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Why Not Soaking Your Dentures at Night is a Big Mistake

August 22, 2021

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dentures soaking in glass of water

It’s been a long day, and you’re ready to “hit the hay” so you can get a good night’s sleep. There’s only one problem – you haven’t removed your dentures to soak them. Is it really a big deal, though? A local dentist says skipping this vital part of your denture maintenance could spell trouble. Continue reading to find out why soaking dentures nightly is an absolute must!

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Get the Facts about Dental Implants and Diabetes

July 31, 2021

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Man with diabetes checking blood sugarA dental implant is unlike any other treatment for tooth loss because it replicates both the root and crown. As a result, it creates a nearly perfect recreation of your natural smile. Not to mention, they are proven to last for decades for the right candidates. Generally, good oral and general health are all that is needed to benefit from dental implants, but what about diabetics? Yes! Believe it or not, even patients with diabetes are candidates for dental implants; however, your dentist will take a few precautions. Here’s what you need to know to ensure your new smile lasts.

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Dental Implant Cost: The Most Important Factors to Know

June 7, 2021

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Dentist explaining factors of dental implant cost to a patient

Dental implants are a complex treatment in the sense that they can be highly personalized to meet the specific needs of the individual. Because of their versatility, they are more than capable of replacing any number of teeth, even in patients who have been missing teeth for a long time. However, this also means that the cost is not typically so obvious. According to an implant dentist, dental implant cost is largely determined by these factors. Keep reading to learn what they are!

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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

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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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