Our Dental Blog in Kane and Cook County

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Giving Back for the Holidays

At High Point Family Dentistry, we are always looking for new ways to give back to our community and the residents of Elgin. This year, we organized our very own Toys for Tots drive. The…
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How Can I Encourage My Kids to Brush?

“NO!” Despite how well behaved your child is most of the time, the word “no” seems to be among the first that most children start saying. Though it usually starts in that ‘terrible-two’ range, whenever…
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Dentistry From the Heart

We’re excited to announce that on November 3rd, we’re partnering with Dentistry from the Heart to provide FREE dental care to adults ages 18 and up in the Elgin community. As a team, we truly…
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Do Gums Grow Back?

Are you experiencing tooth sensitivity or noticing that your teeth are getting longer? You could be one of many who suffer from a receding gum line. Damage to your gums can become a serious issue…
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Why Do My Teeth Turn Yellow?

We often associate yellow and stained teeth with uncleanliness, but what if you have yellow teeth despite keeping a strict brushing and flossing schedule? There are actually quite a few reasons why you may be…
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How Do Astronauts Brush Their Teeth?

You’ve probably had freeze-dried ice cream or another different astronaut-style snack, or you’ve at least heard about the unique ways that astronauts eat in zero-gravity environments. But how do astronauts carry out normal everyday tasks,…
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