April 2, 2021
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.(more…)
March 6, 2021
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.
November 4, 2020
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.(more…)
October 13, 2020
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.(more…)
September 23, 2020
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.
August 18, 2020
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.(more…)
July 13, 2020
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.
June 7, 2020
Whether 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.
May 9, 2020
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.
May 7, 2020
During shelter-in-place, the health of your teeth can decline without you noticing. The additional time spent at home means it’s easier to grab a quick snack during the day. Combined with the fact that most dental offices are no longer open for preventive visits, it’s the perfect situation for problems to develop in your mouth. In addition to keeping a regular dental hygiene routine, paying attention to the foods you consume can make a big impact on your oral health. In this article, you’ll find out what foods to eat to avoid dental emergencies.