How Can I Reduce My Chances of Having a Cavity?

If you’re interested in reducing your chances of having a cavity, then you have come to the right blog. Today, our dentist, Dr. James Gunelson, is happy to discuss the ways you can keep tooth decay at bay. This is important because tooth decay is a serious and dangerous dental issue. It’s best to prevent it at all costs. So,... read more »

Talk to Your Dentist About Dental Floss

How would you rank the current status of your oral health? Are you doing enough to keep your smile clean? In order to ensure your oral hygiene habits are at their best, you should always be brushing and flossing your teeth on a daily basis. This includes brushing your teeth every day twice a day and cleaning between your teeth... read more »

Is Flossing an Integral Part of Your Oral Hygiene Routine?

If you are determined to have a healthy smile, then you already know how important brushing your teeth is to make that happen. Brushing at least twice a day, for two minutes each time, is imperative for a clean, beautiful smile. But brushing your teeth only goes so far, mainly because a toothbrush can't clean in those hard to reach... read more »

The Pros and Cons of Chewing Gum

Have you ever heard that chewing your gum is bad for your teeth? There may be some truth in this. However, chewing gum can also lead to a number of dental benefits. You see, chewing gum can be detrimental or beneficial—depending on the type of gum you chew. Many people assume that chewing gum is bad for your smile because... read more »

Thanksgiving Tips for a Healthy Smile

If you are like most of us in the U.S., you are already cooking up plans for the Thanksgiving holidays this month. Whether you are planning a bountiful feast or traveling to connect with loved ones, we encourage you to have a healthy celebration. At Stanley Hometown Dentistry LLC in Stanley, Wisconsin, James Gunelson and our team are excited to... read more »

What Can you Do About Enamel Erosion

Did you know that your tooth enamel—which is the protective, outer layer of your teeth—is generally considered the hardest substance in your body? This is especially fortunate because your enamel is vital to your dental health. Unfortunately, while your enamel is hard, it can break down, leaving you more vulnerable to cavities. Sadly, your enamel can break down for a... read more »