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 »

National Gum Disease Awareness Month: How You Can Keep Your Gums Vibrant and Healthy!

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In honor of February’s Gum Disease Awareness Month – a global public awareness campaign for preventing gum disease – our practice wants to help spread the word about this insidious disease. That’s because it can destroy your smile if it is left untreated. Fortunately, you can take action to help prevent this from happening! Gum disease is caused by the... read more »

Taking Care of Your Retainer and Your Aligned Smile

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Once the hard work of straightening your teeth is completed, the next phase of your orthodontic treatment begins: keeping your teeth aligned with a retainer! You don’t want any setbacks after taking the time to get them straightened. This means wearing your retainer as prescribed by our orthodontist. It will allow bone tissue to rebuild around the teeth and keep... read more »