The Difference Between Full and Partial Dentures

Do you know the important differences between full and partial dentures? Our team is happy to review both versions for optimal tooth replacement to help you better understand how they can restore your smile. Below we will review the main types of dentures, which are full and partial dentures, and the benefits they have to offer. Dentures replace missing teeth... read more »

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 fighting cancer or dental problems, catching problems in their early... 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 the bone from the missing tooth’s chewing action. Over time,... 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. However, because it doesn’t have living cells it can’t grow... 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 might also take into account your family history. We will... read more »

Questions to Ask During an Oral Cancer Screening

Do you frequently attend oral cancer screenings with the dentist? Thousands of patients in the United States are diagnosed with oral cancer every year, and it’s important to detect the condition early in order to receive ideal treatment for oral cancer. We typically provide oral cancer screenings as part of your dental checkups, and we invite you to ask questions... read more »

Tricks for Strong Gums

Do you want top-notch gums? If so, our dentist, Dr. Grant R Young, is happy to give you the tips you need. You need to have strong and healthy gums to have a strong and healthy smile. Your gums are an essential part of your oral health. There are many things you can do to achieve the top-notch gums you... read more »

All You Should Know About Root Canal Treatment

Do you want to know all about root canal treatment? If so, our dentist, Dr. Grant R Young, is more than happy to help you. Whether it’s because you have an upcoming treatment or you just want to know more, more knowledge is always better. To tell you all about root canal treatment in Wausau, Wisconsin, our dentist is happy... read more »

The Basics: Dental Erosion Prevention

Are you familiar with the devastating effects that dental erosion can cause to your mouth? Dental erosion is a condition in which your tooth enamel is slowly worn away by harmful acids that may be present. Typically, these acids are produced by plaque buildup. Oftentimes, it means that your oral hygiene may be slacking, and the development of bacteria and... read more »

Addressing Dry Mouth in Your Smile

If you are unfamiliar with dry mouth, we invite you to review these dry mouth facts and speak with our dentist about treatment options: - Dry mouth is a common dental issue: At some points in your life, you will experience an occasional dry mouth from nerves or stress, but this can also be a regular occurrence in which you... read more »