Preparing Your Smile for Water Flossing

Are you aware that water flossers are considered so effective, that a few brands and products have even been given the American Dental Association’s Seal of Acceptance? Seek out water flossers that are ADA-approved to guarantee that your mouth gets the true clean it deserves. The seal not only promised... Read more »

Choosing the Right Toothbrush for You Helps Keep You Encouraged to Brush Twice a Day

The American Dental Association recommends that you brush your teeth twice each day. This will help to remove residual food particles and plaque from the faces and contours of your teeth. Many people use a basic manual toothbrush with a soft-bristled brush head. There are also individuals who enjoy the... Read more »

Things to Know About Dental Fillings

A dental filling is a dental restoration that can repair a tooth that has decay. The filling will restore the tooth’s proper shape and function. Dr. Frederick Prehn will remove the decayed area of the tooth and then fill the area with the dental filling material. How do I know... Read more »

What You Eat Can Affect Your Smile

The complex machine that is your body can be influenced by many factors, including diet. Not only can it affect your physical health, but your dental health, as well. If you consume too many sugar-laden foods or beverages, it can create many dental issues, most commonly decay.   Dr. Frederick... Read more »

Look for the ADA Seal When Choosing Dental Products

When you shop for dental hygiene products, how do you know which products are best? Which ones will actually provide the promised results and effectively help your smile? In order to know which products are best, look for the ADA Seal of Acceptance. The ADA Seal means that a product... Read more »

Mouthwash With vs. Without Alcohol

You brush and floss your teeth regularly, but you decide to add just a little something to your oral hygiene routine. Mouthwash is always a good choice, as it can add extra protection to your smile by helping guard against decay, plaque, gingivitis, and bad breath. If you are unsure... Read more »

Dentures Need to Be Cleaned and Maintained Every Day

Your new set of dentures fitted at Prehn Dental Offices’s clinic in Wausau, Wisconsin, have been designed to perfectly mimic the appearance and function of all your missing teeth. Providing the unit with some daily care and cleaning measures will help to ensure that it lasts for many years to... Read more »

You Need to Have a Chipped Tooth Repaired Before a New Area of Tooth Decay Forms

People who grind their teeth at night, without the protection of a quality dental guard, and those who improvise teeth as tools, are at increased risk of chipping a tooth. When this first happens, the distressed tooth might not cause any overt discomfort. Yet as time goes on, bacterial matter... Read more »

The Reasons Why You Should Enhance Your Smile with Dental Veneers

Do you have unattractive teeth that take the beauty away from your smile? If so, you might want to consider enhancing your appearance with dental veneers. Dental veneers are wafer-thin shells that cover the front surfaces of your teeth and disguise their imperfections. To tell you a little more about... Read more »

Your Oral Health, Mints, And Gum: The Facts

Would you be surprised to hear that bad breath can actually be a sign of a serious problem? For instance, did you know that bad breath can be a sign of gum disease? Conversely, if you don’t have gum disease but have bad breath, you might have gum disease soon.... Read more »