Gum Disease is No Joke

Neither is periodontal disease.  Different name, same severity. The terms gum disease and periodontal disease are used interchangeably.  Both are names for a range of oral health problems ranging from gingivitis, or inflammation of the gums, to the more serious periodontitis where gums pull away from the teeth causing potential infections. Don’t ignore the signs It is incredibly common for... read more »

Leave it to the Leprechauns to Rock the Gold Teeth

Everyone has their own opinions when it comes to what kind of crown to get.  Inform yourself of the facts so that between you and your dentist, you can find a crown that’s best for you. There are a number of choices when it comes to materials for crowns including stainless steel, gold, a porcelain overlay fused to metal, all-resin,... read more »

Fall In Love With Your Smile

Spread the love with a bright and confident smile! Unfortunately, not everyone enjoyed Valentine’s Day, especially those who have kept themselves out of the dating game because of personal insecurities about their appearance. We see it all the time at Dentistry for Madison.  People stick to “soft smiling” because of discolored teeth, a chipped tooth, or one that is awkwardly... read more »

Brighten Your Smile in the New Year

Smile Whitening Q&A with Dr. Jay Q: When someone comes into your office and expresses that they would like to brighten their smile, what do you suggest to them? A: We first need to make sure that the patient is a good candidate. Here at Dentistry for Madison, we base this off of the cause of discoloration which can either... read more »

Invisalign vs. Smile Direct Club Faceoff

Looking for a better smile? Here’s what you should do to figure out what solution is best for you. Do your research! You’ve always dreamed of having a better smile and have decided that now is the time to do something about it. With braces out of the question, you’ve narrowed it down to Invisalign and Smile Direct Club. Well... read more »

Invisalign® Does More Than Just Straighten Your Teeth

Ok, so you have a few crooked teeth that have been bothering you for a while. Braces you say, better yet, Invisalign®. By straightening your teeth, you also are helping out the rest of your mouth. Our team at Dentistry for Madison is here to discuss the additional benefits Invisalign® brings along with a straighter smile. Help a smile out... read more »

7 Things to Know about Invisalign

Are you self conscious of your smile? Did you have braces as a teen, but didn’t wear your retainer as much as you should have? Before you commit to becoming a metal mouth again, learn about your options. Invisalign is a system that uses a series of plastic aligners to straighten your teeth gradually - they’re completely clear, removable, and... read more »

Past the Age of Braces? Straighten your Teeth with Invisalign

You paid for you kid’s braces, now it’s time to invest in yourself and increase your confidence. You are never “too old” to straighten your teeth. It is common in today’s society for adults to be unhappy with their crooked smiles and simply assume that they are past the age to straighten their teeth. This is a common misconception among... read more »

Facebook Giveaway Details

Don’t miss your chance to win 4 Duck Blind tickets to the Madison Mallards game of your choice! Head on over to our Facebook page to enter. The Facebook Giveaway details are as follows... To win you must be at least 21 years old. You must choose your game at least 7 days before it occurs, *exclusions may apply based... read more »

Rebuild Your Smile

Naturally, as we age, our body begins to slowly breakdown. This in turn affects our skin, muscles, bones, joints, internal organs, and even our brains. Teeth are no exception. How much tooth wear is normal? Worn down teeth is natural as we age. The average amount of normal wear on one’s teeth, after the age of thirty, is about one... read more »