Can I Avoid Oral Cancer?

Perhaps the most unpleasant thing about any cancer is the fact that you really have almost no control over whether or not you’ll get it. With other health problems, you can usually do a lot to stay away from them. However, oral cancer is one of the few cancers that has a short list of risk factors - and factors... read more »

Top Notch Smiles Include Dental Erosion and Cavity Prevention

Building a better oral health care repertoire begins with taking the necessary steps to enhance your smile by protecting and guarding against well-known risks associated with cavities. Cavities are the product of holes in your tooth enamel that can occur and give rise to infections and potential tooth loss. Thus, it is important to eliminate cavities whenever possible. Typically, cavities... read more »

Improve the Care of Your Smile with Tooth Hazard Treatments

  If you're not already done so, it is a good idea to establish a tooth hazard prevention plan to correct any issues and ailments that may exist with your smile. The more you can do to keep your smile safe; the healthier smile will be and the longer it will last. Numerous forms of oral health plans and safety... read more »

Dental Bonding Treatments Can Repair Your Smile

If you want a smile you can truly be proud of, have you considered a dental bonding treatment? Dental bonding is a treatment that can be used to repair your teeth, so you can have a beautiful smile you always wanted. To help you understand more about dental bonding, our team has provided further details about the benefits dental bonding has... read more »

What Are the Advantages of TMJ Treatments?

Your TMJs, also called your temporomandibular joints, are complex ball-and-socket joints on both sides of your face that facilitate the movement of your mouth. With the help of a multifaceted configuration of muscles, ligaments, discs and sockets, your jaw is able to move in an amazing array of angles for a variety of functions and benefits. However, due to the... read more »

Medications and Your Oral Health Care

Medications and your oral health care can be used together to provide the optimum level of treatment for a person. However, medications may cause some side effects to your teeth and gums. Key facts about medications pertaining to your oral health include the following: - Before taking any form of medication, you should first speak with your dentist to determine... read more »

Better Smiles Await with Malocclusion Treatments

A malocclusion is a bad bite that is the result of misalignments in your teeth and jaws. Most malocclusions are correctable with orthodontic care. A better smile awaits with malocclusion therapy. The key to understanding malocclusions includes the following: Incisor Malocclusions: - Open bites are triggered when your upper and lower incisors failed to connect when biting down. - Underbites,... read more »

The Clear System of Invisalign®

Are you familiar with the amazing system of Invisalign®? If not, that’s ok, because of our team of experts here at Paul R Sommers DDS in Watertown, Wisconsin, is happy to give you the information on the system of Invisalign. Invisalign is a series of clear aligners that can adjust your teeth into the ideal position. How it works is... read more »

Healthy Smile, Healthy Diet

Did you know, a healthy smile is linked to a healthy diet? Well, it’s true! Having a healthy diet can do more for you than help you lose weight and keep your body in tip-top health. It can also keep your teeth strong and your smile healthy. That is why Dr. Paul Sommers, our dentist in Watertown, Wisconsin, is happy... read more »

Dental Crowns and Dental Veneers Can Save Your Smile

Dental crowns and dental veneers can save your smile. Did you know two of the most highly effective types of tooth restoration therapies for refining the look of your smile are dental crowns and dental veneers, as both treatments cap or conceal troublesome areas of your teeth, but in different ways? To learn more about the amazing benefits of both... read more »