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Michael K. Shinners, DDS

Dentist

Dr. Michael K Shinners DDS is a top Dentist in South Milwaukee, . With a passion for the field and an unwavering commitment to their specialty, Dr. Michael K Shinners DDS is an expert in changing the lives of their patients for the better. Through their designated cause and expertise in the field, Dr. Michael K Shinners DDS is a prime example of a true leader in healthcare. As a leader and expert in their field, Dr. Michael K Shinners DDS is passionate about enhancing patient quality of life. They embody the values of communication, safety, and trust when dealing directly with patients. In South Milwaukee, WI, Dr. Michael K Shinners DDS is a true asset to their field and dedicated to the profession of medicine.
42 years Experience
Michael K. Shinners, DDS
  • South Milwaukee, WI
  • Marquette University School of Dentistry
  • Accepting new patients

Is a baking soda rinse safe for my teeth?

Yes it is, but do not brush too hard.

What are the different ways of filling in the oral cavity?

You should have done what you are comfortable with, not necessarily what the dentist wants. Anesthetic use depends on how deep the decay is and your pain tolerance is. Talk to READ MORE
You should have done what you are comfortable with, not necessarily what the dentist wants. Anesthetic use depends on how deep the decay is and your pain tolerance is. Talk to your dentist!

Do I need to have my wisdom teeth removed?

Yes you probably should have them out. You are probably experiencing pericoronitis, inflammation/infection under the tissue of a partially erupted molar. It’s easier to have READ MORE
Yes you probably should have them out. You are probably experiencing pericoronitis, inflammation/infection under the tissue of a partially erupted molar. It’s easier to have all 4 out at one time.

Is root canal the only way to treat a tooth cavity?

You need a root canal if the nerve dies or becomes infected. Your other option is to have it extracted. BEST option is to save your tooth with a root canal!

How are crossbites treated?

Usually by arch expansion with an appliance. Most often done by an othhodontist. Have it done early to allow proper eruption of the permanent teeth.

Can my braces ever rust?

No they don’t rust!