For National Gum Disease Awareness Month, Commit To Healthier Teeth and Gums!

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February is National Gum Disease Awareness Month, and we are here for it! Working daily with gums makes us excited about creating awareness on how best to keep your gums healthy no matter what your age. When we say your smile thrives on good oral care, most patients typically think of their teeth, but the gums are just as crucial... read more »

Start the New Year off With a Bang by Creating a Healthier, More Beautiful Smile!

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Whenever we begin a new year, we often feel like making resolutions for better habits and better health. Along with better general health, striving for better oral health can make a huge difference in our happiness. That is because the smile and the body are intricately linked, and a healthier smile makes for a more attractive and confident smile. In... read more »

Don’t Let a Preventable Dental Emergency Sideline Your Oral Health

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Winter is almost here, and sports activities can find a way to bring a dental emergency into your life during the busy holiday season. Whether you are skiing, snowboarding, ice skating, swimming, or surfing, accidents can happen. It can mean running into a tree while sledding, falling on your face at an ice skating rink, or knocking a tooth out... read more »

Oral Surgeon, Dr. Arsalan Augend, Offers Immediate Tooth Extractions

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Dr. Arsalan Augend DDS, MD is a trained Oral Surgeon who specializes in complicated extractions, dentistry for children and adults. He is in practice with Familia Dental in Racine, Wisconsin and accepts patients with or without a referral from all over the state for same-day and next-day appointments. Patients in Milwaukee, Racine, and surrounding areas with severe tooth decay or... read more »

Set Halloween Rules For Safe Trick-or-Treat Eating With Braces!

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Halloween starts off the busy holiday season where the nights get longer, the days grow cooler, and festivities begin. If you are wearing braces, Halloween may be a little tricky for you this year. Resist temptation by only keeping treats that are safe for you to eat and letting yourself enjoy them, guilt-free! Sugary Treachery Holidays aside, it is important... read more »

Healthy Dental Tips For the Spooky Season!

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Halloween is lurking around the corner, but so is the coronavirus, making traditional Halloween parties trickier. This year, big parties and parades, creepy haunted houses, and gathering in crowds to trick-or-treat are off the table for many, or at the very least, downsized and held outdoors while social distancing. While the traditional ways of celebrating Halloween may look different this... read more »

Prepare for the School Year Equipped With a Handy Braces Tool Kit!

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Did your child receive braces this summer? If so, they will need to prepare themselves for the new school year by learning how to keep their teeth healthy while getting them straightened. The goal is to have a healthy, beautiful smile when their oral hardware comes off. Since they will be spending a good chunk of their time away from... read more »

Recognize National Fresh Breath Day With Fresh Breath!

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The mouth is home to millions of bacteria, some of them good and some bad. In fact, half of the bacteria in your mouth can lead to bad breath! National Fresh Breath Day is observed every year on August 6th to create awareness of oral hygiene in the fight against bad breath. It is a daily battle, and how you... read more »

Wearing Braces? What You Can Look Forward to During Your Routine Adjustments

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Congratulations on deciding to wear braces this year! You can expect to wear your braces anywhere from 1-3 years depending on your growth, how complex the problem is, and of course, how well you care for your braces with your daily oral hygiene routine. Your Specific Treatment Plan Modern methods of straightening the teeth make wearing braces easier than ever.... read more »