Our Dental Blog in Kane and Cook County

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What If I Don’t Get My Wisdom Teeth Taken Out?

Wouldn’t it be nice if our wisdom teeth made us smarter? Instead, all they really do is cause us problems! If your dentist is recommending that you get your wisdom teeth removed, there’s probably a good reason for that. Read our blog post where we let you know why it’s so important that you get rid of your wisdom teeth.

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3 Foods That Brighten Your Tooth Enamel

There are a few different things that can cause our tooth enamel to dull or discolor over time from the food we eat to the medications we take to simply the aging process. Check out our blog post for a look at three foods you can eat which may help you brighten your tooth enamel.

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Can Children Wear Invisalign?

Is your child ready to embark on their teeth-straightening journey? As you do your research, you will discover that there are many orthodontic options available! Read our blog post for what you need to know about Invisalign and whether or not it’s a good choice for your little one.

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Which Orthodontic Treatment is Right for Me?

With a plethora of orthodontic treatments available today, it can be difficult to choose which one best suits your needs. Each treatment is different, so it’s important to research your options and consult with your dentist. Read our blog post to learn more about some of the orthodontic options you have!

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How to Overcome Your Fear of the Dentist

Dental anxiety is very common. It might be due to an unpleasant experience at a dentist in the past. Whatever the cause, anxiety about the dentist can make it challenging to keep up with biannual cleanings or other treatments. Is it possible to overcome your fear? Read our blog post for some tips.

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What is Considered a Dental Emergency?

Like any emergency, dental emergencies can be scary and confusing. But don’t worry, if you or a family member is struck with a dental disaster, we’re here to help! Check out our blog post where we explore some of the most common dental emergencies, as well as some immediate tips for what to do if you’re faced with one of them.

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Three Signs You May Need a Root Canal

A root canal is a common procedure, and it’s nothing to be afraid of. In fact, there are a number of different reasons why you may need a root canal. Ultimately, it will be a big benefit to your oral health! Read our blog post to find out if you’re showing signs that you need this helpful procedure!

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Can the Dentist Treat My Sleep Apnea?

Sleep apnea is an issue that causes changes in your breathing as you sleep. Your breathing may pause several times throughout the night or even within an hour, which can cause you to wake up feeling tired. Read our blog post to lean about sleep apnea treatments at the dentist.

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