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How It Works: Cavity Filling Process

Cavities are among the most common dental health problems individuals of all ages face. They don’t always show signs and symptoms, so they can be difficult to detect without the help of a family dentist in Green Bay. Schedule regular dental checkups to ensure your cavities don’t go unnoticed and are allowed to progress. Whether…

The Truth About Thumb Sucking

Thumb sucking provides many children with comfort. Unfortunately, it is not the best habit for their growing jaw and developing teeth. If your child sucks their thumb or needs pediatric dental care in the Green Bay area, contact Brodhagen Dental Care. We offer a variety of services and treatments for the entire family and can…

Happy Independence Day from Brodhagen Dental Care

The entire team of dental care professionals at Brodhagen Dental Care would like to extend holiday greetings to patients and their families, and all residents of the Green Bay, Wisconsin area. Have a happy, safe and fun Independence Day! Have a Fun Holiday This fun summer holiday marks an important day in American history and…

Did You Know There Is a National Museum of Dentistry?

Interested in learning more about how modern dentistry came to be? From experimental procedures to early dental tools, the National Museum of Dentistry in Baltimore is the perfect place to learn all about how oral health and hygiene practices developed. Whether you have a keen interest in teeth or dentistry, or are looking for a…

Happy Father’s Day!

Dads play an important role in the family. Whether by blood, adoption, or support, father figures across the world make a big difference in the lives of children. Providing confidence, care and love keeps kids smiling. Father’s Day is the perfect opportunity to thank dad for all that he does around the house and in…

Children and Dental X-Ray Safety

Starting your children with comprehensive and routine dental care from a young age is important to ensure they understand how to care for their teeth. Establishing good oral health habits and bringing them to the dentist regularly will set them up for a lifetime of preventative and comprehensive dental care. X-rays play an important role…

Novocain for Pain Management During Dental Procedures

Many people list pain as one of the main reasons they fear going to the dentist. Don’t let concerns about discomfort stop you from seeking dental care and keeping your teeth and gums healthy. Novocain can eliminate the sensation you feel during dental procedures and allow the dentist to complete the work on your teeth…

Why Prevent Premature Loss of Baby Teeth

Pediatric Dentistry: Why Prevent Premature Loss of Baby Teeth? Wondering about the benefits of pediatric dentistry? A pediatric dentist receives special training in the care and treatment of baby teeth. Regular checkups will help ensure the health of these teeth until they are ready to fall out and make way for permanent ones. Many people…

Prehistoric Dentistry

Prehistoric Dental History—Interesting Facts Interested in dental history and how dentistry evolved? You may be amazed to learn that many of the common dental tools being used today can trace their origins to the Stone Age. They are just far more advanced now and treatments have evolved to eliminate much of the pain our ancestors…

Tooth Replacement Options for a Single Tooth

Implants and Dentures—Tooth Replacement Options for a Single Tooth Wondering what your options are for replacing a single tooth? Your dentist may suggest implants or dentures depending on your situation. Replacing a missing tooth not only improves your smile and confidence, but your oral health as well. After all, your teeth are meant to work…

Invisalign® Advantages

Invisalign® clear aligners offer a discreet way to have a beautiful smile. Since they are virtually invisible and provide minimal interference with daily activities such as speaking, chewing, brushing and flossing, people of all ages feel comfortable using them. Crooked teeth are not only unsightly, they are also difficult to clean, which can lead to…

How Mouth Guards Prevent Concussion

Prevent Concussions with a Mouth Guard Sports like hockey, lacrosse, wrestling, football, baseball, soccer, gymnastics, and mountain biking can leave your teeth and head vulnerable to injury. Mouth guards can help protect your teeth from serious damage. Did you know your mouth guard can also limit the severity and risk of experiencing a concussion? If…

Happy Earth Day from Brodhagen Dental Care

Holiday Greetings from Brodhagen Dental Care Protect the Planet and Your Teeth this Earth Day Brodhagen Dental Care would like to wish you a Happy Earth Day! We could all stand to make our habits and lifestyles a little more eco-friendly. Here are 3 dental tips to maintain your oral hygiene while taking into consideration…

Preventing Tooth Decay

Tooth decay can cause a lot of damage, and it is not uncommon. Many factors contribute to tooth decay. From diet to genetics and oral hygiene, there are many reasons that you possibly could develop this issue. However, there are also many ways you can avoid developing this problem! Dental Tips to Avoid Tooth Decay…

Teeth Through College

Get Your Teeth Through College, Too! College is an exciting time. New friends, new experiences and more independence can lead to a lot of changes and old habits that are left behind. Don’t let good oral health be one of those habits! Keeping up a good oral hygiene routine and taking care of your teeth…

Does White Mean Healthy?

Here’s a lifelong dental tip—get a checkup even if your teeth are pearly white! Did you know that white teeth are not necessarily healthy ones? There might be issues below the surface that are not visible to you. Often, symptoms don’t manifest themselves till the problem is quite advanced. Regular dental checkups offer many benefits….

A Quick History of Dentistry

When looking for a dentist for yourself and your family, your first instinct might be to check his/her dental history; i.e. years of practice and patient testimonials. This gives you an idea of what to expect. But have you ever wondered about the origins of dentistry itself? The American Dental Organization provides a timeline of…

Dealing With Sensitive Teeth

Dental Tips on Dealing with Sensitive Teeth Suffering from sensitive teeth? Follow these useful dental tips to help reduce your pain and discomfort. Use a toothpaste for sensitive teeth: These special toothpastes provide relief by desensitizing your nerves so that you don’t feeling the tingling sensation or pain when you consume hot and cold foods….

Dental Fluoride Options

Dental Fluoride 101: What You Need to Know Fluoride treatment not only helps make your teeth more resistant to decay but can also repair them in the initial stages of damage. Although the mineral is typically found in water, salts and a variety of foods, this may not be enough. Especially for children and adults…

Fillings and Tooth Caps

Dental Fillings and Tooth Caps: A Brief Guide Fillings are the most common dental material used to restore the structural integrity and function of your teeth. If you have tooth decay or cavities, your dentist will recommend having them filled to prevent further deterioration of tooth structure. In cases where a large filling or a…

About Dental Impressions

All About Dental Impressions: Why You Need Them Since most of us will need dental impressions at some point in our lives, it is a good idea to familiarize ourselves with the concept. Dentists may use dental impressions for a wide variety of treatments including dentures, crowns and bridges as well as to make custom…

The Basics of Orthodontics

Orthodontic treatments offer a lifetime of benefits. Straighter and evenly-spaced teeth not only contribute to a beautiful smile, they also promote better oral hygiene. Although tooth straightening is typically associated with children and teenagers, today many adults are also turning to orthodontic treatments for a better, more confident smile and improved oral health. What is…

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….

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…

Why Professionals Choose ArmourBite®

Why Professionals Choose ArmourBite® ArmourBite® has fast become the mouthpiece of choice for hundreds of sports professionals across North America. Experts recommend the use of a mouth guard for almost any sport to reduce the impact of jaw clenching during training and competitions. Many body builders, athletes and even pro-golfers now recommend ArmourBite® mouth guard…

The ArmourBite® Advantage

The ArmourBite® Advantage: Greater Endurance + Reduced Stress = Enhanced Performance The ArmourBite® mouth guard was developed to minimize the impact of jaw clenching, a normal tendency during training or competing in sports activities. Some studies indicate that by eliminating the negative effects of clenching, it has vastly improved athlete comfort and consequently, performance. Available…

Holiday Greetings For a Happy Thanksgiving

Holiday greetings from the team at Brodhagen Dental Care! We wish you and your family a Happy Thanksgiving. As you indulge in delicious food and treats, spare a thought for your teeth and oral health. All the sugary and acidic food and drinks you consume have a significant impact on your dental health. In addition…

Lifespan of Root Canals

A common concern of patients referred for root canals is how long they will last. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), “Your restored tooth after root canal therapy could last a lifetime, if you continue to care for your teeth and gums. However, regular checkups are necessary. As long as the root(s) of a…

Flossing Alternatives for Dental Hygiene

Flossing is an integral part of good dental hygiene. While a toothbrush cleans the surface of your teeth, it is unable to get at the food particles that might get between them. This can cause plaque build-up ultimately leading to bacteria formation, cavities, gingivitis, periodontal disease and tooth loss. While everyone might be aware of…