Ask The Dentist
Welcome to Ask Parkview Dental Associates (Ask PVDA), where our dentists and hygienists answer the most common dentistry-related questions we receive from patients. Parkview Dental Associates, SC has been serving the Sun Prairie, Deforest, Madison, Marshall, and Columbus communities since 1969. We offer a comprehensive array of services, including preventive, restorative, and cosmetic dentistry. The purpose of this blog is to improve oral health literacy, to encourage proactivity in maintaining oral hygiene, and to empower our patients with accurate, up-to-date knowledge about disease prevention and dental treatment options in an easy-to-comprehend style. Please submit your questions in the comment box below!
Dental X-rays are an important diagnostic tool in dental care, assisting in the detection of early signs of cavities, bone loss in periodontal disease, benign or malignant masses in the jaw, hidden dental structures such as wisdom teeth, observation of jaw and tooth...
Dental bruxism is the involuntary clenching or grinding of the teeth. There are two types of bruxism: awake and sleep bruxism. Bruxing (grinding) can remove tooth enamel and render teeth more susceptible to sensitivity and decay. Bruxism can lead to tender facial...
Gum recession and its symptoms: Gum recession occurs when the height of the gum tissue around the teeth recedes and migrates downward toward your jaw bone, making your teeth appear longer than normal. The root portion of the tooth is exposed, which can cause the tooth...
Bad breath, also known as halitosis, is a dental malady that is stressful and often embarrassing to deal with. We typically associate chronic bad breath with poor oral hygiene habits, however, the truth is that even people who brush and floss everyday can still suffer from bad breath.
Temporomandibular Disorder (TMD) 一 commonly (and inaccurately) referred to as TMJ 一 is a group of disorders involving the jaw joints, teeth and muscles. Many of us have suffered the profound health, economical, and psychological consequences of Covid-19 this past...
Dental decay remains one of the most prevalent chronic childhood diseases in the U.S. According to the CDC, 20% of children ages 5-11 and 13% of adolescents ages 12-19 have at least one untreated decayed tooth. Children with recurrent decay or early childhood caries...
Teledentistry is the use of information and telecommunication technology to offer remote dental care. Dentists use teledentistry to provide consultations, examinations, education, and even treatments. Here are some common forms of teledentistry.
If you chip a tooth, call your dentist to determine the proper course of treatment. If the chip is small and if you are not experiencing any pain or sensitivity, it is not a medical emergency.
According to the Center for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), tooth decay is the most common chronic disease of childhood. A quarter of children between the ages of 2 and 5 and half of children between the ages of 12 and 15 suffer from dental caries.
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I have been a long time patient since the early 90s. Dr. Wilhelms and his staff have been calming and professional every visit for the last several years. Thank you!
I have been a patient at Parkview for over 30 years and counting. The staff is awesome and Dr. Wilhems has been a wonderful dentist and I couldn't be happier with the service.
Always friendly. courteous staff and a positive experience. Knowledgeable dentists and support staff. Will work with your insurance and also any excess payments you might need to make.
Dr. Casteel did an amazing job on two fillings, very impressed! Not to mention I was able to get seen for an appointment right away! I felt I was in such good hands. I would definitely recommend Parkview Dental to anyone!
After not being at the dentist for sometime I was a bit worried how my first cleaning would go. I was very pleased!
Dr. Limke is the best dentist I have ever had! He tells it to you straight and is invested in your overall health. The staff is always friendly and accommodating! I tell all my friends about Parkview Dental!
The whole team was super helpful and respectful! They went above and beyond to take care of me! I am super thankful for them and their service!!
I have the best hygienist in Sun Prairie. Very personable and knowledgeable. Love her.
My hygienist was great. I would recommend her.
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