Dental Expressions Blog
August 15, 2017
You have to shop for clothes and school supplies. You need to figure out how the kids are going to get to and from school each day. You need to pack their lunches or send them to school with money to buy their food. There is a lot to think about when it’s time to send your kids back to school! Even in all the chaos, though, it’s important that you don’t let your children’s oral health go by the wayside. A children’s dentist in Kaukauna explains why regular cleanings are so important for your little ones.
July 15, 2017
From the moment children are born, they are conditioned to like sugary foods. Both breast milk and formula have a mildly sweet taste. But once your son or daughter has teeth, that craving for sugar can be harmful to their oral health. Specifically, eating too many sugary treats can lead to cavities. That’s why your children’s dentist in Kaukauna wants parents to understand the consequences of sugar and why limiting sweet treats is best.
June 11, 2017
Imagine every time you washed your hands, your palms began bleeding. You would be concerned, right? The same concept applies to your smile. When it comes time to brush and floss your teeth, you shouldn’t see blood. If you notice a bloody tint on your toothbrush or taste the irony flavor of blood in your mouth, that generally indicates that there’s a bigger issue concerning your oral health. Your Appleton dentist at Dental Expressions is here to explain why your gums may be bleeding and what our office can do to help restore your good oral health.
May 1, 2017
If you get an anxious feeling when someone mentions visiting a dental office, you may need some additional assistance before feeling comfortable in a dental chair. At Dental Expressions, one of our highest priorities is making sure that all patients that step in our office receive the health care they deserve in a relaxed, comfortable environment. That’s why we proudly offer sedation dentistry. By visiting an office that’s equipped with a sedation dentist in Kaukauna, you can be confident and trust that our experts will make each appointment a pleasant experience.
April 11, 2017
You’re exhausted all the time – even after sleeping for more than 9 hours, you still feel beat, foggy, and irritable. You’re not sure what’s going on, but after your husband tells you he witnessed you stop breathing when you were asleep the other night, you knew you needed to do something. After speaking with your doctor, she ordered a sleep study and discovered you have sleep apnea. The CPAP machine isn’t the most comfortable device around, but it helps a little. You wish there was another way to treat your sleep apnea in Freedom, WI, but this machine is the only option, right? Thankfully, with the team at Dental Expressions, you have dental treatment options that can make the CPAP better for you, or even replace it altogether. Find out about sleep apnea and how we can help you get the rest you deserve in this post.
March 22, 2017
For weeks now, you’ve been exhausted throughout the day. You’re getting crankier as time goes by without the refreshing sleep you need. You’re tired of getting up throughout the night to use the bathroom, and you’re annoyed by headaches that hit you as soon as you wake up. What could be wrong? From listening to these signs, it sounds like you might need sleep apnea treatment in Freedom, WI. In this post, learn about this serious condition and find out what your dentist can do about it from the team at Dental Expressions.
January 17, 2017
Although you have a childlike spirit, let’s be honest – you’re just not as young as you used to be. But, just like when you were a kid, your smile still bothers you. You have a small gap, some crowding on top and a couple of rotated teeth on the bottom. Since you’re a busy adult now, you want straight teeth, but don’t want to deal with a mouthful of metal…and you definitely don’t have time to see the dentist every two weeks to have adjustments made. What treatment would save you time and keep your smile makeover not so obvious? With Dental Expressions, you can improve your teeth and look good at the same time with Invisalign near Kaukauna, WI.
November 14, 2016
We’re headed into the busiest time of the year. For students, the semester is about to end and finals loom large. For working people, there may be a last push to make those sales numbers. And everyone is starting to think about gift buying. The Kaukauna family dentist at Dental Expressions would like you to think about one more thing—using up your dental insurance benefits. As they do every year, dental benefits will expire at the end of 2016. Therefore, if it’s time for you or another member of the family to have a checkup or get that cavity filled, now is the time to schedule an appointment.
September 3, 2016
The whole year has led up to this one weekend. You get to take one extended hunting trip and it’s always something you look forward to and plan extensively. It takes a lot of prep to go out in the woods for days, but the trip always helps you feel refreshed and recharged. It has all led you to this one moment you’re in right now, staring at a huge buck among the trees. What should be the peak experience of your trip is being hampered by, of all things, your tooth. It feels like there’s a rough spot on it, and there is a dull ache. You wonder if you’re developing a cavity, but you’re not sure. Drs. Bob and Heather Heil, each a dentist in Kaukauna, WI, want you to know some key things about cavities. (more…)
August 30, 2016
Sleep is a crucial component of a happy, healthy life. One Connecticut hospital recently took steps to reduce noise and improve sleep for patients — they know proper healing relies on it. But what about your own snoozing habits? If you’re one of the 18 million Americans suffering from sleep apnea, you’re probably suffering from headaches, chronic snoring, and irritability. If so, it’s time to get some answers — and a solution. The team at Dental Expressions provides sleep apnea therapy in Freedom, WI.