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4 Reasons Why Summer Is the Perfect Time to Get Your Teeth Professionally Whitened

May 19, 2021

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woman in sunglasses enjoying the results of her teeth whitening in summer

At long last, summer is practically here! On one hand, you’re excited to spend time with your loved ones at backyard barbecues and neighborhood swimming pools. On the other hand, you’re a bit self-conscious of your dull or stained teeth. Instead of trying over-the-counter teeth whiteners that barely work, why not visit your dentist for a professional teeth whitening treatment? Here are four reasons why teeth whitening in summer is one of the best things you can do for your smile!

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Why You Should Invest Your Tax Refund into Your Smile

April 2, 2021

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If you have received or will be receiving a tax refund this year, you are probably excited about your ‘surprise’ bonus. However, many people end up splurging all of this money on something that they don’t really need and that won’t benefit them in the future. One thing that will definitely pay off is investing in your oral health. Continue reading to learn a few reasons why you might want to put your tax refund towards your smile.

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Breaking 5 Myths about Dental Implants

March 6, 2021

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Facts about dental implant myths.If you’ve lost a tooth or two, it’s easy to feel embarrassed by your smile. Whether you’re missing a single tooth, multiple teeth, or an entire arch, dental implants are the most successful solution to treat tooth loss. They provide unmatched benefits because they are the only treatment to rebuild the entire structure of the tooth from the root up. Although you’d like to enjoy their advantages for yourself, you’ve heard a few rumors about the procedure. There isn’t anything to fear. Here are the facts you need about 5 of the most common dental implant myths.

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Give Your Loved Ones A Beautiful Smile This Season

November 4, 2020

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 6:45 pm
A tooth in a gift box

The holiday shopping season can be a very stressful time, especially when you’re not sure what gifts to give. You want to make sure they can get good use of whatever you give, so you think and think, trying to come up with the perfect gift. If you want to give them something they will love, why not give them the gift of a dazzling white smile? Here are 4 great gift ideas that will help your loved ones have radiant teeth all year long.

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The Best & Worst Halloween Candy for Your Smile

October 13, 2020

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Halloween pail and candy recommended by Lisle dentist

It’s common knowledge that eating too much sugary candy can lead to a mouth full of cavities. However, not all candy is equally damaging! With Halloween just around the corner, it’s more important than ever to know how to practically protect your oral health while indulging in the festivities. Some popular treats are gentler on your smile, while others should be enjoyed sparingly to protect your teeth and gums. Read on as your Lisle dentist reveals the best and worst Halloween candy for your pearly whites.

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Is Enamel Loss a Big Deal?

September 23, 2020

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Man at dentist in Lisle looking in mirror.If you split a tooth in half, you would see three layers within it. The hard-outer layer you see in the mirror is your enamel. It is the strongest tissue in the body, even harder than bone. This allows it to provide a shield of protection for the softer dentin that lies below it. The dentin contains tiny tubes that connect to the nerve center of the tooth, called the pulp. Unfortunately, your enamel will suffer daily wear and tear. While it may not seem concerning at first, enamel erosion can put your smile at risk of several oral health issues, like a broken tooth. Thankfully, your dentist in Lisle can help preserve your smile. Here’s how they can turn back the hands of time to ensure your teeth stay strong.

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Am I An Ideal Candidate for Invisalign?

August 18, 2020

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Young woman with Invisalign from dentist in Lisle

Are you looking to straighten up your smile so you can be confident and proud to show it off? Traditional metal braces have proven again and again to be successful in transforming smiles, but you have to walk around with metal in your mouth and avoid some of your favorite treats throughout the entire treatment. Fortunately, there’s another option: Invisalign Clear Aligners. Your dentist in Lisle shares some signs that you may be an ideal candidate for the treatment.

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Is Sun Good for Your Smile?

July 13, 2020

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Woman enjoying sun after seeing dentist in Lisle.You know your oral hygiene habits at home, a balanced diet, and routine care from your dentist in Lisle are essential for a healthy smile, but did you know the sun is equally important? Sunlight is a vital source of vitamin D, which is necessary to ensure your body functions properly; however, it also influences your smile. Although the sun is an abundant source of the vitamin, 41% of Americans are deficient. Here’s why you might want to spend more time soaking up the sun this summer to keep your mouth and body healthy.
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Why Should You Bring Your Family to the Dentist This Summer?

June 7, 2020

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: Young girl at family dentist in LisleWhether your summer is booked up with all sorts of fun activities, or you’re taking the time to relax with your family, there’s one thing you shouldn’t forget about: your dental check-ups. Even though you are able to see the dentist year-round, there are a variety of reasons that summer may be the best time, especially for families with younger children. Your family dentist in Lisle shares a few of them.

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Stop These Bad Habits in Order to Avoid a Dental Emergency

May 9, 2020

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close up woman using her teeth to open a bottle

Even though your dentist in Lisle offers wonderful emergency care right when you need it, it’s best to avoid that situation in the first place. Not only do these appointments disrupt your life and take time out of your busy day, but they can jeopardize your oral health. For example, knocking out a tooth can put you at risk for further tooth loss and a whole host of other oral health problems. To help you prevent needing to see an emergency dentist, here are some bad oral habits to stay away from.

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