Brodhagen Dental Care Blog

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!

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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Why Is Sleep Apnea on the Rise?

December 15, 2021

Filed under: Uncategorized — Keely Marlowe @ 6:53 pm
man suffering from sleep apnea

Obstructive sleep apnea (OSA) is a disorder that affects millions of Americans every year. It causes you to repeatedly stop breathing in your sleep, preventing you from getting the rest you need. Unfortunately, sleep apnea is significantly associated with many health conditions, including hypertension, heart attack, memory loss, and much more. By knowing which factors can increase your risk of the condition, you can take all steps necessary to prevent it. That said, here are a few common causes of the disorder and what you can do to lower your risk.  

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