they have a success rate of over 95%! Continue reason to learn some of the reasons why this is the case.


5 Tips to Get You Ready for Clear Aligners Treatment

August 3, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 6:08 pm
A person holding their Invisalign aligner

Clear Aligners has taken the world of modern dentistry by storm! These awesome aligners have helped countless patients to achieve healthier and more beautiful smiles. And if you’re slated to begin Clear Aligners treatment soon, you’re probably looking forward to joining the club! But you might be wondering if there’s anything you can do to prepare yourself for a successful treatment process. Here are five tips from your dentist to help you get ready for your new smile.


Can I Still Drink Coffee If I Have Veneers?

July 2, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 4:05 pm
A woman enjoying a cup of coffee and smiling.

Are you a regular coffee fiend? Does that daily cup (or pot) of Joe fuel you throughout all of your adventures? Coffee is one of the most widely consumed beverages on the planet—but as popular and beloved as it is, it’s also notorious for staining teeth! That said, you might be wondering if your favorite drink will stain your new porcelain veneers. Keep reading to learn more about how veneers aren’t entirely resistant to coffee staining, along with some tips for preventing it.


Is Cosmetic Dentistry Safe For Me?

June 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 12:56 pm
woman smiling after cosmetic dentistry in Green Bay

Are you unhappy with your smile? Do you wish your teeth were brighter or more perfectly aligned? If so, then you might be interested in enhancing your pearly whites with cosmetic dentistry. With these treatments, you can expect to achieve and enjoy your dream smile. However, you might also be wondering: is cosmetic dentistry safe? Keep reading to learn what these procedures are and why you should have nothing to worry about!


Does Sleep Apnea Make You Age Faster?

May 11, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 8:04 pm
Woman with sleep apnea concerned about signs of aging

Most people are on a quest for youth. To stay looking and feeling young, they may buy high-end skincare products, visit the gym a few times each week, and eat plenty of nutrient-rich foods. However, they may neglect one important factor in the aging process — sleep. Let’s talk about how sleep apnea may accelerate aging and what you can do to turn back the clock.


Your Genes and Your Gums: How Genetics Can Influence Gum Disease

April 21, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 7:01 pm
generations of family together showing how genetics can affect gum disease

You have your mom’s eyes and your grandpa’s ears, and you have your dad to thank for your hair color. Your cousins share your height, and your little sister has freckles just like you. There are certain traits that families share. Unfortunately, not all of them are pleasant.

When it comes to your oral health, you could be facing challenges as a result of your genes. Keep reading to learn about the influence of genetics on gum disease and what you can do about it.


What to Expect While Recovering from Full Mouth Reconstruction

March 20, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 7:21 pm
Woman pointing at her smile after full mouth reconstruction

Full mouth reconstruction is a restorative treatment plan that is customized for each patient. It aims to restore oral health, function, and appearance. If you are thinking about undergoing it, it is understandable if you have questions about the road ahead. For example, you may wonder what your recovery will be like. Let’s talk about what you may experience when you are on the mend from various procedures that are often part of full mouth reconstruction.


What to Know Before Getting Invisalign

February 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 2:53 pm
person with Invisalign smiling

Do you have gaps between your teeth? Are your pearly whites misaligned? Invisalign may be just what you need to correct issues with your smile. These clear aligner trays are made from durable plastic and move your teeth into a more ideal location over time. Though they are an excellent way to achieve a more beautiful smile, there are also several aspects of wearing Invisalign that you may not know about. So that you can decide whether it’s right for you, read on to for information on what to know before getting Invisalign

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