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4 Cosmetic Dental Treatments to Get This Summer

June 28, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 3:36 pm
person with nice smile on beach

Summertime is finally here! That means it’s finally time to pack up your bags and head out of town. Whether you’re planning to spend the warmer months in the mountains, on the beach, or riding roller coasters, you’re sure to take lots of photos and meet tons of interesting people. For this reason, you’ll want to be sure that your smile looks its best before you set out. To help you achieve a more beautiful beam, read on to learn about four cosmetic dental treatments that are perfect for the summertime.


Can Gum Disease Cause High Blood Pressure?

June 6, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — Tags: — drmarchese @ 2:38 am

Physician checking blood pressureDid you know tooth decay isn’t the only threat to your oral health? Gum disease is also a leading cause of tooth loss, but the preventable infection affects more than your smile. Research has found several connections between gum disease and health issues, like Alzheimer’s disease, respiratory infections, and preterm delivery. Unfortunately, the risks of poor gum health don’t end there. Researchers have found a link between gum disease and heart health. Here’s what you need to know to keep your mouth and your heart healthy. 


Do You Need to Rinse Your Mouth After Brushing Your Teeth?

May 27, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 9:25 pm
Girl rinsing her mouth after brushing.

It’s a debate you’re probably all too familiar with: should you rinse your mouth after brushing your teeth? Maybe you’ve been rinsing after brushing since you were little, or maybe you never bother. But did you know that there are benefits to not rinsing your mouth right away? Here’s what you need to know about your brushing habits and dental hygiene.


4 Easy-to-Follow Flossing Tips for Children

May 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 4:26 pm
child flossing their teeth in the bathroom mirror

As rewarding as it is to be a parent, it can also be challenging. When it comes to teaching your little one how to take good care of their smile, the difficulties often extend beyond just brushing. Even so, helping your child understand the importance of flossing is key to a healthy, happy smile. To assist you, read on to learn four tips that will make it easier to teach your little one how to floss their pearly whites.


Tips, Tricks, and What to Expect When Talking with Dentures

April 13, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 12:21 pm
person with dentures smiling

If you recently got dentures to replace missing teeth, you likely feel more comfortable and confident in your smile than you have for a while. Though these restorations are a great way to enjoy a complete set of pearly whites once again, it can take some patients a while to get used to speaking with them. To help you ease your way into things, read on to learn four tips for talking with dentures and how these restorations can affect your speech.


3 Ways to Give Your Smile a Spring Cleaning

March 14, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 3:59 am
person brushing their teeth

Spring is a common time for people to clear out old clothes, appliances, and furniture to make room for new ones. Though this is a popular way to breathe new life into an existing space, spring cleaning can also be done with your smile. Read on to learn about three ways that you can make improvements to your oral hygiene routine to keep your smile looking its best.


Can Dental Implants Stain?

March 10, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 2:51 pm
person with dental implants smiling

From injuries to oral health issues, there are a range of reasons why someone might be missing teeth. Though there are several ways to have the gaps in your grin filled in, dental implants are the only option that replaces the root of the tooth. This provides the jawbone with the stimulation it needs to remain healthy and strong. Dental implants offer a sturdy, lifelike solution to missing teeth, but can they stain like your natural pearly whites? Read on to learn whether they can become discolored and what can be done to prevent or correct this issue.


The History and Evolution of Dental Implants

February 28, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 3:18 pm
person with dental implants smiling

Dental implants are posts that are usually made from titanium and replace the roots of a missing tooth. They are the only permanent solution to this issue and both look and feel just like your natural teeth once they’ve finished fusing with the jawbone through a process called osseointegration. Though they are the tooth replacement option of choice for many dentists and patients alike, dental implants haven’t always been the revolutionary restoration we know them as today. Read on to learn about the history of dental implants and how they’ve evolved over the years.


5 Tips That Will Make You More Kissable This Valentine’s Day

February 16, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 7:15 pm
couple kissing behind paper heart

Valentine’s Day is a time when couples show their love and admiration for each other through gifts like chocolates, teddy bears, and bouquets of roses. Whether your Valentine’s Day date is someone you’ve been with for years or a new partner, wouldn’t it be great to end the night with a smooch? If you’re interested in making yourself more kissable this holiday, read on for five oral health tips that will help!


Top 5 Common Medications That Can Cause Dental Decay

January 7, 2022

Filed under: Uncategorized — drmarchese @ 4:51 pm
medication that causes dental decay in Lisle

Most people assume prescribed medications are supposed to improve your overall health. However, a little-known fact is that some prescriptions have negative impacts to your oral health. If left unchecked, some treatments can unintentionally lead to tooth decay. Read on to find out these five common medications that can lead to dental decay in Lisle and what you can do to prevent it.

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