November 24, 2017
We’re all busy, but a full schedule is no excuse to skip your dental checkups. Visiting the dentist two times each year is the best way to make sure your smile stays whole and healthy for a lifetime. Every time you skip a dental appointment, you’re opening yourself up to advanced oral and overall health concerns. Keep reading to find out more about the negative effects of skipping your regular dental checkups. Then, call your dentist to seclude your next appointment.
August 10, 2017
When you visit your family dentist in Lisle for a cleaning and checkup, you will probably have x-rays taken during the appointment. Although a visual examination is important when monitoring your dental health, it only provides half of the picture your dentist needs. X-rays offer a full insight into your oral health to detect potential problems that are brewing below the surface of the teeth and gums. These detailed images allow your dentist to monitor and diagnosis issues while creating accurate and precise treatments to keep your smile healthy.
August 6, 2017
Periodontal (gum) disease is a common oral health condition that affects millions of US adults. In fact, some studies indicate as much as 80% of the population over the age of 65 struggles with some form of gum disease. The mildest type is often referred to as gingivitis, and the warning signs of this common disease are very mild. Unfortunately, gingivitis can be easily overlooked by the untrained eye. That’s why visiting a dentist regularly for a maintenance appointment is so important. You can also educate yourself on the warning signs and risk factors associated with gum disease by reading this blog post. If we begin treatment in the early stages of gum disease, periodontal therapies effectively renew oral health.
April 17, 2017
The oral hygiene products you use at home are your first line of defense against dental problems. However, you now have many products available. As a result, it can be difficult to determine which types of toothbrushes and toothpastes will meet your needs. Depending on your specific dental requirements, there are various types of products to consider. Your Lisle dentist at Arbor Dental Care will help you determine which products will best meet your individual needs.
January 6, 2017
The semi-annual exam and hygienic cleaning are foundational to preventive dentistry. Lisle dentists, Dr. Frank Marchese and Dr. Jeanelle Marchese at Arbor Dental Care, check many components of oral health, clean teeth and formulate treatment plans to keep smiles strong–and good-looking, too.
August 24, 2016
Are your gums red and puffy? Do you have a “long in the tooth” appearance? These symptoms and more indicate gum disease, the leading cause of tooth loss among adult Americans. Your Lisle dentists at Arbor Dental Care diagnose and treat gum disease, using deep cleaning with a sophisticated diode laser. (more…)
August 12, 2016
Looking for exceptional skill and a welcoming atmosphere in a dental office? Find both with your Lisle dentists at Arbor Dental Care. Family, cosmetic and implant dentistry are cheerfully provided by Dr. Frank Marchese and Dr. Jeanelle Marchese. (more…)
July 21, 2016
Do you take good care of your home? Clean the gutters? Paint the shutters? You must be diligent about oral health maintenance, too. Semi-annual exams and hygienic cleanings at Arbor Dental Care preserve tooth enamel and uncover oral and systemic health problems before they spin out of control. Learn what happens when you visit your Lisle dentists,
May 14, 2016
Stress is simply a part of life. To be sure, some people have more than others and everyone copes with life’s stresses differently. Very often, stress translates into a physical manifestation. For example, perhaps someone you know bites their nails when they’re stressed. Others eat and eat and eat. Teeth grinding and clenching, also called bruxism, is another common stress-induced habit. Willpower can help stop nail biting and overeating, but not teeth grinding because this usually happens at night while you’re sleeping. Fortunately, Drs. Marchese at Arbor Dental Care are the Lisle dentist you can come to for relief from bruxism.
March 21, 2016
The sound has often been compared to nails on a chalkboard. But that’s not even the worst of teeth grinding—the effects of teeth grinding can be devastating to your smile and your bite. Did you know that people who chronically grind their teeth could actually wear those teeth down to mere stubs? Although teeth grinding—also called bruxism—is not usually curable, Lisle dentist Dr. Frank Marchese and his daughter Dr. Jeanelle Marchese can help cushion the effects with a custom-fitted nightguard or splint.