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Can Veneers Straighten My Smile?

August 3, 2021

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Woman receiving veneers

Are your teeth slightly crooked? Do you have a minor misalignment that is causing embarrassment and keeping you from embracing new opportunities? While it might seem that the only option is to pursue traditional braces and spend the next two to three years watching your teeth move into their correct position, there is another solution. Known as “instant orthodontics,” veneers can easily improve the look of your smile without investing the same amount of time as regular braces. Read on to learn more about how these customized restorations can transform your appearance in only two appointments.

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3 Reasons to Complete Your Smile with Dental Implants This Summer

July 18, 2021

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older man with dental implants

Dental implants are known as the gold standard for tooth replacement. Unlike dentures and dental bridges, they can offer far greater benefits that allow for improved oral health, jawbone stimulation, and longevity. Not to mention better functionality and a natural-looking appearance. With all these advantages that come with these permanent prosthetics, why not start the placement process this summer? Here are 3 reasons it’s better to move forward with treatment now instead of waiting until later.   

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March Madness for the Ronald McDonald House

March 10, 2021

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Elmbrook Family Dental is hosting our 11th Annual March Madness college basketball tournament for our current patients and for Ronald McDonald House Charities.

To sign up, go to http://fantasy.espn.com/tournament-challenge-bracket/2021/en/and create your account. Once you have logged in, click the “My Groups” link toward the top of the page. Type EFD East and West in the search box. Our group password is EFD#1. Create your own bracket, and please use your actual name (not your team name, so we know who you are for the prizes!) and pick who you think will win.  In order to qualify for prizes and donations, you must be a patient seen in our practice within the past 24 months.  For prize details, see our blog page on our website, elmbrookfamilydental.com, or our Facebook page.

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Dentists Are Reporting a Low Rate of COVID-19: Here’s Why

December 9, 2020

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Dentist wearing PPE during dental exam

Nearly nine months ago, our lives were forever changed as the novel COVID-19 virus spread into a global pandemic. As we’ve been adapting to practicing social distancing and wearing face masks daily, researchers have been extensively studying the intricacies of the virus and those it has affected, providing us with valuable insight. For example, a recent survey conducted by the American Dental Association found that less than 1% of dentists nationwide have tested positive for COVID-19 (which is significantly less than other healthcare professionals). Here are a few safety protocols that your dentist has implemented that make that impressive statistic possible.

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Visiting Your Dentist’s Office After They Reopen During COVID-19

May 27, 2020

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dentist and receptionist working in an office

Just this month, dental offices across the country have started reopening their doors so patients can continue their preventive, cosmetic, and restorative care. However, due to the emergence of COVID-19, they changed up their daily sanitation and disinfection practices to ensure patient and staff safety. If you have an upcoming checkup and cleaning, here’s what you can expect at your appointment.

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Watch Out For The Signs Of A True Dental Emergency

May 15, 2020

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Patient who needs care from a dentist.

Dental pain can come in many forms, so it can be hard to tell if the underlying issue is something serious. During this period of social distancing, knowing what your pain means can save you from making an unnecessary trip to your dentist or local emergency room. Read on to find out what signs you should be looking out for to determine if you’re facing a true dental emergency.

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Ronald McDonald Toy Drive

November 26, 2019

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From December 2nd to December 20th, Elmbrook Family Dental will be hosting our 3rd Annual Ronald McDonald House Toy Drive!

Stop in during business hours to donate new, unopened toys or gift cards to the children of the Ronald McDonald House. The Ronald McDonald House assists sick and injured children and their families in their time of need. Please help us make this Holiday special for these children by donating new toys purchased within the past 3 months or gift cards for the older children. (Toys cannot be opened nor gently used)

Each toy or gift card donated enters you to win a gift basket from Elmbrook Family Dental valued at over $200!

Thank you and Happy Holidays!

~Elmbrook Family Dental Partners, S.C.

How to Celebrate National Dental Hygiene Month

October 3, 2019

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mouthwash being poured

October is a lot of things, like Bat Appreciation Month, National Country Ham Month, and National Toilet Tank Repair Month to name a few. But on a more serious note, it’s also National Dental Hygiene Month. That means an entire month dedicated to learning how to take better care of your oral health. To celebrate, let’s talk about four ways to improve your dental hygiene.

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4 Signs Your Dentures in Brookfield Don’t Fit Properly

July 30, 2019

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person holding their denturesIf you’ve had your dentures in Brookfield for about five to 10 years, and they’ve begun to feel odd in your mouth, it’s probably time to get new ones. Knowing how to tell when they don’t fit properly can help you avoid oral issues down the road. Read on for 4 signs that it’s time to replace your dentures. (more…)

Linda’s Retirement Party

July 22, 2019

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June 14, 2019, Linda officially began her exciting new chapter in her life by retiring from Elmbrook Family Dental and the Business Office! The entire office celebrated Linda with a party at Mo’s Irish Pub. We all wish Linda happiness and health as she beings this new chapter. The Business Office won’t be the same without her!

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