An Advanced Cosmetic Procedure for Gum Recession

Published: September 22, 2015

September is National Self-Improvement Month, and there is no better time to mark the occasion than by addressing your gum recession. At Dr. Chris Stevens, Family Cosmetic Dentistry, we specialize in the most current cosmetic procedures in the industry—procedures such as the Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique, a non-invasive, modern alternative to gum surgery. Am I […]

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Invest in Your Dental Health to Gain the Benefits

Published: September 11, 2015

When it comes to investments, not many are greater than your dental health. While it is reasonably easy to rebound from poor choices when it comes to materialistic investments, such as cars and houses, it is not so easy to do so when it comes to your teeth and gums. Not investing enough time and […]

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Even Teen Smiles Can Use a Little Help

Published: August 19, 2015

The summer months offer the perfect window of opportunity to handle an array of important tasks. For many families, this is the time when teen children begin to prepare for the new school year. If your teen is concerned about the appearance of their smile, Dr. Chris Stevens offers effective cosmetic dentistry to Sun Prairie, […]

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Six Reasons to Consider Dental Implants

Published: July 14, 2015

If you are missing a permanent tooth, you are not alone. Nearly 70 percent of adults over the age of 40 are missing one or more permanent teeth. Dental implants may be an ideal choice for people who have lost a tooth due to an injury, gum disease or numerous other reasons. A dental implant […]

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Missing Teeth Can Mean Missed Job Opportunities

Published: July 8, 2015

Dental issues can cause serious problems with chewing, biting, speaking and facial disfigurement. Missing teeth also have an effect on social interactions. People who do not feel comfortable with their smile or who experience constant pain in their mouths may have difficulty interacting with others and exuding a confident demeanor. Recent studies suggest that single […]

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Four Summer Tooth Tips for Kids

Published: June 19, 2015

As the school year ends, Dr. Chris Stevens knows that many parents and children anticipate the freedom that comes with a relaxed schedule. However, we also understand that flexibility also brings about some challenges regarding proper oral care. In addition to regular visits to the dentist in Sun Prairie, WI, parents should strive to keep […]

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A Comparison of Gum Recession Procedures: The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique and Conventional Grafting

Published: June 12, 2015

The Chao Pinhole® Surgical Technique is an innovative method of correcting gum recession and creating a healthier, more pleasing smile. The PST™ is not just an improved method of grafting, however. This procedure is completely different from the conventional grafting method used to replace gum loss with tissue from the roof of the mouth. Here […]

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National Pet Dental Health Month

Published: February 7, 2015

Most people know February is National Children’s Dental Health Month, but did you know it is also National Pet Dental Health Month? Most people have no idea that dental health is just as important to their pets as it is to us. It is estimated that by the age of 2 years, 80% of dogs […]

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Which Toothpaste Should I Use?

Published: February 7, 2012

A question that I hear almost everyday by a patient is, “what toothpaste should I be using?” I have a very simple answer for that. As long as you are using a toothpaste recommended by the ADA (American Dental Association) containing fluoride, pick one you like and use that one. If you have a true […]

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Effective Treatment of Cold Sores

Published: February 7, 2012

A few months back I reported I had celebrated my 30th anniversary in the field of dentistry. I talked about the many changes in dentistry since I graduated from Marquette. Today I wanted to share a story about a procedure available now that was not back then. Mary Ann is a patient who comes to […]

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