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Dental Facts You Should Know

10 Dental Facts You Should Know Here are some important dental facts that will help you maintain healthy teeth and gums. Sugar is not the only villain that causes cavities; acidic and sour foods are just as bad too! This means soft drinks, fruit juices and sour candy. Chewing sugar-free gum with Xylitol helps clean…

ArmourBite for Back to School

ArmourBite: For Increased Endurance and Performance in School Sports Ensure ArmourBite is on your list of supplies for the new school year. The patented mouth guards and mouth pieces have proven protection and performance benefits for sports and related activities. Whether you are looking to boost athletic performance or simply keep your children’s mouth and…

Summer Dental Injuries and You

Summer Dental Injuries: Tips on How to Manage Them Increased outdoor sports and recreational activities in summer cause a rise in dental injuries. Here are some practical dental tips on how to manage them. Play it safe; invest in a mouth guard: If you or your children take part in summer sports, it is a…

Correction of Obstructive Sleep Apnea

How Your Dentist Can Help Correct Obstructive Sleep Apnea Sleep apnea is a serious disorder in which your breathing can become shallow or even stop while you are sleeping. This can occur as many as hundred times in a night resulting in a potentially life threatening situation. Obstructive Sleep Apnea (OSA) is one of the…

Food and Your Teeth

Dental Tips: 5 Foods for Strong Teeth and Gums Read our dental tips on five foods that can improve your oral teeth and gum health significantly. Eating a nutritious diet and maintaining good oral hygiene can help avoid major dental problems and contribute to a beautiful smile. Citrus fruits: Rich in Vitamin C and a…

Choosing the Best Toothpaste for You

Dental Tips: Choosing the Best Toothpaste for You The secret to a clean mouth and healthy smile could lie in your toothpaste. After all, it is responsible for cleaning your teeth and keeping your mouth fresh. So how do you know which one will give you that whiter and brighter smile? Before we provide dental…

Dental Care Tips While You’re On the Go

Here are some important dental tips to keep in mind when you are taking a trip for work or pleasure. Traveling doesn’t mean taking a vacation from your dental hygiene routine. In fact, brushing and flossing twice a day becomes even more important as you are likely to indulge in unhealthy food, drinks or treats….

Aging And Your Teeth

Dental Tips to Protect Aging Teeth and Gums Caring for your teeth and gums is important throughout your life, but even more so as you age. Here are some dental tips to help you maintain good oral health in your senior years. Schedule regular dental checkups: You are never too old to see a dentist….

Tips to Prevent Enamel Erosion

Enamel erosion cannot be reversed but here are some dental tips to reduce its impact on your oral health. First, let’s understand how loss of enamel affects your teeth, what causes it and how to determine if you have a problem. What is dental erosion? Enamel is the hard, outer coating of the tooth which…

Acid Reflux, GERD and Tooth Health

How Acid Reflux and GERD Affect Your Dental Health Many people who are suffering from acid reflux and GERD are not aware of the impact it can have on their dental health. When you have acid reflux (gastro esophageal reflux disease or GERD) the stomach’s gastric acids are refluxed up through the esophagus and into…

Stop Smoking for Tooth Health

To Maintain Good Dental Health, Stop Smoking People who smoke are generally at a higher risk for dental health problems when compared to those who don’t. In fact, one U.S. study suggested that cigarette smoking may play a major role in more than half the cases of severe gum disease in adults. It found that…

Aging And Your Teeth

Dental Tips to Protect Aging Teeth and Gums Caring for your teeth and gums is important throughout your life, but even more so as you age. Here are some dental tips to help you maintain good oral health in your senior years. Schedule regular dental checkups: You are never too old to see a dentist….

Why You Need A Dentist For The Whole Family

A family dentistry typically provides a wide range of services and can help take care of all your oral health needs under one roof. Once you are comfortable and trust a dentist, it is simpler as well as more convenient to have him/her care for your whole family. Going to the same dentist as their…

What is Restorative Dentistry?

Restorative dentistry helps reestablish good oral health. If you have missing teeth or suffer any damage to tooth structure (like cavities for instance) your dentist will use appropriate restorative dental procedures to repair and save it. We have outlined five of the most common ones below. Dentistry Facts about 5 Common Restorative Procedures Fillings: Statistics…

Health Concerns and Dental X-rays

Do Dental X-rays Affect Your Health and Safety? X-rays in the dentist’s office have often raised concerns about dental safety. Yet many individuals seem less perturbed when asked to x-ray other parts of their body. The American Dental Association points out two important facts that can help assuage these doubts. Radiation exposure associated with dentistry…

The Old Wives’ Tales About Dentistry

Here are 5 important dental facts that will dispel common misconceptions about oral health and hygiene. 1. Myth: Sugar causes cavities and tooth decay Truth: True, but acid has a bigger role to play While there is no doubt that excess sugar consumption plays a role in cavity formation, acid is the main culprit. It…

How Invisalign Straightens Your Teeth

Looking for a less obvious way to straighten your teeth? Consider Invisalign® clear braces. The comfortable plastic aligners are made just for you. From crooked and protruding teeth to overbite and underbite issues, they effectively correct a wide variety of dental problems, giving you a beautiful smile. How Invisalign® works The aligner trays are made…

Most Common Dental Problems In Children

Regular dental checkups and proper oral hygiene can help prevent some of the most common problems that children face. The important thing is to visit the dentist before issues arise. Read about the typical pediatric dental issues you need to stay vigilant about. Cavities: Tooth decay and cavities, often caused by frequent consumption of snacks…

Exploring Your Options in Dental Crowns

Dental crowns are used both for cosmetic and restorative purposes. The tooth-shaped caps are fitted over existing teeth to improve shape, size and color, as well as enhance strength, restore a broken tooth or hold a dental bridge in place. Dental crowns are available in many different materials. Knowing the pros and cons of each…

The Value of Regular Tooth Cleanings

Dental hygiene is more important than most of us realize. Teeth and gum health impacts overall wellness and has been linked to an increased risk of common ailments and/or worsening of existing conditions. Diligent brushing and flossing is not always enough to keep oral health problems at bay. Regular appointments at the dentist’s office will…

Effect of Dentures on Your Health

The Effect of Dentures on Your Health: Tips to Keep Them Clean If you wear dentures, then you know how important it is to keep them clean. Germs and bacteria could get into the pliable plastic and result in infections and gum disease. Taking good care of your dentures will help them last longer. Tips…

Snacks and Healthy Teeth

Pediatric Dentistry: 10 Tips on Snacks for Healthy Teeth Pediatric dentistry professionals caution parents about some of the common food and drink items their children may be consuming on a daily basis. It might surprise you to learn that many of the so-called healthy snacks you give your kids, e.g. sports drinks, power bars and…

Paying for Dental Care

Dental Care Financing: Get a Proper Plan for Your Family A dental insurance plan can help with financing key treatments you and your family might require throughout the year. Millions of Americans neglect their dental health because they cannot afford the services of a dentist. A large portion of these people are young children and…

Candy Hearts and Your Teeth

Important Valentine’s Day Tips Read our Valentine’s Day tips for beautiful teeth, a heart-warming smiling, and of course… clean breath. Poor dental hygiene encourages bacteria growth which affects not only your teeth but can also lead to bad breath. That can have the opposite effect on Valentine’s Day, with your beloved turning away rather than…

Baby Teeth and Tooth Decay

Pediatric dentistry specializes in children’s dental health. It is a good idea to schedule at least two visits a year to ensure your children’s teeth and gums are healthy. Tooth decay on the rise Recent reports indicate a marked rise in tooth decay and cavities among children. Drinking and cooking with bottled water (which is…

5 Tips for Better Dental Health

Read our 5 dental health tips to keep your teeth and gums healthy and strong throughout the year. Choose the right toothbrush: Soft and medium toothbrushes are recommended as they do less damage to the tooth enamel. Remember, children’s brushes are sized and designed to fit in smaller mouths. Adults have the option of adult…

The Tooth Fairy and Your Family

Do your kids leave their baby teeth for the tooth fairy hoping for some money in return? Many families subscribe to this tradition, just as they do with Santa Claus. It makes the transition from baby to adult teeth exciting and gives the children something to look forward to. Children are encouraged to keep their…

Prepare for 2015 with Dental Sealant

Dental sealant provides added protection for your teeth. Even with regular brushing and flossing, it is not always possible to get out all the food particles and plaque, especially from the inner, hard-to-reach areas. This increases your risk of developing pits, fissures and cavities which damage your teeth. The sealant, made of plastic resin, forms…

Better Yourself With ArmourBite®

Better Your Sports and Exercise Experience with ArmourBite® The ArmourBite® Mouthpiece was designed to relax the jaw muscles which are typically tight (or clenched) during sports and fitness activities. In fact yoga and Pilates’ experts now say that it realigns the jaw which helps strengthen muscles. This allows you to maximize the potential and benefits…

Don’t Forget Your Teeth This Christmas

Holiday Greetings and Tips from Your Family Dentist Holiday greetings from your family dentist in Green Bay, Wisconsin. Our team at Brodhagen Dental Care wishes one and all a happy, healthy and safe Christmas season. Christmas is a time when we indulge in foods and sweets that can cause serious damage to our teeth. As…