Does the idea of hot or cold food or drinks make you wince in anticipatory pain? Maybe even sweet or sour food – even wind – makes you nervous, knowing your teeth are not going to be happy? Tooth sensitivity is zero fun. Having a tooth or teeth that are sensitive can result in anything from mild discomfort to searing pain. In any case, tooth sensitivity is not something anyone wants to deal with—especially on […]
Want Beautiful Teeth? Whiten Teeth Permanently & Fix Chipped and Crooked Teeth with a CEREC® Smile Makeover!
Why consider a CEREC® smile makeover? There’s something about straight, full-sized, white teeth that simply makes a person look…better. Study after study shows people perceive others who have white, straight, teeth as looking younger, more attractive, and even healthier than others. That’s one reason crowns and veneers – specifically CEREC® veneers – to straighten and whiten teeth fast have become so popular. Not surprisingly, those with great teeth smile more often too, making them look […]
It’s a new year and so felt it was a good time to update our A to Z list of some common dental terms you likely hear from us – or your dentist – at least from time to time. Enjoy our dental terms list and please comment if there has any term you have heard and would like defined OR that you think should be included in our next Dental Terms A to Z […]
Milwaukee Family Dental Tips – Health Signs in the Mouth In our last article with Milwaukee family dental tips, we shared with you some major illness and condition alerts your dental health can provide. Yet, there are other – not necessarily major, but important – health clues your mouth can give you as well. Therefore, we decided to share a few more Milwaukee family dental tips regarding health signals your oral status can provide you […]
Holiday Dental Care Tips from Dentist in Milwaukee Dr. Tony Cigno – Preventing & Treating Holiday Dental Emergencies!
Dr. Tony Cigno – Dentist in Milwaukee – Holiday Dental Care Tip 2 This holiday season our Dentist in Milwaukee, Dr. Tony Cigno, is doing a short miniseries on dental care considerations for keeping teeth healthy during this special time. Over the holidays, you want to hang out with friends and family. You want to relax. You want to have fun and enjoy your time together. Thus, the last thing you want to do is deal […]
Dr. Tony Cigno – Dentist in Milwaukee – Holiday Dental Care Tip 1 This holiday season our Milwaukee Dentist Dr. Tony Cigno is doing a short miniseries on dental care considerations for keeping teeth healthy during this special time. One thing there is no shortage of during the holiday is sugary treats. Cookies, cakes, fudge, jams and jellies, homemade candies, pies, and more… every type of sweet imaginable seems to always be around home and […]
Did you know the earliest toothbrush dates back to about 5000 years ago? However, way back then it was just a stick with the end frayed. It was called a “chew stick” and was simply rubbed against the teeth to remove food. From about 500 years ago, toothbrushes began to be made with ivory, wood, or bone handles and bristles of hogs and boars. In 1938, the first nylon bristle toothbrush (the kind we have […]
Ever bite into something sweet, sour, or cold and feel a sharp, shooting, pain? A pain that seems to start in your mouth but like a bolt of lightning, quickly travels through all the nerves in your head in no time flat? This sensation is the result of tooth sensitivity and it can range from mildly uncomfortable to nearly excruciating. Most often, tooth sensitivity occurs when the protective enamel that covers your teeth begins to […]
For straightening teeth and/or correcting a misaligned bite, braces undoubtedly are a modern miracle. Especially today, when there are more braces options – many of which work better and faster than ever before – braces are becoming even more common and accessible. Why do braces hurt sometimes and what you can you do to treat braces pain? Essentially, braces work by using varying degrees of pressure to move the teeth in the mouth. For most […]
Cosmetic dentistry may seem off the table for some. Universally, many people have a fear of the visiting the dentist. For others, it’s even a phobia. For those who do get that oh-too-familiar knot in their stomach just thinking about making a dental appointment – much less showing up for it – the most distressing part is there doesn’t seem to be anything that can be done about it. When a person has this type […]
Say No to Dental 911! Protecting Dental Health & Preventing Dental Emergencies with Good Dental Care and Regular Dental Visits
It’s pretty widely known and accepted today that dental health is a fairly important factor in general health too. Visiting the dentist regularly is a key component to achieving and maintaining dental health. Also important are brushing twice a day, flossing, using mouthwash and eating a balanced diet. Minor dental problems, if ignored, can become major dental problems or even dental emergencies over time. Regular dental visits not only help to keep teeth in perfect […]
We are going to pick right back up with our “Horror Movie Lurking In Your Mouth” sequence with two other nightmare-to-be dental dangers if they are left unattended. In the last article we discussed “Mercury Madness” and the dangers of abscessed teeth. But there are other potential hazards – potential dental emergencies and dental dangers – lurking in your mouth as well.
No doubt your kids are your pride and joy! Any good parent wants to make sure their kids are well-cared for and will do anything in their power to ensure they do their part. This same diligence should extend to your kids dental health too! Proper pediatric dental care helps to keep your kids’ and teen’s teeth as healthy as their body!
Some studies have shown that members of the opposite sex find persons with white teeth more attractive. But whether or not getting whiter teeth can actually help you find a mate or the love of your life? Well, that’s anyone’s guess. However, when your teeth are whiter, you smile more and the world could definitely use more smiles more often! Professional Tooth Whitening: Have you been considering whitening your teeth? If so, you may be […]
Been Told You or Your Child Needs Braces Milwaukee? Preparing for Your Braces Treatment the Right Way = The Right Result!
Been Told You or Your Child Needs Braces Milwaukee? Preparing for Your Braces Treatment the Right Way = The Right Result! Understanding the Milwaukee braces process – from preparation to during treatment and after – will help ensure you get the best result.
So You’ve Been Told You Need A Root Canal Milwaukee? Wondering – What Is A Root Canal and What Will It Be Like?
If you’ve been told you need to have a root canal Milwaukee, take heart… you are definitely not alone. Millions of people have a root canal procedure – or endodontic dental services – every year. And the good news is a root canal done by a top dentist in Milwaukee – or endodontist – can save your teeth and your smile…
A lot of people go to the dentist in Milwaukee for a smile makeover. Others, however, go because they need to get their teeth fixed for practical – or even health – purposes. Milwaukee tooth restorations can fall under either category…
One of the most fun, yet challenging, areas of a family dental practice or in family dentistry is helping kids view their visit as exciting instead of intimidating or even frightening.
At Cigno Family Dental Milwaukee / Greenfield, we are a family dental practice and can meet the pediatric dental care needs of every child or adult in your family.
Let’s talk about 4 good reasons to smile – or fix your smile – in case you don’t smile enough. Smiling Establishes Rapport… People who smile simply look friendlier. Whether a smile is “real” or not, a person who is smiling just seems warmer and more open and approachable.
When it comes to heart health, you know what you need to do to keep your ticker in shape, right? You need to exercise, eat right, get good sleep, reduce stress… However, there’s another factor of heart health that may surprise you…
At Cigno Family Dental, your smile is our business. And we take that business seriously, but with a smile as well. Let’s talk about 4 good reasons to smile – or fix your smile – in case you don’t smile enough…
Can Taking Care Of Your Teeth Help You Live Longer? Is your dental health related to heart health? Can taking care of your teeth help heart health? When it comes to heart health, you know what you need to do to keep your ticker in shape, right? You need to exercise, eat right, get good sleep, reduce stress… However, there’s another factor of heart health that may surprise you. Taking care of your teeth! One of […]
Why We Offer Fastbraces® – Braces That Fix Teeth SUPER FAST! Once upon a time, if you were told you (or your child or spouse) needed braces, you immediately pictured a mouth full of metal, usually for two to three years—or more!
What to Expect With Fastbraces® – Braces That Fix Teeth Fast. If you, your child, or spouse / partner has been told braces are required to fix the teeth or bite, you may not realize you now have choices! From clear braces, to Invisalign
Teach Your Children to Love their Milwaukee Children’s Dentist in 3 Steps (No, this is Not a Joke). There are many people on this planet who are terrified of going to the dentist. Maybe they had a traumatic experience, or they have heard frightening stories about dentists who didn’t care properly for other people…
Cigno Family Dental Takes Care of Your Family Dental Care – Physically, Emotionally, and Financially
We care about your family and want to manage your family dental care Milwaukee! At Cigno Family Dental, your family dental care is our top priority!
Clenching and grinding your teeth (also called “bruxism”) is very common among people who feel stress in their life, and often they aren’t even aware that it’s happening.
Proper dental care is important. However, not all toothbrushes are created equal, and it is possible to think you’re brushing properly when actually you’re doing more damage than good.
Preventative dental care is the best medicine. Cigno Family Dental is committed to providing our patients with top-of-the-line and cutting-edge preventative dental care, routine dental care, and specialty dental care…
Getting braces Milwaukee? Brushing regularly is important for many reasons! Most of us have seen the kids at school who have white spots on their teeth after getting their braces removed.