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Welcome Jonlyn!

Welcome new team member . . . Jonlyn, Clinical Assistant! Dental Assisting was a career that found me! And has been the best opportunity I could have ever asked for. I have been a clinical assistant for over 10 years and continue to develop new skills every day! I love the fact that Artisan Dental […]


      


Artisan Dental Earns Certified B Corporation Designation

We are excited to share with you that Artisan Dental recently became Wisconsin’s 1st dental practice to become a certified B corporation and the 2nd dental practice in the United States.  Called “the highest standard for socially responsible business by Inc. magazine, B Corporation certification is to sustainable business what USDA organic certification is to […]


      


Welcome Adria

Welcome new team member…Adria, Patient Care Coordinator! I was born and raised in Sauk City, WI and started working in the dental field in 2014.  I am very grateful to be working at Artisan Dental and excited to be part of a team that cares not only about their patients’ oral health but their overall […]


      


Participating in “The Ride”

The Ride The Ride is a Wisconsin biking event that benefits UW cancer research and celebrates life. Starting in Sun Prairie, WI, The Ride travels through beautiful Wisconsin countryside. With five routes to choose from, there’s a ride for everyone from beginners to seasoned cyclists. Artisan Dental team members are participating in this event and […]


      


Welcome Rebecca

Welcome new team member…Rebecca, Registered Dental Hygienist! I graduated from Madison College in 2009 and have enjoyed every moment of being a dental hygienist. I am so excited to be a part of Artisan Dental. The up to date technology and warm and inviting atmosphere makes me feel right at home. A little about me, […]


      


Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea

On a recent trip to the Shedd Aquarium in Chicago I came across a colorful sculpture, Stella the Seahorse. Stella is thirteen feet tall, made entirely of plastic marine debris removed from Pacific Coast Beaches and is part of a traveling art exhibit “Washed Ashore: Art to Save the Sea” which officially debuts at the aquarium […]


      


Mackenzie: Making a difference

At Artisan Dental we appreciate that we are an interwoven part of a larger local and global community. We are heartened by the opportunity to support  organizations with owner and staff volunteer hours, free dental services, and/or ongoing financial contributions. A recent example: Mackenzie, one of our amazing dental hygienists, and friends participated in the 2017 […]


      


Common Dental Emergencies

Being active is great for your health and wellbeing, but it can put you at a higher risk for injury, including dental injury. Here are some tips to prevent injuries and what to do if they happen. Protect your teeth. A properly fitted mouth guard is your best defense. It should be comfortable and stay […]


      


Wisdom Teeth – To extract or not to extract?

Wisdom teeth are the last 4 teeth to erupt, usually between the ages of 17 and 25. A few lucky people are able to keep their wisdom teeth without problems, but for most this is not the case and delaying their removal can create problems. Wisdom teeth often grow in crooked because there simply isn’t […]


      


Not a flosser? Find something you are willing to use!

Flossing is the best way to promote healthy gums and prevent gum disease. We’ve all heard it before. It removes plaque, reduces bleeding, removes trapped food and prevents cavities. But what if you hate flossing or are physically unable? There are many great alternatives to try. Dental Floss – sometimes you just need to find […]