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Healthy Mouth Holiday Workshop

If you’ve seen the holiday TV special Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer, then you know Hermey the Elf is very excited about becoming a dentist. Now, Hermey and the ADA have joined forces to come up with ways to keep your mouth and teeth healthy during the holidays. Download the activity book below, take the quiz and…

How Tooth Decay Progresses

How Tooth Decay Progresses Tooth decay is one of the most common dental problems that almost everyone experiences at least once in their lifetime. Dietary habits, poor dental hygiene, and infrequent visits to the dentist can maximize your risk of tooth decay. At Brodhagen Dental Care, we encourage patients to take a more proactive approach…

Perio Protect – Avoid Periodontal Disease

Perio Protect – Avoid Periodontal Disease Gum disease is surprisingly common and one in two Americans suffer from it. This disease is easy to ignore in the early stages because it only causes minor bleeding and sensitivity. However, if you ignore it, the disease can have serious consequences and cause permanent damage. At Brodhagen Dental…

Restoration Choices, Bridge vs. Implant

Restoration Choices – Bridge vs. Implant Loss of a tooth or several teeth always has significant consequences. It compromises your bite and causes misalignment in the surrounding teeth. A missing tooth also compromises the beauty of your smile. At Brodhagen Dental Care, we provide two different solutions to this problem – a dental bridge and…

Tooth Bleaching for a Brighter Smile

Use a Tooth Bleaching Tray for a Brighter Smile Everyone loves natural, white, clean-looking teeth. Unfortunately, very few are gifted with naturally white and bright teeth. Modern food habits and lifestyle choices can cause the teeth to become yellow and stained. Food items like coffee and wine, and bad habits like smoking will also not…

The Ins and Outs of an Anterior Open Bite

For most people, the front top and bottom teeth are well aligned and are in contact when the mouth is closed. This means their bite is normal and they do not have problems like teeth grinding, speech issues, etc. Some people may have an anterior open bite where their front teeth do not align properly…

Clear Aligner is Faster with CEREC

Most people want perfectly aligned and straight natural teeth. Unfortunately, this is not common and many individuals need orthodontic treatments to improve the appearance of their smile. Modern orthodontic treatments can help ensure that your teeth are perfectly aligned and look wonderful. Dental technology has advanced enough to ensure these procedures are effective and discreet. You…

Composite Filling – Natural & Attractive

Composite Filling – A Natural and Attractive Option Natural teeth are susceptible to decay. Poor diet, lack of dental hygiene, and insufficient dental care can lead to cavities and other common oral problems. If the cavities are caught early, you do not need to remove the tooth or get a root canal; you can opt…

Advantages of Single Crown Impressions

Advantages of Single Crown Impressions for Your Teeth A severe cavity, a crack or a chip, or teeth grinding, etc, can weaken the structure of your natural teeth over time. Your family dentist will recommend ways to limit the damage or reverse it. However, some damage cannot be reversed or repaired and the tooth may…

Getting Started with ArmourBite

Do you require extra protection for your teeth as you increase your physical activities this spring? Have you considered protection with ArmourBite? This simple, custom-fitted mouthpiece can help keep your teeth safe. It enables more airflow with twice as little stress as any other mouthpieces in its class. Here are just a few of its…

George Washington’s Wooden Teeth: The Truth

George Washington’s Tooth History George Washington was a great man and a hero, known for his impressive physical and mental strength. But he too, like most of us, had a weak spot – for him, it was his teeth. They were so bad that he had become desperate by the age of 25. By that…

Onlay Restorative Dentistry

Onlay Restoration: What You Need to Know An onlay restoration is a specially molded dental prosthetic for your tooth. Made of tooth-colored porcelain, gold or composite material, it helps repair teeth that have been damaged by decay or have defective fillings. In addition to improving form and function, onlays can also be used for cosmetic…

Getting Started with Invisalign®

Are crooked teeth and gaps affecting your smile and self-confidence? Invisalign® clear braces offer a virtually-invisible way to straighten your teeth and improve your facial appearance. Customized aligner trays made of smooth, comfortable and clear plastic are placed over your teeth and shift them into place gradually and gently. Here are 3 tips to help…

Occlusal Appliances: Preventing Tooth Wear Issues

Occlusal appliances, more commonly known as dental mouth guards or splints, are used to manage many oral issues that can cause teeth to wear out. These can range from severe teeth clenching and grinding to providing protection for your teeth and gums during sporting activities. In addition to protecting your natural teeth from daily wear…

Complete Vs Partial Dentures: Pros and Cons

Has your dentist recommended dentures to replace your missing teeth? These artificial tooth replacements do more than just allowing you to eat and speak properly. They also keep facial muscles from sagging, thus helping you maintain a more youthful look and a confident smile. Dentures are of two types—complete dentures and partial dentures. Understanding your…

Happy New Year from Brodhagen Dental Care

Holiday Greetings from Our Team for a Happy New Year Holiday greetings for a happy, healthy and prosperous New Year from our team at Brodhagen Dental Care in Green Bay, Wisconsin. As you make resolutions to improve your health and fitness, add some for a healthy mouth into the mix. Teeth are meant to last…

Merry Christmas from Brodhagen Dental Care

Holiday Greetings and a Merry Christmas from Brodhagen Dental Care Warmest holiday greetings from the entire Brodhagen Dental Care team in Green Bay, Wisconsin! We wish you and your family a Merry Christmas! As you enjoy the festivities and treats this joyous season, protect your beautiful smile by paying attention to your oral health. Over-indulgence…

What is Winter Solstice?

Holiday Greetings for Winter Solstice Holiday greetings to you and your family from the Brodhagen Dental Care team on the occasion of winter solstice! The special day that marks the official beginning of winter falls on December 21 this year. Throughout history, solstice has been a time for rebirth and renewing our connection with family…

Tooth Whitening for a Sparkling Holiday Smile

Tooth whitening can give you a sparkling smile that will dazzle friends and family this holiday season. Age, medication, drinking dark-colored beverages, smoking and genetic disposition can cause teeth discoloration. Many people avoid smiling because they are embarrassed to show their stained teeth. Teeth whitening treatments by your dentist offer a quick and painless smile…

CEREC Technology

No-Wait Dental Treatment with CEREC Technology Would you like to have a beautiful and healthy smile in one day? Thanks to highly-advanced CEREC technology, dental treatments that used to take weeks can now be done in a single visit! These include inlays, onlays, bridges, crowns and veneers. Advantages of CEREC CEREC is a method of…

Happy Thanksgiving from BDC

Holiday Greetings: Happy Thanksgiving from BDC Holiday greetings from the team at Brodhagen Dental Care in Green Bay, Wisconsin! We wish our patients and their families a happy and safe Thanksgiving. We would also like to remind you to take extra care of your teeth and gums during all the celebrations. Here are 5 tips…

Preventing Gingivitis

Preventing Gingivitis Gingivitis, an inflammation of the gums, is an early stage of gum disease that is caused by the formation of plaque and bacteria. Though reversible when detected and treated early, the best way to protect your teeth is to prevent it from happening. Symptoms may not manifest till your condition is advanced and…

Bone Grafts

Dental Bone Grafts for Socket Preservation Dentists recommend dental bone grafts during or after teeth extraction. This preserves the socket for a future dental implant as well as prevents an unsightly collapse of adjacent teeth. Without a tooth to support, the existing bone can melt away or resorb causing the surrounding teeth to shift and…

Happy Halloween from BDC

Holiday Greetings and Dental Tips for a Happy Halloween from BDC Holiday Greetings from the team at Brodhagen Dental Care. Halloween is an exciting time for kids. It means dressing up and loading up on tons of candy! Here are 5 tips to let your children enjoy their favorite time of the year while maintaining…

BDC Cavity Free Kids Club

Join Our BDC Cavity Free Kids Club The Brodhagen Dental Care team is happy to announce that we are starting a “Cavity Free Kids Club”. All kids, 13 and under, that are found to cavity free at their dental checkup will get their picture put on our board (with parental permission) and be entered into…

Save Time with a Single Crown Impression

Technologically-advanced single crown impression procedures have significantly reduced the time it takes to cap your teeth. Having a crown fitted can take several visits to your dental clinic. It typically involves taking many impressions to ensure accuracy. Today however, it is possible to use the latest dental techniques and materials to achieve the perfect fit…

Treatment for a Cracked Tooth

Discomfort or a sharp pain when biting could mean you have a cracked tooth. Based on the type, location and severity of the crack, your dentist might recommend bonding, a dental crown or root canal treatment. A severe crack could necessitate extraction. Causes of a Cracked Tooth A variety of factors can cause your tooth…

ArmourBite® for Fall Football

ArmourBite® Mouth Guard for Fall Football To improve your performance at the fall football games, consider investing in an ArmourBite mouth guard. Made using multi-patented technology, it has proven to be ideal for contact sports as it provides enhanced protection for your teeth and gums while improving your focus and performance. Teeth clenching—an instinctive and…

Treating Sleep Apnea with a Dental Appliance

Treating Sleep Apnea with a Dental Appliance Custom mouth pieces made by dentists have proven to be an effective option for many patients with mild to moderate sleep apnea. Several studies, including some by The American Academy of Dental Sleep Medicine and the American Sleep Association indicate that by helping to relieve snoring and improving…

Deep Cleaning: Scaling and Root Planing

Keeping Your Teeth Clean with Scaling and Root Planing Scaling and root planing are a critical part of periodontal therapy. If you have gum disease, your dentist is likely to recommend these deep cleaning treatments to help prevent bone loss which could cause your teeth to fall out. When combined with proper oral hygiene and…