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Are You Ruining Your Teeth With These Common Mistakes? Jul 2nd, 2020

Do you brush your teeth regularly? That’s good. But did you know there are other things you may be doing ― or not doing ― that could be affecting your oral hygiene? When it comes to your teeth and gums, taking care of them is really important. You only have...

5 Reasons Your Dental Checkup Matters Jun 15th, 2020

If you’re like many people, going to the dentist for a checkup may not be high on your list of priorities. Maybe you’re nervous, or maybe you just think you’ll be fine visiting the dentist every few years. If you value your oral health, this is a dangerous line of...

How Long Do Dental Implants Last? Apr 6th, 2020

If you lose a tooth, you shouldn’t feel ashamed or embarrassed. More than 120 million Americans are missing one or more teeth. So unless you plan to never smile or open your mouth around other people, you should consider a dental procedure that can help you replace your missing tooth...

How to Handle a Dental Emergency Mar 23rd, 2020

Dental emergencies are common, but they don’t have to take you by surprise. Learning ahead of time how to handle a knocked-out or chipped tooth can mean the difference between keeping or losing the tooth, when an emergency does happen.  The Wilhelm Dental Group offers emergency dentistry and walk-in services...

Root Canals Save Teeth Feb 14th, 2020

Did you know that the enamel on your teeth is the hardest substance in your body? It’s harder than your bones. However, under that tough layer of enamel, there are softer parts of your teeth that can become damaged or decay because of bacteria.  Bridges, crowns, dentures, and the other...

7 Tips to Overcome Dental Anxiety Jan 14th, 2020

Few of us get excited about a dental appointment, but many people are terrified of the experience. This is understandable — some dental procedures can be uncomfortable or downright painful. The combination of not being able to see what’s happening and fearing additional pain can keep you away from the...

Holiday Photos and Parties: Just Two of the Many Reasons to Have Your Teeth Professionally Whitened Dec 1st, 2019

Don’t dread the holiday family photo because your pearly whites aren’t sparkling like they used to. The color and health of our teeth can depend on a lot of things, like genetics, nutrition, and environmental factors. The initial color of our teeth is based on our genetic code, but it...

What to Do If Your Tooth Is Knocked Out Nov 1st, 2019

An avulsed tooth — more commonly called a knocked-out tooth — is a common dental emergency, and it’s one that affects adults and children alike. As many as five million Americans experience an avulsed tooth each year.  Traffic accidents, slips and falls, and sports accidents are the three most common...

Veneers Can Remedy a Wide Range of Smile Flaws You Didn't Know About Oct 1st, 2019

Dental veneers are a tool used by dentists to help improve the appearance of your teeth. You will need several consultations with your dentist so they can custom-design the shells to match your teeth. Veneers cover the surface of your teeth—just the surface.  They are made of materials specifically designed...

Why Dental Implants are the Gold Standard for Replacing Missing Teeth Sep 10th, 2019

Missing teeth affect more than your smile and self-esteem. Your ability to eat, speak, and the overall health of your teeth and gums are also impacted. Thanks to modern technology and techniques, there has never been a better remedy than today’s dental implants.  Installing Dental implants entails a surgical procedure...