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Cracked Tooth 101

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If you have a cracked tooth, it can be confusing to know what to do. If you get a scrape or scratch in your skin, it will form a scab and heal itself. A cracked tooth is not like your skin. Cracked teeth do not heal themselves; in fact, they often get progressively worse if […]

Are You Grateful For Your Grin?

Fitchburg WI Cosmetic Dentistry

Happy Thanksgiving from us at Mendota Springs Dentistry! This is a time of year to reflect on all that we’re grateful for. We want all of our patients to experience smile satisfaction that results in a grateful grin during this time of year. If your smile or grin does not give you a feeling of […]

Taking The Scares Out of October

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What is it about the month of October? Every corner you turn there’s someone waiting to trick or scare you or your child! The masks, the decorations, and the tricksters all have one goal in mind: To scare! Is your family into haunted houses, or do you stay as far away as possible? At Mendota […]

After Your Tooth Extraction

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At Mendota Springs Dentistry, we offer tooth extraction services for all of our patients who are in need of one. There are several reasons that a tooth may need to be extracted. Decay, injury, spacing and other reasons may lead Dr. Zhang or Dr. Jacoby to decide that an extraction is best for the health […]

Looks Can Be Deceiving

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When considering what clean actually looks like, we usually look for clean surfaces, no clutter, and visually spotless areas. However, when it comes to your teeth, clean cannot be determined just by looking at your teeth to see if any food particles are lurking between your teeth. Clean teeth require getting into the nitty-gritty parts […]

Dental Implants Can Restore More Than A Missing Tooth

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At Mendota Springs Dentistry, we offer a permanent solution for your missing teeth. Dental implants placed in your mouth can last a lifetime with proper oral care. Dr. Zhang has the specific training and skill needed to place implants and restore your missing tooth with a natural looking option for your missing tooth. While this […]

Your Family’s Eating Habit Can Boost Dental Health

Happy family

May and June are great months for celebrating families. May hosts Mother’s Day, and June celebrates Dads! Happy day to all mothers and fathers! At Mendota Springs Dentistry, Dr. Jacoby and Dr. Zhang enjoy partnering with you to help bring dental health to every member of your family. One way you can boost your family’s […]

Dental Concerns If You Have Diabetes

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If you have diabetes it can affect many other aspects of your life and health. 1 in 10 Americans can suffer from Diabetes. People with Diabetes are also at risk for mouth infections, especially periodontal disease. If you have diabetes, it can cause problems with your mouth and dental health. It can damage your gums […]

Your Dog Can’t Resist Your Invisalign Either, But For Very Different Reasons


If you wear Invisalign to straighten your teeth, congratulations! You’ve chosen one of the most effective ways to achieve straight teeth without the hassle and look of traditional braces. It is an irresistible choice. Invisalign uses clear aligner trays to straighten your teeth that are virtually invisible. However, your dog will sniff them out if […]