Have you ever heard of using banana peels to whiten your teeth? In this blog post, we'll explore whether there is any truth to the claim that banana peels can whiten teeth. So, let's dive in and find out if this household item can give you a brighter smile.
Are you unhappy with your smile? If the answer is yes, teeth whitening may be a quick and effective way to revamp your smile. But, is it a long-term option, too?
Dental implants and gum disease don’t mix. But if you suffer from gum disease, it doesn’t necessarily mean you can’t ever get dental implants.
A common side effect of dealing with missing teeth for a long time is bone loss. These artificial teeth require healthy bones for successful implantation so if this happened to you, it can mean you’re not a good candidate for dental implants.
If you have a large cavity or a badly infected tooth, root canal therapy is one of the best ways to treat it and avoid permanent extraction. Here’s how root canals are done when the patient has a dental crown.
Dental sedation is an integral part of the dentist’s office. However, if you’ve been told you need dental sedation during your next appointment, you might feel a bit anxious, even if it is just laughing gas.
Newer treatment options like Invisalign provide an effective, less-intrusive, and affordable way to straighten misaligned teeth. If you've been mulling over getting Invisalign but are unsure whether you're a good fit, we're here to help.
Invisalign truly is a wonderful invention. While it can correct a wide range of orthodontic issues, it may not be that effective in some instances of severe misalignments or malocclusions. So, how about an open bite?
If you've watched any movie where one of the characters receives laughing gas, you notice how they start laughing uncontrollably or spilling all their secrets. So, let's separate the myths from the facts and see what laughing gas can really do to you.
Invisalign offers many people a discreet way to achieve a straight smile. However, you may have already learned that Invisalign is not an effective solution for all types of orthodontic issues. But does this include crossbites?
One common sedative a lot of dentists use and recommend is laughing gas. It's mild, very effective, and has virtually no side effects. Here's what you can expect before, during, and after using laughing gas.
There was a time when the only way to correct misaligned teeth or an improper bite was with the help of metal braces. But while Invisalign can be effective in helping people with crowded teeth, can it treat an underbite?
If you are dealing with issues concerning your wisdom teeth, you may be wondering if you have a dental emergency on your hands. So should you reach out to Jackson Family Dentistry right away and get treatment? Or can you wait for a regular appointment?
If you’ve been looking into dental implants, then you might have come across stories of people claiming their teeth have shifted after the procedure. But is this possible? Can teeth shift because of implants? Find out the answer in this short blog post!
One of the benefits of having dental veneers is that they do not require anything special to be maintained and protected. But, that doesn't mean you shouldn't care for them. In fact, dental veneers have to be brushed on a daily basis just like your regular teeth. Here's why.
If you are considering veneers to improve your smile and fix minor cosmetic issues, then you may be wondering if this procedure is permanent or if you can reverse it at some point. Here's what you need to know about getting veneers before scheduling your appointment with one of our Jackson Family Dentistry dentists.
When it comes to ensuring the health of your teeth, preventive care together with thorough oral hygiene is the best way to get lasting results. But, how can you find a good family dentist? Here are some tips.
Interested in getting dental implants? It’s important to understand that getting a dental implant is a lengthy commitment that comes with a 6-month healing period. Here’s what you can expect during those 6 months.
Going to the dentist can be a scary thing for every member of the family, no matter their age. Fear of the dentist can run high and even end up preventing people from staying on top of their oral health needs. If you’re about to have your first appointment at Jackson Family Dentistry, here’s everything you can expect.
Retainers are a great way to straighten your teeth, but keeping up with their maintenance is essential for your dental health. For one thing, retainers do not protect you from cavities, tooth decay, or gum disease, which makes it important to keep seeing the dentist recurrently to ensure your dental health is in order.
Invisalign is a popular teeth straightening method. But if you’ve started your Invisalign treatment and notice the trays don’t fit you properly, what should you do? Do you need to get new trays? Not necessarily. Here are a few ways to resolve this issue.
Impacted wisdom teeth are notorious for causing a lot of pain and discomfort and for potentially being a serious dental problem. In the following article, we will discuss more about the causes, symptoms, and treatment of impacted wisdom teeth.
If you want to straighten your teeth but don’t want to wear traditional braces, the good news is that these days, you can have the best of both worlds.
While you can get back to your normal, day-to-day routine after just a few days, it will take up to 2 weeks to fully heal and recover from a wisdom tooth extraction at Jackson Family Dentistry.
Usually, dental implant surgeries go smoothly. After all, 9 out of 10 dental implant procedures go without an incident. Finding a little bit of blood in your saliva after a dental implant procedure is nothing too out of the ordinary.
In the past, braces were the only way to correct overbites and most other orthodontic issues. But in the last two decades, Invisalign and other clear aligner companies have begun offering an alternative to braces for orthodontic correction.But can Invisalign fix an overbite? The answer is “yes!” Read on to learn more about how Invisalign works, and to see Invisalign from Jackson Family Dentistry may be the best option for improving your bite, the alignment of your teeth, and your self-confidence.
Teeth grinding (bruxism) affects millions of Americans, and it can cause a lot of issues with your oral health. Not only does bruxism damage your teeth, but it can also lead to jaw problems like temporomandibular joint disorder (TMJ/TMD).
At Jackson Family Dental, we pride ourselves on providing high-quality and personalized treatment to create the best experience possible for our patients. If you’re happy with your experience with the Jackson Family Dental team, help us get the word out by telling your family and friends about our Care to Share program!
At Jackson Family Dentistry, our goal is to give every patient the gift of confidence in their smile. The most important part of the equation is to put our patients first. By providing honest dental care, we help foster trust between doctor and patient. No matter the procedure, we’ll always keep you in the loop, taking the time to educate you on the state of your dental health and laying out all the treatment options available to you. Dr. Ben Heffter, Dr. Pako Major, Dr. Eldridge, and the rest of our wonderful team are all committed to providing transparent, high-quality dental care to the communities of Jackson, Hartford, Germantown, Slinger, West Bend, Grafton, and Richfield.
If you’ve recently had dental implant surgery or you’re interested in getting implants at Jackson Family Dentistry, you may be wondering what you should eat during the 1-2 week recovery period. In this blog, we’ll discuss a few foods you should eat, as well as some that you should avoid as you recover.
If you’re getting a crown at Jackson Family Dentistry or any other dental office near Jackson, Hartford, or Germantown, chances are that you’ll need to wear a temporary crown after your tooth has been prepared for your dental crown.
If you want to improve your oral health to ensure your smile stays healthy, Invisalign in Jackson from Dr. Ben Heffter or Dr. Pako Major may be a great investment. If you get Invisalign from the team at Jackson Family Dentistry, you can address a wide variety of different oral health issues. Read on to get more details, and see how Invisalign may be able to improve the overall health of your teeth, gums, and jaw.
At Jackson Family Dentistry, we take your safety seriously. We’re open and serving patients in Jackson, WI, and we’re taking special safety precautions to ensure the safety of you and your family. But we understand that you may not be sure if it’s safe to see the dentist during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this blog, we’ll discuss everything you need to know.
If you want to straighten your smile or correct minor bite alignment issues like an overbite or an underbite in Jackson, Hartford, or Germantown, Invisalign may be a good option for you. But do you need to see an orthodontist to get it? Or can you simply get Invisalign from a dentist like Dr. Ben Heffter or Dr. Pako Major? Find out now!
If you think that you may need to have your wisdom teeth removed in Jackson, Hartford, Germantown, or the surrounding areas, you may not be sure what to expect. So in this blog from Jackson Family Dentistry, we’ll discuss the entire process step-by-step.
Want to get routine dental care in Jackson, WI from Dr. Pako Major at Jackson Family Dentistry? Not sure if it’s safe to come and see our team for a teeth cleaning and oral exam during the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak?
If you want to restore your smile and treat stained or yellowed teeth on a budget in Jackson, Hartford or Germantown, you may be considering tooth whitening toothpaste. But how does whitening toothpaste work, and is it really effective?
If you’re considering dental implants in Jackson and would like to learn more about the healing and recovery process, you may be wondering if you’ll experience pain and discomfort after your treatment, and how long it will last. In this guide from Jackson Family Dentistry, we’ll discuss everything you need to know.
If you’re considering dental implants, here’s what you can expect when it comes to a treatment timeline:
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