Category archive for "General"

Understanding Tooth Extraction

December 18, 2017 General

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 General

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 General

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

How Accelerated Invisalign Works: Stimulating Bone Remodeling Cells

August 23, 2017 General

Even with big advances in the field of orthodontics, researchers have struggled to find a way to shorten the amount of time it takes for Invisalign and braces to correct teeth. In recent years, two evidence-based methods to accelerate tooth correction have emerged that are utilized by more

Why Do I Have Wisdom Tooth Pain?

July 21, 2017 General

If you’re experiencing wisdom tooth pain in West Town, you’re probably wondering why wisdom teeth cause so much discomfort. Why do you have to get surgery anyway? Can’t this whole process be avoided somehow? Unfortunately for all but a lucky few of us, wisdom tooth removal is a likely more

Improve Your Sleep Today!

July 7, 2017 General

Those that have difficulty sleeping can attest to how problematic this issue can become. Without proper, oxygenized sleep, your body is unable to recharge and can lead to a variety of medical issues. Poor sleep habits can have a negative impact on your blood pressure, heart health, mental health, more