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Wedding bells and white teeth!

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Wedding bells and White Teeth Spring is here and summer is right around the corner which means it’s that time of year again – wedding season. There is dancing, singing, celebrating and a lot of smiling on your wedding day. There are a few things you can do to get your teeth at their best before your wedding. Depending on the length of your engagement and your smile, there are things you can

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Teeth Whitening

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We all want that Hollywood smile with big, white and shinny teeth. But most of us live in the real world filled with teeth staining necessities like coffee, tea, soda and maybe an occasional glass of merlot. So what do we normal folks do to get that Hollywood smile? Having a beautiful smile may be even easier than you think. Many people achieve the look they’ve been dreaming of with our simple bleaching

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Missing tooth – Dental Implant!

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Missing a tooth? Have you thought about a dental implant? Life happens, things happen, missing teeth can happen. Whether you loose a tooth in a accident or because of dental decay, an implant may be a great way to replace the missing tooth. In this week’s blog we will explain what a dental implant is, when we need them, and the process of getting one. What is an dental implant? According to the

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Learning to Smile Again

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*Note: Juan has reviewed this post and given us permission to tell his story. We never disclose any information about our patients without prior consent and approval. Learning to smile again Smiling… it shows the world you are confident, happy and excited about what’s going on. The ability to smile everyday is something many of us take for granted. There are many people who have accidents or events that can effect their smile.

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New Years Resolution – for your teeth!

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New Years Resolution – for your teeth! It’s 2015, and with this brings New Year’s resolutions. Gym memberships are expensive, diet changes can be hard, but proper oral health care… now that is easy! In this week’s blog, we will give you a reminder on how to keep those teeth clean and your mouth healthy throughout 2015. Brushing Overview – 2 minutes, twice per day, 45 degree angle to the tooth and gum,

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Holidays are coming!

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The holidays are coming… give your teeth a present! No matter what holiday you celebrate, I bet we all do one thing in common… eat. Holidays are filled with great food and wonderful beverages. One thing we often do is overlook the workhorse of all this eating: our teeth! In this week’s blog we will go over food and teeth, end of the year benefits, and how to keep you smiling into the

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Tooth Decay

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Most scary thing about Halloween….Tooth Decay! One of my favorite holidays is coming up, Halloween! Halloween can be scary… but the scare isn’t from my bad Dracula costume, it is from tooth decay. Tooth decay is the number one preventable disease in the world today, and can lead to pain, bad breath, root canals, infections, tooth loss or even death. What better time to talk about the scary tooth disease than Halloween? How

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Crest toothpaste

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Crest toothpaste safe? There has been a lot of talk recently about an ingredient in crest toothpaste: polyethylene. Polyethylene is one of the most common types of plastic. Now why would plastic be put in toothpaste one might ask? Is Crest toothpaste safe, and what toothpastes don’t have polyethylene in them? Inactive ingredients: Polyethylene There are many inactive ingredients in most brands of toothpaste. We have covered some in our previous blog, “Which

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What is a root canal?

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Chicagoans are a tough breed – we endure long, hard winters (polar vortex anyone?) and years of losing teams (Cubs?), but two simple words bring fear even to the toughest Chicagoan… root canal. Unfortunately the words “root canal” brings fear to even the strongest person, and TV and movies have portrayed a root canal as a very painful and uncomfortable procedure. In this week’s blog we will cover: what is a root canal, why

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How to properly brush my teeth?

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How to properly brush my teeth? – keeping you smiling on Michigan and Washington Chicago is a major metropolitan city, and we all live busy lives. What is the best way to prevent decay when you live such a busy lifestyle? This month’s topic will cover oral hygiene and what we can do to survive the daily Chicago grind. How many times should I brush my teeth a day? We recommend at least twice a

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