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5 Tips for Keeping Your Smile Healthy During Halloween

October 21, 2020

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Halloween pail and candy laid out by Skokie dentist

Halloween is just around the corner! This spooky season is filled with fun family activities, scary movies, mountains of candy, and plenty of reasons to smile. Unfortunately, with all the sweets and treats, this is also a tough time of year for your teeth. With a few simple precautions, you can keep your smile safe from cavities while you indulge in your favorite fall festivities! Use these five easy tips from your Skokie dentist to ensure you enjoy a happy, healthy Halloween.


How Hot Drinks Affect Your Teeth During Pumpkin Spice Season

October 13, 2020

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Seasonal hot drinks and other fall treats

One of the best ways to warm up during the cooler fall and winter months is to sip on a delicious seasonal beverage. From hot chocolate, warm apple cider, and pumpkin spice lattes, there are plenty of hot drinks to cozy up with on the couch as the year comes to a close. However, have you ever stopped to wonder “Are hot drinks bad for my teeth?” Read on to discover how your favorite fall beverages are impacting your oral health and what you should be doing to keep your smile healthy throughout pumpkin spice season!


How to Avoid a Dental Implant Failure

September 23, 2020

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Dental implant

Dental implants are a preferred way to restore missing teeth because they prevent jawbone deterioration, allow patients to regain up to 90% of their chewing power, and even prevent premature aging. Even though they have a 95% success rate, there is still a chance that you could experience an implant failure. Continue reading to learn what causes this to happen and some steps you can take to avoid this unfortunate outcome.


Celebrities Who Have Dental Implants

September 1, 2020

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Dental implant

In the United States alone, there are approximately 178 million people who are missing at least one tooth. In fact, 40 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. Out of all the different options out there for replacing missing teeth, dental implants are becoming increasingly popular and preferred by dentists and patients alike, including those who are well known. Continue reading to learn more about how dental implants work, their many benefits, and which celebrities have opted for them as a tooth replacement option.


4 Reasons to Schedule a Routine Dental Appointment Today

August 19, 2020

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Female patient at routine visit with dentist

Did you know that nearly 50% of adults don’t visit the dentist annually? Whether it is the current pandemic, a dental phobia, or a jam-packed schedule, patients across the U.S. are finding ways to justify putting off their routine visits. If you have found yourself considering postponing as well, it is important to know that your bi-yearly trip to the dentist does more than just check for tooth decay. Read on for four reasons why you should schedule your regular appointment today!


Wondering If Dental Implants Are Right for You? Read This!

August 5, 2020

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Patient holding model of dental implants

Whether you were born without a tooth or have lost teeth from infection, decay, or an accident, dental implants can be a life-changing restorative procedure. In addition to being incredibly durable, 100% customizable, and the only solution that preserves your jawbone, dental implants also have a whopping 95% success rate. So, it isn’t hard to see why over 500,000 are placed each year! If you are looking to fix your smile and restore your bite force but are wondering whether you are a good candidate for dental implants, then keep reading.


What Are the Two Types of Dental Implants?

July 22, 2020

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Dental implant illustration

Are you missing teeth? You aren’t alone. Approximately 178 million Americans are missing at least one tooth and it’s estimated that about 40 million are missing all of their teeth. However, this doesn’t mean your smile is hopeless. There are many different options when it comes to tooth replacement, and dental implants are among the most common. Continue reading to learn more from your implant dentist about how they work and the different types that are available to replace missing teeth.


Cosmetic Dentistry Trends of 2020

July 12, 2020

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Professional teeth whitening from cosmetic dentist

Everybody wants a beautiful smile. Thanks to modern dental technology and your skilled cosmetic dentist, it is entirely possible to enhance your smile through different treatments. Whether you’re looking to straighten your teeth or brighten them up, there is something out there for you. Read on to learn more about the most popular dental trends of 2020 so far.


Summer Is Here, Should I Drink Energy/Sports Drinks?

June 24, 2020

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Man drinking a sports drink while exercising

Whether you are just starting your active lifestyle or are a seasoned professional, staying hydrated is crucial to both your progress and performance. So, when you see your favorite athlete or fitness influencer sipping on energy/sports drinks throughout their day, you may think you should do the same. After all, if it’s good for them, then it must be good for you, right? The answer may surprise you. Read on for why your dentist recommends reaching for water to protect your teeth.


4 Good Oral Habits to Start Today

June 9, 2020

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Did you know 91% of 20-year-olds in the U.S. have had at least one cavity at some point in their lives? While tooth decay has been on the rise since the 1990s, the current statistics in children and adults alike are staggering. In America alone, 31% don’t brush their teeth twice a day, 20% don’t floss at all, and 48% don’t visit the dentist at least once a year! It’s safe to say that our dental care routine needs a tune-up, starting with prevention. If you are looking to prioritize your dental hygiene routine this year, here are four dentist-recommended good oral habits to start today.

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