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Oral Cancer Screening: Frequently Asked Questions

Oral Cancer Screening: Frequently Asked Questions

Although the early stages of oral cancer can fly under the radar to the untrained eye, oral cancer symptoms can become painful and potentially dangerous. When was your last preventive oral cancer screening?  Taking a moment to schedule an oral cancer screening could...

How Material Affects Dental Crown Costs

How Material Affects Dental Crown Costs

Damaged tooth? A dental crown can restore function to your smile while still preserving your natural tooth structure. In extreme cases where the tooth has already been lost or extracted, a crown can attach to a dental implant to replace the missing tooth. Dr. Julie...

5 Ways to Avoid Bad Implants

5 Ways to Avoid Bad Implants

Bad implants can cause complications, so it is important to see a dentist you can trust. Talk to Dr. Glud to learn more about minimizing the risk of implant failure.

Never Ignore These Types of Tooth Pain

Never Ignore These Types of Tooth Pain

Dental pain is a public health problem that affects up to 88% of people, and the nerves in our teeth communicate that something is wrong with toothaches. Ignoring a toothache can seem justified for patients with a jam-packed schedule or fear of going to the dentist....

Tooth Extraction: When is it necessary?

Tooth Extraction: When is it necessary?

Even though a tooth extraction is not the most thrilling procedure, removing a tooth to preserve oral and overall health is necessary in certain circumstances. Regardless, it’s natural for people to wonder if extraction is really necessary. Simply, there are many...

Are you a dental implant candidate? Click here to find out.

Are you a dental implant candidate? Click here to find out.

For those who qualify, dental implants offer a long-term, durable, and aesthetically pleasing solution to the perpetual missing teeth problem. However, patients must undergo a thorough evaluation to determine if they are good dental implant candidates. Dr. Julie Glud...

Should you go to urgent care for a dental emergency?

Should you go to urgent care for a dental emergency?

Sudden, severe oral pain has the power to ruin your day. But, what should you do if a dental emergency becomes unbearable? Before you rush to the emergency room, speak with an emergency dentist if you can. Serving Lombard, IL, and surrounding areas, Dr. Julie Glud...

5 Winning Reasons to Have a Family Dentist

5 Winning Reasons to Have a Family Dentist

There’s no doubt about it, you want your family to be happy, healthy, and smiling. One of the best ways to do that is to ensure each member receives top-notch dental care.  A family dentist can offer you a wide array of services from routine cleanings, to cosmetic...

7 Incredible Facts About Teeth Whitening

7 Incredible Facts About Teeth Whitening

Is your smile starting to look dull, dingy, or discolored? Professional teeth whitening can help erase the superficial stains that naturally accumulate on teeth over time. In turn, you can restore your smile back to its original brilliance, without sacrificing your...

How to Avoid Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction

How to Avoid Dry Socket After Tooth Extraction

After tooth extraction, it’s an essential part of the healing process to form a blood clot over the removal site. Naturally, this blood clot protects and heals the underlying bone and nerve endings. Ideally, this clot remains in place as the gums heal and the mouth...

Congenitally Missing Teeth? This could be why.

Congenitally Missing Teeth? This could be why.

Referred to as congenitally missing teeth (CMT), tooth agenesis, or hypodontia, these conditions are collectively characterized by being born with fewer than average baby and adult teeth. (Although absent wisdom teeth are considered normal and not a part of...

Periodontics: What is it, and why is it important?

Periodontics: What is it, and why is it important?

Primarily, the focus of periodontics is to prevent periodontal disease. Because nearly half of adults over the age of 30 suffer from some form of periodontal (gum) disease, it’s essential to keep a watchful eye on the gums and other supporting structures.  At Dental...

What can I eat after tooth extraction?

What can I eat after tooth extraction?

Although we do not recommend tooth extraction frequently, in certain cases, it can have significant benefits for your oral health. The most common reason for extraction, of course, is wisdom teeth removal, which can prevent crowding and misalignment. In other cases,...

Dental Bridges: Everything You Want to Know

Dental Bridges: Everything You Want to Know

People choose dental bridges to address one to three consecutive missing teeth. When applied correctly, bridges can: Help balance your bite Support eating, speaking, and smiling Prevent natural teeth from drifting out of place Are you contemplating getting a dental...

Try Icon Teeth Treatment to Remove Embarrassing White Spots

Try Icon Teeth Treatment to Remove Embarrassing White Spots

If you struggle with unsightly white spots on your teeth, Icon teeth treatment is an innovative cosmetic dentistry option that can give you a healthier-looking smile. This unique procedure helps to restore lost minerals in your dental enamel. In this way, it...

Does my child really need a dental cleaning?

Does my child really need a dental cleaning?

You are hypervigilant about scheduling your child’s doctor’s appointments, but when it comes to their oral health, you may wonder if you really need to schedule a dental cleaning. After all, aren’t children pretty resilient when it comes to dental health? And aren’t...

Preventive Dentistry: Saving Your Health and Wallet

Preventive Dentistry: Saving Your Health and Wallet

When it comes to maintaining your health, prevention is key. That’s why it’s important to regularly visit a dentist that offers preventive dentistry services. Dental cleanings and exams, digital x-rays, and oral cancer screenings are all services that keep you healthy...

Implant-Supported Dentures: Advantages and Disadvantages

Implant-Supported Dentures: Advantages and Disadvantages

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, approximately 120 million Americans are missing at least one tooth. And, shockingly, over 36 million Americans are missing all of their teeth. If you’re one of the millions living with tooth loss, then it’s time to...

How to Find an Excellent Family Dentist in Lombard, Illinois

How to Find an Excellent Family Dentist in Lombard, Illinois

When it comes to your and your family’s oral health, only an excellent Lombard, IL, family dentist will do. You’re looking for a compassionate dentist who is highly skilled and stays current with modern dental advancements. However, finding a family dentist that fits...

Restore Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

Restore Your Smile with a Dental Bridge

If you’re one of the nearly 180 million Americans living with tooth loss, then you might feel self-conscious about your smile. However, embarrassment isn’t the only effect of missing teeth. Tooth loss can lead to dental shifting, muscle and bone atrophy, facial...

Invisalign or braces: which is better for me?

Invisalign or braces: which is better for me?

Are you considering reshaping your smile, but aren’t sure if Invisalign® or braces are a better fit for you? In this article, we’ll discuss candidacy factors, benefits, and potential drawbacks of each option. With this information, you’ll be able to make the best...

The Pros and Cons of Dental Implants

The Pros and Cons of Dental Implants

Dental implants are a contemporary method to replace missing teeth. The procedure requires an appointment with an oral surgeon to insert a post into the jaw bone. Through a process known as osseointegration, the implant fuses to the bone, which maximizes stability....

White Spots on Teeth: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

White Spots on Teeth: Causes, Treatments, and Prevention

Have you noticed white spots on your teeth or your child’s teeth? These spots can be caused by several factors. Medications, diet, illness, trauma to the tooth, or too much fluoride exposure may be some factors. In most cases, however, the spots are no cause for...

Geriatric Dentistry: Oral Care into the Golden Years

Geriatric Dentistry: Oral Care into the Golden Years

Advancements in medicine and technology mean that people are living longer. As the elderly population grows, so does the need for skilled geriatric dentists. At Dental Care of Lombard, Dr. Julie Glud understands the importance of caring for her senior patients. She...

Common Myths and Facts About Dental Bridges

Common Myths and Facts About Dental Bridges

Bone deterioration, shifting teeth, and gum disease are just a few effects of untreated tooth loss. At Dental Care of Lombard, Dr. Julie Glud provides her patients with many restorative options, including dental bridges.  Dr. Glud’s expertise in cosmetic and...

Lombard Dentist Answers: Why am I experiencing throbbing tooth pain?

Lombard Dentist Answers: Why am I experiencing throbbing tooth pain?

Toothaches can cause significant discomfort, and many people describe throbbing tooth pain as one of the most unpleasant scenarios that one can experience. Because dental discomfort is a prevalent public health problem, many people wonder what provokes them. Here are...

Four Signs That It’s Time for a Teeth Cleaning

Four Signs That It’s Time for a Teeth Cleaning

In a recent survey, 42% of Americans claim that they do not visit the dentist as often as they would like. If you are like one of many Americans who don’t visit the dentist regularly, it can sometimes be challenging to determine whether it’s time for a teeth cleaning...

Get Toothache Pain Relief Fast (Home Remedies & Professional Care)

Get Toothache Pain Relief Fast (Home Remedies & Professional Care)

What affects over 20% of the population and costs Americans over $32 billion each year? The answer is orofacial pain (also known as toothaches). People with toothaches generally have one chief concern: finding relief. While severity ranges, a toothache can be a...

“How long do tooth sealants last?” & Other FAQs

“How long do tooth sealants last?” & Other FAQs

Cavities are one of the most common conditions to harm the oral health of children and teens. If left untreated, they can lead to infection and cause pain, as well as problems eating and speaking. Consequently, children may experience difficulty focusing and...

Dental Crown Types: Cost Comparison

Dental Crown Types: Cost Comparison

Do you have a tooth that is decayed, misshapen, or broken? Dentists often recommend dental crowns (caps) to cover a severely damaged tooth, a single dental implant, or support a dental bridge. In general, dental crowns can range from $800 to $1,500 (or more). However,...

General Dentist vs Orthodontist: Who should I call?

General Dentist vs Orthodontist: Who should I call?

Dentists and orthodontists both are committed to keeping our mouths, teeth, and gums healthy. While there are significant crossovers and a shared base of training, a general dentist diagnoses and treats conditions involving your teeth, gums and mouth. Orthodontists...

How to Find a Family Dentist in Lombard, IL

How to Find a Family Dentist in Lombard, IL

Every member of your family deserves excellent oral care designed to treat their unique needs. The fantastic news is that there are dental offices that accommodate specifically for families. Family dentists offer many services in a single location for patients of...

Dental Crowns: What to Expect After Placement

Dental Crowns: What to Expect After Placement

Did you know that a single crown is the most common restorative procedure? If your teeth are severely decayed, damaged, or misshapen, a dental crown may help. A dental crown is a cap placed over the top of the tooth to restore its size, shape, and function. Getting a...

How To Make Your Removable Partial Denture Last Longer

How To Make Your Removable Partial Denture Last Longer

Dentists often recommend a removable partial denture to replace up to three consecutively missing teeth to restore function and aesthetics. This dental prosthesis can help patients chew again and stabilize the remaining natural teeth. According to the Cleveland...

Invisalign®: Pros and Cons

In the United States, the demand for straight teeth is skyrocketing. If you had the choice between metal braces or clear aligners, which would you prefer? If you selected clear aligners, you are not alone. Clear aligners have become more prevalent over the past...

What type of dental bridge is the best?

What type of dental bridge is the best?

What type of dental bridge is the best? Between the ages of 20 and 64, the average adult has three or more decayed or missing teeth. Missing teeth can affect the way a person communicates and functions in daily life. Dental bridges are a common and effective tooth...

Who is a good candidate for teeth whitening?

Who is a good candidate for teeth whitening?

Do you avoid smiling because of discolored teeth? You’re not alone. Teeth whitening treatments can often help this condition.  There are two types of tooth stains. Extrinsic stains often affect longtime smokers, soda drinkers, and coffee and tea drinkers. They may...

What’s the best way to care for dentures?

What’s the best way to care for dentures?

Dentures are an essential part of life for many. They help restore dental health and can be a source of confidence, self-esteem, and happiness. As such, care for dentures can be an important part of the daily routines of denture wearers. Dr. Julie Glud of Dental Care...

Why Seniors Need a Trustworthy General Dentist

Why Seniors Need a Trustworthy General Dentist

How long has it been since you’ve seen a general dentist? If it’s been longer than six months, it’s time to schedule an appointment, especially if you’re a senior citizen. .  There are more than 52 million senior citizens in the United States, and that number is...

Does gum disease prevent you from getting dental implants?

Does gum disease prevent you from getting dental implants?

Gum disease and dental implants sometimes go hand in hand. Gum disease often leads to tooth loss and implants are an easy way to replace teeth. A perfect match, right? The reality is a bit more complex. Gum disease leads to diminished gum tissue and jaw bone density....

How to Find a Family-Friendly Dentist Near Me

How to Find a Family-Friendly Dentist Near Me

Does your family dentist get your kids excited about brushing? Are you looking for a steady, reliable “dentist near me” that can do it all?  In general, children should meet with their dentist once their first tooth breaks through or when they turn one, whichever...

All Your Family’s Dental Care in One Office

All Your Family’s Dental Care in One Office

Does your current dentist take the time to understand your needs? Are you on the hunt for a family dentist you can trust? Family dentists provide dental services to patients of all ages. They specialize in caring for children, teens, young adults, and older adults....

Cosmetic Dentistry: Services and Benefits

Cosmetic Dentistry: Services and Benefits

The goal of cosmetic dentistry is to help patients achieve their ideal smiles to boost confidence, improve health and function, and improve their work, social, and home lives. The cosmetic dentistry process involves working with an experienced dentist to create a...

The Pros and Cons of a Dental Bridge

The Pros and Cons of a Dental Bridge

A dental bridge is often recommended for patients with one, two, or three missing teeth in a row or when a patient has damaged teeth that cannot be restored. A dental bridge has several advantages and disadvantages when compared to other restorative options like...

Dental Implants: The Good, The Bad, and The Best

Dental Implants: The Good, The Bad, and The Best

Missing teeth can make or break your smile and oral health. A single missing tooth dramatically impacts the appearance of your smile and self-esteem. It also increases the risk of cavities, gum disease, shifting teeth, and further tooth loss. Yikes! The best and most...

5 Reasons for Regular Dental Visits

5 Reasons for Regular Dental Visits

Regular general dentistry visits with Dr. Julie Glud will help keep your teeth healthy and will help you maintain your wonderful smile. While you may have excellent oral hygiene habits, you still need regular dental checkups. You should have a least two dental checkup...

Why a Dental Bridge Might be Your Best Option

Why a Dental Bridge Might be Your Best Option

Whether you’re missing one tooth or several teeth, Dr. Julie Glud has several restorative dentistry options to replace them. Replacing missing teeth is good for your oral health and it is good for your wonderful smile. Dental implants and dental bridges are two teeth...

5 Benefits of Dental Implants

5 Benefits of Dental Implants

Dental implants are an effective way to replace missing teeth. Whether you have one or several teeth missing, Dr. Julie Glud can use dental implants to restore them. Your smile communicates positivity and friendliness to other people. If you don’t smile often or...

Why should I consider dental veneers?

Why should I consider dental veneers?

Why should I consider dental veneers? Your smile is one of the first things people notice about you. If your teeth have gaps, chips, and permanent stains, you may feel self-conscious about smiling, and even try to avoid smiling. We are dental professionals who want to...

Dental Crowns: Which type do you need?

Dental Crowns: Which type do you need?

One of the most common restorative treatments, dental crowns are used to cover teeth that are decayed or damaged. But what type of crown is best for your situation? There are many factors to consider when answering this question. For example, which tooth requires...

Lombard Dentist Answers 7 Common Questions About Dental Veneers

Cosmetic imperfections like chips, gaps, cracks, and discoloration diminish a person’s smile and negatively impact self-esteem.  As dental professionals, oral health is our main concern, but aesthetics is a close second, which is why most dentists offer cosmetic...

What does pain between teeth mean?

What does pain between teeth mean?

Tooth and gum pain is never normal, though it is common. In some cases, emergency dental care is necessary while, in other cases, home remedies will do the trick. Those experiencing dental pain in one tooth, pain between teeth, or gum pain should monitor their...

Dental Implants: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Candidacy

Dental Implants: Advantages, Disadvantages, and Candidacy

One of the worst consequences of having missing teeth is low self-esteem. People who don’t feel confident about how they look often struggle with having good, healthy relationships and are less likely to take risks, especially when it comes to job opportunities....

Dental Bridge: An Effective Solution for Missing Teeth

Dental Bridge: An Effective Solution for Missing Teeth

One, two, or three missing teeth in a row can lead to oral, overall, and mental health issues, such as dental decay, gum disease, further tooth loss, diabetes, heart disease, premature birth, and low self-esteem. Thankfully, for people with missing teeth, these health...

What does it take to achieve a beautiful smile?

What does it take to achieve a beautiful smile?

In our social media world where selfies and candid pictures are constantly being posted, a beautiful smile has become a necessity. Thankfully, dentistry has kept up with the times and most dentists offer affordable and effective cosmetic dentistry treatments that...

Lombard Dentist Answers: How does my diet affect my teeth?

Lombard Dentist Answers: How does my diet affect my teeth?

Most of us understand the impact that our diets have on our bodies. Too much salt can cause bloating and high blood pressure. Too much sugar leads to obesity, lethargy, diabetes, and a whole slew of other health problems. What we eat and drink affects our mouths in...

Tooth Sealants and Other Preventive Dentistry Treatments for Kids

Tooth Sealants and Other Preventive Dentistry Treatments for Kids

According to the American Dental Association, tooth sealants reduce the risk of cavities by nearly 80 percent. The Centers for Disease Control states that “school-aged children without sealants have almost three times more cavities than children with sealants.” No...

Are porcelain veneers safe?

Are porcelain veneers safe?

While veneers have been around since the 1920s, they have become more and more popular over the past decade. This trend is likely a result of social media and a “selfie” culture that emphasizes beautiful smiles. Dentists have always realized the benefits of having a...

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting A Dental Crown

Everything You Need to Know Before Getting A Dental Crown

Dentists recommend dental crowns for all types of reasons. If you’ve been told you need a dental crown, our guess is that you probably have a severely worn, cracked, or weakened tooth. Dentists also recommend crowns for cavities that are too large for fillings, a root...

Missing Teeth: Causes, Consequences, and Treatments

Missing Teeth: Causes, Consequences, and Treatments

Did you know that 120 million people in the U.S. have at least one missing tooth? Thirty-six million don’t have any teeth at all. Preventing tooth loss includes practicing good oral hygiene, eating properly, wearing a mouthguard when playing sports, and visiting the...

The Benefits of Family Dentistry for Your Family

The Benefits of Family Dentistry for Your Family

When it comes to choosing a dentist for your family, you want the best of the best. Many times, parents think that their children need to visit a separate dentist from them. This can be extremely inconvenient. Family dentistry aims to change that. Rather than focusing...

Missing Teeth: Consequences and Solutions

Missing Teeth: Consequences and Solutions

Are missing teeth keepig you from living your best life? Do you feel uncomfortable in social situations or at work? If an incomplete smile can have that much power over you, imagine what a complete and beautiful one could do! Replacing missing teeth isn’t just about...

The Top 3 Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

The Top 3 Benefits of Cosmetic Dentistry

In the past decade, cosmetic dentistry has become more affordable and accessible. Most dentists offer cosmetic dental procedures and have received extensive training in this area. However, when searching for “cosmetic dentistry near me,” it is so important to ensure...

5 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Cleaning Right Now

5 Reasons to Schedule a Dental Cleaning Right Now

Do you regularly practice self-care? For most people, this looks like taking a long bubble bath, exercising, reading a book, or taking time to engage in their favorite hobby. Rarely do people consider that attending doctor and dental appointments could be self-care,...

Dental Implant vs Dental Bridge: Which is right for me?

Dental Implant vs Dental Bridge: Which is right for me?

Modern dentistry has made having missing teeh a thing of the past. Aside from being an aesthetic issue, missing teeth can lead to several other issues, such as: Decay Gum disease More tooth loss Jawbone deterioration Facial atrophy Thankfully, avoiding these problems...

How to Achieve A Better Smile in 2021

How to Achieve A Better Smile in 2021

Did your oral hygiene take the back burner in 2020? It was a crazy and hard year for so many of us. Hopefully, 2021 has much better in store! Some simple self-care practices can certainly help start the year off on the right foot! If you’re ready to achieve a healthy,...

Dentist Near Me Who Treats Children

Dentist Near Me Who Treats Children

Whether it’s school, food, clothes, or dental care, we always want the best for our children. Unfortunately, finding a “dentist near me” who offers compassionate, kid-friendly dental care isn’t always easy. Fortunately for families in the Lombard, IL area, Dr. Julie...

Family Dentist Addresses 5 Oral Health Myths

Family Dentist Addresses 5 Oral Health Myths

Between the internet and advice from family and friends, the truth about oral health and hygiene can get a little murky. One of the best resources for all things related to the mouth is your local family dentist. As with any other part of your health and wellness,...

5 Reasons You Might Need A Dental Crown

5 Reasons You Might Need A Dental Crown

A dental crown is a tooth-shaped covering that covers a person’s natural tooth. These come in many different materials but serve the same purpose. Types of dental crowns include: Metals Stainless steel Composite resin Porcelain-fused-to-metal (PFM) All-ceramic...

What You Should Know About Tooth Sealants

What You Should Know About Tooth Sealants

If there’s one thing that most American children and adults have in common, it’s cavities. This is an unfortunate fact, especially because most cavities are completely avoidable. When we prioritize good oral health by eating properly, drinking plenty of water,...

Your Cosmetic Dentistry Options in Lombard, IL

Your Cosmetic Dentistry Options in Lombard, IL

Have you ever considered the possibility of a picture-perfect smile? Do you look at other peoples’ smiles wishing you had their teeth? Do you cover your mouth when laughing or feel insecure when photos are being taken? If you answered “yes” to any of these questions,...

7 Oral Health Tips from our Lombard Dentist

7 Oral Health Tips from our Lombard Dentist

A person’s smile says a lot about who they are. What does your smile say about you? While there may be a standard of what a smile should look like, we desire that our patients simply have good oral health. Not everyone will have what is believed to be a...

The Best Ways to Prevent Ever Having Missing Teeth

The Best Ways to Prevent Ever Having Missing Teeth

A tooth has never just walked away, never to be found again. At least, as far as we know! Missing teeth are common, but not inevitable. Many of our older patients worry that they are, and many of our younger patients wonder how to prevent tooth loss. Thankfully, we...

What type of dental bridge is right for me?

What type of dental bridge is right for me?

The importance of replacing missing teeth cannot be overstated. An incomplete smile can lead to major oral health problems like gum disease, decay, and further tooth loss. If left untreated, these issues can cause overall health problems as well as mental health...

Am I a candidate for porcelain veneers?

Am I a candidate for porcelain veneers?

If you’re one of the millions of American adults who desire to improve the appearance of their smiles, porcelain veneers could be the answer! This incredible cosmetic dentistry option was created by Dr. Charles Pincus in 1928. Back then, veneers were temporary and...

Transform Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Transform Your Smile With Cosmetic Dentistry

Do you find yourself covering your teeth? Do you dread smiling in front of others? If so, then a smile makeover can be just what you need to restore your teeth. At Dental Care of Lombard, we offer cosmetic dentistry near you in Lombard, IL. Since we provide a range of...

Do I Need a Dental Cleaning?

Do I Need a Dental Cleaning?

We’ve all heard how important it is to visit your dentist regularly for a good dental cleaning. In our Lombard, IL, practice, we use these visits to protect your smile and ensure your oral health is optimal. Think of a dental cleaning as preventative care for your...

How to Know If A Dental Crown Is Necessary

How to Know If A Dental Crown Is Necessary

Dental crowns are a common solution to various dental problems. When a dentist recommends a dental crown, it’s usually because the patient’s natural tooth is damaged so much that it doesn’t function properly. Damage to a tooth may cause it to be weak or more...

5 Oral Hygiene Tips for the Whole Family

5 Oral Hygiene Tips for the Whole Family

As a parent, we know you have so much on your plate already. We certainly don’t want to add to it, but we do want to help improve the quality of life for you and your family! Oral hygiene is more than just brushing and flossing; the goal of family dentistry is to make...

How Can I Improve My Smile with Dental Care?

How Can I Improve My Smile with Dental Care?

Your smile is one of the first things that people notice about you, so you want it to look its best. To improve your smile, proper dental care is a necessity. At Dental Care of Lombard, Dr. Julie Glud offers an assortment of procedures for gaps, chips, discoloration,...

Lombard Dentist Answers Questions About Dental Veneers

Lombard Dentist Answers Questions About Dental Veneers

Dental veneers are the perfect choice for patients seeking to completely makeover their smiles. In fact, celebrities often have veneers placed because of the quick process and realistic results. If you’re considering dental veneers, you probably have loads of...

Preventive Dentistry for Kids: Tooth Sealants and More

Preventive Dentistry for Kids: Tooth Sealants and More

True or false: Children’s teeth aren’t that important because they fall out anyway. False! By age three, most children have a fully developed smile of 20 teeth. This first set of teeth is often referred to as baby teeth, milk teeth, or primary teeth. These teeth...

Eradicate Bad Breath by Identifying the Cause

Eradicate Bad Breath by Identifying the Cause

If bad breath has you feeling insecure, find comfort in the fact that you’re not alone. Bad breath, also known as halitosis, affects millions of Americans every single day. While it can be caused by things as inconsequential as eating and drinking certain things, it...

Cosmetic Dentistry: The Solution for Aesthetic Dental Problems

Cosmetic Dentistry: The Solution for Aesthetic Dental Problems

Does the gap in your smile make you feel insecure? Do you feel that others are secretly criticizing your crooked teeth? Are dental stains keeping you from joining in on pictures with friends and family? Each of these issues isn’t necessarily a sign of poor oral...

Lombard Dentist Explains the Benefits of Dental Implants

Lombard Dentist Explains the Benefits of Dental Implants

Having just one missing tooth can drastically change the health, function, and appearance of a person’s mouth. When a tooth goes missing, the person is more likely to develop gum disease, the remaining teeth may shift to fill in the gap, and the jawbone begins to...

Missing Teeth: The Problems and The Solutions

Missing Teeth: The Problems and The Solutions

According to the American College of Prosthodontists, approximately 120 million people in American are missing at least one tooth. Decay, trauma, gum disease, cancer, and wear are all reasons for tooth loss, but in many cases, tooth loss can be completely avoided....

Why is a regular dental teeth cleaning important?

Why is a regular dental teeth cleaning important?

The American Dental Association recommends patients visit the dentist at least once a year, or at the recommendation of their dentist, for a regular dental cleaning. While some people are adamant about attending these appointments, others don’t see the value in it....

Meet Michelle, Our Office Manager

Meet Michelle, Our Office Manager

We'd love to introduce you to our office manager, Michelle. We absolutely love her and know that you will too! https://youtu.be/aZt5Wbso-EE?fbclid=IwAR1qGNjzKFuUvjaWZ3VJDYMPnzullqz0ImT8Qv3WJ-DEUv9ewRZvLOs_GAI

How to Clean a Dental Bridge

Last week we talked about how to care for a dental crown. This week, we’ll discuss how to maintain a bridge. Patients with dental bridges in Lombard, IL often ask us how to properly clean and maintain them. Because a bridge is forged from a solid piece of material,...

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Dental Crown

5 Tips for Taking Care of Your Dental Crown

A dental crown at our Lombard, IL practice can restore a damaged or broken-down tooth and preserve oral health. This restoration fits over the entire tooth structure to treat decay, cracks, discoloration, and more. When cared for properly, dental crowns can last...

How to Find a Great Dentist Near Me

How to Find a Great Dentist Near Me

Finding a great dentist should be a top priority for people of all ages. Not only will having a great dentist make dental appointments much less stressful, it will also benefit your smile’s health and appearance. There’s no sense in settling for a dentist that...

5 Ways to Improve Your Teenager’s Oral Hygiene

5 Ways to Improve Your Teenager’s Oral Hygiene

When your child becomes a teenager, hygiene becomes even more important. As their bodies change, the risks of oral and overall health problems increase. For many parents, convincing their teenager to take his or her oral hygiene seriously can be a challenge, but there...

How to Know If You Have Periodontal Disease

How to Know If You Have Periodontal Disease

Bad oral hygiene habits, eating too much sugar, hormonal changes, medications, and some medical conditions can make a person more susceptible to developing periodontal disease, also called gum disease. In each of these circumstances, the balance of good and bad...

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