Dental News Blog

Invisalign Frequently Asked Questions

April 13, 2018

Having straight teeth is always the end goal. Thanks to our Invisalign services in West Loop, you don't have to opt for braces when trying to get a picture-perfect smile. There are tons of advantages of getting Invisalign over traditional braces, but we often get tons of questions regarding more

Importance of Flossing

March 27, 2018

It seems almost universal that people hate to floss. What is it about taking a tiny piece of string and putting it in between your teeth that people find so unattractive? But there’s bad news for floss-haters: it’s an extremely important part of maintaining oral health. The more

Top Reasons to Use a CareCredit Dentist

February 20, 2018

Going to the dentist for regular check-ups, as well as any necessary dental procedures, is an essential part of staying healthy. Additionally, maintaining good oral hygiene requires good habits. However, regardless of how well you take care of your teeth at home, you’ll need to visit a more

Understanding Tooth Extraction

December 18, 2017

Damaged or decaying teeth are usually treated conservatively by dentists. However, if there is so much damage that the tooth cannot be repaired, an extraction may be necessary. It may sound frightening, but the procedure is safe and will save you from pain down the road. There are many more

Breast Cancer and Oral Health

November 29, 2017

One in eight women will be diagnosed with some form of breast cancer in her life; while many understand the major risk factors of cancer, such as smoking and alcohol use, many do not know that their oral health can play a part in a cancer diagnosis. Specific to breast cancer, one is 11 times more

Regular Dentures vs. Implant Supported Dentures Chicago

September 25, 2017

Traditional full dentures all too often do not fit or function securely. In particular, lower dentures move around significantly when chewing due to the lack of retention of the lower jaw. It can make simple activities like eating and talking difficult. If these problems are all too familiar, more