Tasty and tooth-friendly soft drink alternatives

By | 2018-04-19T12:24:30+00:00 April 15th, 2018|Oral Health Tips|

From dental care to general health, it’s likely that no food or drink gets mentioned more as a bad decision 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. Here are some tasty options to consider as soft [...]

Preventative cleanings are about more than cavities

By | 2018-03-22T18:43:55+00:00 March 22nd, 2018|Our Team|

Have you ever been sitting at your desk, in the grocery store, or doing something other than thinking about getting your teeth cleaned when your phone rings? You look at your phone and you see Schumacher & Bauer. Well, it’s me, calling to remind me you about preventative cleanings. You know why I’m calling, so [...]

Dental insurance vs. our preventative care package

By | 2018-02-14T15:30:44+00:00 February 14th, 2018|Our Team|

As one of the insurance coordinators at Schumacher & Bauer, I get asked all the time “Why do I even have dental insurance?” Insurance can be confusing, but we're fortunate to have a great preventative care package for patients who may not have dental insurance. I have a real love/hate relationship with dental insurance. I [...]

Don’t believe the hype: Natural looking veneers can’t be bought online

By | 2018-01-24T15:24:51+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Our Team|

My mom texted me a picture today attached to an article posted on Inside Edition and said “I want these veneers!” After I finished laughing, I replied “Oh my, they look so natural!” Of course I was being sarcastic. More laughing from both of us followed. These “teeth” ordered online were not natural looking veneers. [...]

Treating cold sores

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

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 [...]

Dr. Bauer appointed to the Ohio State Dental Board

By | 2017-11-27T16:53:58+00:00 November 3rd, 2017|Schumacher and Bauer News|

We're thrilled to share that Dr. Bauer has been appointed to the State Dental Board for a term beginning September 29, 2017! Members of the Ohio State Dental Board are appointed by the Governor with the advice and consent of the Senate. Dr. Bauer is the youngest member of the State Dental Board, and he [...]

What causes cavities?

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

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. [...]