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Healthcare at a Glance in Milwaukee, WI

Milwaukee has several large healthcare systems in the area. The largest, Aurora Health Care, serves eastern Wisconsin and northern Illinois. It has 15 hospitals and more than 150 primary and specialty care clinics. Aurora Health Care also has the largest free clinic in Wisconsin. It offers urgent care and mental health services to underserved communities. For veterans, there's a 196-bed medical center.

Milwaukee’s Top-Rated Facilities

U.S. News ranks Froedtert Hospital and the Medical College of Wisconsin #1 in Milwaukee and #2 in the state. It ranks nationally in 3 adult specialties, including:

  • #44 in Rehabilitation
  • #50 in Diabetes & Endocrinology

For top-ranked pediatric care in Milwaukee, there’s Children’s Wisconsin, a general medical and surgical facility. Children’s Wisconsin ranks nationally in 6 pediatric specialties, including:

  • #16 in Pediatric Gastroenterology & GI Surgery
  • #20 in Pediatric Cardiology & Heart Surgery
  • #37 in Pediatric Cancer
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Dentist Frequently Asked Questions

What is a dentist?

Dentists are a vital resource in helping you maintain your oral health. Dentists provide preventive care, such as semi-annual teeth cleaning and treatment related to teeth, gums, nerves, and jaw.

Common procedures dentists perform include:

Dentists can refer you to other dental specialists such as endodontists, periodontists, oral and maxillofacial surgeons, and orthodontists.

How often should I see a dentist?

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It's recommended to see a dentist twice per year for preventive care. You may need to see your dentist more frequently if you have certain oral health conditions, such as gingivitis.

What procedures do dentists perform?

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Dentists can perform the following procedures:

What conditions do dentists treat?

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Here are some examples of both general and specific questions to ask a GI specialist during your appointment:

Your dentist may treat additional oral health conditions. When choosing a dentist, confirm before making an appointment that they can treat your specific oral health concerns.

Types of dentists

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The following are specific types of dentists:

  • dental anesthesiologist
  • dentofacial orthopedist
  • orthodontist
  • oral and maxillofacial surgeon, pathologist, or radiologist
  • periodontist
  • prosthodontist
  • endodontist
  • certified specialists in oral pathology, oral radiology, pediatric dentistry, or dental public health

What should I ask a dentist?

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Top questions to ask a dentist during your appointment may include:

  • How often do I need
  • X-rays? Why are they necessary? Are there risks involved?
  • How much will the treatment or procedure cost? Is it covered by insurance? Can I pay in installments?
  • Do you have any tips for ways I can improve my dental hygiene routine at home? Are there specific products or brands you recommend?
  • What's the correct way to brush and floss my teeth?
  • How often should I floss and brush my teeth?
  • Do you recommend braces?
  • What teeth whitening options are available?
  • Why are my teeth sensitive to hot or cold?