Seeking A Root Canal For Tooth Pain

By putting off treatment to discuss tooth pain, you can let a real problem go unaddressed, and that can lead to difficult complications. You can avoid problems when you combine good daily behaviors with routine checkups at your dentist’s office. Our West Allis, WI dentist’s office can provide ongoing support, but remember that we are ready to see you if you worry that something may be wrong. If you struggle with tooth pain, it can be a warning about an infection that needs to be addressed. Root canal therapy can remove bacteria and damaged tissues within your tooth structure and stop an infection from worsening and putting you at risk for tooth loss! (more…)

Gum Disease And Your Alzheimer’s Risks

Maintaining a healthy smile can do more than just preserve your appearance and dental function. By sticking to good oral hygiene habits and protecting your teeth and gums, you can lower your risk for potentially serious health concerns! Research has found a potential link between gum disease and your risk for developing Alzheimer’s disease. The bacteria that gather in your mouth and cause this infection have been found in the brains of patients with this condition. At our West Allis, WI dentist’s office, we can help you prevent problems with your periodontal health. We can do this by performing a periodontal cleaning to stop gingivitis from progressing into a more severe infection. We also help by providing routine preventive services that keep your smile safe against various oral health issues! (more…)

Should I Worry About Gum Disease?

When you think about what counts as a “healthy” smile, how much thought do you give your gums? When you fail to manage your periodontal health, you can experience more difficulties than you anticipate. One potentially serious issue that you can deal with is tooth loss, as bacteria can gradually damage the tissues that hold teeth in position. Your West Allis, WI dentist’s office is prepared to help you manage your gum health. If necessary, we can also recommend services that deal with an active infection. You can learn more by scheduling an appointment to discuss your concerns, or by arranging a routine dental exam to receive helpful feedback about your dental and periodontal health. (more…)

Discussing Veneers And Their Benefits

How do you feel about your smile today? Has your confidence waned over time? Have you always had some doubts about your appearance, and wished you could make improvements? For many different people with different smile concerns, veneers can be an effective cosmetic solution! Our West Allis, WI dentist’s office is happy to meet with you to discuss the benefits of this or another treatment. What you can find is that with veneers, we are able to take on several issues at one time, which means we can give you a smile makeover with a single procedure we can complete in as little as two appointments! (more…)

Completing A Cosmetic Dental Procedure

Are you steadily losing confidence in your smile, or have you always had a certain flaw (or flaws) that you would like to address? While there is no single reason why patients ask about cosmetic dental work, their goals can certainly be similar. At the end of a procedure, your hope can be to show off a smile that is free of obvious flaws, whether those flaws concern the color, shape, size, or alignment of your teeth. At our West Allis, WI dentist’s office, we offer several cosmetic procedures that can change your smile for the better. You can be surprised by how much one treatment can do for you. For many people, one procedure is all it takes to make significant changes, even if they are bothered by several flaws. (more…)

Dental Care With Tooth-Colored Fillings

Our West Allis, WI dentist’s office works with patients to help them stay safe against dental decay and other problems. By doing so, we help them maintain smiles that are healthy, and that they can feel confident about showing off to others. Of course, we are not just here to prevent trouble – we can also provide restorative services when they are called for. To address a cavity without changing your appearance, we can use a tooth-colored dental filling to protect your enamel and maintain the way it looks. A tooth-colored filling is capable of providing lasting protection, and it can go unnoticed even if it is in a conspicuous space. (more…)

Experiencing A Dental Emergency? We Are Here To Help!

There are some issues with your oral health that can call for dental work as soon as possible. If you find yourself in this unpleasant situation, you can be relieved to know that your West Allis, WI dentist’s office is prepared to help! At an emergency dental appointment, we will bring you in to assess that issue that you are facing before recommending treatment. This provides more than just a prompt response against physical damage to a tooth. We are also ready to take care of you if you need urgent care because of a severe toothache. (more…)

Removing And Replacing A Tooth That Cannot Be Restored

Our goal when caring for a patient’s tooth is to find the most conservative treatment option. In other words, we want to make the fewest permanent changes possible while still fully restoring your oral health and appearance. Unfortunately, there are times when a tooth simply cannot be left in place. If its condition has deteriorated to the point where saving it is not possible, we can instead make plans to safely remove it, then replace it with a custom dental restoration. At our West Allis, WI dentist’s office, we are prepared to carefully extract a problem tooth so that we can make plans to restore your full smile with a dental implant-held restoration. (more…)

How Do You Keep A Tooth Healthy After Cavity Treatment?

Once a cavity forms, your dentist will have to care for you to stop the progression of decay. Someone who is slow to schedule treatment can experience more damage to their enamel, and that can lead to complications and the need for a larger restoration. Our West Allis, WI dentist’s office is ready to help you if you need to arrange restorative dental work. We can make sure bacteria and infected tissues are completely removed, and in some cases we can take care of a more serious cavity by providing root canal therapy in the office. Remember that in time, a cavity will do so much harm that our only treatment option can be extracting and replacing your tooth! (more…)

Are You Missing Out On Important Oral Health Reviews?

How sure are you that your smile is in good health? You may not realize that you have a cavity, or that gingivitis has become a concern – if you do not attend regular dental exams, you can remain unaware of these problems until complications occur! At our West Allis, WI dental office, we provide consistent feedback during routine visits. These regular exams provide you with early warnings about active problems, and they make future issues less likely to occur. For those patients who are experiencing issues with their dental health, we can identify and explain what is wrong before recommending the appropriate restorative dental procedure. (more…)