Why You Shouldn’t Rinse Your Mouth with Water After You Brush

Do you rinse your mouth with water after you brush your teeth in the morning? If so, our dentist, Dr. James Gunelson, encourages you to consider stopping the habit. Now, brushing twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and fluoride toothpaste is one of the best things you can do for your smile, so keep it up. But, if you... read more »

A Tooth with Chipped Enamel Might Require a Crown Restoration

A chipped tooth can occur from traumatic as well as banal sources. Something as simple as biting your nails, grinding your teeth, or using your teeth as tools can potentially chip a tooth. Even if it doesn’t cause heightened sensitivity, the damage in the enamel layer can still pose future complications. The hard-to-clean area could gradually start to trap residual... 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 »