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Latest Posts:

Do You Really Brush for a Full Two Minutes?

Posted on 7/15/2024 by Mid Valley Dental, SC
We've all heard the advice: brush your teeth for two minutes, twice a day. But do we actually do it? Many of us might rush through our brushing routine, thinking that a quick scrub is enough. However, taking the full two minutes to brush your teeth thoroughly can make a significant difference in...
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Don't Fear the Oral Biopsy - Pain Management Made Simple

Posted on 7/1/2024 by Mid Valley Dental, SC
[[[pic:IMG-dental-emergency-AdobeStock_178662774.webp|400||right|TPimgRight|Dentist speaking with patient at Mid Valley Dental in Menasha, WI]]We understand that the word "biopsy" can be scary. It conjures up images of needles, pain, and uncertainty. But when it comes to your oral health, biopsies...
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What Is the Most Common Cause of Tooth Loss in the Elderly

Posted on 6/15/2024 by Dr. Michael Wockenfus
Older adults often visit us because their teeth are falling out. Oral health is really important for older adults. When you are missing teeth, it not only changes how your smile looks but also makes it harder to eat and talk comfortably. Some of the most common causes of tooth loss include:...
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All Posts:

Do You Really Brush for a Full Two Minutes?
7/15/2024
Don't Fear the Oral Biopsy - Pain Management Made Simple
7/1/2024
What Is the Most Common Cause of Tooth Loss in the Elderly
6/15/2024
What Is the Best Toothpaste for Our Whole Family?
6/3/2024
"Ugh, Ow, Ouch!" - Conquering Mouth Sore Discomfort with Home Care
5/15/2024
Can Cavities Be Contagious?
5/1/2024
Dental Sealants in Children
4/15/2024
Dental Infection vs. Dental Sepsis - What Is the Difference?
4/1/2024
How Can I Prevent Enamel Erosion?
3/15/2024
How Can I Prepare My Teeth For Growing Older?
3/1/2024
My Dentist Is Retiring! What Do I Do?
2/15/2024
Help! I Lost A Filling! What Do I Do?
2/2/2024
Dental Health for a Busy Lifestyle
1/15/2024
Benefits of Chewing Sugar-Free Gum for Oral Health
1/2/2024
Dental Implants or Dentures
12/15/2023
Is Toothache a Dental Emergency?
12/1/2023
Precautions You Should Be Aware Of Before Wisdom Teeth Removal
9/25/2023
Can a dry socket heal on its own?
9/11/2023
Understanding the Mechanics of Dental Implants
8/7/2023
How To Fix Receding Gums
7/24/2023
The Role Of Dental Fillings In Preserving Teeth
7/10/2023
Causes of Tooth abscess
6/19/2023
Is Maxillofacial Surgery Painful?
6/5/2023
Can You Have Sealants on Teeth That Have Fillings?
5/22/2023
What Happens if Bruxism is Not Treated
5/8/2023
My Gums Hurt When I Brush. What Does This Mean?
4/24/2023
Damages to Expect if You Have an Oral Piercing
4/10/2023
How Does Sugar Affect your Dental Health
3/20/2023
What is Gum Line Contouring?
3/6/2023
Benefits Of Oral Surgery For Improving Oral Health
2/20/2023
3 Ways a Coffee Drinker Could Protect Their Teeth from Stains
2/6/2023
What is Oral Sedation?
1/23/2023
Do Cavities Hurt?
1/9/2023
What Goes into Cosmetic Contouring?
12/19/2022
Reasons to Set Up Dental Goals
12/5/2022
Can I Get A Dental Implant The Same Day As An Extraction?
11/21/2022
Top Missing Tooth Replacement Options
11/7/2022
No Metal? No Problem, Learn Why You Need Invisalign
10/24/2022
When To See a Dentist for Wisdom Teeth Removal?
10/10/2022
Surprising Oral Health Benefits of Sugarless Gum
9/19/2022
Does Exercise Boost Your General Oral Health?
9/5/2022
When Is It Time to Have Wisdom Teeth Removed?
8/22/2022
Are oral piercings dangerous?
8/8/2022
What are the Most Common Dental Procedures?
7/18/2022
Braces or Invisalign
7/4/2022
Preventive Dental Care.
6/20/2022
The Cardiac Oral Health Connection
6/6/2022
Are X-rays Safe When Pregnant?
5/23/2022
Dry Socket Symptoms and Treatments
5/9/2022
The Rate Of Bone Loss After Extraction Can Be Slowed Or Stopped With An Implant
4/25/2022
My Gums Hurt Every time I Brush My Teeth, What does this mean?
4/11/2022
Does Pregnancy Affect Oral Health
3/21/2022
What Mouthwash is Best?
3/7/2022
How often do you need to get your teeth cleaned at the dentist?
2/21/2022
Benefits of Implants Over Dentures
2/7/2022
Home oral care
1/24/2022
You May Need An Appointment Our Periodontists
1/10/2022
What is an Onlay vs an Inlay
12/23/2021
Bleeding Gums
12/10/2021
Oral Sedation Pros and Cons
11/22/2021
Important Things to Know About Invisalign
11/8/2021
The Four Known Benefits of Dental Inlays
10/25/2021
What Habits Are Bad For Your Childs Teeth
10/11/2021
Why You Should Be Avoiding Toothpicks to Clean Your Teeth
9/21/2021
Bad Breath is Your Mouth Trying to Show You It Has a Problem
9/6/2021
Tips for Keeping Your Nighttime Mouthguard Clean
8/23/2021
How Eating Foods Rich in Fiber and Help Your Oral Health
8/9/2021
Why Hard Bristles Are Not Recommended for Your Toothbrush
7/26/2021
How to Tell if You Have a Cavity Around Your Filling
7/12/2021
Complications of a Dental Abscess Are No Joke
6/21/2021
Complications of a Dental Abscess Are No Joke
6/21/2021
Preventable Ways of Cracking Your Teeth
6/7/2021
Preventable Ways of Cracking Your Teeth
6/7/2021
How Coffee Leads to So Many Dental Stains
5/24/2021
How Coffee Leads to So Many Dental Stains
5/24/2021
We Do What We Can To Avoid Extractions at All Costs
5/10/2021
We Do What We Can To Avoid Extractions at All Costs
5/10/2021
Mouth Rash: Causes, Treatment, and Tips for Prevention
4/26/2021
All You Need to Know About Jaw Pain
4/12/2021
3 Health Issues Caused by Poor Oral Care
3/22/2021
How to Find Relief from Nighttime Teeth Grinding
3/8/2021
The Purpose of a Dental Emergency Kit and What Should Be in It
2/22/2021
Do You Need to Worry about Cheilosis?
2/8/2021
Teeth Chattering: Should You Be Concerned?
1/25/2021
How to Keep Your Teeth Stain-Free
1/11/2021
How a Frenectomy Could Lead to Easier Speaking and Eating
12/21/2020
Do You Need to Pull a Tooth if the Crown Broke Off?
12/7/2020
How Does Gum Disease Spread Among People?
11/16/2020
Is Fiber An Important Part Of Oral Health?
11/9/2020
Snacks to Alleviate Bad Breath When You Cannot Brush
10/19/2020
Some People Really Can Keep Their Wisdom Teeth!
10/5/2020
Sugar, Juice, and Soda. Oh My!
9/21/2020
How Bad Oral Health is Connected to Increased Cancer Risks
9/7/2020
How Different Colors of Produce Can Help Fill Your Mouth with Nutrients
8/24/2020
Ways an Extraction is Traumatic to Your Mouth
8/10/2020
The Damage Done to Your Teeth Adds Up Over Time
7/27/2020
Dangers of Microdontia If Left Untreated
7/23/2020
The Damage Done to Your Teeth Adds Up Over Time
7/7/2020
The Damage Done to Your Teeth Adds Up Over Time
7/6/2020
What Are the Types of Gum Biopsies to Be Aware Of?
6/22/2020
Perks to Always Keeping Up with Your Oral Hygiene
6/8/2020
Mesiodens: What to Do When Your Child Has an Extra Tooth?
5/29/2020
When Should You Change Your Toothbrush
5/15/2020
When Should You Change Your Toothbrush
5/15/2020
Why Does Enamel Change Color Over Time?
4/25/2020
What Happens to Your Enamel When You Brush Too Harshly
4/15/2020
Is Rinsing with Water After Brushing a Helpful Option?
3/25/2020
How to Manage Having a Stained Veneer
3/15/2020
Why Do We Recommend Replacing Toothbrushes Every 3 Months?
2/29/2020
What Materials Make Up a Composite Filling?
2/15/2020
How to Start Improving Oral Health Today
1/25/2020
What to Do if You Get Cavity Pain
1/15/2020
Is There Anything You Can Do to Minimize How Much Acidic Foods and Drinks Hurt Your Teeth?
12/25/2019
Ways of Protecting Your Teeth if You Throw Up
12/15/2019
Could There Be a Dead Tooth in Your Mouth?
11/25/2019
Do Sugar Substitutes Help You Avoid the Issue of Tooth Decay?
11/15/2019
You Can Increase Your Confidence with Tooth-Colored Fillings
10/25/2019
What We Can Do to Help You Manage Any Type of Tooth Sensitivity
10/15/2019
What Happens to Your Self-Esteem When Your Oral Health Declines?
9/25/2019
Why You Never Want to Place an Aspirin on Your Gums to Relieve Pain
9/15/2019
Why You Need a Dental Cleaning Over Just Brushing on Your Own
8/30/2019
You Need to Make Sure You Are Always Flossing Properly
8/20/2019
Why Having Dry Mouth is So Unhealthy for Your Teeth
7/23/2019
What Happens to Your Teeth When You Go Through Stress?
7/13/2019
Do Your Teeth Have Drinks They Prefer?
6/25/2019
How Clenching Your Teeth Can Become Tooth Loss
6/15/2019
What Can Prevent You From Keeping Dental Implants for a Lifetime?
5/30/2019
Ways of Protecting Brand New Veneers from Stains
5/20/2019
Do Teeth Actually Get Whiter from Baking Soda?
4/30/2019
How Brushing Your Teeth in Straight Lines Leaves Them Dirty
4/20/2019
Why Do Dental Veneers Need to be Considered a Permanent Choice?
3/30/2019
When Should a Filling Be Replaced?
3/20/2019
Importance of Leaving Reviews for Us That Others Can Read
2/20/2019
How to Tell if You Need a Filling Replaced
2/10/2019




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