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10 Things You Didn’t Know About Your Toothbrush

We know and love our toothbrushes as the tools that kick plaque to the curb, help keep cavities at bay (with the help of fluoride toothpaste, of course) and freshen our breath. But what else can we learn about them? Read on for some toothbrush facts. When selecting your toothbrush, look for the ADA Seal. […]


Runner’s World Shares Tips To Help Runners Protect Their Teeth

Runner’s World (5/15, Kuzma) lists several ways runners may be harming their teeth, offering suggestions to help promote dental health. For example, the article states that runners may be “overdoing it on sugar in the name of fueling.” To help address this, the article recommends runners rinse their mouths out with water after consuming items […]


6 Habits That Harm Your Teeth (And How to Break Them)

Nibbling a nail while reading or crunching an ice cube while drinking a glass of water… Some may consider these mindless habits, but they could be damaging their teeth without even realizing it.  Check out this list of harmful habits and how to help break them today. http://www.mouthhealthy.org/en/bad-habits?source=morninghuddle


7 Risk Factors for Oral Cancer

Approximately 49,750 people will be diagnosed with oral cavity and oropharynx cancers this year. Regular dental visits can help detect such cancers early, and changing a few potentially harmful habits may also help reduce a person’s chances of developing them. At Artisan Dental your preventive care examinations include an Oral Cancer Screening. Gender: Men are twice […]


Headaches And Fractured Teeth May Indicate Bruxism (teeth grinding)

USA Today (4/7, Bowerman) reported that according to ADA spokesperson Dr. Maria Lopez Howell, waking up with headaches, a sore jaw, sensitive teeth, or finding fractures in teeth could be signs of bruxism, which may be attributed to stress, anxiety, and sleeping disorders. A recent study in The Journal of the American Dental Association also […]


Take a peek at ADA Seal of Acceptance in 2017

The ADA Seal of Acceptance may look a little different the next time you see it on a tube of toothpaste or one of the hundreds of other products that have earned it since the Seal program began in 1931. The Seal’s appearance, the ADA logo accompanied by a paragraph laying out which product claims […]


Sensitive Teeth?

  Is the taste of ice cream or a sip of hot coffee sometimes a painful experience for you? Does brushing or flossing make you wince occasionally? If so, you may have sensitive teeth. Possible causes include: Tooth decay (cavities) Fractured teeth Worn fillings Gum disease Worn tooth enamel Exposed tooth root Sensitive teeth can […]


Wellness Series: Tea 101: Travel the world in a cup

Ever wonder where the tea that you enjoy daily comes from? How it’s made or why it’s healthful? Owner and enthusiast, Maleah Moskoff, will be your guide during this exploration of all things tea. Maleah Moskoff conceived of her tea business because of a deep passion for bringing quality loose tea to Madison. An entrepreneur […]


Waterpik® Becomes First Powered Interdental Cleaner to Receive ADA Seal of Acceptance

Waterpik® Becomes First Powered Interdental Cleaner to Receive ADA Seal of Acceptance. https://www.waterpik.com/news-press/waterpik-receives-ADA-seal-of-acceptance/ CHICAGO (February 20, 2017) The American Dental Association (ADA) today announced the Waterpik® Water Flosser as the first powered interdental cleaner to receive the ADA Seal of Acceptance. “This product was shown to reduce plaque and gingivitis in areas between the teeth, […]


Online Payments now available

For your convenience Artisan Dental is now accepting online payments using Visa, MasterCard and Discover. Simply go to our website, click on the Financial tab at the top and then click on “Pay Now”.