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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 »

The Superior Alternative to Gum Surgery for Periodontal Disease

Dentists often recommend surgery for periodontal (gum) disease that persists after preliminary treatment. However, a new technology may offer a better alternative to gum surgery. It’s called a Periolase Millennium Dental Laser, which uses lasers to treat serious periodontal issues. Fifty percent of Americans have gum disease, according to the American Academy of Periodontology. It often begins when poor dental... read more »

What Tooth Loss Says About Your Social Status

A recent study from the UK found that by the time they’re 70, poor people have an average of eight less teeth than rich people. The huge discrepancy comes down to dental accessibility and knowledge, underscoring the importance of dental health. The study was conducted by researchers at Newcastle University, Newcastle Upon Tyne NHS Foundation Trust, UCL and the National... read more »

7 Ways Smiling Improves Your Health and Happiness

Improving your smile benefits more than just your teeth and gums. In fact, recent studies have proven that people with healthier teeth who smile more often can improve their happiness, overall health and even their career. What does this mean for people who are dissatisfied with their smile? It means they’re more likely to be dissatisfied with various aspects of... read more »

Invisalign, Braces or Surgery – Which is Best to Fix your Overbite?

Overbites make up nearly 70 percent of dental disorders among children. There are a number of treatments, but a surprising one to many parents is Invisalign.  This new option is extremely comfortable and unobtrusive, and can help a significant number of cases.  The fact that 7 in 10 dental disorders are overbites, is an eye-opening statistic.  No wonder there is... read more »

Dental Bonding Vs. Porcelain Veneers

At one time or another, almost everyone has dreamed about having a whiter, brighter, straighter, and more perfect smile. Today there are several techniques within the world of cosmetic dentistry that can make such dreams a reality in just a couple of short office visits. Two such techniques are dental bonding and porcelain veneers - Jay Hazen, DDS, Sarah J.... read more »

Common Dental Treatments for Seniors

As we age, our bodies become more vulnerable to illness and disease. Unfortunately, the teeth are no different. A lifetime of wear and tear will take its toll on the teeth and will likely result in oral health problems. Even seniors who have taken excellent care of the teeth and maintained professional dental care throughout their lives are likely to... read more »

The Use of Mouth Guards in Dentistry

When it comes to dental care treatment, many people think of filling cavities and performing root canals, but there is more to dental care than that. There are a number of restorative and preventative concerns to consider as well. If you meet with a Madison cosmetic dentist, you'll be able to learn a lot more about these issues. Right now,... read more »

3 Emotional and Physical Problems with a Chipped Tooth

Although most chipped teeth fall far short of a medical emergency, they can damage your smile and your self esteem if untreated. Fortunately, modern dentistry has a number of simple fixes for chipped teeth of any severity. Chipping a tooth is fairly common among children and adults. Whether it’s from playing a sport or a more mundane cause like biting... read more »

The Dangers of Tooth Erosion

Tooth erosion has many causes. Some of these causes are unavoidable, such as daily wear and tear, while others, like certain foods and drinks, can be avoided. Severe tooth erosion is dangerous to oral health and can result in dental pain and tooth loss. We offer our Madison cosmetic dentistry patients a wide variety of treatments to help prevent erosion... read more »