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Best General Dentists in Madison, WI

For the best in general dentistry care, trust Total Care Dental. We offer dental health care year-round to keep your oral health in good standing. Our office accepts a variety of insurances and offers payment plan options that make preventative dental care affordable.

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TCD General Services include:

Why Choose TCD Madison for General Dentistry?

Trust our experienced and friendly Madison dentists to provide the necessary care to keep your smile strong and healthy. Many of our dental care team members are graduates from prestigious dental schools, with each having years of experience treating patients. You will feel welcome thanks to the warm environment we strive to create for each patient.

Available Sedation Dentistry That Eases Anxiety

Nervous to see the dentist? Been a while? No worries! Aside from our great staff, we offer sedation dentistry services to help keep the anxiety low during your visit. We’ll always do what is possible to make sure you or your loved ones feel comfortable getting the general dentistry care they need.

Offering Comprehensive General Dentistry Services

Get the best in dental health care from our office in Madison. From preventative care like teeth cleanings and oral cancer screenings to specialty services like sleep apnea or bruxism treatments, we have it all. Our offices are fully equipped to keep the health of your mouth at its best.

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Frequently Asked General Dentistry Questions

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Our Madison Dental Health Services:

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Preventative Teeth Cleaning & Checkups

A twice-annual checkup with preventative cleaning is crucial to your overall oral health. Routine visits are highly recommended to ensure a healthy smile. With a comprehensive cleaning and thorough exam, your oral health is in the hands of our experienced dental team. See more about our Madison teeth cleaning and preventative care services.

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Oral Cancer Screenings

Oral cancer is one of the most prominent forms of cancer and can affect most people, even those under 40 years of age. Our dentists recommend an annual oral cancer screening for early detection and to increase the chances of successful treatment. It's never too early for you and your loved ones to take action to prevent oral cancer. Learn more about our available oral cancer screenings.

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Periodontal Therapy

Periodontal disease, more commonly known as gum disease, could lead to further dental health issues if not treated. Routine visits keep your gums healthy and allow our dentists to spot the disease early on. If you're currently suffering from periodontal disease, we offer thorough periodontal therapy to treat the disease. View more information about the periodontal therapy Madison relies on.

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Oral Hygiene Consulting

Good oral hygiene is important for your teeth, gums, and overall well-being. Regular twice-annual visits to our dentists and good oral hygiene habits will ensure your smile remains healthy and beautiful. Our dental team provides you with the best oral hygiene tips. We also offer a list of indicators of good oral health, allowing you to be sure your teeth are continuously healthy. Find out more about our oral hygiene services.

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TMJ Therapy

Temporomandibular joint (TMJ) disorders are common and can result in a variety of uncomfortable symptoms. These disorders can cause headaches, earaches, and jaw discomfort and can disrupt daily life. Our professional dentists guide those suffering from TMJ disorders through a customized treatment process with expert TMJ therapy to improve daily comfort. Learn more about the TMJ therapy Madison trusts.

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Under Armour Sports Mouth Guards

Under Armour Performance Mouthwear™ is designed to provide the highest level of performance to athletes in every sport. From high-impact hockey to relaxed golf, these mouth guards protect teeth during contact sports and improve your game by eliminating the effects of teeth clenching. Learn more about our custom Under Armour sports mouth guards.

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Bruxism Treatment

Bruxism, or teeth grinding, is common and generally occurs during sleep. If left untreated, this grinding can wear down teeth, causing them to become weak and brittle. Our dentists provide prevention, diagnosis and treatment of bruxism to help prevent your teeth from further damage. Learn more about how our dental team can provide the bruxism treatment Madison relies on most.

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Tooth Pain

Tooth pain can come in different forms. From a slight sensation to severe throbbing pain, no toothache is worth ignoring. Our dentists know how to uncover the cause of your tooth pain and which treatment will give you the relief you need. If you are experiencing a form of tooth pain, don't delay. See more on the causes and the various ways we treat tooth pain in Madison. 

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Sleep Apnea Treatment

Sleep apnea is a serious condition which causes an individual to stop breathing during sleep. The cause of sleep apnea ranges from airway structural problems to obesity. Our dentists work with your doctor to diagnose and treat sleep apnea based on the severity of the condition, ensuring safer, uninterrupted sleep. Find out more about TCD Madison's sleep apnea treatment.

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How to Afford General Dentistry Services in Madison

With Total Care Dental, general dental services don’t have to be expensive. One of the reasons many adults stop going to the dentist regularly is they believe they cannot afford it. Thankfully, we accept many major dental insurances and even offer our patients many financing options. Taking care of your dental health is made affordable at our office.

General Dentistry Care Even For Patients With No Insurance

If you have no dental insurance, you can still visit our dentist's office! We accept cash, personal check, Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Discover, CareCredit®, and Illumisure payment plans. Just ask our staff about financing when you make your appointment.

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Meet the TCD Madison Dentists

Our team of compassionate and knowledgeable professionals create a warm, inviting atmosphere, ensuring patients of all ages feel welcome. At TCD, we treat every patient like a member of our family.

Dr. Brett Clark

Dr. Brett Clark

Dentist & Owner

Little League Coach, Barefoot Water Skier, Exercise Junkie, Super-Dad!

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Dr. Jason Vandehaar

Dr. Jason Vandehaar

Dentist & Owner

Eagle Scout, Badger Fan, Dog Lover, Lifeguard, Hater of Shredded Coconut!

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Dr. Tammy Kalsow

Dr. Tammy Kalsow


Positive, loving, nurturing spirit. 

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Dental Hygienist

Positive Spirit, Team Leader, Hockey Mom; "A family that flosses together stays together!"

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Dr. Tammy Kalsow
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