October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month & Dental Hygiene Month

October is here and fall has officially begun, bringing with it Breast Cancer Awareness Month as well as National Dental Hygiene Month. This is a time to raise awareness for both and help to prevent problems by monitoring your health and being mindful of your lifestyle choices. Whether you are... Read more »

Dental Implant Placement Basics as a Step-by-Step Process

If you have ever lost a tooth, you might have more than just a gap between your teeth. If a lost tooth is not replaced, the bone in the jaw that supported the lost tooth starts to deteriorate. That’s because when you chew your food, there’s no more stimulation to... Read more »

Enamel-Friendly Foods for Your Teeth

When it comes to protecting your teeth, your first line of defense against tooth decay and cavities is tooth enamel, as it is the outermost covering that protects the more vulnerable dentin and tooth pulp below. Your enamel comes equipped for the job as the hardest substance in your body.... Read more »

How Routine Dental Checkups Help Your Smile in the Long Run

When you come in for dental exams and we have cleaned your teeth and gum line and removed any hardened plaque, our dentist can look at them for any signs of trouble, such as cavities, loose or broken teeth, damaged fillings, and evaluate your risk rate of certain diseases which... Read more »

Dental Problem Prevention: Test Your Knowledge Here

In order to have the strong, healthy and top-notch smile you deserve, you need to prevent dental problems. Dental problems can severely harm your teeth and gums and even destroy your oral health. Now, dental problem prevention might be a tough task if you’re not sure how to do so.... Read more »

Dealing with Gum Disease

Gum disease affects about half of the adults in the United States. Because it is often painless in the early stages, you may not even know you have it. Often, your dentist will be the first person to notice that you have gum disease. The primary cause of gum disease... Read more »

How to Care for Your Dental Bonding

Dental bonding is a good means of making fairly minor fixes for your teeth, whether your teeth are discolored, have gaps that are too large or have been chipped. Of course, your dental bonding may require your attention so it can remain safe and nice-looking. Here are some things you... Read more »

Caring for Your Toothbrush on the Go

If you travel a lot, you may wonder how to care for your toothbrush when you are away from home. We have compiled some tips that may help you keep your toothbrush and its container clean while you are out and about. One thing that can help is having a... Read more »

Welcome to Our New Blog!

Here at Southshore Dental Group - Oak Creek, we endeavor to use our new blog as a regular means for publishing valuable content for our community through monthly blog posts. Thanks to the wonders of the Internet, we’re able to further explore some of the most important topics pertaining to... Read more »