November 1st is celebrated as National Brush Day to emphasize the importance of promoting good tooth-brushing habits and oral health in children. National Brush Day comes the day after Halloween to combat the tooth decay that occurs due to the sweets we eat in the day and weeks after trick-or-treating. Most candies, treats, and baked goods that kids receive this... read more »
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“I was in pretty bad shape. My health was deteriorating because of my teeth.” Jimmy had been dealing with dental pain and problems with his teeth for the past 5 years. Some teeth chipped and cracked; others began to decompose. “I didn’t realize it, but I was timid, didn’t engage in conversations as much as I should. My confidence... read more »
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 »
Due to several oral health risks associated with not caring for your toothbrush property, it is important to make a checklist to ensure your toothbrush care is being done correctly. Oftentimes, individuals do not take into consideration the risks of contamination that can occur with your cleaning tools. Even something as simple as leaving your brush lying on its side... read more »
By focusing on your smile, you can help keep your oral health in check. One of the most common causes of dental damage arises in the form of cavities. Cavities occur when dental erosion slowly wears away your tooth enamel. Dental erosion is often caused by harmful acids. Thus, in order to employ effective cavity prevention plans, you will need... read more »
Many people dread going to the dentist, because they are almost positive their dentist will tell them they have a cavity. Don’t let this be you! Follow these 5 tips to help prevent cavities for 2018. Brush: Brush your teeth two times a day for 2 minutes each session. Make sure to use a very soft bristled brush! Though it... read more »