Consider Invisalign Teen

A Smart Alternative for Teens and Parents Does your teen need braces? Are they worried about how they will look and feel? Are you worried about the cost and co-operation during sensitive Teen years? A great option for everyone is to choose Invisalign Teen, a revolutionary alternative to straighten teeth which offers many advantages over Read More

8 Reasons to Smile in 2018

“Sometimes your joy is the source of your smile, but sometimes your smile can be the source of your joy.” – Thich Nhat Hanh Depending on what stage you are in of orthodontic treatment, smiling may be the last thing you want to do. Whether you’re just starting with braces or Invisalign or near the Read More

5 Tips On Cleaning Your Retainers

Whether you are wearing orthodontic retainers during treatment or after your braces or Invisalign are completed at Wilke Orthodontics, over time… your retainers or aligners can discolor and look gross. You brush and floss daily, so adding cleaning your retainers to your daily routine is just another step to maintaining good oral hygiene habits. Five Read More

Thanksgiving – The Natural Conclusion Of Gratitude

Here at Wilke Orthodontics, our team believes in the simple power of gratitude. What better time of the year to express our gratitude than Thanksgiving. Thanksgiving brings to mind different thoughts to different people. To most, it brings visions of a family Thanksgiving feast with roast turkey, mashed potatoes, dressing with yummy gravy, cranberries, squash, and Read More

Flex Your Flexible Spending And Smile

2017 is quickly winding down and we will soon be welcoming the New Year. As a courtesy to all our patients, this is a reminder to review your Flexible Spending or Health Savings Account (FSA or FLEX) balances to make sure you don’t lose any of your benefits socked away this year. Fall is also Read More

Be Careful When Choosing Your Toothbrush

Most people believe that a toothbrush is a toothbrush and that there really is no difference between them. Unfortunately, many people also underestimate the importance of good oral hygiene and the critical role it plays in your overall health. This is particularly true during orthodontic treatment. Wilke Orthodontics is setting the record straight. All toothbrushes Read More

Invisalign Myths – Let’s Take A Look

Busting Invisalign Myths…It can be a scary experience when you are given a referral to see an orthodontist or considering improving your smile. Braces are grounds for embarrassment for the self-conscious teen and the up-and-coming professional. Having a mouth full of metal to clean around, eat around, and live around can be daunting. The option Read More

Metal Braces In Color – Fashionable

When one thinks of style trends, metal braces are typically NOT the first things that come to mind. Leave it to some of the world’s most well-known models to make, an otherwise undesirable beauty treatment, a popular fashion trend since last Spring. No reason to run to the latest “smile fixers” such as veneers when Read More

Reverse Aging With Orthodontics

Orthodontics can help children, teens, and adults of all ages look better throughout their lifetime. Adults today are much more aware than in the past of the importance of creating and maintaining a beautiful smile. With longer life expectancy, a healthy, beautiful smile is as important at age 70 as it is at age 16. Read More

July 4th Trivia Quiz

As Independence Day, July 4th rapidly approaches, it’s clear we are already more than halfway into the year and more importantly … summer has arrived. Our team recently researched some fun facts about our nation’s favorite holiday to showcase why we love celebrating the day which hallmarks our nation’s independence. Did you know July 4th, Read More

Graduates – Graduation Means a New Path

Graduation is in the air during the month of June. Whether that graduation is from Junior High School, Senior High School or College, we want to express our hardiest congratulations to all of our graduates in Green Bay, Oconto Falls and Sturgeon Bay WI. In many instances, parents often deserve congratulations as well for helping Read More

Father’s Day – Let’s Honor the Dads

Father’s Day is certainly not the oldest holiday in the World or even in America. Usually, Dads are celebrated by getting a day to do whatever they want…which most Dads believe to be a great idea. You will see Dads playing golf, fishing, bowling, working on their Model-T-Bucket hot rod or just plain napping in Read More

Invisalign – Straight Facts

Invisalign…When it comes to taking care of your teeth and long term dental health, a little knowledge goes a long way. The sooner you take care of orthodontic problems such as crowding, spacing, overjets, underbites, and crossbites… the better the chances of keeping your teeth and smile throughout your lifetime. Did you know the average Read More

Easter – Facts and Fun

Easter is not just about egg hunts, candy, Cadbury eggs and chocolate rabbits. For Christians, Easter celebrates the resurrection from the dead of Jesus Christ. It is a moveable holiday or feast since it does not occur on the same exact day every year. Most Christian churches in the Western part of the globe celebrate Read More

Smokeless Tobacco and E Cigs – The Risks Are Many

Smokeless tobacco…Are We Addicting Another Generation of Smokers With e-Cigarettes and Smokeless Tobacco? Years of educating kids on the risks of tobacco products are at risk on multiple fronts according to top medical groups in the US which include both smokeless tobacco and e-cigarettes. At Wilke Orthodontics we are concerned that kids today have the Read More

Sports Injuries To Kids

Sports injuries…What sport do you think causes the most dental injuries with kids? If you guessed football… you are right. The ADA estimated that faceguards and mouth guards prevent approximately 200,000 sports injuries each year in high school and college football alone. The American Academy of Pediatric Dentistry states the children between the ages of Read More