Treating cold sores

By | 2017-11-17T17:24:40+00:00 November 17th, 2017|

It's cold sore season, and we're proud to now be treating cold sores at Schumacher & Bauer, DDS. We can stop cold sores as soon as the tingling sensation of a new cold sore starts, and we can stop the pain of a full-blown cold sore immediately. While cold sores, sometimes called fever blisters, typically [...]

What causes cavities?

By | 2017-10-17T20:54:09+00:00 September 19th, 2017|

We’re taught at a young age to try to avoid getting cavities - even to fear them. But we may not have put much thought into what actually causes cavities. So, what causes cavities and what’s the best way to go about prevention? Cavities, also known as tooth decay, begin with a substance called plaque. [...]

Teeth discoloration and ways to whiten

By | 2017-10-17T20:55:16+00:00 April 27th, 2017|

During our everyday conversations about tooth discoloration, we’re usually referring to what has a “staining” effect on teeth. These are the things we see on toothpaste or dental product advertisements. Discoloration can relate to more than just what is happening on the surface of our teeth. Some of these can be related to childhood development. [...]

Tasty and tooth-friendly soft drink alternatives

By | 2017-10-17T21:00:50+00:00 March 15th, 2017|

From dental care to general health, it’s likely that no food or drink gets mentioned more than sugary soda. Soft drinks find themselves in the spotlight (or crosshairs) for good reason. They are absolutely loaded with sugar, and pretty much nothing else. You probably are tired of hearing about all the bad things sugar can [...]