Dental Procedures at Door County Dental Care

Affordable Financing

We all want to receive the best dental care, but can we afford it? If you are concerned about paying for your dental treatment, please let one of our team member knows. We are more than happy to assist you. For your convenience, Door County Dental Care accepts Visa, MasterCard, and Discover. We also accept […]


Sometimes a bit more work is needed to give you the smile you want. If you are missing teeth, having trouble speaking or chewing, or are noticing strain when biting, bridges may be the ideal procedure to help make your mouth healthy and beautiful again. Bridges, sometimes referred to as fixed partial dentures, literally bridge […]


The staff at Door County Dental Care is dedicated to keeping your smile flawless. This includes performing thorough dental exams of teeth, gum tissue, and the oral cavity, whether it is your first visit or a routine check-up. At your first visit with us, you can expect a comprehensive examination lasting approximately an hour and […]

Children’s Dentistry

Parents frequently ask when they should bring their child in for his or her first visit. At Door County Dental Care, we recommend the first visit be around the age of 3. Going to the dentist at a young age does two things: Help prevent fears and develop good oral hygiene skills they can use […]

Cleaning and Polishing

A routine cleaning and polishing are essential to prevent the build-up of bacteria, plaque, and tartar (also known as calculus). It is also important in assisting in the prevention of some serious health problems. Plaque, which is a soft, white, and sticky, can easily be brushed off with your toothbrush at home. However, if plaque […]

Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic Dentistry at Door County Dental Care in Sturgeon Bay, WI

The dentists at Door County Dental Care performs a wide variety of cosmetic based dentistry and you might be surprised with what modern dental techniques can achieve. Please contact us and schedule an appointment to learn how our dentists can help you. Before and After Photo Gallery of Cosmetic Dental Work Below is a before […]

Cosmetic Imaging

NewU Digital Imaging system allows the patient to see what their smile will look like before the treatment is completed. All we need is a close-up smiling photo that we will take at our office. We then upload the picture on to our computer and submit the picture and treatment plan to Lord’s Dental Studio, […]

Cosmetic Wax-Up

Wouldn’t it be nice to see what the crowns or veneers the dentist is recommending would look like on your teeth before you had them done? A dental cosmetic wax-up allows us to do that. Our team wants you to feel comfortable before any procedures begin. Once we come up with a treatment plan for […]


Also called caps, crowns are natural-looking covers that fit snugly over teeth to conceal cracked, badly discolored, injured, or chipped teeth. Crowns provide support to damaged teeth while also restoring functionality and esthetic balance. Ultimately, crowns can dramatically improve the overall appearance of your smile while making your teeth more resistant to injury. For more […]

Dental Implant Restoration

Our doctor performs dental implant restoration by attaching artificial teeth to implants anchored in the bone below the gum line. After the anchor has been surgically placed in the jawbone, excess bone and gum grow around the implant, holding it firmly in place. An artificial tooth can then be attached to the implant. The end […]

Dental Implants

Currently, the best way to replace missing teeth is through dental implants. Dental implants act as the tooth’s root, and when a crown is placed on top of it, it will function, look and feel like a regular tooth. Dental implants are alternatives for dentures, bridges, and partials and have a 98% success rate. They […]

Dental Sealants

The purpose of dental sealants is to aid in the prevention of tooth decay and cavities and minimize your chance of developing more serious dental problems. They work by shielding against bacteria, plaque, food particles and acids from getting into the grooves of the teeth where it is hard to keep clean. Sealants can be […]


We offer three types of dentures at Door County Dental Care: Immediate denture, removable partial denture, and implant supported. Immediate dentures are placed on the same day that the teeth are removed. At the first appointment, we will get an impression and choose a color. At the second appointment, we will insert the immediate denture. […]

Digital X-Rays

Our x-ray technology is vital in planning your dental solutions. Digital x-rays reduce the amount of radiation given to a patient because it is exposed at a lower dose than that of the traditional x-rays. They are also environmental friendly because there is no paper waste, no lead film inserts, and no chemicals are being […]

Fixed Bridges

If you have a gap in your mouth from a missing tooth, you may be a candidate for a fixed bridge. A fixed bridge replaces a missing tooth by using 2 anchored crowned teeth (called abutment teeth) and a false tooth in the middle (called a pontic). The abutment teeth need to be strong and […]

Full Mouth Reconstruction

Sometimes referred to as full mouth rehabilitation, full mouth reconstruction is one of the most complex cosmetic dentistry treatments we offer. It enhances your smile using a combination of cosmetic dental procedures. Due to its complexity, it requires a great deal of planning, designing, experience, and precise attention to detail. Both Dr. Hubbard and Dr. […]

General & Preventative Dentistry

Twice-daily brushings and regular flossing are excellent for maintenance between dentist visits, but a healthy mouth and beautiful smile require routine general and preventative care to stay that way. Our dental clinic offers general care that includes regular oral examinations and cleanings. Our preventative care includes fluoride, professional breath control, and periodontal (gum disease) treatments […]

Intra-Oral Camera

The intra-oral camera is one of our most valuable tools because it shows you what we see! It will help you, the patient; understand the condition of their teeth and any recommended treatment planned by one of our dentists at Door County Dental Care. It will also allow the patient to be an active part […]

Laser Dentistry

Our office is trained in utilizing the modern dental tools to deliver safe and effective solutions for our patients. Laser is a great advancement in dentistry that is FDA approved. At Door County Dental Care, we use the laser to assist with soft tissue surgery (such as frenectomies), uncovering dental implants, and eliminating infected gum […]

Night Guards

A night guard is a custom fitted oral appliance that is worn to protect your teeth from clenching and grinding. When we sleep, we have no control over grinding and clenching. If left untreated, clenching and grinding can lead to jaw pain, muscle soreness, cracked and broken teeth, and severe wear on your teeth. In […]


NTI-tss stands for Nociceptive Trigeminal Inhibition tension suppression system. NTI is a small oral appliance used for patients who clench/grind and/or get migraine headaches. It is made out of acrylic that is custom-molded to your front teeth. It works by preventing your teeth from coming together and “reprograms” your jaw muscles. All that is needed […]

Office Features

Relaxation and comfort is our top priority when providing dental work to our patients. Located in every operatory, you will find a television that can be adjusted to be viewed when the chair is tilted back. We offer a wide variety of channels to entertain any patient. If you are not a television watcher, satellite […]

Oral Hygiene Instructions

At Door County Dental Care, we believe the first step to a healthy smile is through great oral hygiene. We recommend brushing 2-3 times a day using a fluoride toothpaste, flossing one time a day, keeping a healthy diet of fruits, vegetables, etc., limiting the intake of sugary foods and beverages (like soda), and limiting […]

Oral Surgery

One of the most common oral surgeries is tooth extractions. We strive to take great care in providing gentle, non-traumatic extraction for our patients. After the procedure is complete, we will send you home with instructions in order to keep the site clean and healthy.

Partial Dentures

Sometimes, partial or removable dentures are the best way to fill gaps left by missing teeth. When properly fitted and designed, dentures – which are strong, comfortable, and virtually indistinguishable from natural teeth – can provide extra chewing comfort, maintain facial structure, and ensure added strength. To find out more about partial dentures, please contact […]

Periodontal Disease Treatment

Periodontal disease, also known as gum disease or periodontitis, is an infection that affects the bone and tissues surrounding your teeth. Pink in color and firm/tight tissue are indications of healthy gums. When the gums are infected, they become spongy, red, may bleed easy during brushing or flossing, and will sometimes cause the teeth to […]

Porcelain Veneers

Porcelain veneers are a shell-like material made out of porcelain that is placed on the front of your tooth. Dependent on your oral hygiene, porcelain veneers are long-lasting, stain-resistant and strong. Veneers are usually completed in two steps. Porcelain veneers are recommended on teeth that are stained, chipped or broken, have gaps, or irregularly shaped. […]

Remove Dark Lines Around Crowns

Do you have unattractive dark lines around the edges of your crowns and wish they could be removed? The dark lines you see are from the metal coping underneath the crown or bridge, which provides extra strength. Removing the dark lines caused by crowns is one way to perfect your smile. This can be done […]

Restorative Dentistry

Door County Dental Care is proud to offer comprehensive restorative dentistry with a focus on beautiful, natural-looking results. Restorative dentistry seeks to repair or replace your natural teeth in order to return your mouth to full functionality and esthetic balance. This work can range from single fillings or crowns to full mouth restoration. No matter […]

Root Canals

The purpose of a root canal is to save the tooth that is damaged from trauma, deep decay, filling, or cracking by removing the nerve of the tooth and placing a filling material in the canal(s). In any of the situations listed above, harmful bacteria can make its way into the canal and affect the […]

Same Day Crowns (Cerec)

If you have a busy schedule and it is difficult for you to attend multiple appointments, Cerec, or same day crowns, may be a great option for you! That’s right-same day preparation, design and creation, and insert of a permanent crown! It is a computer-aided dental system that helps create and mill a porcelain crown […]

Sedation Dentistry

Many patients may be extremely anxious, worried, or nervous about having dental work completed. At Door County Dental Care, we offer two forms of sedation: Nitrous Oxide and Oral Sedation. Nitrous oxide, also known as laughing gas, is great for patients who have a slight to moderate anxiety to dental care. Nitrous oxide is delivered […]

Six Month Smiles

One of the most common goals of any patient is to have straight teeth.  Many patients do not want traditional orthodontic braces because of the metal, wires, and the fact that many have to stay on for two years or longer.  Six Month Smiles is a new orthodontic system that uses tooth colored braces to […]

Sleep Apnea Treatment

About 20 million Americans suffer from sleep apnea. Many Americans do not even know they have it! Sleep apnea is when you stop breathing while you sleep. It can occur with children and adults. Sleep apnea is most common in men, people over the age of 50, and someone who smokes or is overweight. Symptoms […]


Our sterilization center includes autoclaves that sterilize all dental equipment and tools, according to the CDC (Center of Disease Control), on a daily basis. Weekly tests are run on our autoclaves to ensure they are working effectively. We take pride in delivering dental treatment in a safe, clean, and sterile environment.

Teeth Whitening

Have you thought about whitening your teeth, but are not sure which product to use?  Maybe you have tried the over-the-counter whitening products, but saw little to no results.  Door County Dental Care offers two solutions: one in-office bleaching session or an at home customized whitening kit.  Whitening works best for patients who have stained […]

Tooth Bonding

Tooth bonding, or cosmetic bonding, is perfect for a chipped tooth, slightly misaligned or imperfect tooth, decayed tooth, discolored teeth, and gaps between teeth. This quick and easy procedure can be done in one office visit. We start by roughening the tooth surface and apply a conditioning gel, which is rinsed off the tooth after […]

Tooth Colored Fillings

Do you have dark-colored fillings that you would like to replace with fillings that are more natural looking? Tooth colored fillings, also known as composite fillings, are durable resin material that is bonded to your tooth. Most people will not even know you have a filling at all! Some advantages to composite fillings are a […]