How beverages can affect your teeth.

Check out this link for a great article on choosing what to drink ūüôā

Happy Thanksgiving to All

Enjoy some company and relaxation!

Meet Kathy Gnidovic! By: Judy Casaccio

I appreciate the way Kathy loves and cares for her patients through her passion for dental hygiene. ¬†She genuinely cares for all her patients, showing them patience and compassion throughout their lives. ¬†Kathy takes time with each patient, educating and never rushing. ¬†If a patient has a question she doesn’t know, she will take the […]

How does pregnancy affect my mouth?

Hormonal changes ¬†associated with expecting a baby can affect your gums, causing swelling or tenderness.¬† Your gums may also bleed when you brush and floss. This condition is often referred to as ‚Äúpregnancy gingivitis‚ÄĚ. The gum tissue itself can also get one or more red lumps that often occur between teeth.¬† These bumps are sometimes […]

Meet Jen Meinel! By: Kathy Gnindovic

I remember asking Jen, while cleaning her teeth one day, if she ever thought of becoming a dental hygienist. ¬†Jen has a great personality, smile, and I knew whatever she did, she’d give 100%. ¬†That was twenty-two years ago! ¬†Jen not only is a skilled professional clinician, she always gives her patients the special personal […]

Welcome Abby!

We’re very excited to welcome Miss Abby Los to Wheaton Dental Family! ¬†Look forward to meeting Abby at your next visit, and bring your Badger pride… Abby will be starting at University of Wisconsin Madison this fall.  

Congratulations Jill! -MH

Our outstanding assistant Jill is moving on to new horizons! ¬†Her kindness and sunshine have been inspirational to us all here at Wheaton Dental Family. Much Love Jill!  

Check out a new site for kids! From Eat Well Magazine April 2014

Now that is the best news ever, but don’t forget to floss.

European researchers report in their study of 1,458 teens eating a lot of chocolate was associated with lower levels of body fat. The secret? ¬†Chocolate is high in catechins, plant compounds that may increase insulin sensitivity – helping to keep weight down. ¬†Catechins don’t turn the treat into a diet food: best to limit yourself […]

Practicing good oral hygiene – What should I be doing?

Brush your teeth gently twice a day with a soft-bristled toothbrush and toothpaste containing fluoride. ¬†It’s important to also brush your tongue and to gently brush your gums each time. ¬†Manual or power brushes are both acceptable options. Replace your toothbrush every 3 months or sooner.¬† A worn toothbrush will not do a good job […]

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