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5 Tips for Luscious Lips from Dentist in Lombard

5 Tips for Luscious Lips from Dentist in Lombard

Bright summer sunshine feels good, but it can also damage our skin, including the skin on our lips. Wind and moisture, or lack of moisture, harm our skin. Without certain precautions, you may end up with dry, cracked, sore lips, which are neither attractive nor...

6 Signs of an Infected Tooth and How to Manage It

6 Signs of an Infected Tooth and How to Manage It

Tooth infections can be unbelievably painful and, if left untreated, can lead to serious health complications. Recognizing the signs of an infected tooth early and knowing how to manage it are crucial steps in maintaining your oral health. Our restoration dentist in...

Lombard Dentist Reviews Natural Remedies for Common Dental Issues

Lombard Dentist Reviews Natural Remedies for Common Dental Issues

A sparkling smile requires good dental health and hygiene. While modern dentistry offers a vast array of treatments for common dental issues, many people turn to natural remedies either out of preference or accessibility. But do natural remedies for tooth troubles...

What are common foods that stain my teeth?

What are common foods that stain my teeth?

Even if you eat a healthy, nutrient-rich diet, the foods and drinks that you consume can cause dental damage. In particular, dark-colored and acidic foods and beverages can wreak havoc on your teeth, leaving you with a yellowed or brownish smile. Fortunately, cutting...

What should I do if my child fears the dentist?

What should I do if my child fears the dentist?

You love your child’s radiant smile and would do anything to protect it. But if your child fears the dentist, good dental care can be a huge challenge. For children with severe anxiety, they may not even be able to sit through an appointment. Fortunately, there are a...

Does tooth pain always mean cavities?

Does tooth pain always mean cavities?

If you are experiencing tooth pain, your mind probably has already made the leap to tooth decay, assuming that you have a cavity. It’s true that cavities are one of the most common reasons for toothaches. However, they are far from being the only cause of dental pain....

Dentist in Lombard Offers 9 Tips for Whiter Teeth 

Dentist in Lombard Offers 9 Tips for Whiter Teeth 

If asked, most people would like to have a brighter smile. Yet tooth discoloration is among the most common dental problems. Fortunately, it is also one of the most treatable. You can whiten your teeth in a variety of ways, from lifestyle changes to cosmetic...

20 Fascinating Facts About Baby Teeth

20 Fascinating Facts About Baby Teeth

Although they may seem small and insignificant, baby teeth are actually a big deal. That’s why seeking pediatric treatments with a trusted children’s dentist is so important. In today’s blog, Dr. Julie Glud gives you 20 fascinating facts about baby teeth to help you...

4 Ways to Replace Missing Teeth

4 Ways to Replace Missing Teeth

Losing a tooth can be a daunting experience, impacting not only your smile but also your oral function and self-confidence. Fortunately, modern restorative dentistry offers a range of solutions to replace missing teeth, effectively restoring your smile’s functionality...

Exploring Tooth Extraction for a Healthier Smile

Exploring Tooth Extraction for a Healthier Smile

A tooth extraction, also known as a dental extraction, is a common general dentistry procedure performed by trained dental professionals to remove a tooth from its socket in the jawbone. This intervention may sound scary, but it may be necessary to prevent severe...

Dental Scaling and Root Planing: A Deep Clean for a Healthy Smile

Dental Scaling and Root Planing: A Deep Clean for a Healthy Smile

In today’s blog post, we want to explore dental scaling and root planing. Here, we detail what each procedure is, why they may be necessary, and what you can expect from the process. The goal is to demonstrate why regular scaling and root planing may be required for a healthy smile. 

Understanding Tooth Bonding: Origins, Necessity, and Maintenance

Understanding Tooth Bonding: Origins, Necessity, and Maintenance

While dental bonding is safe and effective for most patients, a comprehensive consultation with Dr. Julie Glud can confirm your candidacy. Reserve your consultation at Dental Care of Lombard today to get a healthier, more radiant smile. Just call our dental office in Lombard, IL, at (630) 629-5700 to get started now!

25 Interesting Facts About Teeth Whitening

25 Interesting Facts About Teeth Whitening

While the concept of teeth whitening is widely known, there are many surprising facts and intricacies about this beauty-enhancing process. In today’s blog, we explore 25 fascinating and unexpected facts about teeth whitening that might just change the way you view your pearly whites.

8 Surprising Dental Tips from Your Dentist in Lombard

8 Surprising Dental Tips from Your Dentist in Lombard

At Dental Care of Lombard, Dr. Julie Glud offers a full range of dental services, including restorative and cosmetic care. But her primary goal is to protect your oral health and keep problems from developing in the first place. Seeing patients of all ages, including children and geriatric patients, she can help you and your family maintain great dental health for life.

17 FAQs Unveiling the Magic of Invisalign®

17 FAQs Unveiling the Magic of Invisalign®

In recent years, Invisalign has become the gold standard of orthodontic care. This revolutionary solution offers a discreet and convenient alternative to traditional braces by adjusting teeth through a series of clear aligners.   Obtaining a healthier, more balanced...

Presidential Dental Hygiene throughout History

Presidential Dental Hygiene throughout History

As we celebrate President’s Day, we are likely thinking about the heroic actions of our past leaders. Washington’s unflappable courage, Jefferson’s noble rhetoric, and Lincoln’s stalwart dedication are all the stuff of legend. So it’s easy to forget that these...

Lombard Dentist Offers Dental Membership Plan for Uninsured Patients

Lombard Dentist Offers Dental Membership Plan for Uninsured Patients

Lombard dentist, Dr. Julie Glud Hilbrenner gives her patients an alternative to traditional private dental insurance or going uninsured. In today’s blog, you’ll learn about: Going Uninsured Dental Insurance Dental Membership Benefits of Membership Smile Membership...

Dentist in Lombard Unravels the Quirky World of Teeth and Gums

Dentist in Lombard Unravels the Quirky World of Teeth and Gums

Have you ever wondered why you get nervous before a dental appointment or why you lose teeth as you get older? Our dentist in Lombard, IL, is here to answer all of your quirky questions about teeth and gums! We often take our pearly whites for granted, but there's a...

Cosmetic Dental Bonding vs. Veneers: Which is right for me?

Cosmetic Dental Bonding vs. Veneers: Which is right for me?

With advancements in cosmetic dentistry, individuals now have various options to enhance the aesthetics of their teeth. Two popular choices for achieving a radiant smile are cosmetic dental bonding and veneers. Understanding the differences between these procedures...

What to Do if Dental Crowns Break or Go Missing

What to Do if Dental Crowns Break or Go Missing

Dental crowns are common dental prosthetics that dentists use in restorative dentistry. These remarkable, tooth-shaped prosthetics help cover and protect a damaged or decayed tooth, keeping it safe from continued harm. Think your smile could benefit from dental...

Ask a Lombard Dentist: “What does it mean if…”

Ask a Lombard Dentist: “What does it mean if…”

Taking care of your smile is key to looking and feeling your best. However, many people have questions about their oral health. Understanding what certain signs or symptoms mean can help you address concerns promptly before they become bigger, more expensive issues....

“How long do they last?” and Other FAQs about Dental Crowns

“How long do they last?” and Other FAQs about Dental Crowns

Despite being one of the most common restorative dentistry treatments, dental crowns can be intimidating if you’ve never had one before. You may not know what to expect, both during treatment and once your crowns are in place. Fortunately, once you have a good idea of...

Your Family Dentist Explains How Pregnancy Affects Oral Health

Your Family Dentist Explains How Pregnancy Affects Oral Health

News outlets have been buzzing lately with the story that scientists may have found the cause of pregnancy morning sickness. And while this is great news for moms-to-be (at least moms in the future), there are still other health concerns for expecting women. Among...

What’s the best method of teeth whitening? 

What’s the best method of teeth whitening? 

Cosmetic dentistry is becoming more popular than ever, with thousands of people enjoying a brighter smile and an improved sense of self-esteem. Among cosmetic treatments, teeth whitening is one of the most common and easily accessible options. But with so many...

Essential Winter Oral Health Tips From Your Dentist in Lombard, IL

Essential Winter Oral Health Tips From Your Dentist in Lombard, IL

Winter brings a unique set of challenges for maintaining optimal oral health. The chilly weather, festive indulgences, and holiday celebrations can impact your teeth and gums in various ways. Dr. Julie Glud, our dentist in Lombard, IL, is committed to helping her...

Do you believe these 5 myths about cosmetic dentistry?

Do you believe these 5 myths about cosmetic dentistry?

If the look of your smile is affecting your self-esteem, you may want to consider cosmetic dentistry. With a variety of procedures to choose from, cosmetic treatment can enhance nearly every aspect of your smile, from tooth color to dental alignment. But despite the...

Why Your Children’s Dentistry Expert Is Thankful for Fluoride

Why Your Children’s Dentistry Expert Is Thankful for Fluoride

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us here at Dental Care of Lombard! We certainly have a lot to be thankful for - number one being all of our amazing patients! But as experts in children’s dentistry, we also have to mention how grateful we are for fluoride! Though this...

Do home remedies for a toothache actually work?

Do home remedies for a toothache actually work?

Few things are worse than a horrible toothache. Your tooth might be tiny, but it can send radiating pain across your face and neck. When you’re experiencing this type of discomfort, you may feel desperate to try anything that will relieve your pain. But do those old,...

Ask a Dentist in Lombard: How does diabetes affect oral health?

Ask a Dentist in Lombard: How does diabetes affect oral health?

November is American Diabetes Month®. Diabetes can affect nearly every aspect of your health, including your oral health. Whether you suffer from type 1 or type 2 diabetes, you are at a higher risk for periodontal disease and tooth loss. That’s why it’s essential to...

Can I eat Halloween candy with Invisalign®?

Can I eat Halloween candy with Invisalign®?

Halloween is a fun and spooky time of year that many of us look forward to. And one of the biggest highlights of Halloween (especially for children and candy enthusiasts) is the delicious array of sweet treats available. From chocolate bars to gummy worms, the...

Family Dentist in Lombard Explains FMR: Full Mouth Rehabilitation

Family Dentist in Lombard Explains FMR: Full Mouth Rehabilitation

A smile with missing teeth or dark, diseased, painful, or chipped teeth may need a phased treatment plan to restore good oral health, function, and appearance. In some cases, old dental work also needs to be addressed. When multiple treatments are combined in this...

Comparison: Porcelain Veneers vs Cosmetic Dental Crowns

Comparison: Porcelain Veneers vs Cosmetic Dental Crowns

If you dislike your front teeth because they’re dingy, crooked, widely spaced, oddly shaped, cracked, or chipped, it’s time to visit Dental Care of Lombard. Our owner, Dr. Julie Glud, is an experienced restorative, cosmetic, and family dentist. She designs porcelain...

A Family Dentist for Kids, Parents, and Grandparents

A Family Dentist for Kids, Parents, and Grandparents

A family dentist provides professional dental care to patients of all ages. In Lombard, family dentist Dr. Julie Glud wants to take special care of your loved ones’ smiles. As a mom, wife, and daughter, Dr. Glud understands and respects busy schedules!  Between your...

Choosing the Right Dental Care: Family Dentist vs. Pediatric Dentist

Choosing the Right Dental Care: Family Dentist vs. Pediatric Dentist

When it comes to dental care, finding the right provider is crucial for the health and well-being of your family. One common dilemma that many parents face is whether to choose a pediatric dentist or a family dentist. While both have their merits, our team at Dental...

5 Common Causes and Cures for Jaw Pain

5 Common Causes and Cures for Jaw Pain

Did you know that jaw pain could indicate heart problems, particularly jaw pain in women? Our jaws are complex. Not only do they provide support for our teeth, but two jaw joints allow the mandible to open and close the mouth, chew food, and move side to side. A...

Partial Dentures vs. Dental Bridges: Which is right for you?

Partial Dentures vs. Dental Bridges: Which is right for you?

Partial dentures and dental bridges are two common restorative dentistry choices to repair your smile and oral functionality after losing one or more teeth. While both of these dental prosthetics replace missing teeth, they differ in their design, function, and...

Need a tooth extraction? Here are 7 possible reasons why.

Need a tooth extraction? Here are 7 possible reasons why.

Our teeth are incredibly important. We need them for chewing, speaking, and maintaining a beautiful smile. However, there are times when a tooth extraction becomes necessary. Indeed, a tooth extraction may be the very thing you need to keep your smile looking and...

Have a toothache? Here are 5 common causes of tooth pain. 

Have a toothache? Here are 5 common causes of tooth pain. 

Tooth pain can happen to anyone. Whether it's a sharp, shooting pain or a persistent ache, a toothache can disrupt daily routines and make even the simplest tasks (like eating and speaking) a challenge. Understanding the causes of tooth pain and exploring effective...

Urgent Care for Teeth: Addressing Dental Emergencies

Urgent Care for Teeth: Addressing Dental Emergencies

When you’re in a dental crisis, urgent care for teeth cannot be underestimated. Indeed, neglecting dental emergencies can lead to significant discomfort, pain, and even long-term consequences for your oral health. That’s why it’s so important to seek restorative...

5 Best Secrets to Choosing a Family Dentist in Lombard

5 Best Secrets to Choosing a Family Dentist in Lombard

Whether you’re new to the Lombard area or you need to find a new family dentist in Lombard, you’ll find that today’s blog was created with you in mind.  Families are made up of imperfect people with a wide range of likes, dislikes, fears, goals, and quirks. Choosing a...

Top 5 Unusual Questions About Invisalign

Top 5 Unusual Questions About Invisalign

At first blush, Invisalign sounds absolutely awesome! The clear, custom-made aligners are practically invisible, and they’re also removable. Treatment time is less than that of traditional braces, and Invisalign features no wires or brackets to irritate sensitive soft...

5 Things to Know Before Wisdom Tooth Removal

5 Things to Know Before Wisdom Tooth Removal

Wisdom teeth are those irritable third molars that usually erupt in a person’s late teens or early twenties. Most of us have four wisdom teeth, two on top and two on bottom. However, some people are born with only three, while others have five! According to...

Part 2: Lombard Dentist Offers Gentle Geriatric Dentistry

Part 2: Lombard Dentist Offers Gentle Geriatric Dentistry

Lombard dentist Dr. Julie Glud helps geriatric patients enjoy high-quality, healthy lives by securing and managing good oral health. Schedule your comprehensive oral evaluation today. At this appointment, Dr. Glud will identify obvious and underlying dental concerns,...

Part 1: Lombard Dentist Offers Gentle Geriatric Dentistry

Part 1: Lombard Dentist Offers Gentle Geriatric Dentistry

As a female dentist, daughter, wife, and mother, Dr. Julie Glud lends a gentle touch to her compassionate chairside manner, for patients of all ages. Geriatric patients often experience dental issues that are new to them–issues they’ve never before had to address. As...

You Don’t Need a Periodontist: Implants Offered Here!

You Don’t Need a Periodontist: Implants Offered Here!

If you want to improve your life with dental implants, you may have been referred to a periodontist. Implants, however, don’t require a specialist. At Dental Care of Lombard, Dr. Glud places and restores single dental implants, as well as implant bridges and dentures....

What Do Dental Crowns Do?

What Do Dental Crowns Do?

Also called caps, dental crowns restore damaged, treated, or unattractive permanent teeth. The material used to fabricate a crown depends upon the forces the restoration will encounter when chewing and biting, as well as the patient’s preference.  Ceramic crowns look...

6 Reasons Teeth Whitening Is So Popular

6 Reasons Teeth Whitening Is So Popular

Our patients love the results of professional teeth whitening, and rightfully so. It’s the single most popular cosmetic dental procedure on the planet. Here at Dental Care of Lombard, Dr. Julie Glud offers a safe, convenient, effective, and affordable home whitening...

Are Porcelain Veneers Right for You?

Are Porcelain Veneers Right for You?

Do you hide your smile behind a grin for photos or when meeting new people? Are you dissatisfied with your smile? If so, schedule an appointment with Dr. Julie Glud about cosmetic dentistry. Porcelain veneers, cosmetic bonding, or white crowns can improve the...

Why Is a Dental Cleaning So Important?

Why Is a Dental Cleaning So Important?

All people over age five need a checkup and dental cleaning every six months, but why? If you have no cavities, you brush and floss daily, and your checkup went well, why do you also need a dental cleaning? This is a great question, and in today’s blog, we’ll provide...

A Tough Decision: Traditional Dentures or Implant Dentures

A Tough Decision: Traditional Dentures or Implant Dentures

What’s going to make you smile? Traditional or implant-supported dentures? If you have a mouthful of old bridges and crowns, or if your remaining natural teeth have failed and it’s time to move from a partial denture to a full denture, don’t feel intimidated or...

Different Kinds of Dental Crowns and Their Benefits

Different Kinds of Dental Crowns and Their Benefits

Dental crowns are an effective restorative dentistry solution to restore damaged or decayed teeth. They provide strength and protection, as well as improve the appearance of your smile. However, choosing the right kind of dental crown for you may take some...

Common Signs of Bad Implants and What to Do About Them

Common Signs of Bad Implants and What to Do About Them

Dental implants are a great restorative dentistry solution for most people who have lost one or more teeth due to decay, injury or periodontal disease. A dental implant is a metallic rod that a trained dental provider or oral surgeon surgically places into the bone...

Is Pediatric or Family Dentistry Best for Kids?

Is Pediatric or Family Dentistry Best for Kids?

You adore your children with a love that can only exist between moms and kids, and dads and kids. You want to choose the best health care for them, including the best dentist. So the question you may ask is, is pediatric (children’s) dentistry as good as family...

How should I prepare for professional teeth whitening?

How should I prepare for professional teeth whitening?

Professional teeth whitening is a safe, effective, and wildly popular cosmetic dentistry treatment that can help you achieve a brighter, more confident smile. But, before you schedule an appointment with our Lombard, IL, dentist for teeth whitening, there are a few...

Should you seek a second opinion on tooth extraction?

Should you seek a second opinion on tooth extraction?

If a dentist has recommended tooth extraction, and you feel that the diagnosis is inaccurate or that the treatment is unnecessary, it’s okay to seek a second opinion. Tooth removal should always be a last resort, though in many cases it is the best treatment option to...

Preventive Dental Care Supports Good Systemic Health

Preventive Dental Care Supports Good Systemic Health

A healthy lifestyle supports good overall health, quality of life, and longevity. Preventive dental care is key to maintaining cognitive and whole-body health. Dr. Julie Glud at Dental Care of Lombard offers all the services your family needs to prevent oral health...

Missing Teeth Poses a Big Problem for Your Long-Term Wellness

Missing Teeth Poses a Big Problem for Your Long-Term Wellness

Are you the one in family photos with an awkward, close-lipped grin? Do you dread seeing your close-up during your Monday morning Zoom meeting, trying to speak as little as possible? If you are missing teeth, you know the crippling embarrassment it can cause. But...

Five Dental Hygiene Tips for a Healthier Smile

Five Dental Hygiene Tips for a Healthier Smile

Good dental hygiene is crucial for maintaining a healthy smile. Not only does it help prevent bad breath and tooth decay, but it can also prevent gum disease and other serious health conditions. That’s why dentists recommend yearly preventive dentistry appointments to...

Will I need a tooth extraction?

Will I need a tooth extraction?

At Dental Care of Lombard, Dr. Julie Glud and our team want to help you keep healthy, strong, natural teeth throughout life! However, when tooth extraction is the best option for good oral health and comfortable oral function, Dr. Glud will recommend it. She will also...

How to Prepare for a Routine Dental Cleaning

How to Prepare for a Routine Dental Cleaning

Dental cleaning is a critical aspect of oral hygiene and general health. Regular dental cleanings help prevent tooth decay, gum disease, and other dental problems. The process of dental cleaning can be daunting for some people, especially those who have never...

Four Signs to Visit an Emergency Dentist in Lombard, IL

Four Signs to Visit an Emergency Dentist in Lombard, IL

Dental emergencies can happen at any time, even when you think you’re most prepared. These urgent situations require immediate attention from a trained dental professional to properly restore your smile. Our emergency dentist in Lombard, IL, is here to help.  ...

Trusted Lombard dentist answers your FAQs.

Trusted Lombard dentist answers your FAQs.

When you have dental concerns, you should always feel comfortable talking with your dentist. Dr. Julie Glud, a respected family dentist in Lombard, and our team have a passion for helping patients. We provide patient-centered dental care by investing in and developing...

How to Find a Family Dentist in Lombard, IL

How to Find a Family Dentist in Lombard, IL

Finding the right family dentist in Lombard may feel like a challenging task. You need a dentist you can trust and a dental team who will make you and your loved ones feel safe, well cared for, and comfortable. How can you know if the dentist you choose is the right...

Hook Up on Tinder

Hook Up on Tinder

Since dating can be stressful, there is the possibility of humor to try to reduce tensions. In a new study published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Rosenfeld found that heterosexual couples are more likely to meet a romantic partner online...

Is professional teeth whitening safe for my teenager? 

Is professional teeth whitening safe for my teenager? 

The teenage years are difficult enough without the added pressure of having a perfect smile. Still, in today’s social media culture, teenagers who have yellow or stained teeth often deal with insecurity. Teeth whitening can help them feel more confident. Thankfully,...

Innovative Cosmetic Dentistry to Remove White Spots on Teeth

Innovative Cosmetic Dentistry to Remove White Spots on Teeth

People often complain about dental staining, noting how yellow or brown discoloration affects their appearance. But white spots can have an equally noticeable impact on your smile. Plus, they may indicate early decay. Fortunately, cosmetic dentistry treatments can...

Pediatric Dentistry Expert Answers FAQs about Caring for Baby Teeth

Pediatric Dentistry Expert Answers FAQs about Caring for Baby Teeth

Have you noticed that baby dental care often goes overlooked? There is an overwhelming amount of information regarding feeding, sleeping, and potty training. But even some pediatricians seem to dismiss the importance of children’s dentistry. Fortunately, your...

What type of dental work do I need for a cavity?

What type of dental work do I need for a cavity?

When you are told you have a cavity, you likely assume that you will need a dental filling. It’s true that fillings are the most common restorative dentistry treatment for tooth decay. But there are other types of dental work that may be appropriate, especially if you...

Your Dental Office Explains How Alcohol Affects Your Oral Health

Your Dental Office Explains How Alcohol Affects Your Oral Health

With Christmas just a few days away and New Year’s Eve around the bend, you may be planning to enjoy a few alcoholic beverages. While that champagne toast is unlikely to do significant damage, it is important to understand the way that alcohol impacts your oral...

What to Do If You Have a Dental Emergency

What to Do If You Have a Dental Emergency

Are you experiencing a dental emergency? It’s easy to panic, but keeping a cool head can help to minimize damage and discomfort. Whatever the exact emergency, contact your dentist’s office right away. Then take the appropriate steps at home. Fortunately, when you are...

Great Stocking Stuffer Ideas from Your Lombard Dentist

Great Stocking Stuffer Ideas from Your Lombard Dentist

Looking for the perfect stocking stuffer? Why not give the gift of dental health? In this post, your Lombard dentist suggests some great products for this Christmas season. We don’t recommend filling your loved one’s stockings entirely with dental-related gifts. But a...

“How long do composite fillings last?” and Other FAQs

“How long do composite fillings last?” and Other FAQs

Composite fillings are often part of restorative dentistry treatments, like cavity removal. As such, they help to repair dental damage while fully restoring your smile’s comfort and function. If you need a dental filling, then you may have some questions about the...

Four Ways to Protect New Dental Crowns

Four Ways to Protect New Dental Crowns

Dental crowns (also called caps) are tooth-shaped prosthetics that protect teeth from further damage or complete a dental implant. As such, they are an ideal restorative dentistry treatment to repair and protect your smile.   If you’re looking for high-quality...

Dentures Quiz: See If They Are Right for You

Dentures Quiz: See If They Are Right for You

So, you want to replace missing teeth with comfortable dentures. Congratulations! But, before you can start your restorative dentistry journey, you need to know if these appliances are right for you. Dr. Julie Glud and the team at Dental Care of Lombard are here to...

Five Ways to Improve Your Smile with Dental Bonding

Five Ways to Improve Your Smile with Dental Bonding

Weak, damaged, or otherwise compromised teeth can significantly impact the appearance of your smile. Fortunately, there are a number of restorative treatments that patients can seek to strengthen and repair their smiles. Dental bonding is one such treatment that can...

4 Qualities of a Good Teeth Whitening Candidate

4 Qualities of a Good Teeth Whitening Candidate

Teeth whitening is one of the quickest cosmetic dentistry treatments to improve the appearance of your smile exponentially. Additionally, professional whitening treatments can help you feel better about yourself, and others will perceive you as happier, more...

Preventive Dentistry Treatments: Dental Cleanings & More

Preventive Dentistry Treatments: Dental Cleanings & More

Would you like to avoid oral health problems altogether? Want to maintain optimal oral health? Preventive dentistry (dental cleanings, for example) is the answer! Prevention begins at home by brushing your teeth twice daily, flossing daily, drinking plenty of water,...

Is a dental bridge YOUR best tooth replacement option?

Is a dental bridge YOUR best tooth replacement option?

Tooth loss is common for people of all ages with a chronic disease and even more common for those over 65, according to the CDC. Car accidents, sports injuries, clumsiness, poor oral health, and chewing on hard foods can also be the reason for tooth loss.  Thankfully,...

4 Surprising Tips for Better Preventive Dentistry at Home

4 Surprising Tips for Better Preventive Dentistry at Home

You brush when you wake up and before you go to bed at night. You floss daily, and you schedule preventive dentistry visits twice a year. But you still may not be doing enough to fully protect your oral health. In fact, if you’re brushing or flossing incorrectly, you...

Oral Health Concerns and Restorative Dentistry for 65+

Oral Health Concerns and Restorative Dentistry for 65+

Just when you think you know all you need to know about your health, another birthday passes and your body changes. Senior patients, those age 65 and older, are more likely to experience certain oral health challenges than are younger patients.  In today’s blog, we’ll...

Do You Need a New Dental Crown?

Do You Need a New Dental Crown?

Dental crowns, called caps in previous generations, are durable restorations that cover a tooth above the gumline. Crowns provide structural support for damaged teeth. And while metal and ceramic crowns are quite strong, they don’t last forever.

Root Planing (Deep Cleaning) for Gum Disease

Root Planing (Deep Cleaning) for Gum Disease

Gum disease (also known as periodontal disease) is a silent disease that many people do not realize they have until it is too late. So, what can patients do about it once they learn that they have it? Luckily, there are periodontic solutions, such as root planing...

5 Benefits of Composite Fillings

5 Benefits of Composite Fillings

Tooth decay is not a problem to ignore, and it won’t go away without treatment. Tooth pain, sensitivity, and staining will all only continue to get worse without proper care. Composite fillings are a safe, efficient, and effective solution for treating cavities. If...

4 FAQs About Cosmetic Dentistry

4 FAQs About Cosmetic Dentistry

Cosmetic dentistry can restore the look and function of an unhealthy smile. Dr. Julie Glud at Dental Care of Lombard is a respected cosmetic dentist with many years of experience in creating beautiful smiles.

Children’s Dentistry Explains Why Baby Teeth are Significant

Children’s Dentistry Explains Why Baby Teeth are Significant

A common misconception is that primary teeth (or baby teeth) are insignificant because they fall out eventually. However, this couldn’t be further from the truth. As a mother, Dr. Julie Glud understands that the smallest smiles are worth protecting. So, schedule a...

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