Elmbrook Family Dental Blog

Porcelain Veneers in Brookfield, WI

July 28, 2016

Filed under: Cosmetic Dentistry — Tags: , , , — Nikki @ 4:13 pm

porcelain veneersSummer in Wisconsin is beeeautiful! The sun is shining, the sky is blue and the temperature is delightful. You can’t help but smile—unless, of course, you don’t want others to see the condition of your teeth. In that case, even the most glorious day might not get a smile. But it doesn’t have to be that way. With porcelain veneers, Brookfield, WI, residents can have a smile that is as beautiful as the day!

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We care about you!

July 22, 2016

Filed under: News — Amanda @ 3:07 pm

We are so blessed to have such a growing practice. A large part of our growth is because we have dedicated patients like you who commit to regular dental visits and to referring your friends and family to do the same. We are so thankful for each one of you and are glad to provide service to the Brookfield and surrounding communities. We have recently remodeled our office, added a few more staff members and extended our business hours in order to make it easier for you to schedule appointments with us.

Although some of you love coming to the dentist, we are well aware that there are many of you who have some anxieties about dental work. Our top priority is to provide quality care to all of our patients so they can have a healthy, long lasting smile. Second to quality care, we want you to have a comfortable, anxiety free visits with us.

We have many ways to take your mind off of the worries of your visit and make the time fly by fast! In our reception area, we have a beverage station with water and coffee and tea for you to enjoy. Be sure you enter our drawing for free custom whitening trays when you check in! Once you get to your treatment room, you can watch a TV right above your head during your appointment. If you’ve had a longer procedure, we might even treat you to a smoothie or frozen custard shake to help with inflammation and calm a grumbling tummy. And recently, we have even caught a few Pokemon characters hiding around the office! What better ways to make for a more fun visit?

Thank you for being such wonderful patients and allowing us to be your dental team.

Our favorite flossing tips!

July 16, 2016

Filed under: News — Amanda @ 11:27 am

If flossing hasn’t been a regular part of your oral care routine, half the battle is just remembering to do it. So, here are our favorite ways to help you remember:

Set an alarm on your smart phone or tablet. Set it for the same time every day and make it a time that is convenient to you.

Write a post it note and stick it on your bathroom mirror or next to your bed.

Keep plastic flosser’s in your car and floss in your driveway before you leave or in the parking lot at work. Just be sure to throw them away in the garbage when you’re done. We hate littering!

 

What causes your bad breath?

July 12, 2016

Filed under: General Dentistry — Tags: , , , , — Elmbrook Family Dental @ 3:50 pm

Diet, tobacco, and your health cause bad breath. Elmbrook Family Dental helps patients with this difficult and embarrassing problem.

People are terribly embarrassed by bad breath, and it may indicate an oral or systemic health problem.  Drs. Brandon Brunner, Eric Taibl, Suzanne Tack and Kevin McGinn of Elmbrook Family Dental help us understand bad breath, or halitosis, and how to eliminate it. (more…)

2016 office remodel

June 21, 2016

Filed under: News — Amanda @ 12:35 pm

If you have been to see us recently, you’ve noticed some big changes (and maybe a little dust). Our office is expanding! We are adding patient treatment rooms in order to make more appointment times available to our patients. Our reception area will be larger as well to accommodate our growing patient base. We will be adding some awesome things to the office to make your time there more enjoyable. We know many of our patients dread their dental visits, so it is our priority to provide quality dental work while making you comfortable and at ease. We will be posting photos of our progress along the way, and of course the final product! Be sure to follow us on facebook to see all of the latest updates and exciting  announcements too. We are scheduled to finish the remodel project in mid to late summer. We are still seeing patients during this transition.

Link to our facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/elmbrookfamilydental/

Learn about tooth decay from Brookfield, WI dentists

June 2, 2016

Brookfield, WI dentist

Dr. Brandon A Brunner, Brookfield, WI dentist, and his associate dentists at Elmbrook Family Dental, teach patients all about tooth decay. Learn how a tooth develops a cavity, and what you can do to prevent this very common oral health problem. (more…)

Staff outreach event

May 23, 2016

Filed under: News — Amanda @ 8:34 am

AAA few times during the year, the doctors plan an event where the staff can get together and forget about work for a while. On Friday, May 6th we worked hard all day at the office moving the front desk to it’s new temporary location. The assistants and hygienists moved some of the treatment rooms around in the back, getting a few steps closer to the end of the remodeling project. After a day of hard work, the staff headed to the Ronald McDonald house to make and serve snacks to the families staying there. The temporary residence enjoyed walking tacos, antipasti kabobs, strawberry shortcake pops and veggie tarts.

The Ronald McDonald house is a temporary housing facility for families to stay in when they have loved ones receiving treatment at Children’s Hospital as well as surrounding hospitals. The newly expanded facility can house up to 70 families per night and runs on donations provided by McDonald’s, the community  and the families who stay there. If a family is unable to pay, they will never be turned away. In addition to housing, they also provide therapy services which include an adorable pup named McNugget who brings smiles and cuddles to those staying in the Ronald McDonald house. We were truly thankful to be able to tour this facility and provide some yummy snacks to those staying there.

To find out how you can donate or volunteer, visit the following link: http://rmhcmilwaukee.org/how-to-help/

Cinco De Mayo

May 5, 2016

Filed under: News — Amanda @ 1:17 pm

We LOVE a good recipe, and around here we are all a sucker for good Mexican food. For this Cinco De Mayo, we thought we would share a few yummy and easy recipes with you! Enjoy 🙂

Easy Tortilla Soup recipe: http://www.bettycrocker.com/recipes/easy-tortilla-soup/5073c9a2-0219-40ea-a516-808dc3318d3f

Guacamole: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/14231/guacamole/

Shredded Chicken Tacos: http://allrecipes.com/recipe/215224/shredded-chicken-tacos/?internalSource=hub%20recipe&referringId=17752&referringContentType=recipe%20hub

Spring Cleaning

April 20, 2016

Filed under: News — Amanda @ 9:02 pm

Spring has officially arrived and we want to make sure YOU are up to date on your cleanings! Seeing your dental hygienist and dentist at least twice a year is the best way to prevent and detect cavities and gum disease at an early stage. We help you come up with an individualized routine for your home care so that we can keep your mouth happy and healthy. Most of our patients schedule their next routine visit up to 6 months in advance, so be sure to think ahead in order to get a flexible appointment time. We are adding office hours soon to make it even more convenient! So, call our friendly front desk staff here at Elmbrook to schedule soon.

New to our office? No worries! We are accepting new patients as well and would love to meet you.

Brookfield, WI dentists: for no stains, avoid these foods

April 18, 2016

Filed under: Food — Tags: , , — Nikki @ 10:50 am

Your Brookfield, WI dentists at Elmbrook Family Dental say food and drinks stain teeth. What popular foods should you avoid for white teeth this spring?A new season, a new smile

Springtime–it’s a time of renewal, flowers and bright sunshine. Would you like your smile to look its very best? The National Academy of Sciences says research indicates a beautiful smile helps that all-important first impression. A vibrant smile conveys attractiveness and even approachability when it comes to interpersonal relationships.

What would you like your smile to say? Your Brookfield, WI dentists at Elmbrook Family Dental assist patients of all ages have whiter smiles, fully informing them on the causes of discoloration, how to avoid them and how to treat stains. (more…)

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Elmbrook Family Dental

125 North Executive Dr. Suite 105
Brookfield, Wisconsin 53005

Phone: (262) 784-7201
Fax: (262) 784-0542

Office Hours

Monday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Tuesay: 7:30 am to 8:00pm
Wednesday: 7:30 am to 8:00 pm
Thursday: 7:30 am to 5:00 pm
Friday: 7:00 am to 3:00 pm

125 North Executive Drive, #105, Brookfield, WI 53005 USA
Dr. Brandon Brunner Elmbrook Family Dental offers cosmetic dentistry, dental implants, and restorative dental care to families in Brookfield, New Berlin, Elmgrove, and Waukesha. (262) 784-7201 (262) 784-0542 frontdesk@elmbrookfamilydental.com