The Oral Health and Heart Health Connection

heart health

Our Madison dental office’s philosophy of patient care revolves around keeping our patients healthy, and not just in their mouths. Many whole-body concerns are associated with oral health problems, including heart disease. This February, in celebration of Heart Health Month, we’d like to educate our patients on the oral health and heart health connection and… Read more »

Top 4 Causes of Bad Breath

bad breath

Bad breath, also known clinically as halitosis, is embarrassing. But you don’t have to be self-conscious of your breath if you can identify what may be causing it, and work with your Madison dentist to fix it. So what may be contributing to your bad breath? Let’s check out the top four causes. The Foods… Read more »

Biting Your Tongue While You Sleep? Here’s Why.

biting tongue

We’ve all experienced the unpleasant sensation that goes along with biting our tongues, but the positive (if there is a positive to something so painful) is that we can usually identify how we did it. However, there are some people who experience the annoying aftermath of tongue biting and have no idea how it even… Read more »

What’s Causing Your Dry Mouth?

dry mouth

Dry mouth is an annoying, sometimes sporadic occurrence that can be caused by any number of things. But no matter how annoying it is, it’s concerning to everyone at my dental office in Madison when dry mouth lasts for a prolonged period of time. Dry mouth isn’t just an obnoxious, uncomfortable thing that happens…it can… Read more »

“What’s Oil Pulling and Does it Work?”

oil

A new trend in oral health care called oil pulling has been on the rise in recent years. At my dental office in Madison, we’re always open to learning and constantly evolving our care to incorporate the latest technology and techniques. So we put oil pulling to test and here’s what you need to know…. Read more »

“Why is My Dentist So Happy to See Me Smile?”

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When patients visit my dental office in Madison, we make it a priority to go out of our way to make sure they feel like they’re part of our family. I truly enjoy helping patients achieve and maintain a healthy smile, while feeling comfortable and at ease. I’ve compiled a list of just a few… Read more »

What Foods are Good (and Bad) for Dentures?

dentures

At my dental office in Madison, we are always teaching patients about the effects different foods and beverages can have on teeth, and the importance of maintaining excellent dental hygiene at home. The same is true for denture patients! It’s important to try and avoid foods and drinks that can literally be a real pain…. Read more »

Don’t Be Afraid to Change Your Toothbrush

toothbrush

Are you delaying swapping out your frayed toothbrush for a new model? Well, don’t be! My Madison dental office wants you to know that it’s in the best interest of your oral and overall health to make the change to a new toothbrush. We understand that sometimes it’s easy to forget, so here’s a reminder… Read more »

It’s All About The Straw

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When we’re on the go, it’s easy to grab a beverage from the nearest fast food restaurant or convenience store. My dental office in Madison wants to talk about an important, handy accessory that commonly comes with these to-go drinks – the straw. How Can Straws Help Teeth? It might seem strange that a bendable… Read more »

Over 50? Look Out For These Oral Health Issues

over 50

It used to be incredibly common to lose teeth as we grow older. But thanks to advancements in dental technology, that’s really not the case anymore. According to the American Dental Association (ADA), Americans are keeping their own, natural teeth longer than ever. However, at my Madison dental office, we know that the longer we… Read more »