Information About Dental Sealants

In order to protect you or a loved one’s smile, it is always a good idea to set forth preventative treatment plans before any damage has occurred. One highly effective tooth prevention treatment option to consider is a dental sealant. Dental sealants go on strong and consist of thin, yet durable coatings painted on the chewing surfaces of teeth that... read more »

Brushing Your Teeth and Braces

When it comes to your oral hygiene while wearing braces, it is essential to keep your oral health in top-notch shape. That is why, our team here at Tetting & Tetting, DDS in Appleton, Wisconsin, is happy to offer you advice on how to brush your teeth when wearing orthodontic braces. Braces can sometimes feel awkward or uncomfortable until you... read more »

All About Dental Crowns

Have you ever heard of a dental crown in the dental office? Do you understand how they can help you? If not, you have come to the right place! Here at Tetting & Tetting, DDS in Appleton, Wisconsin, our team is dedicated to giving you high-quality care and help you understand more about your oral health, which can sometimes include... read more »

Dental Sealants as Cavity Barriers

Dental sealants are just one of the many benefits of today’s dentistry. Sealants have been around since the 1970’s and proven effective as cavity prevention barriers. Dental sealants coat the chewing surfaces of teeth—the molars and premolars—which sit in the back of the mouth making them ripe targets for cavities. Because of their location molars are hard to reach with... read more »

The Parts of the Tooth and Tooth Sensitivity

Do your teeth hurt when you eat hot or cold foods? If you have tooth sensitivity you likely have exposed dentin. Dentin is the layer below the tooth enamel filled with microscopic tubules containing nerve endings. While the tooth enamel protects the dentin in the crown, cementum protects the dentin that reaches beneath the crown to the roots of the... read more »

The Risks of Missing Teeth

What would you do if you lost a tooth? Does the answer to that question depend on where the tooth was? Usually, if one of someone’s front teeth is knocked out, an appointment is set as quickly as possible. Still, what would you do if one of your back teeth falls out? Would you still rush to your dentist? Do... read more »