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Straight-talk on dental insurance, payment options, and the Associated Dentists difference

Associated Dentists believes the payment process for your dental care should be as transparent as possible. In other words, we’re a no surprises dental practice. That means before you receive any dental treatment, we inform you upfront about the cost. From there, we can walk you through the details of your insurance plan and let you know what will be covered and what you’ll need to pay out-of-pocket. And if you don’t have dental insurance? Not to worry. You still have a variety of options...

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Soda and Your Teeth: How to Prevent the Dreaded “Mountain Dew Mouth”

You can probably guess that something called “Mountain Dew mouth” can’t be a good thing. Unfortunately, dentists see varying degrees of it (also called “soda mouth”) all too often. Health experts familiar with the Appalachian region of the Eastern U.S. refer to the area’s drink of choice, Mountain Dew, as a major reason for such high rates of advanced tooth decay and other dental problems. (That coupled with poor dental habits.) Of course, drinking Mountain Dew and other soft ...

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Finding the Best Dentist Near Me

Finding the Best Dentist Near You is Not Difficult Finding the right dentist isn’t hard--it just takes a little bit of research! And for good reason: he or she will have a significant impact on not just the way your smile looks, but on your oral and overall health as well. The Best Dentist for Your Family - What That Means A practice centered around the patient’s comfort, and one that looks to build a trusting relationship with you, is of utmost importance. After all, the relationship...

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How Important Are Straight Teeth?

If you’ve ever been in a mall before, you likely didn’t have to travel far to be surrounded by countless advertisements in magazines, posters, and television commercials featuring models with perfectly straight teeth. Maybe even a group of teens walked by with their shiny braces, or a flyer caught your eye about Invisalign. Straight teeth are everywhere! They’re so popular, it’s sometimes hard to believe we’d want our smile to look any other way. But do we need to straighten our tee...

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Our Brand New Website!

On behalf of all of us at Associated Dentists we are proud to announce that our brand new website is up and running! As your local family dentist with two convenient locations in Madison and Verona, we welcome patients to explore the website on you computer, tablet, on your phone. Featuring high quality services and patient information on everything from family to cosmetic dentistry, the new website is a happy addition to a dental team committed to quality patient care. Conveniently as...

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How Gum Disease Affects Whole Body Health

It’s said that over 90 of adults over age 30 have some stage of active gum disease, also known as periodontal disease. While you may have heard what gum disease can do to your mouth, you may also want to know how this chronic condition can have a negative impact on your entire body. Even though you (hopefully!) are brushing your teeth at least two times daily, you still harbor bacteria in your mouth. Studies have shown that there is a link between a buildup of bacteria and plaque and ma...

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