With general dentistry, you can keep your smile on the right track! We recommend scheduling dental check-ups every six months so that your dentist can provide simple treatments to help you maintain a healthy smile. If you are in need of a dentist in the South Milwaukee, WI area, you can count on our team for exceptional dental care!
Cleanings & Exams
A regular dental check-up includes both a cleaning and exam. A dental cleaning helps remove plaque and tartar buildup, helping prevent decay and infection. Your dentist will examine your smile, checking for any signs of dental concerns. Consistent check-ups can help you address problems right away, saving your smile from bigger dental problems in the future.
X-rays give your dentist a closer look at your smile. With digital x-rays, images can be seen immediately on a screen, giving our team the ability to easily detect any dental concerns and properly plan out any necessary treatment. Digital x-rays can be stored for future use and sent to specialists when needed.
Dental sealants are one of the best preventative treatments for your back molars. By applying a clear coating to your back teeth, the hard-to-reach areas of your mouth can be protected from decay. Dental sealants are available for children, teens and adults. Once applied, sealants are made to last for many years!
Fillings (Silver & Composite)
For cavities and tooth restoration, we offer both silver and composite fillings. These fillings can restore damaged teeth and preserve the tooth for many more years. Composite fillings are tooth-colored and blend in naturally with your smile. Your dentist can help you determine the best choice of filling for your smile.
A dental crown is needed when a damaged tooth can be preserved and needs protection. A dental crown restores the function and appearance of a natural tooth by completely covering the tooth. Crowns are custom-made to fit your smile and blend in naturally with surrounding teeth. Crowns are also used in tooth replacement with treatments such as dental implants or dental bridges.
A dental bridge fills the gap where one or more teeth are missing. By anchoring to a tooth on either side of the gap, a dental bridge creates a secure location for the dental crown to be placed. A dental bridge relies on surrounding teeth for support and is an effective way to fill the gaps in your smile!
Although tooth extractions are avoided whenever possible, at times a tooth extraction can benefit the health or appearance of your smile. A tooth extraction may be needed for a crowded smile, damaged tooth or severely decayed tooth. If you are in need of a tooth extraction or a second opinion, our team can give you the answers you need.
A space maintainer is used to keep the proper amount of space open for permanent teeth that still need to grow. When a baby tooth falls out before the permanent tooth is erupting, other teeth may begin to shift out of place. A space maintainer can help your child maintain a properly aligned smile as their teeth are continuing to develop and grow.
Dental Care on Your Schedule
At South Milwaukee Family Dental, we offer extended hours to provide each patient with the best options for scheduling their appointments. We know many families have sports practice, school, work and other commitments on their calendar when scheduling their dental care. Business professionals, caregivers and others have responsibilities to work around as well. Our goal is to help our community have access to dental care at a time that works best for them. When you schedule your visit, you can choose the best time of day for your dental care!