Author: Area Dental Clinic

We provide a full range of technologically advanced dental services for all ages. At your first visit you can expect a comprehensive exam by Dr. Gibson, Dr. Thomas or Dr. Pausma and necessary x-rays. The doctor will determine what kind of cleaning you will need and diagnose all needed treatment.
woman outside in cold weather with painful sensitive teeth

How can I stop sensitive teeth pain?

The pain of sensitive teeth can go from an annoying ache to a major pain in almost no time, making relieving the pain an immediate priority. The good news is that there are short- and long-term solutions that can ease the pain—as long as there are no underlying conditions. There are many reasons why teeth […]

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little kid at dentist getting dental sealants

How long do dental sealants last?

The grooves in teeth can leave kids and adults vulnerable to tooth decay. Though regular brushing and flossing can help prevent cavities, some people are more likely to develop tooth decay (including children with baby teeth). Why do dentists recommend dental sealants? If you are one of those people, your dentist may suggest dental sealants. […]

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woman suffering from toothache

How do you get a toothache to go away?

Toothaches always seem to strike at the worst times: over the holidays, on the weekends, before a vacation, when there is a big event coming up. When your tooth starts to throb, the first thought usually is, “How can I get rid of this toothache? What do I have to do to make this go […]

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smiling young woman with white teeth and smiling baby

Yellow Teeth? 8 Culprits that Stain Your Pearly Whites

Teeth whitening is a singular goal, but there are many ways to keep your teeth as “pearly white” as the name implies. You can eliminate tobacco use (one of the chief ways to whiten teeth), brush teeth after eating, and choose a safe teeth-whitening product. For the latter method, make sure you contact a dentist. […]

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Quick Tips that Get Whiter Teeth for the Holidays

If whiter teeth are on your holiday wish list, these tips are for you. These quick whitening tips make your teeth white and bright in time for holiday festivities—without a lot of time spent on teeth whitening and the negative side effects of unsafe tooth whiteners (which can definitely dampen the holiday spirit). Stay away […]

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patient talking to dentist about teeth grinding

9 Reasons for Your Sensitive Teeth

Wisconsin winters are a time for hot drinks and cold air, unless you suffer from sensitive teeth. Sensitive teeth can make it hard to enjoy even a short time outside or a good cup of coffee. Tooth sensitivity can be extremely painful, leaving you wondering how to treat those sore sensitive teeth and what is […]

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mouth with tooth filling at dentist office

How long do fillings last?

If you’ve had a cavity, you’re not alone. A recent study found that nearly every American has tooth decay, and a majority of them have tooth fillings to treat and prevent more decay. With all those dental fillings comes a host of questions; here are our answers that address patients’ frequently asked questions about cavities […]

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close up of mouth with dentist mirror looking for cracked tooth

Cracked Tooth? Use these Step-by Step Instructions

Cracked tooth injuries always come with a story, such as running into a teammate or enjoying a delicious (and hard) snack. Even extreme temperatures, teeth grinding, and age can cause a cracked tooth. No matter what the cause, the pain from a chipped tooth is real—and so are the questions that come with this common […]

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