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Our team of dental specialists and staff strive to improve the overall health of our patients by focusing on preventing, diagnosing and treating conditions associated with your teeth and gums. Please use our dental library to learn more about dental problems and treatments available. If you have questions or need to schedule an appointment, contact us.

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Nancy O'Dell on Making Oral Hygiene Fun for Kids
...Use a small, soft-bristled, child-sized brush or a clean, damp washcloth and just a thin smear of fluoride toothpaste, about the size of a grain of rice...

Don't Forget Hidden Fluoride Sources Your Family Could be Ingesting
In the last half century, fluoride has become an effective weapon against tooth decay...

Make Efforts to Protect Your Teeth from Disease While Wearing Braces
... As a precaution against acid damage, we can boost enamel protection with additional fluoride applied to your teeth...

In Today's NFL, Oral Hygiene Takes Center Stage
...Many commonly available therapeutic rinses contain anti-cariogenic (cavity-fighting) ingredients, such as fluoride; these can help prevent tooth decay and cavity formation by strengthening tooth enamel...

Keep Your Smile Healthy
... After a dental exam, there will generally be a cleaning where all plaque or tartar buildup is removed, the teeth are polished and fluoride is applied to the teeth...

Any Time, Any Place: Cam Newton's Guide to Flossing
...But the ADA stands by its recommendations for maintaining good oral health: Brush twice a day for two minutes with fluoride toothpaste; visit your dentist regularly for professional cleanings and checkups; and clean between teeth once a day with an interdental cleaner like floss...

The Importance of Preventive Dental Care
...Make sure you are using an ADA-approved fluoride toothpaste and a soft-bristled toothbrush...

Actor David Ramsey Discusses Baby Bottle Tooth Decay
... Brush teeth that have completely grown in with a soft-bristled, child-size toothbrush and a smear of fluoride toothpaste no bigger than a grain of rice...

If at All Possible, Primary Teeth are Worth Saving
...We can also perform preventive applications like topical fluoride or sealants that strengthen or protect the tooth...

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...You will be given a caries risk assessment form to complete for your child to evaluate risk factors that may include: Presence of caries Presence of plaque Gingival condition Caries history Fluoride exposure Carbohydrate exposure - frequency, amount Socioeconomic status Dental care exposure Caregiver dental literacy Dr...

Your Dental Care Efforts are Just as Important as Your Dentist's
...Effective brushing starts with the right toothbrush—for most people a soft-bristled, multi-tufted brush—and fluoride toothpaste...

5 Causes of Bad Breath and What You Can Do About It!
...This includes brushing your teeth twice a day with fluoride toothpaste and flossing at least once a day...

Dental Visits are Key to Detecting Early Developing Tooth Decay
...Besides an already formed hole or cavity, we might also pick up on other unusual appearances like white spot lesions: these slight blemishes often occur in the areas of contact with other teeth, which we can treat with topical fluoride...

Beyonce Makes Flossing a Family Affair
...In fact, as soon as baby’s tiny teeth make their first appearance, the teeth and gums can be cleaned with a soft brush or cloth and a smear of fluoride toothpaste, about the size of a grain of rice...

Protecting Primary Teeth from Decay Helps Ensure Future Dental Health
...Besides teeth cleanings and checkups for decay, your dentist has a number of measures like sealants or topical fluoride to protect at-risk teeth from disease...

4 Tips to Prevent Childhood Tooth Decay
...Cavity prevention starts at home, so teach your child to brush twice a day with fluoride toothpaste—but use only a smear of toothpaste the size of a grain of rice before age 3, and a pea-sized amount from ages 3-6...

Los Cacaos Haiti Dental Mission
...   February 2018  February 2019  Totals  Patients seen 350 300 650         Cleanings 11 4 15 Restorations 28 56 67 Extractions 538 573 1104 *SDF treatments 0 11 11   *Silver Diamine Fluoride is a new service started in 2019...

More Than Indigestion: How Acid Reflux Could Harm Your Teeth
...Use fluoride oral hygiene products...

Primary Teeth Decay Could Affect Your Child's Future Dental Health
...Applying a high strength fluoride solution to teeth can help strengthen enamel against acid attack, the precursor to decay...

Celebrate National Children's Dental Health Month with Two Rivers Family Dental
...A steady diet of sticky food and drink and snacking througout the day is a dangerous path towards tooth decay! You can reduce your child's risk of tooth decay by doing the following: If you are going to consume sugary foods and drinks, have them during meals when saliva production is high and does a better job of neutralizing acid production and rinsing food particles from the mouth Stay away from between-meal snacks If your children like chewing gum, give them sugarless gum, which can help wash out food particles Prefer water or low-fat milk over unhealthy sugary beverages Help your children develop good daily brushing and flossing habits Schedule regular dental visits for your children Talk to your dentist about what sort of training cup to use for your toddler Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap! This marks the 75th year of community water flouridation, so to commemorate the milestone, the American Dental Association (ADA) has adopted as its slogan "Fluoride in water prevents cavities! Get it from the tap!" In 1945, Grand Rapids, Michigan, became the first city in the world to fluoridate its drinking water...

Haiti Mission Report 2020
...   During the more than five clinic days, we were able to screen close to 400 patients, perform over 1,000 extractions of diseased teeth, put in dozens of fillings, and treat hundreds of teeth with fluoride applications...

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Two Rivers Family Dental

 
Dentists serving Two Rivers, Manitowoc County and the Greater Green Bay Area

Chris Hansen, DDS, FAGD
Jamie Meunier, DMD

 

Office Location

1705 23rd Street
Two Rivers
, WI 54241
(920) 794-7100
(920) 553-7055 fax

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